Opinion Columnists

Arts center honors Gibson

Mack Gibson was honored for his 12 years as chairman of the Johnson Center for the Arts Board of Directors at the board’s annual retreat ... Read more

‘Little Orphant Annie’ makes a return

The Halloween of my childhood meant crisp fall mornings and cloud-shrouded moons at night. Read more

What’s the best way to take out the trash?

Garbage would normally put most readers to sleep, but Pike County’s contract with Advanced Disposal has been news this summer. Our county offers a contrast ... Read more

A cure for the Common Core

Perhaps the most controversial education policy of the past five years has been the Common Core, adopted to date by 43 states. Read more

Competition and education

The numbers definitely indicate that Alabama’s K-12 education system is in desperate need of improvement. For instance, a recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce state-by-state comparison ... Read more | 1 comment