Saturday, September 23, 2017

Elephant sneezes, funny pictures and a black dress

By Wendy Hodge Countless people inhabit every person’s life; some merely brush past us, leaving no real mark or consequence; others weave in and out...

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers When the race for the open Jeff Sessions seat began, it appeared to be a Roy Moore versus Luther Strange contest. Well...

Man of the Year

By Sean Dietrich Waffle House is quiet this time of evening. The sun has set. I’m on my way back home from Montgomery. There are eighteen-wheelers...

Alabama rain

By Sean Dietrich The bottom has fallen out of the sky. My wife and her mother are standing by the front door, watching cats and...

Listen for the whistle

By Wendy Hodge This world’s a noisy place. In all things, from advertising blaring at us from the television, radio, and Internet to technology which...

Serve assorted fresh vegetables before summer harvest ends

By Ann Cipperly Days are slowing getting shorter, and soon summer will be gone, as well as the bounty of garden fresh vegetables. The Opelika...

Inside the Statehouse

You know the results of Tuesday’s primaries for our U.S. Senate seat. I had to go to press before the vote. However, the assumption...

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell The Opelika football team completed their first full week of fall practice with a scrimmage Friday afternoon inside Bulldog Stadium. Coach Ross...

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell Opelika City Schools started classes for the 2017-18 school year. The Bulldog football team officially started fall practice Monday, the first at...

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers Folks we are getting down to the proverbial lick log in the much-anticipated vote for the open U.S. Senate seat vacated by...