No one finds fault with draining the swamp in Montgomery. I do find fault with an Alabama candidate who thinks Trump is draining the swamp in D.C.
LGBTQ students comprise the smallest minority in public school systems, and are the most vulnerable to physical and verbal abuse by the student body at large.
Why are we not teaching morals at home and school instead of worrying whether a boy squats to pee or a girl stands in front of a urinal.
The significance of these achievements is that in 1865, neither a former slave nor a former slave owner would have believed that such gains would be possible in a little over a century.
These professional reporters put in long hours by getting even-handed quotes, verify pertinent facts and simply report an issue, controversy or an event in an even-handed way.
The trash beside the roads in Alabama is shocking. The roads in St. Clair County are so littered with boxes and papers that it looks like a third world country.
I’m sure the folks in the WaPO and NYT newsrooms are too busy meeting with their anonymous sources about Trump and Russia and dreaming about which celebrities are going to play them in “All the President’s Men 2” to chase real news.
Despite what Walter Williams wants to believe, immigration today is NOT different from “the immigration of yesteryear,” and neither is public fear of immigrants.
Pandering to a few by building a third bathroom for two or three students would be a waste of money on an already self-proclaimed financially strapped school system.
I would like to start by taking a baby step to the right thing and having Moody High School be the first school to start this amazing movement.
The most recent data that is publicly available reflect a total of $306 million was spent in lobbying efforts with Congress -- that's a third of a billion dollars!
Talladega County Commissioner Jackie Swinford recently announced his candidacy for probate judge of Talladega County. I believe this is a position that is a service to the people, many times at a difficult time in their life.
Every spending constituency sees what it gets from government as vital, whether it be Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid recipients or farmers, poor people, educators or the military.
In case you haven’t noticed, Democrats are big on amnesty and have little to no interest in border security or improving the flawed system that people who try to come to this nation legally are exposed to.
MONTGOMERY -- A few weeks back my column illuminated the career and influence attained by our senior U.S. senator, Richard Shelby. In the column and in my book, “Six Decades of Alabama Political Stories,” I reference the fact that Shelby will be regarded as one of Alabama’s greatest U.S. sen…
There is a Christian tombstone epitaph that many may not be familiar with, but everyone should memorize it and take it to heart ...
Not only is it regrettable that St. Clair school systems will continue to lag behind other area counties in local funding, but of all east Alabama counties, this county has the fewest excuses for holding back financially when it comes to supporting education.
Superintendent Dr. Todd Freeman is a genuine man of faith. He’s a true professional. He invests in his community. He cares about children. And he continues to be a student of his own craft.
The bulk of our immigration problem is with people who enter our country criminally from Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Africa and the Middle East.
For two weeks, Jacksonville State University’s script about Landon Rice hasn’t changed. School officials conducted a thorough investigation, they say. They learned “all of the facts,” they’ve written. But how thorough? What facts?