Opinion

Who will be the next governor?

On a picture-perfect sunny January day, Gov. Robert Bentley was sworn in for his second term as governor, along with all of the other constitutional ... Read more

High school newspaper was popular

More news this week from Jimmy Beck’s nostalgic ESCOHI folder of 1942 and 1943. Owned by the Atmore Historical Society and assembled by the late ... Read more

Fight for longer snapper season underway

By U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne Last week, many schools in Alabama were on spring break and people flocked to the Gulf Coast. Spring break always ... Read more

State has already been busy

As the world turns in Alabama politics, a lot has happened in the first three months of 2015. After Inauguration Day, a federal judge in ... Read more

Area pastors requested to join ‘Repentance Sunday’ celebration

Dear local pastors, As a member of the Atmore area National Day of Prayer Committee, we would like to suggest and request that Sunday, May ... Read more

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Opinion Columnists

Memorial Day ceremony was inspirational

Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony at the Atmore Veterans Memorial Monument was a beautiful and inspiring event. Well done to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post ... Read more

Our troops have made ‘ultimate sacrifice’

By U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne Aug. 10, 2009, likely started as any other day for Marine Lance Corporal Bruce “Bubba” Ferrell Jr. The Baldwin County ... Read more

Same-sex marriage will be U.S. law

This has been an eventful year. Thousands of tourists have flocked to Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March for ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Area pastors requested to join ‘Repentance Sunday’ celebration

Dear local pastors, As a member of the Atmore area National Day of Prayer Committee, we would like to suggest and request that Sunday, May ... Read more

We should all recycle

Dear Editor, I’d like to pose these questions to your readers: Do you recycle? If not, why not? Would you like for the next landfill ... Read more

‘Dreams’ may help erase drug problem

Drug abuse is a horrific problem across the country and, yes, even here in Escambia County. To raise awareness, local groups have come together to ... Read more

DHR appreciates community’s support

On behalf of the Escambia County Department of Human Resources and its board, I would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of those ... Read more

Thanks to everyone for defeating landfill

Dear Neighbor, On behalf of the Town of Repton, THANK YOU to all those who gave time, talent, persistence, unity and money to help defeat ... Read more