Editorial

Inside the Statehouse
By Steve Flowers Most people would assume that as the race for the open U.S. Senate began that Luther Strange, the appointed incumbent, was the favorite. However, polling indicated that Roy Moore was the favorite and still is as we head towards the September 26 runoff. The initial polling showed that Moore had a hardcore 30 percent. It was and is as solid as a rock. He had 30 percent…
Looking for working women of WWII
To the editor: American Rosie the Riveter Association is trying to locate women who worked on the home front during WWII. Thousands of women worked to support the war effort as riveters, welders, electricians, inspectors in plants, sewing clothing and parachutes for the military, ordnance workers, rolling bandages, clerical, farming, and many other jobs such as volunteer workers collecting scrap metals and other critical materials. These women have stories of…
Improvements for Alabama’s veterans
By Congressman Bradley Byrne In my office, there is no greater priority than ensuring veterans are appropriately taken care. These men and women sacrificed so much for our country, and it is imperative they receive the attention, help, and care they deserve and were promised. Recently, we had a number of important breakthroughs for veterans in Southwest Alabama. From legislative victories in Washington to progress right here on the Gulf…
What Mike Sentance supporters don’t understand
By Larry Lee One thing that strikes me is that of the people writing op-eds and beating the drum in support of [State Superintendent of Education] Mike Sentance, I have yet to come across one who is an educator. In fact I well recall about a year ago when I tried and tried to get one of his most vocal backers to go with me to visit a school in the…