Opinion

COLUMN: The colors of a great cause

Fundraiser runs are relatively common, especially as warmer weather arrives, and keeping up with the different runs planned throughout the year can be difficult. Read more

4 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

It was never supposed to last this long

As our newsroom shifted into COVID-19 coverage a year ago when news broke of the first confirmed case in the state on Friday, March 13, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Keep yourselves from idols

It’s a rather strange story in 1 Samuel 19. The writer told of David who had become a cause celebre after dispatching the fierce giant ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

State Legislature to debate election reform bills

After the Nov. 6 presidential election this past fall, there have been calls for election reforms from all sides. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: The last year in COVID-19

A year ago, I would have been sitting down to write this column in a normal world on Friday morning, March 13, 2020. Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

SCS does the right thing with band refunds

It has been a long year for parents with children in the Chelsea High School marching band. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

State legislature should prioritize public safety

Across the country, crime rates have soared in the nation’s cities. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Do verbal stumbles define us?

Some political pundits were quick to criticize a newly-elected U.S. senator who said in an interview the three branches of government are the “House, the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: To cancel or not to cancel

One of the most controversial subjects under the spotlight this week—perhaps, dare I say, even more controversial than masks—is the phenomenon known as “cancel culture,” ... Read more

1 month ago by Scott Mims.

Vaccine numbers should be more readily available

It has been more than two months since the vaccine rollout began in Alabama, yet, many are still struggling to receive the vaccine even if ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

UAB should act on professor’s callous Limbaugh comments

The University of Alabama Birmingham is a renowned educational facility in our state. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Healing not always part of God’s plan

She was a well-known preacher and faith healer who came to Birmingham. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Pandemic shows ADPH flaws

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the structural weakness in the Alabama Department of Public Health. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Remembering the beautiful Barbara Belisle

I had the great privilege this month of working on a story about the life and legacy of Barbara Belisle, a long-time treasure of the ... Read more

2 months ago by Emily Sparacino.

Taking a trip to Candy Land

It’s a dream for many kids. To be thrust into a board game that they love to play. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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