Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers It is Christmas time, and since Alabama is one of the most charitable states in the nation, I would expect that many...

Inside the Statehouse

It is definite, our Junior Senator, Jeff Sessions, is going to be President Donald Trump’s Attorney General, as well as his closest advisor. Sessions will...

Inside the Statehouse

Our Senior U.S. Senator Richard Shelby will begin his sixth six-year term in January. He is an Alabama treasure. Over the past 30 years...

Mayor proclaims Nov. 26 ‘Small Business Saturday’

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Mayor Gary Fuller read a proclamation at last Tuesday’s meeting naming Nov. 26 as ‘Small Business Saturday’ in Opelika. Opelika Chamber of...

Inside the Statehouse

Donald J. Trump’s election to the presidency left the pollsters and pundits from every media outlet and news network with egg on their face. ...

Inside the Statehouse

You know the outcome of the election. Unfortunately I had to go to press with the column prior to Tuesday. We will analyze the...

Lee County Commission caves on budget issues

By Fred Woods Editor The Lee County Commission reversed itself last Monday night and restored 2017 budget funding cuts to the Horseshoe Bend Regional Library and...

Larry Gray attends final council meeting as Ward 2 representative

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Councilman Larry Gray attended his final Opelika City Council meeting tonight in his official capacity as representative of Ward 2. Gray...

Fourteen amendments on Nov. 8 ballot

By Fred Woods Editor Frequently, Alabama voters go to the polls for a general or state-wide election, pick up their ballots and discover a bewildering array...

Opinion: Competition is great for Alabama business but bad for Alabama politics

By Ken Busby Lee County has had two third party candidates express their intentions to run for elective offices in 2016, who were unable to...