Opinion

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

Atmore native had a long movie career

One of first things I did after installing my Netflix movie set top box was queuing up movies that featured Paul (Burch) Smith. As you ... Read more

Finebaum still important in SEC land

The 2014 football season is in full swing and the Southeastern Conference is once again leading the way by overwhelming its opponents in a fashion ... Read more

Don’t take our beautiful city for granted

Sometimes a different perspective can really help you realize that you are truly blessed. Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to chat with a ... Read more

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Opinion Columnists

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

Letters to the Editor

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

Covenant Hospice appreciates area’s support

Dear Editor, A big thank you to everyone who came out and supported our Fifth Annual Crimson Tide vs. Tiger Pride Football Fever Tailgate Party ... Read more

We should give our president a chance

As I was performing the mundane task of mowing my swampy crawfish laden lot, I had a transcending surprise — a redheaded woodpecker swooped down ... Read more