Opinion

Col. Tut was one of the good guys

Greenville lost one of the good guys Saturday. Read more

Tragedy a reminder to avoid fatal mistake

Ella Luong, an 11-month-old girl from Homewood, died last week after being left unattended inside an SUV for several hours. Read more

Where’s the outcry for others?

A Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murder or manslaughter in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Read more

Beat the heat and save cold hard cash

It may not be quite hot enough outside to boil an egg on the sidewalk, but it’s certainly getting hot enough to melt your wallet. ... Read more

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Opinion Columnists

FLOWERS: Fob takes a page from ‘the three B’s’

The 1978 governor’s race between the three heavyweights, former Gov. Albert Brewer, Attorney General Bill Baxley, and Lt. Gov. Jere Beasley, was expected to be titanic. All three ... Read more

ROBY: Local VA transformation begins

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senior management officials at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) were removed from authority this week in an important step ... Read more

The world needs more Magnolias

Mother Teresa once said, “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” Read more

County’s gem hidden in plain view

One of my favorite musicians is a fellow named David Wilcox. Read more

Being a journalist not so bad

Think you have the worst job in America? Well, you’re wrong. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Domestic violence law needs to be examined

In response to your article concerning high profile domestic violence cases, I would like to offer the following: Read more

Why should business be punished for shooting?

Dear Editor, There are lots of comments swirling regarding the shooting that occurred on Sunday outside of the Front Street Pub. In the aftermath, the ... Read more

Safe Harbor staff gives back, comes to writer’s aid

Dear Editor, How do you thank someone for being the “enough” that you’ve needed in your life? After my mom passed away in 2004, a ... Read more

County loses standout educators

Butler County lost two exceptional educators this year, Mr. Shelby Searcy and Ms. Lillie Pearl Herbert. Read more

Commissioners should ride roads

I would like to respond to your article, “County designates ATRIP projects.” The commissioners say they had a hard time making tough decisions. I don’t ... Read more