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The emptiness of Mama’s place

Funny thing about holidays. Read more

3 days ago by Jaine Treadwell.

With COVID-19 cases rising we need to keep doing our part

For nearly 10 months now I’ve talked about the Corona Virus week after week.  This week I want to talk more about the Influenza virus. Read more

3 days ago by Submitted Article.

Rice: I’m thankful for the opportunity to return home

Back in 1997, I moved away from my hometown of Troy to start a newspaper and media career that took me from Alabama to Florida ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Remember: Three fingers point back

My granddaddy said when you point a finger at someone, three fingers are pointing back at you. Read more

2 weeks ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Here’s to a sock-soppin’ New Year

“Agh Agh Ah!” I was caught red-handed.’ Read more

2 weeks ago by Jaine Treadwell.

We lost some good ones this year

As is my annual ritual, my yearend column pays tribute to Alabama political legends who have passed away during the year. Read more

2 weeks ago by Steve Flowers.

Reflections on the year of COVID

Like many people, my son cannot wait for 2020, the “worst year ever,” to end.  I will let historians debate whether 2020 qualifies for this ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dan Sutter.

If that don’t take the tipsy cake

When I was growing up, a few days before Christmas we would go over to Eufaula to get my granny to come and stay with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Hensley.

GOP Senate control is critical

As this 2020 Presidential election year comes to a close, allow me to share some final thoughts on the results with you. Read more

3 weeks ago by Steve Flowers.

A Christmas miracle at midnight

The icy breath billowed from for the cows pastured in the nearby field. Even though Mama had warmed a blanket by the fire and rushed ... Read more

1 month ago by Jaine Treadwell.

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