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Opinion

The end of the first COVID winter

Before I begin, let me acknowledge—especially for the rule-followers among us,  those who are strapped to calendars, tied to dates, and bound by the positions ... Read more

2 months ago by W Gregory Ward.

OUR VIEW: Lanett needs oversight in wake of arrest

By now, news of Lanett Mayor Kyle McCoy’s arrest has made it around the state of Alabama. Type in “Lanett Mayor” on Google and you’ll ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Leadership and the Andon-Reid Bed and Breakfast

As I’m writing this column, I’m warming my feet by a roaring stone-clad fireplace at the Andon-Reid Bed and Breakfast in Waynesville, North Carolina. The ... Read more

2 months ago by W Gregory Ward.

Public should have the right to see body cam footage

A bill introduced in the Alabama House of Representatives by Rep. Juandalynn Givan would limit who could view police body cam footage. House Bill 6 ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

The importance of black history month

Black History Month first started in the 1970s in the United States, though there were certainly similar recognitions held before then. The celebratory month has ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Breaking down The Weeknd’s halftime show

The first Super Bowl came along in 1967 after the American Football League and the National Football league merged. Alabama was well-represented in that inaugural ... Read more

2 months ago by W Gregory Ward.

We weren’t opposed to fishing

You can’t spend as much time spinning words as I do without also finding fun in listening to the language.  And if you listen closely, ... Read more

2 months ago by W Gregory Ward.

Money well spent cleaning government buildings

On Jan 15, it was announced that the Chambers County Courthouse and the Lanett Annex were closing immediately and reopening on Feb. 1. The closure, ... Read more

2 months ago by Ed Pugh.

Our future hinges on our responses

When the other day someone said “We live in uncertain times,” the person beside them burst out laughing and said “Thanks, Captain Obvious.” There is ... Read more

2 months ago by W Gregory Ward.

Locals helping locals with business startup webinar applauded

Starting a business can be a daunting idea. But, it is one that many of us have pondered at one point or another in our ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

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