Opinion

Sunday alcohol sales not likely

Just how much of a step forward is Pike County willing to take? Read more | 1 comment

Troy is an ‘excellent’ place to live

Troy, Alabama is an excellent place to live. There are many good things that Troy has to offer such as a university that brings in ... Read more

What would Daddy think of these cell phones?

Daddy called Mama, “Ma Bell,” for good reason. Mama was a talented talker. What she did before the telephone must be left to speculation. I ... Read more

Prepare now for severe weather threat

We’re four days into Severe Weather Awareness Week for 2014, and it’s a good time to take stock and make sure you are ready in ... Read more

In praise of bettors and speculators

Electronic markets now exist to let people buy or sell contracts on a wide variety of economic, political and societal events. One such market was ... Read more

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Opinion Columnists

The magic of disappearing bunnies

Years ago I wrote for a little weekly newspaper known as The Troy Progress. Recently, this “Chatter Box” suddenly came to mind as I wheeled ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Jackson: Loggers, roads remain a concern

In January of 2013 the Pike County Commission determined to forgo a possible logging ordinance, after several meetings at which representatives from the logging industry ... Read more

Let’s keep shoppers here in Troy

I believe Troy, Alabama is a wonderful town to live in. It’s full of wonderful food options, from a delicious hibachi restaurant to popular fast ... Read more

Let’s add bowling, laser tag

“Mayor for a Day”, wow, that would be amazing! Troy is a wonderful place to live. I would like to be Mayor for a day ... Read more

Troy is an ‘excellent’ place to live

Troy, Alabama is an excellent place to live. There are many good things that Troy has to offer such as a university that brings in ... Read more

Public transportation would benefit Troy

The “Mayor for the Day Contest” is a great idea. It lets students have a voice in the city government. Hopefully, it will also help ... Read more