Just when it seemed that Gov. Robert Bentley might be re-elected without serious opposition, now comes word that a Democratic state senator is considering challenging the incumbent. And he has Auburn connections.
State Sen. Billy Beasley, a Barbour County Democrat, is said to be seriously considering throwing his hat into the ring. Beasley’s district stretches through several counties and includes south Auburn. A pharmacist, Beasley formerly ran Toomer’s Drugs, when the establishment known for its lemonade had a drug store on premises.
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