Local Commentary Archive

Bibb and Property Tax

In the Wednesday, September 23, 2015 issue of the Centreville Press, it was reported that “Bibb County has the second lowest property tax” in the United States, second only to Tunica, Mississippi. According to the study, using data from 2013, the average property tax payment in Bibb County is $228. To some people, this will

Alcohol in Bibb County: Jurisdiction of the State?

[Editor’s note: This article was written several weeks ago and is NOT reflective of the current legal status of this issue. The principles of the article, however, are still applicable.] On page 1 of the March 11, 2015 issue of the Centreville Press, Lisa Lightsey reported on an action by the Alabama Supreme Court which

Brief Comments on the Brent Industries Explosion

Early in the afternoon on March 11, an explosion occurred at Brent Industries, located off of Highway 5. One man, Keith Leverette, has died as a result of this unfortunate occurrence; at one time, another worker was injured critically, and a third was unaccounted for. Fire responders from Brent, Eoline, Centreville, Tuscaloosa, Green Pond, and

Political Primaries and God’s Sovereignty

Over the last several months leading up to the primary election in Alabama’s 6th district, hundreds of volunteers and staff worked very hard for the candidates running for the civil offices in our district. Countless rallies, meetings, door-to-door canvassing operations, speaking engagements, interviews, debates, and television events were coordinated and conducted, and many concerned men