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Our sacred honor is to celebrate birthday

By Rep. Bradley Byrne This weekend America will celebrate its 244th birthday.  Unfortunately, we do so in a time of a pandemic, a struggling economy ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

If selected, city will benefit from ag facility

Anytime city officials announce the prospect of another business being located here in Atmore is always a good thing. Mayor Jim Staff announced June 29 ... Read more

5 days ago by Andrew Garner.

America needs building up, not tearing down

By Rep. Bradley Byrne   Our brilliant Founders built our democracy upon two different but complimentary pillars.  The first and more obvious pillar is our ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

When you go out, wear a facemask

They may be itchy. They may be uncomfortable to wear. They may be hot on your face. They may be hard to breathe through. Facemasks ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrew Garner.

Downtown project nears completion, looking good

Driving about over the weekend, one couldn’t help but notice the progress that’s being made on the downtown beautification project by First National Bank and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Andrew Garner.

Keeping Our Heads

By Rep. Bradley Byrne These last few weeks have riveted the country’s attention on police brutality. The murder of George Floyd was an atrocity and unfortunately ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

We have good economic news

By Rep. Bradley Byrne First it was the public health experts whose projections were wrong about COVID-19. They predicted far more spread of the disease, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

March was peaceful, meant a lot to city

Marching as one, a group of area and local residents made their way down Main Street Saturday. As we were documenting the peaceful march, we ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Andrew Garner.

Dragon crew lifted to space, inspired many

Sitting atop a Falcon 9 rocket, two American astronauts blasted off into space for the first time in nine years from their home soil into ... Read more

1 month ago by Andrew Garner.

To form a more perfect union

By Rep. Bradley Byrne I was a young teenager in the late 1960s, but I remember the riots and violence that occurred around the country, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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