April 30, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

Like or dislike the Civil War, but let's quit fighting it

Publisher's Comments

Several news items prompt thoughts on the Civil War this week (or the War Between the States, the Late Unpleasantness or whatever you want to call it). Monday was Confederate Memorial Day. I'm not opposed to Confederate Memorial Day. More...

Put up, Congressman Bachus and name all of those socialists!

Alabama Viewpoint

Speaking to a Trussville audience a few weeks back, Congressman Spencer Bachus, R-Mt. Brook, proclaimed that he had a list of socialists in Congress and later revealed to a reporter the number was 17. More...

Looking back: South Alabamian files

April 17, 1958 51 years ago M.W. Smith Jr. was elected president of the Southern Pine Association April 11. More...

Free school lunches available

Dear Editor, I would like to share some information with you that I believe will help many citizens of our county. More...

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National debt growing fast

Report From Congress

Sunday, April 26th marked Debt Day for the 2009 fiscal year. Debt Day is the day the federal government starts paying for spending by borrowing money rather than using its revenue. More...

Thanks for the memories of old Pan-Am station

Letters

Dear Editor: I was very interested in the recent article about the old Pan Am station. I went to work for Mr. Curtis Guy in 1941 when I was 14 years old. More...