Opinion

COLUMN: The last year in COVID-19

A year ago, I would have been sitting down to write this column in a normal world on Friday morning, March 13, 2020. Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

SCS does the right thing with band refunds

It has been a long year for parents with children in the Chelsea High School marching band. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

State legislature should prioritize public safety

Across the country, crime rates have soared in the nation’s cities. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Do verbal stumbles define us?

Some political pundits were quick to criticize a newly-elected U.S. senator who said in an interview the three branches of government are the “House, the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: To cancel or not to cancel

One of the most controversial subjects under the spotlight this week—perhaps, dare I say, even more controversial than masks—is the phenomenon known as “cancel culture,” ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Scott Mims.

Vaccine numbers should be more readily available

It has been more than two months since the vaccine rollout began in Alabama, yet, many are still struggling to receive the vaccine even if ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

UAB should act on professor’s callous Limbaugh comments

The University of Alabama Birmingham is a renowned educational facility in our state. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Healing not always part of God’s plan

She was a well-known preacher and faith healer who came to Birmingham. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Pandemic shows ADPH flaws

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the structural weakness in the Alabama Department of Public Health. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Remembering the beautiful Barbara Belisle

I had the great privilege this month of working on a story about the life and legacy of Barbara Belisle, a long-time treasure of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Emily Sparacino.

Taking a trip to Candy Land

It’s a dream for many kids. To be thrust into a board game that they love to play. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

2022 U.S. Senate race off and running

The timing of when Richard Shelby would retire from the United States Senate has been a contention of debate by political wags for years. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

The redemption network

Many of us remember the three networks we had on television in the olden days. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Celebrating Black history

Amid my life of 59 years, I look back on my first memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: The loss of a pet is never easy

I remember it like it was yesterday. I got home for the weekend from the University of Alabama on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011. Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

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