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Taking a trip to Candy Land

It’s a dream for many kids. To be thrust into a board game that they love to play. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

2022 U.S. Senate race off and running

The timing of when Richard Shelby would retire from the United States Senate has been a contention of debate by political wags for years. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

The redemption network

Many of us remember the three networks we had on television in the olden days. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Celebrating Black history

Amid my life of 59 years, I look back on my first memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: The loss of a pet is never easy

I remember it like it was yesterday. I got home for the weekend from the University of Alabama on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011. Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Rocky was more than a good boy

It’s one of the saddest days in any pet owner’s life. The day they have to say goodbye. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

How would Jesus drive?

It was a number of years ago that 8-year-old Whitney stopped me in the church hallway. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Legislative session may lead to new showdown

As we are almost a year into the pandemic, Alabama has undergone the same turmoil as other states on how to address the health and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Childhood memories come full circle

There’s something satisfying about putting on a vinyl record. Read more

2 weeks ago by Scott Mims.

I refuse to pay for Gov. Ivey’s lies until I retire

There’s a swamp in Washington, but I smell a rat in Montgomery. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

A bittersweet end to a 32-day battle

With applause raining down on him from both sides, Mike Waits is rolled to freedom. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Legislative priorities must be combating pandemic, growing economy

Since 2010, the Alabama Legislature has been governed by a supermajority of members of the Republican Party in both chambers. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Reports of my death

Church leaders permit me to teach a course each semester at the local community college. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Sweetening a dog’s day

My husband and I are proud parents to a lively golden retriever named Wrigley. Read more

3 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

Penhale will live on in Helena history

Not many of us can say we are responsible for the transformation of a city during the span of 45 years, but former Helena Mayor ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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