Thursday, November 23, 2017

Op-ed: Why didn’t we vote?

By Gerald W. Johnson For the Observer Did you vote in the Aug. 15 and Sept. 24 special primary elections for our next U. S. Senator? Will...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information reported: “In 2017 (as of July 7), there have been 9 weather and climate disaster events ...

Alcohol is a dangerous drug

By Dr. Joe Godfrey First, let’s end the pretense about what alcohol is. A mixed cocktail isn’t a soft drink. A beer isn’t the equivalent...

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...

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...