A band built on longevity, sheer stamina, homespun lyrics and double-barreled guitar blasts is a testament to their willpower. Drive-By Truckers get a lot of mileage out of their act, but how far can they go before running out of gas?
BP will likely tell us that everything is fine now; they've clean everything up. But residents of the Gulf of Mexico offer a starkly different story, one of enduring damage, people wronged, and a region scarred.
We've been making waves recently in Alabama -- seeking an enhancement of the state's archaic anti-cockfighting law, which hasn't been upgraded since 1...
I'm back home now after our two weeks on the road yielding maybe five hundred brand new eye witnesses to our great national disgrace.
Despite its role as a living document, the Constitution -- like Huckleberry Finn -- is in many ways a reflection of its time.
Emmitt James Smith grew up wanting to be a Dallas Cowboy, but he far exceeded that aspiration. And now, after retiring, Emmitt has welcomed the opportunity to explore his roots.
It was standing room only in the Central Presbyterian Church meeting room. Nearly everyone there had a question or comment to make.
The response to Governor Bentley's comments was appropriate and necessary. Rather than add to the chorus, I'd like to use the occasion to make some broader observations.
Dear Governor Bentley, It is with a heavy heart that I write to you today. As a leader of Congregation Temple Isaiah in Culver City, California I fee...
Let's take a much closer look at what's going on in the Arctic, because it's thawing at an alarming rate.
Chuck Leavell has been a melodic force behind some of rock 'n' roll's biggest acts. But he is also a committed conservationist and tree farmer.
In a new episode of Big Coal Gone Wild last week, coal lobbyists announced their intentions to rebrand mountaintop removal mining as "mountaintop development."
Many will celebrate the memory of Rosa Parks today. The Civil Rights Movement continues to remind us of what one individual can do to create change.
No matter how poor you are, no matter what shame comes your way, no matter how sad you think your existence; there is one day more important than any other in the South. And that is Iron Bowl day.
Billy Reid. (Silence) Billy Reid. (Thump, he fainted and fell to the floor) Billy Reid. Well, maybe he didn't faint, but the immediate surprise in the...
By now, you've likely heard the story of Antoine Dodson, the 24-year-old Alabama hairdresser who was interviewed this summer on a local news report af...