Tuesday, April 25, 2017

‘Unonimous’ installation of AU’s 19th president

By John Sophocleus For the Observer I observed installation of Steven Leath as AU’s 19th President at the University Ballroom March 20th.  AU’s Board of Trustees...

Letter to the Editor: Finding another way

Dear Editor, Alabama lawmakers are desperate to fund the basic needs of our state, especially now that the BP money has been exhausted. I have...

Letter to the Editor: The EPA’s new chief

Dear Editor, This relates to the recent AP report that the new Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency stated: “the (agency’s) new chief ....

Opinion: Why we should stop denying homelessness in Auburn/Opelika

By Julie Spear I know what a lot of people reading this are thinking: “we don’t have a homelessness problem in our area”. I’m writing...

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to Rep. Mike Rogers

Dear Editor, I wrote an open letter to Congressman Mike Rogers. It is below: Dear Congressman Mike Rogers, On Monday, I telephoned your office to find out...

Letter to the Editor: Ross Cemetery on India Road dealing with ‘dumping’

Dear Editor, The Lee County Cemetery Preservation Commission  (LCCPC) was created by the Alabama Legislature to rescue and preserve old, untended and imperiled cemeteries in...

Letter to the Editor: Urge your elected officials to address climate change

Dear Editor: On February 8, several representatives of the Climate Leadership Council, who are high ranking Republican statesmen from previous administrations, met with White House...

Editorial: Alabama roads need ATRIP-2

By Sonny Brasfield Tomorrow morning millions of folks in Alabama will turn the switch, throw the car in reverse and head out for the daily...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As I was reading last week’s article about Herbert Hartley, I was pleasantly surprised to see my great-uncle, Clint Bonner, mentioned as the...

Letter to the Editor: Origin of Memory Garden forgotten

Dear Editor, The Memory Garden  on the corner of Samford and Mell Streets at Auburn University, was established by the Garden Clubs of Alabama in...