February 14, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials

Need for county animal shelter is evident

If you drive around Clarke County as much as I do you will see that there is a definite need for a county animal shelter. I have seen many dogs wandering beside the highways, and probably just as many whose lives have ended there. More...

Letter to the Editor

Efforts under way to help clean up litter in Clarke Co.

Dear Editor, I would like to commend Linda Breedlove for the column that she wrote a couple of weeks ago pertaining to the problem of litter along Highway 69. More...

Mobile ranked No. 1 in nation

Out of all the metropolitan areas in America, Mobile County will have the fastest growing economy over the next five years according to Moody's Economy.com. Crediting ThyssenKrupp's decision to build a $3. More...

Legislature not sure of Gov. Riley's numbers

House speaker Seth Hammett, D-Andalusia, says a lot of legislators don't "feel comfortable" with the budget proposals sent to lawmakers last week. More...

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This Week In Alabama History

February 13, 1866: On Fat Tuesday, Confederate veteran Joe Cain parades through the streets of federal-occupied Mobile dressed as a Chickasaw Indian chief he dubbed "Slackabamorinico." The antics of "Chief Slac" marked the first public celebration More...