Opinion

Tourism matters in the southwest part of state

By Rep. Bradley Byrne It is that time of the year again. Families and students are flocking down Interstate 65 or across Interstate 10 to ... Read more

Letter to the Editor for Wed., March 9, 2016

Dear Editor, The Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Unit of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System is not just cooking and sewing. Instead, it is a ... Read more

Brewer is one of the finest to have served in state

One of the finest men to ever serve in Alabama government is Albert Brewer. He is one of the most quality and highest caliber individuals ... Read more

Rolling back EPA is a good thing; seek balance

By Rep. Bradley Byrne Last week, the House of Representatives, once again, found itself having to pass a bill to roll back overreach by the ... Read more

Going home brings back memories to cherish

Thirty-three years. That’s my age. That’s how long I’ve been on this green earth, and for that, I am thankful. This past weekend, I spent ... Read more

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Opinion Columnists

Celebrity deaths bring much to cheer

Upon hearing the news that music icon Prince died last week, it made me quite sad. Much of the country and the world was in ... Read more

Alabamians need to vote on lottery in November

As the budget hearings began for the 2016 Legislative Session in January, the largest Powerball lottery sweepstakes in American history was playing out. It was ... Read more

Signs still indicate Obamacare has its flaws

By Rep. Bradley Byrne Last week, UnitedHealthcare, our nation’s largest health insurance provider, announced it would be pulling out of the federal Obamacare insurance marketplace ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editors for Wed., April 13, 2016

Dear Editor: April is Confederate History Month in Alabama, as proclaimed by the school board and governor. Over 100,000 Alabamians served in the confederate states ... Read more

Letters to the Editor for Wed., March 30, 2016

Dear Editor, Whereas I have no inclination to serve in any political capacity, I am appalled at the lack of knowledge by some of our ... Read more

Letter to the Editor for Wed., March 9, 2016

Dear Editor, The Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Unit of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System is not just cooking and sewing. Instead, it is a ... Read more

Letters to the Editor for Wed., Feb. 10, 2016

Dear Editor, On the morning of Jan.8, my family and I were in route to the Pensacola Airport to head to Arizona for the National ... Read more

Letters to the Editor for Wed., Jan. 13, 2016

Dear Editor, The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, which built the Vietnam Wall in 1982, seeks to honor all Vietnam veterans and help heal the nation’s ... Read more