Opinion

Remember, you’re frequently a role model

Last week, I had the opportunity to meet some of the Escambia County Middle School students who help out with the school’s regular Eagle News ... Read more

Jack Williams is a major name in state politics

There is a cadre of politicos in Birmingham who are approaching their 60’s that have been a close knit group of true blue Republicans since ... Read more

A spcial thank you from Jacob Lisenby’s family

As I sit here in disbelief about the events that have happened these past few weeks, I cannot help but think of how blessed our ... Read more

Several ECHS reunions set for this weekend

Another ECHS class reunion is set for this weekend. Saturday, March 29, is the big day for the 1954-1955 classes. The event gets underway with ... Read more

Darkened worship service was still bright

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to go on a special spiritual retreat. It was called a “Cursillo,” which is Spanish for “little course.” ... Read more

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  3. Sunday’s storm hit my house, but we’re doing OK
  4. McGehee was a great ambassador for our city
  5. Thanks for your support in our time of need
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Opinion Columnists

Railroads have important role in Atmore’s past

Atmore has always been a railroad town. In fact, the first railroad activities occurred in the 1870s. Known as the Mobile and Montgomery Railroad, it ... Read more

Uriah had its own unique community flavor

While gathering some of my news from our archive files, I ran across some interesting news from Uriah, particularly the closing of Mixon Store in ... Read more

We’re ‘building’ a better future

Now that the weather has started to warm up, and the days are getting longer, it comes as no surprise that more and more events ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

A spcial thank you from Jacob Lisenby’s family

As I sit here in disbelief about the events that have happened these past few weeks, I cannot help but think of how blessed our ... Read more

Pastors, please help with ‘Day of Prayer’

Dear Atmore and surrounding area pastors, The Atmore Area National Day of Prayer Committee invites you to be involved in the upcoming observance of National ... Read more

Thanks for your support in our time of need

This is a long overdue thank you. My dad, James B. “Jim” Odom, passed away on Oct. 13, 2013, after a 13-year struggle with Alzheimer’s ... Read more

Thanks for making MLK events a great success

Concerned Citizens of Atmore “Unity in the Community” and the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day committee would like to give a special thanks ... Read more

Historian needs help finding photo

Dear Editor, From Sept. 14, 1966, through Nov. 24, 1966, raged the largest operation to date in Vietnam. In “Operation Attleboro,” which is named after ... Read more