Opinion

Letter: Newspaper shouldn’t promote Rattlesnake Rodeo

I’m disappointed that the Andalusia Star-News continues to promote the Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo without any discussion of the harms caused by the capture and mistreatment ... Read more

No regrets for finding courage to change

I stood in front of the mirror and struggled a little trying to fit the curve of a new earring in my earlobe. Then it ... Read more

How can we change perceptions?

Recently, Hazel Lee organized an event at the Carver Center in Florala designed to start a dialogue between law enforcement and the community. Hazel, has ... Read more

Happily ever after looked good on her

When I hear the name Doris Day, it stirs up memories of innocence and romance. Yesterday, I read this actress is 91-years-old (or 93 depending ... Read more

Of Confederate soldier, President Roosevelt, and “teddy bears”

  The governor and board of education proclaim April as Confederate History Month. One of the most admired black Confederate veterans is Holt Collier, a ... Read more

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Opinion Columnists

If your rice didn’t spill this week, be thankful

By American standards, people in Nepal have practically nothing in the best of times. Chris Jackson and his son Jake recently visited the country on ... Read more

Train’s whistle calls her back in time

A friend happened to be at my house one morning when a train whistle sounded from several blocks away. I often hear it when I ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Nature offers gifts we should treasure

Dear Editor, I have taken up walking as a means of exercise. This morning was the earliest I have gone walking down at Lake Jackson. ... Read more

What did city do with tax dollars?

To the editor: I’ve just learned that the mayor and council at Tuesday night’s council meeting, voted to extend sidewalks on Stanley Avenue and Dunson ... Read more

Gaming is here; legalize it, create jobs

Alabama’s Gov. Robert Bentley is correct; Alabama has a $500 – $700 million dollar hole to fill, (depending on who you talk to). The State ... Read more

Playing ‘What if’ can be pleasant pasttime

Have you ever thought about people and places and how they might affect your life? I have often wondered what would be the outcome if ... Read more

Letter: Newspaper shouldn’t promote Rattlesnake Rodeo

I’m disappointed that the Andalusia Star-News continues to promote the Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo without any discussion of the harms caused by the capture and mistreatment ... Read more