Opinion

Trains bring back the fondest of memories

Since I was a young kid, trains have always fascinated me. I don’t know what it was about them, but they always made me smile ... Read more

Primary race has been colorful, fun because of Trump

The presidential primary parade has been colorful and fun to watch this year. It has been even more amusing because of the pervasive presence of ... Read more

Supporting the LCS ships is important

By Bradley Byrne President Barack Obama just doesn’t get it. From ISIS to Russia to China to Iran, our nation is facing a wider range ... 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

Road to a balanced budget is long

By Rep. Bradley Byrne I’m going to start by telling you something we all know: Washington has a spending problem. The federal government is trillions ... 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