Steve Flowers

Do you know the ‘Free State of Winston’?

When Alabama was being settled in the early 1800s our first settlers were diverse in their origins. Our river regions were the most desirable lands. ... Read more

GOP has grip on state offices

ast week we highlighted and handicapped the statewide races for the top five constitutional offices of governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, treasurer and agriculture commissioner. ... Read more

Taking a look at Congress

Last week’s column expounded on the two different concepts that members of Congress perceive their roles to be in Washington. Our two senators are classic ... Read more

Alabama’s 2014 elections will be sleepers

With each passing day it becomes less likely that Gov. Robert Bentley will get any serious opposition in his reelection bid. Read more