August 30, 2007 RSS feed / Editorials

Support for new hospital should be widespread

Editor's notes Notes

Jackson city leaders are moving in the right direction with the pursuit of a new hospital for the area. More...

Wallace's shooter may be released from prison

Alabama Viewpoint

George Wallace, Jr. revealed a poignant moment in the life of his father last week following the story that the former governor's assailant, Arthur Bremer, was to be released from prison in Maryland later this year. More...

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Reader thinks Rockville should annex with Jackson

Dear Editor: I, Roosevelt Cave, think that Rockville should annex with Jackson because Grove Hill doesn't tend to our roads. We have seven or eight trucks going up and down Lady's Landing Road every day. More...

This Week In Alabama History

Fort Mims attacked in 1813

August 30, 1813: Creek Indians attack Fort Mims in what is now Baldwin County, killing nearly 250 settlers gathered there for protection. More...

Promoting a love for reading

Report From Congress

Traditionally, the month of August provides an opportunity for members of Congress to spend time in their districts holding town meetings, meeting with constituents, and visiting local businesses and organizations. More...

The drive to ensure equity vs. striving for excellence

OPINION

Has the drive to ensure equity over excellence gone too far? Have we neglected our talented students by concentrating most of our efforts and dollars on the lower achievers? More...