Opinion

COLUMN: State makes right call with medical marijuana bill

I’m not going to sit here and claim to be an expert on marijuana. I’ve never tried it and I don’t know much about it. Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Battling the corporate warriors

Since he was a kid growing up next to the bustling chaos of Disney World, Jeff Webster dreamed of opening his own restaurant on day. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Celebrating our uniqueness

My friend Wayne was a pastor in Montgomery. We visited one day, and he was excited to tell me about something he’d recently discovered. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: The impact of being present

Over the past year, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know the leaders and scouts in Helena’s Scout Troop 2. Read more

1 month ago by Nathan Howell.

A tradition like no other

It’s one of the county’s most storied traditions each year, but last year, Greystone Golf and Country Club sat empty during the month of May ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Bill would increase penalties for rioting

State Legislatures around the country are considering bills that would punish those that have been found guilty of illegal protest and riots. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

In praise of hymns

It was my privilege to know and work with the late John Atherton at First Baptist Church, Selma. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: An ACT experience with a bang

Hearing about local students taking the ACT reminds me of my own ACT testing experience—and it’s one that I won’t soon forget. Read more

1 month ago by Scott Mims.

Helena Police do their part in helping others

While we continue to see divide among the public and police in many parts of the country, some are going above and beyond to fix ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Aniah’s Law would make state safer

It has been a tragic trend across the nation with crime rates soaring this past year. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Tasting our words before we speak them

I was in what we used to call junior high when we visited my dad’s brothers in Indiana. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: More than just a week

Teachers have the unique responsibility of providing education and shaping the outlook on life of children during their most formative years. Read more

2 months ago by Nathan Howell.

Reaching minorities is key during pandemic

Your willingness to receive the COVID-19 vaccine depends on just one thing—either you trust that it will provide some level of protection, or you don’t. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Will Alabama get to keep Congressional seat?

Next week will be important for the state of Alabama as we wait for a big announcement from the United States Census Bureau. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Moving toward a proper self-image

Lately I discovered a radio station in our area that plays the music of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s—the really good music—at least in the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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