Happy New Year 2009! I hope that this New Year brings with it some needed changes in our state government but much like those watching the economy; my “consumer confidence” is low. That being said, it is time to set our state’s New Year resolutions.
First, on behalf of the entire Alabama [...]
Alabama Citizens for Constitution Reform (ACCR) is putting together a mock constitution convention next month. If you want to participate as a delegate, time is fast running out to get in your application. The deadline to apply is December 31.
1835: The Cherokee Indian Treaty Party signs the Treaty of New Echota, ceding their lands east of the Mississippi River to the U.S. government. The Cherokees were to receive five million dollars and land in the western Indian Territory. Alabama created the new counties of Cherokee, DeKalb, and Marshall from the ceded [...]
1857: Physician and co-founder of Children’s Hospital, Thomas Duke Parke was born.
1950: Former U. S. Ambassador Margaret Tutwiler was born in Birmingham.