Early on it appeared that the best political races of the year would be for legislative seats. Indeed, with this being a lackluster year for ... Read more
By Tom Purcell Get this: People are becoming addicted to their smartphones. According to a report from Flurry Analytics, says The Washington Post’s Style ... Read more
By Tom Purcell Proms sure have gotten expensive these days. According to the San Jose Mercury News, high school kids spend nearly $4 billion annually ... Read more
By Daniel Sutter This is an election year, the first state elections since I moved to Alabama. I was surprised to learn that Alabama elects ... Read more
The city of Troy on Tuesday tabled consideration of an ordinance to address a much-needed leash law. The city leaders had discussed the law at ... Read more
- Will summer be ‘hot as a fox’s behind’?
- The magic of disappearing bunnies
- Proposed leash law may meet with resistance
- Do you know the ‘Free State of Winston’?
- Speeding locomotives = train wrecks
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
Letters to the Editor
I stand with 21 Republican probate judges from across Alabama to support Judge Reese McKinney as the next Secretary of State. We made our endorsement ... Read more
This letter is in response to the article on Tuesday, July 8 about the solid waste collection system being “broken”. Since the trash pick-up became ... Read more
A huge THANK YOU to Jaine Treadwell and the others who are working on stories for the garbage customers of Pike County. Read more
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