Editorial

Getting results for locally owned businesses
By Congressman Bradley Byrne When I ran for Congress, I made clear that I wanted to be a workhorse, not a show horse. That means my focus has been on actually getting results instead of just talking about problems. We were able to get a big result last week when the House passed my bill, the Save Local Business Act. The legislation came about after I heard concerns from multiple…
Column’s start addressed pink underwear
By Nina Keenam Editor’s note: We are happy to welcome columnist Nina Keenam to Atmore News. Her column will be a regular feature on our opinion page. This column began one afternoon when I sat down and wrote about turning my husband’s underwear pink. I had unknowingly tossed something pink that faded in my washing machine. I got up the nerve the next day to show the column to The…
Inside the Statehouse
By Steve Flowers In March of this year, the Alabama Community College System took a giant leap forward when it brought on a giant in state government and one of Alabama’s preeminent leaders, Jimmy Baker, to be Chancellor. When you have a conversation with Chancellor Baker, he uses words that you do not normally hear in the same sentence, like exciting and community college. He says it is an exciting…
National Rural Health Care 2017
To the editor: At Atmore Community Hospital, we are proud of the vital role we play in Atmore and surrounding areas. On November 16th, we’ll join hospitals nationwide to celebrate “National Rural Health Day.” It’s a time to recognize the men and women who work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week caring for our community. This year, I hope you will join me in thanking these dedicated hospital…