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March 22, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

Yes, Virginia, a 16 can beat a 1

One of the most famous newspaper columns written came in 1897 from the New York Sun when their editorial writer responded to a little girl’s question about the existence of Santa Claus, “Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus.”  More...

Signs of spring are bursting forth

March 22, 1979  Spring!   More...

Wisteria, the fragrant genteel kudzu

I looked at the front page of this paper last week and there I saw wisteria being maligned by our editor. I have railed at wisteria myself from time to time, especially when it was running rampart in my own yard. More...

Governor’s race is the brass ring

When talk turns to politics in Alabama, it usually leads to the Governor’s race. In Alabama politics the Governor’s office is the Brass Ring. More...

An act of real leadership is witnessed in Wilcox County

I’ve heard of it. I’ve even seen it exercised in other places. I certainly grew up on it, so I recognize it. I guess that is why it is easy to also notice when it is absent. More...

Letter to the Editor...

New legislation would raise awareness, funding to fight Alzheimers

Urge your Senators and Representatives to sign onto the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act (S. 2076/H.R. 4256)  Dear Editor,  More...