Plenty to love about Mayberry, I mean Alexander City

Someone asked me Tuesday night at the Community Open House to unveil the draft of Alexander City’s Comprehensive Plan Update if I was enjoying being ... Read more

New editor at newspaper continuing tradition of high quality

Dear Editor: It was a sad day for me when Virginia Spears announced she would be leaving the Outlook. In my estimation you certainly had ... Read more

It’s time for the Fair Tax Act to become the law of the land

Dear Editor:  The Fair Tax Act, HR25/S122 has been held up by the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee since 1997.  This is a travesty ... Read more

Red Cross will miss former Director Melissa Poe

Dear Editor: Today is a sad day. I resigned as a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Lakes Chapter of the American ... Read more

Don’t abandon animals, there are better options

There are few things that get my blood boiling more than seeing an animal that wants nothing more than to be a loving pet being ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Discretionary spending nothing new for county commissioners

Dear Editor: The article on Wednesday’s Outlook about County Commissioners spending discretionary funds like drunken sailors on shore leave shouldn’t surprise us. This practice has ... Read more

Opinion Columns

Sometimes life hands us what amounts to fuzzy math

A funny thing happened to me this week. Wednesday evening, I had a few minutes to burn before meeting my wife for a late dinner at ... Read more

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