I recently attended a public hearing assembly held by the Union Springs planning commission and I was dismayed by the number of requests to install mobile housing units within the city limits. Union Springs has an affordable housing shortage and providing a means to relieve this problem is n…
Marking 50 years since the Vietnam War and 200 years of statehood, Auburn High School students invite veterans of the Vietnam War from across Alabama to join them as they seek to document the history of Alabama’s Vietnam War service.
The parking area was overflowing and the gymnasium held a large crowd at the fundraising talent show held at the Conecuh Springs Christian School in Union Springs on March 14, 2019. The stage was bare except for microphones and a background curtain that held a scattering of stars.
After being a patient at U.S. Military Hospital in Yokosuka, Japan as well as Rota, Spain; neither meets the professional healthcare I received at the Bullock County Hospital in small-town Union Springs, Alabama.
Due to a recent video release by an unknown individual depicting a police officer at Bullock County High School attempting to settle an irate student, the concerns of SROs in the schools have increased by some parents.
On September 21, 2018, Lt. Marcus Blackmon, son of Lula Blackmon of Asbury Park, NJ and the Late Theotis E. Mabson of Armstrong, AL, was named Captain of the Asbury Park Fire Department (APFD).
Thank you Bullock County. I have been honored by many, NASA for my work on the Space Shuttle; Rockwell International selected me as a candidate for engineer of the year, twice; Boeing named me to it's Fellow Program and there are many more.
This is a reminder to our Bullock County citizens to review the terrorist attacks on our country on 9/11 in 2001. At 8:46 a.m. on that day the Trade Center in New York City, the largest city in America, was hit by the first of two terrorist-piloted airplanes.
Do you know who your congressional representative is? I only ask because it’d be understandable if you didn’t. Our current representative for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District is Martha Roby, and she has not held a public townhall in this district since 2013. If that seems odd to you, it should.
An article in the 6/20/18 Herald newspaper stated that there would be an emergency meeting to save the Carnegie Public Library in Union Springs on June 20, 2018. Over 60 concerned citizens attended.
As a concerned citizen, I would like to express my concern over a trash problem. I have spoken to Mayor Saint T. Thomas, Jr., Union Springs Chief of Police Danny Jackson, Bullock County Sheriff Raymond Rodgers, City Attorney Elizabeth Smithart, Union Springs Councilman Earl Hinson, Health De…
The questions has been asked, should the teachers/staff in the schools be trained and armed to protect the children/staff from would be killers. My personal opinion/answer is “No.”
I'm sorry to see two more houses coming down in Union Springs across from the Piggly Wiggly shopping center. They aren't grand houses but they do contribute to the overall townscape, providing continuity along E. Conecuh Avenue.