Poverty and education issues continue

Once again, a law passed by the Legislature has landed the state in federal court. It is not the legal status of the Alabama Accountability ... Read more

‘Keep Troy Beautiful’ a good partnership

The City of Troy has long taken pride in its public grounds and spaces. Grass-roots beautification efforts, anti-litter campaigns, and a full-time grounds department are ... Read more

No rest for state leaders in push to lower jobless rate

“Employers are hiring in Alabama.” That’s the message Alabama Department of Labor Commissioner Tom Surtees shared on Friday as the state’s latest unemployment rate statistics ... Read more

Less fat, more veggies is a good change

At least 30 percent of adults in Alabama are obese, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey. Experts say, it’s not ... Read more

Sen. Holley’s efforts benefit worthy projects

Pike County is already enjoying its affiliation with Sen. Jimmy Holley. Colley, the Coffee County lawmaker, will replace Sen. Bryan Taylor, R-Prattville, as the state ... Read more