Editorial

No relief on Ross Road
To the editor: This is not my first writing on this subject but will most likely be my last. Over the at least the last two years, I have spoken about the absolutely absurd condition of Ross Road, a road that was annexed into the City of Atmore quite a few years back when there was a different administration in the upper office of Atmore. Mayor, there are more holes,…
Working for the American people
By Congressman Bradley Byrne Last week in Washington, all eyes were on the Senate Intelligence Committee where former FBI Director James Comey was sent to testify. The hearing was a media circus. News outlets used countdown clocks in the lead up to the “big moment.” Of course it is important to get to the bottom of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election. That is why committees in Congress and a…
Inside the Statehouse
By Steve Flowers Those of us who follow Alabama politics had circled June 6, 2017 as the beginning of the 2018 governor’s race. However, we did not foresee Donald Trump’s election as President in November and the subsequent appointment of our U.S. Senator, Jeff Sessions, as his Attorney General, thus, opening a U.S. Senate seat and causing the need for an unanticipated special election for the open senate seat this…
Progress Rail gets it
By Larry Lee Bill Ainsworth started a recycling company in 1981 in Albertville that is now known as Progress Rail with 7,000 employees worldwide. Today they are a division of Caterpillar and are one of the largest diversified suppliers of railroad products and services in the world. I often say that “Education Is Everyone’s Business” and Progress Rail is a great example of what I mean. I was at this company…