Opinion

Beam me up, Jesus

Captain James T. Kirk commanded the Starship Enterprise for many years, and in this role, visited planets all over the universe. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

State Board of Pardons and Paroles under attack by Democratic leadership

Alabama, like the rest of the nation, is facing a surge in crime the like it has not seen in years. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: We can’t pretend the pandemic is over

You’re sick and tired of it, I’m sick and tired of it—it’s understandable that no one wants to hear about COVID-19 anymore. Read more

1 month ago by Scott Mims.

Mourning the loss of Dan Acker and his impact

It’s not hard to be good, it just takes a little effort, and very few showed the effort Dan Acker did in his 84 years ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

No special sessions yet for recent controversial issues

When the Alabama Legislative Session adjourned in May, there was a lot of talk of the unfinished business that was not completed. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

What do you call your pastor?

I found a shocking note on the office door after our Wednesday night Bible study concluded: “I smell a rat!” Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Concerts returning helps create lifelong memories

Walking into Oak Mountain Amphitheater on July 24 felt like stepping into a time machine. Read more

2 months ago by Nathan Howell.

Christmas in July creates new buzz

It’s amazing what simple will do, and the city of Pelham recently showcased that when it announced the date of its first-ever Christmas parade and ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Redistricting process by Alabama Legislature just weeks away

We are now less than a month away from the state getting the data so the process can begin to reapportion the districts for the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Reflections: Ego on parade

It happened when the designated youth minister reveled in the adulation of the youth. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Small schools doing big things

Walking into their new weight room and athletic facility, Vincent’s athletes were blown away. Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Column: Mental health matters, it’s time we recognize it

I’ll admit it; I was torn. When Simone Biles decided to step away from the U.S. Gymnastics team, my head went a million different directions. Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Kramer deserving of retirement as juvenile judge

Imagine sitting in a courtroom looking out over a family and having to make the decision of whether or not they can stay together. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alabama attracting new business despite pandemic

While 2020 was a devastating year economically for small businesses and their employees in particular, Alabama continues to make gains in attracting new companies to ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Searching for a pastor

The Internet has changed the pastor search process. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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