Opinion

Column: Jim Duren lived a life of harmony

It’s hard to watch anyone you love cry with sorrow, much less three loved ones at the same time. But sitting inside Hunter Street Baptist ... Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

Holiday break marks important stretch for COVID battle

It has been nine months. Nine months of agony, pain and disruption in our daily lives. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Alabama unemployment decrease a sign of economic recovery

A recent report of those unemployed in Alabama shows that the state is still suffering from the effects of COVID-19, but heading in the right ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

The road they travel

I purchased the first season DVD compilation of “The Wild, Wild West” from the mark-down shelf lately. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: COVID-19, social media driving us further apart

Lots of good things have come from social media. It is highly satisfying to reconnect with a good friend from your school days and catch ... Read more

1 month ago by Scott Mims.

A light that should brighten your life

Greystone Elementary student Braxton Weidman, 8, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in September shortly after the start of the 2020-2021 school year. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Election results reveal details about voter preferences

Now that we have the results from the recent election in our state, we can look deeper into the preferences voters had in Alabama. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

My life as a Presbyterian

When I moved to Marion, Alabama to begin work at Judson College, one of the more interesting events was an invitation to preach at the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Removing financial barriers

I spent countless hours of my childhood at a dance studio, taking ballet and jazz classes. Read more

1 month ago by Emily Sparacino.

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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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