Opinion

Our state played huge role in creation of Veterans Day

Dear Editor, With Veterans Day approaching, I thought your readers may be interested in some facts I came across the other day while doing some ... Read more

‘Black widow’ killer had ties to Perdido

A story about a “Black Widow” murderess carried in the Mobile Press-Register a couple of weeks ago had ties to Perdido. Rhonda Belle Thomley Martin, ... Read more

Economic downturn can’t become ‘new normal’

By U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne You may have seen some good news recently. The September jobs report for the United States showed the unemployment rate ... Read more

Tuesday’s general election should be uneventful

The 2014 general election is Tuesday. It is set to be uneventful. I predicted over a year ago that this election year was going to ... Read more

Amendment would be great for county

By State Rep. Alan Baker On Nov. 4, Escambia County citizens will have an opportunity to vote on a county-wide local amendment that, if approved, ... Read more

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Opinion Columnists

Watching sports with dad is a great time

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to return to my alma mater and watch my beloved Fighting Irish of Notre Dame play Northwestern in ... Read more

It’s time for us to get back to work for our country

By U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne The next two years are shaping up to be very interesting on Capitol Hill. As you have probably heard by ... Read more

6th District race was a fierce battle

This was probably one of the dullest and least interesting gubernatorial election years in memory. It stemmed from the fact that Robert Bentley was a ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Thanks, Atmore, for supporting ‘Dreams’ rally

Thursday evening, Oct. 23, was the first of several drug awareness educational community forums to be held in the future. We want to thank Judge ... Read more

Our state played huge role in creation of Veterans Day

Dear Editor, With Veterans Day approaching, I thought your readers may be interested in some facts I came across the other day while doing some ... Read more

Thank you scouts, for helping with my service project

Dear Editor, I am writing to publicly thank Atmore Boy Scout Troop 26 for recently performing a service project at my home. After heel surgery, ... Read more

Byrne’s column arguments were misleading about EPA

Dear Editor, In response to U.S. Representative Bradley Byrne’s recent piece, “Bad regulations hurt farmers, foresters” (Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014), Congressman Byrne is simply wrong ... Read more

Return of Science Olympiad is great for ECHS

Dear Editor: First, please let me apologize that this letter is about 7.5 years late and also apologize for sharing a misconception that many of ... Read more