July 2, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

CELEBRATING AMERICA

On July Fourth, we celebrate the birthday of the United States of America, and all the great things our nation represents. More...

Senior citizens urged to use vouchers

Dear Editor: Recently, the Alabama Tombigbee Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging came to the Jackson Nutrition Center to pass our voucher booklets to the senior citizens to purchase fresh produce. More...

McLeod had great influence on students

Dear Editor, I am saddened to learn of Miss Mary Leila McLeod's passing. I was one of her students. She taught me English and Spanish when I was in the eleventh grade. More...

Sixth GOP entry in governor's race has an interesting past

Alabama Viewpoint

The latest announced candidate for governor in the Republican Primary is the current governor's longtime buddy and campaign coordinator, Bill Johnson, the head of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA), the state spigot th More...

Energy tax passes House

Report From Congress

We are in the midst of the worst economic recession in a generation, nearly 3 million jobs have been lost since January and the national unemployment rate closing in on 10 percent. More...