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 ...

Opinion

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. ...

Jaine Treadwell

Pink plastic and best friends

Trudging inside with a week’s groceries in pink plastic bags, my thoughts turned back to my early teenage ...

Jaine Treadwell

Stories are told

As far back as I can remember, we had an indoor toilet. Before I can remember, I’m not ...

Opinion Columnists

Pandemic has been stressful, tough

Throughout the last 20 months you may have heard me say this Covid-19 Pandemic is not a sprint, ...

Opinion Columnists

Prison issue tackled; New prisons on the way

The problem of overcrowded prisons is a dilemma that has been facing Alabama for close to a decade. ...

Opinion Columnists

Living with COVID has a toll

For nearly two years now, Americans have lived with SARS-CoV-2. We know it better than we once did. ...

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