Our local farmers grow some tasty crops

Atmore has always been noted for its fruit and vegetable vendors — those men and women who sell their home-grown goods at intersections and heavily traveled ... Read more

We need answers for IRS scandal

By U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne If there is one thing that frustrates hardworking Americans more than anything, it is the idea that those in government ... Read more

State still ranks high on corruption lists

A recent Fortune magazine article ranks Alabama as one of the top 10 states when it comes to corruption. We were ranked No. 6. The ... Read more

Alabama Highway 21 is important to us

Over the years and even today Alabama Highway 21 has served Atmore well. In fact it is always just about this time of the year ... Read more

Very little changed after primary season

There is an old adage that says the more things change the more they remain the same. This is certainly apropos for this year’s primary ... Read more

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Opinion Columnists

Education policy should be made by local officials

By U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne It’s that time of the year again. Children all across southwest Alabama are packing their backpacks, gathering their school supplies, ... Read more

Sympathy vote helped Wallace win

Albert Brewer began the writing of George Wallace’s political obituary by beating him in the first primary in 1970. However, Wallace arose from the grave ... Read more

Where have all those old sayings gone?

What happened to those old time sayings we heard as youngsters? Sayings like “bus left,” “slow as ‘lasses,” “dumb as a stump,” closing the barn ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

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

Thanks for your contributions to our library

Dear Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Library Partners of Atmore organization and the citizens of our community. Once again ... Read more

Recycling machine allows donations

Dear Editor, I didn’t know if your readers were aware, but the recycling machine next to Pepsi can actually help you make donations to various ... Read more

Thursday’s debate is very important

A debate forum for Alabama Senate 22 candidates was held at the Faulkner State Arts Center in Bay Minette on April 28. The forum was ... Read more