March 19, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

'The Cradle of Conspiracy'

Why the sudden investigation of AG Troy King?

On Monday evening, March 9th at 7:55 p.m. More...

Looking Back: South Alabamian files

March 7, 1963 46 years ago The new Jackson Elementary School will be occupied Monday. Plans were for the move to be completed over the weekend with parents pitching in to help, said Principal Joe M. Gillmore. More...

State sovereignty resolutions perplexing

Southern Style

Whoa! What's going on! On Feb. More...

Remember when we played outside all summer?

Editor's note: We all get a lot of useless stuff via e-mail. Every now and then, though, we get something pretty good, like this: This is for folks born between 1920 and 1979...those who survived the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. More...

Mobile Symphony thrilled with hospitality in Clarke, Washington

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Mobile Symphony, I want to say how thrilled we were with the generous response to our recent concerts in Washington and Clarke Counties. You couldn't have been a nicer or more enthusiastic audience! More...

We simply can't spend our way back to prosperity

Report From Congress

The reality of today's tough economy has struck Americans throughout the country. From big cities to small towns, no area of the country has been immune to the downward spiral our economy has taken. More...

This Week in Alabama History

Methodists gave struggling Auburn college to state 137 years ago

March 20, 1872: Because of financial problems, the Methodist church transfers the grounds, buildings, and legal control of East Alabama Male College in Auburn to the State of Alabama. More...

Some really distu rbing items

Just the Facts

A year ago if someone had made the statement that some of the people of Washington County are trashy, I would have taken issue with them. More...