To Sen. Jim McClendon,
The Talladega County NAACP would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr. George Culver and the Ritz Theatre for making it possible for Talladega to see the movie “Hidden Figures” on Feb. 16.
MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey made infrastructure improvement in the state her cornerstone issue for this year, and more importantly for her term as governor. Within less than three months in office, she and the Legislature have successfully accomplished this mission.
Like ALL memorials of every war, Confederate statues and memorials are to honor the sacrifices of soldiers who served in a war, nothing more, nothing less. The narrative stamped on them today is that they were erected as memorials to white supremacy, which is just not true.
President Donald Trump made fighting illegal immigration a centerpiece of his successful 2016 campaign, and two-plus years into this presidency, it remains a prominent issue.
This week, the Alabama Legislature passed Gov. Kay Ivey's proposed gas tax bill in record speed. I don't think any state driver would disagree with the stated alleged purpose to repair roads and bridges. Yet, there are a couple very troubling aspects to the bill.
I don’t typically talk about racism. Not because I don’t believe that racism exists, but because I refuse to be a victim of it.
Dear Bernie, I recently came upon a Facebook post you made in which you blamed climate change for the deadly Lee County, AL tornadoes.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of East Central Alabama held its fifth annual Sports Memorabilia Auction on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Classic on Noble restaurant. The organization, which has clubs in Calhoun, Talladega and Randolph counties, provides after-school services and programs for approx…
MONTGOMERY -- The governor has been inaugurated and the Legislature has had its organizational session. The quadrennium has begun. Therefore, it is time for our state officials to get to work.
I never cease to be amazed and surprised at some of the Supreme Court rulings these days. For instance, they have just posted a decision that sets a precedent affecting military retirees who commit crimes AFTER separation from active duty.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims that "the world is going to end in 12 years if we don't address climate change." The people at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change agree, saying that to avoid some of the most devastating impacts of climate change, the world must slash carbon em…
We’ve heard a lot recently about Alabama’s low unemployment rate. At 3.9 percent, we’re doing well, on par with the national average. But that’s not the whole story.
Sometimes, only years and distance and growth give us the perspective we need to truly appreciate the countless hours and life lessons that get poured into us by teachers and coaches and youth ministers and mentors.
Doug Jones's odds are probably better for winning the Democratic nomination for president than being elected to a full term as a Democratic senator from the Heart of Dixie.
If one just dropped in the Talladega council meeting and did not know it was an election year, they could easily realize it was, with all the posturing, grandstanding and pontificating taking place.
In short, the liberal message is that “we are better than you. We are a smarter, we are richer and we know better than you how you should be living your life.”
They make millions of dollars a year, get free everything paid for by our tax dollars, all kind of staff workers, travel and free vacations paid for by lobbyists.
I get the local paper and read almost all of it every day I get it. I have noticed that what you say in your columns is usually what I call "whipping the white boy."
MONTGOMERY -- There has been a lot of talk about the advancement of women in politics over the past year. It has been suggested that more progressive states have led the way with this change. Alabama can very well make the case that we lead the nation in women taking leadership roles in our state.