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Remember to shop local this year

Ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. This week, we’ll celebrate Thanksgiving and after that will be the mad dash to Christmas. While ... Read more

6 days ago by Robert Blankenship.

Williams: “We must keep Alabama Open”

Emblazoned above the doors of the Alabama State House is a Latin phrase that is translated “We Dare Defend Our Rights”. It is a symbol ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Lisa Tindell.

Rural Hospital Day to be celebrated Thursday

This year, we celebrate the Power of Rural Hospitals on Thursday, Nov, 19.  Alabama’s 53 rural hospitals always deserve to be celebrated, but now more ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Lisa Tindell.

Hospital observes Rural Health Day

To the editor: As we look forward to celebrating National Rural Health Day on Nov. 19, we cannot ignore how the healthcare landscape has changed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Lisa Tindell.

Looking back: Band festival draws thousands

Thirty years ago, in 1990, Robbie Cotten. a native and resident of Brewton, was named the top amateur golfer in Alabama. Anthony Redmon, a former ... Read more

1 month ago by Lisa Tindell.

Growth of any kind is a good thing

Last week the work started to be evident with the planned construction of a new facility downtown. I know that there have been some controversial ... Read more

2 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

Looking Back: 30 Years ago

Thirty years ago, in 1990, life went on although most of us had our minds on the small country of Kuwait and what was happening ... Read more

2 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

Debates are just a different circus

Like most of the country, I watched the presidential debate last week. And, also like much of the country, my mind didn’t get changed at ... Read more

2 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

We live in the best community

When our people get knocked down, they get back up again – and they help their neighbors get back up, too. Last week Hurricane Sally ... Read more

2 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

It could have been worse

I was just like most of your for most of last week. No power, no phone, no internet, no way to go anywhere. Since I ... Read more

2 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

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