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Kramer deserving of retirement as juvenile judge

Imagine sitting in a courtroom looking out over a family and having to make the decision of whether or not they can stay together. Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Alabama attracting new business despite pandemic

While 2020 was a devastating year economically for small businesses and their employees in particular, Alabama continues to make gains in attracting new companies to ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Searching for a pastor

The Internet has changed the pastor search process. Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: We mourn the loss of Bentley

Our community mourns the loss of a very good friend. Read more

6 days ago by Tim Prince.

Living out an Olympic dream

We all remember those days of inspirational speakers coming to our school and telling us anything was possible. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Supreme Court ruling good news for election integrity legislation

This past week’s ruling by the United States Supreme Court upholding voting laws passed by the state of Arizona  will have far reaching consequences for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

How have you been? Good, bad

I met him in an unusual place in 1995. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Rallying behind Ryder

Most of us have seen someone toss something out of a moving car—paper trash, food remnants, chewing gum, the dregs of a drink—or we have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

Leaders in the community at 8 years old

When most of us hear of a tragedy, we stop, we say a prayer and we keep whoever is impacted in our thoughts. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

State lawmakers critical of Biden’s defense budget

By PAUL DEMARCO / Guest Columnist President Joe Biden’s proposed budget for the Department of Defense has raised the concerns of Alabama lawmakers regarding the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Boys and girls, Elmer’s glue and God

Vacation Bible School—what memories it evokes! Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: A dance to remember

As older people start to retire and enter their golden years, it becomes more important than ever to find outlets to keep themselves busy and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nathan Howell.

Helena sets standard for sensory training

With a man in the middle of a local highway appearing to be in some form of psychiatric episode, the responding Helena Police officers didn’t ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Push to ban critical race theory gaining momentum

The debate over critical race theory has swept the nation and has become a contentious issue at school board meetings in almost every state. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

A better way to criticize

A noted Alabama pastor often has opportunity to speak to younger ministers, and he insists they’ll face three certainties: discouragement, fatigue and criticism. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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