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Will Sellers: The Perpetual Winner
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Will Sellers: The Perpetual Winner

Winston Churchill’s come from behind win 70 years ago this month ranks among history’s greatest political resurrections, but this accomplishment, improbable as it was at the time, is sweeter when understood in the context of his catastrophic loss some six years earlier.

Eric Hare: Business needs a fair shake from Washington on the Federal Claims Act
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Eric Hare: Business needs a fair shake from Washington on the Federal Claims Act

Entrepreneurs don’t like to ask for help. While small business owners have sometimes received assistance from Washington during this crisis, most of us would prefer to get through it on our own. One thing we do want, however, is a fair shake and for Washington to not to make things worse. On this front, I am concerned about legislation moving through Congress that would make it easier for trial lawyers to sue small businesses that hold government contracts.

Op-Ed: Don’t Let Vaccine Hesitancy Become Vaccine Regret
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Op-Ed: Don’t Let Vaccine Hesitancy Become Vaccine Regret

Having questions isn’t bad.  Having COVID is bad.  Spreading the virus to others is bad.  Even for those who do recover from the virus, many are experiencing serious and lingering health issues such as lung problems, joint pain, fatigue, confusion and an inability to concentrate.  Some report to doctors that they simply don’t feel like themselves anymore. 

Daily News Digest – August 8, 2021
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Daily News Digest – August 8, 2021

We have a pretty big correction we need to clarify about today’s last story. Matthew Hammett is not Seth Hammett’s son but a relative. We are sorry for the mistake. 1. Racing toward a new record Alabama is racing toward virus numbers it last saw at the peak of the pandemic, with 2,134 COVID-19 patients...

Gas prices rise, could hold steady
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Gas prices rise, could hold steady

In Alabama, the average price for regular gasoline is $2.82 per gallon, according to AAA. Prices are higher in coastal and south rural Alabama, where a gallon of gas can cost upwards of $3.00. Diesel now costs $3.03 per gallon on average in Alabama.

ADEM: Protecting Alabama’s Waters Requires More Than Lawsuits
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ADEM: Protecting Alabama’s Waters Requires More Than Lawsuits

Recent heavy rains put the spotlight on one of the most common yet extremely difficult to resolve environmental concerns – untreated or partially treated sewage getting into our rivers, lakes and streams. Inflow of rainwater through cracked pipes or faulty manhole covers and infiltration of groundwater through deteriorated sewer lines can overwhelm a sewer system and send sewage into waterways.