May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Do what’s right and fix prison problem - before judge’s order

The Alabama Legislature has adjourned for the year with, as usual, mixed accomplishments. Budgets were passed with less agony than usual but only because $105 million in one-time BP oil spill money helped to prop it up. More...

National Police Week honors lawmen

Last week we celebrated National Police Week with events in the nation’s capital and in communities right here in Southwest Alabama. These ceremonies served as an opportunity to say “thank you” to those who help keep us safe.  More...

A ballot full with 19 candidates hoping to be next U.S. senator

Well, folks, the field is set for the sprint to fill the open U.S. Senate seat of Jeff Sessions.  More...

Working past retirement age

Some baby boomers — people born between 1946 and 1964 — find themselves at a crossroads in their work lives. They have reached a point where they need to decide to retire or to work beyond normal retirement age.  More...

Letter to the Editor

Column prompts memories for former resident of Greer’s and The South Alabamian

Dear Editor,  I just read Jim Cox’s Greer’s grocery and his career recap in the May 18th edition of The South Alabamian. I worked at The South Alabamian, for a couple of years — summers and after school.  More...