Saturday, September 23, 2017

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...

Mayor, council recognize city employees with service awards

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Mayor Gary Fuller recognized a number of city employees at last week’s city council meeting with service awards. Fuller said he...

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers Ole Bill Baxley has been in the news a lot this year. He was the lead defense counsel for former Speaker Mike...

Horseshoe Bend Library supporters urge restoration of funding cut

By Fred Woods Editor Twenty supporters of the Horseshoe Bend Regional Library, apparently believing county funding for the library had been zeroed out of the FY2017...

Busby to wage write-in campaign for District 1 commission seat

By Fred Woods Editor Ken Busby has announced that he will wage a write-in campaign for County Commissioner, District 1, in the Nov. 8 General Election....

Inside the Statehouse

by Steve Flowers Our junior U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions has risen to national prominence in this pivotal presidential year. His arch conservative senate voting record...

Mayor reappoints Snipes to Opelika Housing Authority

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Mayor Gary Fuller reappointed Henrietta Snipes to the Opelika Housing Authority Board of Commissioners at last Tuesday’s city council meeting. Snipes’s...

Gibson-Pitts secures Ward 2 seat

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Tiffany Gibson-Pitts defeated opponent Oscar Penn for the Opelika City Council Ward 2 seat with 63 percent of the vote in...

Inside the Statehouse

During this election year I have watched all the politics on television. In order to judge the coverage I have perused all the channels....