Opinion Columnists

Remembering the snow

Before I moved down to Alabama, I lived up north for most of my life. When it started snowing this week, it brought back a ... Read more

Shouldn’t they learn about this in school?

Millions of Americans were angered by the government bailouts of financial institutions caught up in the 2008 collapse of the real estate market. Leading financial ... Read more

Sharp: Being your best self

In my weekly column, I often advise readers to be their best self. While that seems like a relatively simple thing to do, it’s actually ... Read more

The road not taken

Most everyone familiar with American poetry knows Robert Frost’s poem “The Road Not Taken.” In Mrs. Vaughn’s eighth grade class at Charles Henderson Middle School, ... Read more

Alexander and the gymnosophists

Alexander the Great was born in Pella in 356 BC. He became king of Macedon in 336 and began a 13 year rule that saw ... Read more