Inside the Statehouse
By Steve Flowers Well, folks, the field is set for the sprint to fill the open U.S. Senate seat of Jeff Sessions. The primary is less than three months away on August 15. There will probably be a run-off on September 26 and the winner of that GOP run-off will be our Junior Senator from Alabama. In the Heart of Dixie, winning the Republican nomination is tantamount to election. The…
Memorial Day
By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson On Memorial Day I think of Max Gillis. I never met him. All I have is the picture in an old copy of Clarkala, the yearbook published by Clarke County High School. There he is. Forever young, handsome, dark wavy hair, looking out at the world of 1931 with all the confidence of an about-to-graduate senior. Under his name they listed his accomplishments. “President of…