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We’ll never truly know what happened to Kat West

The Kat West murder trial captivated many of us from the start of that eerie morning almost three years ago on Jan. 13, 2018. Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

November brings good news from U.S. Air Force

While it seems like everything we hear out of Washington D.C. is bad these days, two announcements this past week will bring welcome news to Alabama. Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Can we really forgive and forget?

I was in utter terror. I couldn’t find it, and she was insistent. Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: A special way to help kids this Christmas

For many of us, a Christmas gift means something we’ve had our eye on all year, normally something new, shiny and often times expensive. Read more

23 hours ago by Alec Etheredge.

Expanding the beauty of OMSP a good idea

Oak Mountain State Park has long been one of the top tourist attractions in Shelby County. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Alabama must strengthen, not weaken election laws

As the nation watches the news unfold about allegations of fraud and irregularities in some battleground states, Election Day in Alabama appeared to generally run ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Book burning and a call to commitment

Keith and I were classmates at the seminary in Louisville, and he moved on to serve as pastor in Tennessee. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Don’t let 2020 kill your spirit

My grandmother used to tell me stories from her childhood, and some of the most memorable ones revolved around Christmas. Read more

1 week ago by Scott Mims.

New mayors, council members can continue to make our county great

While much of the country, and even the world, has been infatuated with the 2020 presidential election the last two weeks, there has been something ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Marathon Senate campaign for the history books ends with Tuberville win

With Tommy Tuberville’s election to the United States Senate, this has been one of the most interesting political stories in Alabama history. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Failure is never final

Youth culture calls it an “epic fail.” Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Unique approaches to prevention

No parents want to hear their teenager is struggling with substance abuse. Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

Shelby County’s voter turnout commendable

Some stood in line for 15 minutes or less, while others were in winding lines for as many as three hours—all to exercise their right ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Long election season in Alabama comes to a close this week

With the elections behind us this week, Alabama voters are probably relived that the campaign are finally over after months of campaigns. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Patriotism is more than a feeling

The apostle Paul exhorted Christians in Romans 13 to obey the government as God's "deacon," or servant, who punishes evil and upholds the good. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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