Category: Editorial

Editorial: Flee violence and engage in soul force

Editorial: Flee violence and engage in soul force

  Monday, the country celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King was an activist during the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 60s until ... Read More

Editorial: Oral history of Phenix City project aims to tell story of overcoming

Editorial: Oral history of Phenix City project aims to tell story of overcoming

Phenix City became an All-America City in 1955, but it took some work to get it that way. Before that time, it was notorious for ... Read More

Editorial: Culver’s, Aldi, Moe’s making the area great

For years, friends and locals have commented on the state of Phenix City: there’s nowhere to eat around here, there’s nothing to do here, and ... Read More

Editorial: The election is over, let’s be friends again

Editorial: The election is over, let’s be friends again

We voted. We shared a piece of our minds. On Tuesday, the U.S. Congress got new leadership from across the country. State legislatures were elected. ... Read More

Editorial: We want you to know who the local candidates are

Editorial: We want you to know who the local candidates are

Any time there is an election coming up, The Citizen strives to inform you, the voters, about the candidates so you can make an educated ... Read More

Editorial: There is no doubt people will chase the facts they want

The editorial cartoon this week struck a cord as I was reminded that, by and large, the American way is to get angry before due ... Read More

Editorial: Local agencies need sponsors for Christmas time

Editorial: Local agencies need sponsors for Christmas time

Christmas is still 96 days away. You’re barely even thinking about it. We’re just now talking about Halloween and there is still a Thanksgiving feast ... Read More

Editorial: Will you now cast your vote?

Editorial: Will you now cast your vote?

Last Tuesday, the polls were open in Phenix City for registered voters to decide if they wanted to move from a city council-appointed Phenix City ... Read More

Editorial: Vote Aug. 28: do you want an elected city school board or not?

Editorial: Vote Aug. 28: do you want an elected city school board or not?

It’s time to vote again. This time the vote isn’t for who will represent your voice in government - not yet, at least. This vote ... Read More

Editorial: The second greatest time of the year is upon us

Editorial: The second greatest time of the year is upon us

While it may not be time yet for cozy socks and pumpkin spice everything, the season is nearing, as high school football kicks off this ... Read More

Editorial: Does it have to get worse to get better?

Editorial: Does it have to get worse to get better?

Voter turnout in Alabama for the primary election in June was one of the lowest turnouts ever. It’s no surprise that the run-off election saw ... Read More

Editorial: Remember the others

Editorial: Remember the others

As we unwind from yesterday’s Independence Day celebrations, we urge you not to forget the legions of others – a battalion apart from our military ... Read More

Editorial: Are you paying attention?

Editorial: Are you paying attention?

Another proposed economic development is on the way in the corporate limits of Phenix City – a retail center housing one or more retail stores ... Read More