Letters to the Editor

Take a look around

Tomorrow morning millions of folks in Alabama will turn the switch, throw the car in reverse and head out for the daily responsibilities. Before leaving they’ll give a great deal of thought to where they’re headed, who they’ll...

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An open letter

Mayor Stimpson: January 2016 marked my first visit to Mobile. My husband and I came to town for the First Light Marathon. The race was enjoyable, and our post-race meal at Kitchen on George was delicious, but our stay at the...

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String of Pearls!

[The “String of Pearls”] concept was first sold to Mobile during the Arthur Outlaw and Mike Dow regimes and passed along by the Sam Jones regime, now to the Sandy Simpson regime. However, anyone who purchases pearls knows to put...

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Whatever that means

Editor: A circus in downtown Mobile? It is SHAGARIFFIC! I’m not sure what that word means and it does not pass spellcheck, but if our esteemed wordsmith publisher can use it, so can I. It also somehow seems appropriate for...

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Pat on the back

Rob, Two great articles I wanted to tell you I really enjoyed. First, the Chris Elliot article (Jan. 19). Thanks for calling it like you see it. Also your latest on the schools (“Progress inside ‘failing’ schools,” Jan. 26). I...

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Sounds familiar

Mr. Holbert, Regarding your column “Who’s Chris Elliott trying to fool?” (Jan. 19), I would like to suggest that Commissioner Elliott is now practicing the new politics of the day created by President Trump. Honesty, integrity,...

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The Protest That Wasn’t

To the editor: On Jan. 21, I went to the March for Human Rights in Mobile. As a “sister march” to the Women’s March on Washington, it was organized in three days by a Spring Hill College student. I kind of wanted to go and kind...

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Uncontrolled growth stresses us all

Editor: I would like to offer another point of view concerning Jane Nicholes’ article about subdivisions springing up all over the Eastern Shore (Jan. 19). I wished that another point of view was offered to the uncontrolled...

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Keep it real

Ashley: In regard to your Jan. 19 column, “Puttering through purple political purgatory,” if this article was attempted humor it sure was not funny due to the sorry state of totally biased, untrue reporting that dominates the...

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Make it stop

Hi, I’ve been trying to find a way to stop the delivery of the blue-bagged newspaper tossed in our driveway each week and came across this article you wrote back in April 2015 (Damn the Torpedoes, “Time to stop the newspaper...

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