Loss of Parish Grill has stung our city

Anytime there is a fire, it affects many people. In the case of Sunday’s blaze that destroyed The Parish Grill restaurant, we were lucky that ... Read more

What matters most in southwest Alabama?

By U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne There are some big issues facing our country: the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), illegal immigration, Ebola, ... Read more

Several national primary races were ‘jaw droppers’

This year’s state primary elections have brought very little drama or surprises. However, there have been the inevitable novel surprises nationwide. One of the most ... Read more

Sunday’s fire stirred memories of downtown

News of the fire at the old Sweet Shop and Tot Shop stirred memories for many of us that lived here in the 1940s and ... Read more

Strong Navy integral part of military success

By U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne President Theodore Roosevelt once said, “a good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of ... Read more