Long-term highway bill good news for Southwest Alabama

I’ve written many times about the need for Congress to pass a reliable, long-term bill to fund our nation’s highway system. I’ve considered this one ... Read more

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, On behalf of the L.A. Biker family, we want to thank all the people who came to our “Toyz for Kidz” auction that ... Read more

Alabama voters don’t vote based on localism

As a young boy I would sit for hours contemplating and analyzing the next governor’s race. At that time the governor could not succeed himself. ... Read more

Looking back: Two NHS students won top awards at fair

Atmore city officials and the Atmore Chamber of Commerce declared Williams Station Day of 1995 to be a huge success raising lots of money for ... Read more

Most recent move went pretty darn well

Moving is the worst. For the past year, I’ve moved four times. It’s an activity I detest. It’s something that I don’t look forward to. ... Read more

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Opinion Columnists

Mardi Gras was always a good time for me

Driving through Fairhope Sunday afternoon, the remnants of Mardi Gras were still present. The occasional bead necklace was either strewn on the ground or hanging ... Read more

Coast guard has proud history in area

The U.S. Coast Guard has long been a staple right here on Alabama’s Gulf Coast, but do you know how that came to be? Before ... Read more

Johnson, Stevenson race relevant robbery in history

There are a good many stories about elections of the 1940’s and 50’s where votes were bought and elections stolen. The most brazen and blatant ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

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

Letter to the Editor for Wed., Jan. 6, 2016

Dear Editor: The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary would like to thank Atmore and surrounding communities for their continued support of veterans, their families and our ... Read more

Letter to the editor for Wed., Dec. 30, 2015

Dear Editor: Citizens of Atmore and surrounding area. I would like to take this time to share with the citizens of my hometown an act ... Read more

Letters to the Editor for Wed., Dec. 16, 2015

Dear Editor, This is a note to thank some citizens of Atmore for your generous help in providing clothes and toys to two children. These ... Read more

Letter to the editor

This Thursday, hospitals and others across the country will celebrate National Rural Health Day. It’s a great time to reflect on how lucky we are ... Read more