February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Editorials

Alabama Viewpoint

Columnist argues case for Siegelman

George Will is one of the most widely recognized and read conservative writers in the world. More...

Congress Reports

U.S. House passes STOCK law

Last Thursday, I voted for the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act to strengthen current law prohibiting Members of Congress and other government employees from personally benefiting from confidential information accessed during the p More...

Government that fits our pocketbooks may turn out to be costly

“The people of this state expect us to live within our means, and that’s exactly what we’re going to do,” Gov. Robert Bentley told legislators as the legislative session opened last week. More...

The voters’ list

In today’s paper is a 20-page copy of the Clarke County Voters’ List, as legally required every two years prior to elections. More...

Publisher’s Comments

Taking a stroll through Jackson in February 1962

I love history and some of the best history books are old newspapers. I pulled out the 1962 volume of The South Alabamian the other day to see what was going on 50 years ago, in February 1962. More...

Dollars & Cents

Preparing for natural disasters

The devastating tornadoes that periodically sweep across Alabama and other parts of the nation illustrate that natural disasters are always a threat. And they remind us of the need to do everything we can to be prepared for them. More...