October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

Tracing roots

At the time I am writing this column, I have officially been a member of Ancestry.com for maybe 45 minutes. Less than 15 minutes was all that it took to have me hooked! More...

The fed raises interest rates

Higher interest rates are on the way! At its September meeting, the Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates by one-quarter percent or, in finance lingo, 25 basis points. More...

Support in times of crisis

One of the things we pride ourselves on as Alabamians is taking care of each other. More...

Republicans will prevail

In politics, perception is reality. It is perceived and therefore factual that a Democrat cannot win a statewide race in Alabama. The proof is in the pudding. We have 29 elected statewide officeholders in the Heart of Dixie. All 29 are Republicans. More...

Fire prevention week rewind

My first time living away from home.  “So what special goes on here this week?” I said to a co-worker.  “What are you talking about?” she said.  “Well, it’s Fire Prevention Week!” I said excite More...