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Gov. John Patterson’s first lesson about government

Governor John Patterson, who passed away earlier this year at 99, shared a funny story that occurred during ...

Jaine Treadwell

Remember to whisper a daily prayer

T he preacher man said that we should pray in all things. If he was talking to me, ...

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Judge Aderholt was a great Alabamian; he will be missed

Alabama has a legacy of great men who have served as judges in our state. Recently, revered, retired, ...

Jaine Treadwell

Remembering our American veterans

I used to think of veterans as balding men who rode in parades and gathered at barbecues and ...

Opinion Columnists

Remembering legendary House member Jim Preuitt

Jim Preuitt, a legendary House member, State Senator, and Probate Judge of Talladega County passed away in September ...

Jaine Treadwell

Cravings wrought by rat cheese

Standing in the line at the grocery store, I started to salivate at the mere sight of the ...

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Redistricting session in Alabama is underway

Every 10 years the nation has a census count. There is a reason for that dissemination of our ...

Jaine Treadwell

A moonshiner on the loose

Lawd! Lawd! That’s what my granny would say when things turned upside down and inside out. So. Lawd! ...

Opinion Columnists

Defense spending remains important for Alabama

During the Great Depression and coming out of World War II, the deep south had immense power in ...

Opinion Columnists

Seniority vs. Senility: How old is too old for senators?

Our senior senator, Richard Shelby, will be remembered as Alabama’s most prominent senator when he retires next December. ...

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