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 By Our View    Opinion    March 14, 2019 

Don't let lack of insurance rumble home

Do you have earthquake coverage in your homeowners policy? It's a question that's really never answered until an earthquake hits close to home. Our bet is most people in California have earthquake insurance. We remember back in 1997 when there was...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    March 7, 2019

Giving help to really help out

Like most of us, we were watching and listening Sunday afternoon as storms roared through our area. If you were attempting to watch TV you got interrupted. This area dodged a bullet; but we can't say the same for the people in Lee County who got...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    February 28, 2019

Keep an open mind on codes in Flomaton

Over the past 20 or so years we've seen the town of Flomaton attempt to implement zoning within the town limits only to see those efforts die. We've long advocated that zoning was needed to attract businesses and we know we've lost potential...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    February 21, 2019

Keep your money local

If you watch TV or surf the internet, you've seen those tear-jerking advertisements seeking donations to help save starving and cold dogs. 'For as little as $$$ a month you can help this animal find a safe home' is how most of these commercials...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    February 14, 2019

Extension office opens doors for all

Our feeling is that most people take it for granted that when they go to the grocery store they will find meat, vegetables and other items they all need to make dinner. We doubt that anybody pauses to think about how that pork chop, steak, potato,...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    February 7, 2019

Stay involved in education

Today, schools within the Escambia County (Ala.) School System open their doors to parents for conferences with teachers to visit with those who have the responsibility of educating their children. Teachers have a tough job and it only gets tougher w...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    January 31, 2019

Best to error on caution

We all make tough decisions based on the best knowledge we can get into our brains. This past week a lot of school superintendents across the state of Alabama had to make a decision on whether or not to keep the school doors open in the wake of a pos...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    January 24, 2019

Give a cop a thank you

Have you ever just walked up to a cop and said 'Thank you' for the job they do? Most of us haven't. A Mobile police officer was shot and killed over the weekend doing his job – protecting the people of that community. Last we read there have been...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    January 17, 2019

Council makes right call on police patrol

We applaud the Flomaton Town Council for taking the first step toward boosting a law enforcement presence in the town and within the police jurisdiction. Monday night was the first step in what we hope is a long-term plan to make sure we have at...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    January 10, 2019

Riverview bridge needs finishing

Progress sometimes hurts. When the state or county has to shut down roads to make repairs it can cause hardships for people who use those roads on a daily basis, whether going to school, work or simply to the grocery store. But those repairs are...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    January 3, 2019

Don't base it all on scores

The Alabama Department of Education recently released its annual 'Report Card' for school systems and schools across the state and our personal feeling is those scores released are as worthless as the paper they are written on. We'll admit that we...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    December 27, 2018

Social media strikes again

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is now reaching out to have officials take a close look and see if crimes were committed during his race against Roy Moore saying information has surfaced that fellow Democrats used a social media 'experiment' to help him win...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    December 6, 2018

Be careful, holidays to help scams

'Tis the season is also 'Tis the season to be cautious of scams, thefts and other tragedies that somehow show up as we enter the Christmas season. We all want to feel a little more generous during the Christmas season. It makes us feel a little...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    November 29, 2018

Honor Austin, become an organ donor

Are you an organ donor? It's one of the most important things we all need to do. And it's simple. When you either get your first driver's license or renew your current one at the Escambia County Judge of Probate's office, among a few other things you...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    November 22, 2018

Others can see what you post on web

They put these public service announcements all over the radio and television stations basically telling you to be careful what you post on Facebook or on the Internet because what you think is private becomes very, very public. We can remember when...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    November 15, 2018

Beware: jury scare is just a scam for cash

There's a scam going around you need to be made aware of. We received an email from Escambia County (Ala.) Circuit Clerk John Robert Fountain last week warning people of the scam. He sent the email after he had two individuals come to his office...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    November 8, 2018

The right call was made in FHS game

We really don't know who to give the kudos to for the decision on Oct. 26 to keep Flomaton High School starting quarterback Daquan Johnson on the sidelines during the second half of Flomaton High School's 20-13 victory over T.R. Miller High School....

 
 By Our View    Opinion    November 1, 2018

Veterans died to let us vote

If you didn't read it on the front page, we want to remind people that today (Nov. 1) is the last day to apply for an absentee ballot for the Nov. 6 General Election. The circuit clerk's office at the courthouse will be open until 4 p.m. today to...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    October 25, 2018

Voter turnout shows lack of caring in Ala.

We read with interest a story published by al.com this week that looked at voter turnout in all 67 Alabama counties during the June primary elections. They ranked the counties from one to 67 based on the percent of registered voters in each county wh...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    October 18, 2018

Majority vote doesn't win in Flomaton

We agree with Flomaton Councilman Buster Crapps that the majority rules and the wishes of the Flomaton Town Council should be granted. Flomaton has voted twice to approve the sale of alcohol on Sundays in an effort to keep tax dollars from heading...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Tough, right decisions are made on storm

When storms approach we all want information and there are people up the line that have to make some decisions. Those include school superintendents who have to make a decision on whether or not to hold school to emergency management directors...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    October 4, 2018

Help fight hunger by donating

We don't know Na'Keetric Devonte Davison. What we know is the 26-year old homeless man is in the Escambia County Detention Center on multiple charges following a break-in at the Flomaton First Baptist Church Daycare in Flomaton and a building next...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    September 27, 2018

Help show support to festivals

We offer our thanks to the many people who worked hard to put on Railroad Junction Day in Flomaton this past Saturday. We also offer out thanks to the people who put on the Jay Peanut Festival, the Alabama Blueberry Festival in Brewton and William...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    September 13, 2018

Truly honor Curtis Glaize with seatbelt

No one here at the Tri-City Ledger knew Curtis Roberson Glaize. We learned a lot about the young man this week as we talked to fellow classmates and others who knew the 24-year old graduate of T.R. Miller, who was killed in a single-vehicle crash ear...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    September 6, 2018

Base storm concerns on facts not fear

We talked to Escambia County Emergency Management Director over the past few days about how Tropical Storm Gordon would effect our area. We put a lot of trust in Adams because he's getting his information from the horse's mouth and not off of Faceboo...

 

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