Columnists

Rock star treatment really rocks

Editor’s note: Long-time Star-News employee Stephanie Nelson recently was named publisher of our sister paper, The Brewton Standard. Those who have long loved stories about ... Read more

Gun-toting Peterson is back

Currently there are 31 statewide elected offices in Alabama and all 31 are held by Republicans. However, the Democrats have fielded a respectable slate of ... Read more

Got ants? Get yourself an ardvark

Aren’t there amazing things in the world around us? Look what Mother Nature gives us — flowers, trees, birds, bees, tawny crazy ants… Yep, we’ve ... Read more

Let people vote on lottery

By Rep. Craig Ford We are now more than two-thirds of the way through this year’s legislative session in Montgomery and, once again, our state ... Read more

Grocery shopping once simpler

These days the choices offered in grocery stores overwhelm me. During my lifetime, grocery shopping has changed from simple to quite involved. For years, both ... Read more