WASHINGTON -- "When you strike at a king you must kill him," Ralph Waldo Emerson once said. Well, this year China tried to strike at President Trump for daring to launch a trade war with Beijing -- and missed the mark entirely. Read the full story
Even with its Confederate furnace and Confederate park and Confederate memorial wall and Civil War reenactments, Ohatchee isn’t Calhoun County’s Confederate center. It’s Jacksonville. Ohatchee is too small and too far from things. Jacksonville, the former county seat, one of the county’s old… Read the full story
Even with its Confederate furnace and Confederate park and Confederate memorial wall and Civil War reenactments, Ohatchee isn’t Calhoun County’s Confederate center. It’s Jacksonville. Ohatchee is too small and too far from things. Jacksonville, the former county seat, one of the county’s old…
What annoys me as much as anything is when “readers” ask: Why don’t you ever report any good news? Or they say “There’s never anything good in the paper.”
ATLANTA — If there's any magic left over in the West corner of the North end zone at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa didn't appear to search it out Friday afternoon.
Anniston may rest in the Appalachian foothills and be surrounded by some of the most picturesque land Alabama offers, but it isn’t built on red clay or iron ore. It sits on quicksand, its shaky foundation ruined by politics and score-settling and old-school paternalism.
Local writer George Smith was at the Public Library of Anniston and Calhoun County Thursday afternoon to sign copies of his second book, a collection of his Anniston Star columns titled “Roads.”
This is championship week, and the College Football Playoff committee members almost certainly are keeping fingers crossed and hoping like crazy that Alabama and Clemson win.
If Auburn University is doing as reported and negotiating to get rid of Gus Malzahn, then the Tigers are doing the right thing — as long as they follow up by going after a worthwhile candidate.
It’s been a couple of weeks since I last communicated about the efforts of local leaders to intervene and have impact in the lives of Anniston’s youth.
In an interview following the premier of Spider-Man the big-screen movie, Lee said he designed Spider-Man’s costume to fully cover his body because Lee wanted black, Hispanic and Asian boys and girls to believe they, too, could be Spider-Man, that they, too, could be the hero.
YORK, Pa. — A two-year-old partnership of cops and clergy was unveiled to the community for the first time last Thursday night during a town hall-style meeting at Logos Academy charter school in York County, Pennsylvania.