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Mission accomplished

By   /  July 20, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Mission accomplished

It was hot. Probably as hot as everybody expected it to be. By the time the walkers got to Heritage Park, most folks had sweat running down their face and their clothes were at least damp if not wet. But the discomfort was worth participating in the love walk and rally that was held Sunday […]

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‘Unity instead of division’

By   /  July 20, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on ‘Unity instead of division’

By John Brantley Written Sunday evening, July 17 As I was driving to church this afternoon, I noticed a police officer standing in the middle of the road at the 4-way stop. For a split second, my heart dropped because I saw a police officer drive right by him followed by a large group of […]

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Keeping illegals out of Alabama

By   /  July 20, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Keeping illegals out of Alabama

By Congressman Bradley Byrne Our nation has a serious problem with illegal immigrants crossing our border each and every day. Recently, the immigration issue made its way to Southwest Alabama when the Obama Administration announced they were considering a plan to house unaccompanied alien children (UACs) at two Navy airfields in Baldwin County. The airfields […]

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Inside the Statehouse

By   /  July 20, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers Sometimes when I observe national politics I am enthralled by the magnificent creation of our American government. When our forefathers founded our democracy it was grounded in British parliamentarian philosophy with a unique American blend, which of course omitted a monarchy. Now, 240 years later, it is a very representative democracy. As […]

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After the Fourth

By   /  July 20, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on After the Fourth

By Hardy Jackson Guest Columnist Back in 1988, I wrote a piece for the Atlanta Constitution and without knowing it, set out on a journey that nearly a quarter of a century later, resulted in The Rise and Decline of the Redneck Riviera. In that book I chronicled the changes that occurred along the coast […]

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Working together to solve problems

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Working together to solve problems

By Congressman Bradley Byrne Is it really as bad as it seems? That is a question I get all the time. People want to know if the partisanship and gridlock in Washington is actually like what they see on television. The short answer is no. The reality is Republicans and Democrats often work together on […]

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Skeeters

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Skeeters

By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson I hate mosquitoes. More to the point, I hate female mosquitoes. They are the ones who suck your blood. They are the ones that leave the itchy, throbbing welt that just plain hurts. They are the ones that kill more people around the world than any other animal – except […]

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Inside the Statehouse

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers As if we have not been inundated enough with politics this year, hold on to your seats. Over the next few weeks that is all you will hear, read or see. The Republican Convention is set for July 18-22 in Cleveland and the Democratic Convention will begin on July 25 in Philadelphia. […]

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Thanks to Warren, Rogers

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Thanks to Warren, Rogers

To the editor: It is true that very few things stay the same over time. However, The Atmore City Pool program is truly an exception to that thought! It has been over 20 years since my children were taken to the pool for swimming lessons in the mornings and fun swim in the afternoons. Now, […]

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Atmore News 2.0

By   /  July 6, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Atmore News 2.0

Earlier this year when we had some changes at Atmore News, our co-worker Tom Tschida dubbed our paper Atmore News 2.0. In other words, it was the next version. Two employees left. A short time later, two new folks came on board – Daniel White, ad account manager, and Don Fletcher, reporter. With this week’s […]

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