Dothan Eagle – “Enterprise tornado top story of 2008″
The News Courier – From the county’s first presidential visit to stink over sewer sludge, 2007 was an interesting year.
Daily Mountain Eagle – Local Soldier’s death in Iraq top story of the year.
Opelika-Auburn News – Topics of conversation A look at the people and issues that made headlines this year
The Messenger – No shortage of news in 2007
Eufaula Tribune – 1103rd Iraq deployment among the big stories.
Greenville Advocate – Top 10 stories of 2007
The Monroe Journal – New jobs top story of 2007
Wetumpka Herald – The year in review
Eclectic Observer – 2007: The year in Eclectic
The Selma Times-Journal – Top local stories of 2007
The Cherokee Post – 2007: The year in review.
Efforts to find and keep employers, points of civic pride, the drought, disputes over local school matters, and crime are common elements in the stories above.
Stories that look like they will continue next year are the Walker county effort to ban electronic bingo, the Selma city council and school board disputes, efforts to raise local school taxes, job loss in Eufaula and the Valley, land fill issues, rising energy prices and the drought.