Tuesday, October 17, 2017

No need for ABC Board

By Cameron Smith We don't need the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC) in Alabama. It's a bureaucratic dinosaur waiting for its extinction-level event. Now, the...

Letter to the editor: The right to remain silent

Dear Editor, Early last fall I read a commentary by Alan West, a Black Republican, on “The Daily Wire.” a conservative news and opinion website....

Letter to the Editor: Climate discussion missing from Rogers’ town hall meeting

Editor: As expected, questions raised at Congressman Mike Rogers’ Town Hall meeting, Aug. 10, were mostly about health care, immigration, and President Trump. I did...

Memory Hill gets a much needed grass cutting

By Edna Ward Opelika Observer “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.” That quote, part of the famous editorial by Francis Pharcellus Church, printed in The...

Letter to the Editor: Trying to locate a picture

Dear Editor, My name is Gary Stone. I was born in Eufaula, Alabama in 1952 where my mom is from. My dad (from the Alexander...

Letter to the Editor: You’re invited to Civic Saturday

Dear Editor, July 4th we recognize and celebrate Independence Day--the day of the birth of a new nation of 13 colonies with the opportunity and...

Opinion: American electricity consumers are on a diet

By Corey Tyree* Whether it be food or energy or water, Americans are known for consuming more and more. There is at least one exception:...

Letter to the Editor: Repealing Obamacare

Dear Editor, If you’re wondering what you should be focusing on in the month of June, there is only one thing: defending the ACA aka...

Letter to the Editor: Flags for Vets article

Dear Editor: I read with interest your report in the May 31 issue of the Observer concerning Flags for Vets.  I already have a flag...

Letter to the Editor: An alternative to the Paris Agreement

Dear Editor, Archimedes said, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I can move the world.” We...