Peggy Blackburn

Herald Managing Editor

Back in action

It’s been quite a while, but I’m finally back in my office here at The Herald. Unfortunately, I had some debilitating health issues and was ... Read more

New ‘meteor’ will drop New Year’s Eve

Organizers are gearing up for Wetumpka’s traditional “asteroid” strike – but there will be one major change this year. The man-made “meteor” which has fallen ... Read more

Cyber-terrorism is not the worst thing ever

Maybe it’s just me – maybe I’m interpreting some folks’ reactions incorrectly. But, really, it does seem to me that your basic Hollywood crowd is ... Read more

Jobless rate continues to decline statewide

According to Gov. Robert Bentley, Alabama’s unemployment rate reached a six-year low in November. Bentley announced Friday that the preliminary, seasonally adjusted November rate is ... Read more