April 22, 2010 RSS feed / Editorials


Pausing for Confederate Memorial Day

April is Confederate History Month and the fourth Monday in April is Confederate Memorial Day in Alabama, a state holiday. This year the holiday falls on the date of the original holiday, April 26: the date that General Joseph E. More...

Alabama Viewpoint

First black gubernatorial hopeful doesn’t get black group’s support

Congressman Artur Davis, seeking the almost impossible…a black person becoming governor of Alabama, has faced the great divide and chosen to abandon the powerful black political groups to seek the African American vote not affiliated with tho More...

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Frustrations grow

Last Thursday, as Americans were rushing to complete their federal income tax returns before the filing deadline, thousands of tea party members gathered in Washington, D.C. to demand the government live within its means. More...

SA: Looking Back

70 years ago   Twenty-four Jackson merchants signed a piece saying they would close at 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays during the summer months of May, June, July and August.   More...