January 22, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

Confidence in President Obama

Public confidence in the new President to deal with the nation's most pressing problems is high. More...

Bright spots in Alabama's economy in 2008 detailed

Despite the gloomy economic condition nationwide, Alabama had a lot to cheer about in 2008. Here are 10 of the biggest economic "bright spots" as put together by the Alabama Development Office. 1. More...

Why shouldn't USA trade with Cuba?

Alabama's Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Ron Sparks has long touted ending the trade embargo with Cuba and has led many Alabama delegations there to meet with the island nation's leaders. More...

LOOKING BACK

From the files of The South Alabamian

25 years ago Jan. 19, 1984 J.W. Andrews asked the Jackson City Council to change its at-large method of electing city council members to single-member districts. More...

New committee assignments

The start of a new Congress brings new committee assignments, and after having served on the House Appropriations Committee last Congress, I was named to new subcommittees last week. More...