Facing South down

December 15, 2005 - For reasons still not entirely clear, our web host was down most of today. Sorry for the interruption, Facing South will be back Thursday.

Thanks to you, we made the challenge!

December 14, 2005 - We did it! Thanks to you, our dear readers, our end-of-year fundraiser has been a huge success. I should wait until we update our cool money-meter graphic on the right, but I can't wait to share the good news: we have met the $7,500 challenge, which means an anonymous donor will match, dollar-for-dollar, $7,500 worth of contributions.

Southern news of the weird

By R. Neal
December 1, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Make up your own jokes... Item: An Alabama man was charged with indecent exposure after several women reported being approached by a man wearing see-through pants.

Still time to pitch in for Investigative Fund fundraiser

November 23, 2005 - Our end-of-the-year fundraiser to benefit our Investigative Fund -- sponsor of Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch and other muckraking initiatives -- is still going strong. THANK YOU to all who have donated almost $3,000 to help us sponsor the best investigative journalists to tackle the South's toughest issues.

Intel veterans against torture

November 21, 2005 - A follow-up to our earlier post about fake CIA airline companies in NC and TN that are used to shuttle terror suspects to torture-friendly countries: Jason Vest, a contributor to Southern Exposure, has