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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 months 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 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Here’s to a sock-soppin’ New Year

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

2 months 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 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Public health mandates are political

Governments across the country have imposed numerous public health policies to control COVID-19.  A prominent one has been requiring the wearing of masks in public; ... Read more

2 months ago by Dan Sutter.

Who will get vaccinated first?

Vaccines from Moderna and BioNTech/Pfizer are nearing approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Read more

3 months ago by Dan Sutter.

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