August 24, 2006 RSS feed / Editorials

Editor's Notes

Theft of historic marker is a disgrace

This week, unfortunately, I had to report on a crime that made me angry to no end. It seems someone decided they wanted a keepsake from Old St. Stephens Park, so they helped themselves. The historic marker, which had been More...

The South Alabamian

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Southern Style

The greatest generation

It was the time of the "jitter bug, the V-for-Victory sign, victory gardens, war bonds, rationing books, hitch-hiking service men, and sentimental love songs." It was the early 1940s and though I was a preschooler, I still have vivid memories of that More...

Alabama Scene

Baxley's unveiling of platform could have come at a better time

Lt. Gov. Lucy Baxley, the Democratic nominee for governor in the November General Election, unveiled an ambitious platform last week in a whirlwind tour of the state. More...

Congressional Report

Supporting veterans is a priority

During the August district work period, I have had the opportunity to visit with many of you in Southwest Alabama. More...

Letter to the Editor

Public invited to discover truth of schools

Dear Editor: I am sure your readers have been closely following the news lately about Alabama schools and their progress toward making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). More...