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April is child abuse and neglect prevention month

April is Child Abuse Prevention and Neglect Month. Shelby County is blessed that we have fewer reports of child abuse and neglect than many counties ... Read more

Legislators to focus on job growth in 2016

The Alabama Department of Labor’s latest job report released last November showed an increase in employment throughout the state.Shelby County, Alabama’s fastest growing county, is ... Read more

The Great Symbol of America

Our flag was the first and most important symbol in America and has stood for over 200 years. It has been amazing to see the ... Read more

Why students should consider community colleges

Planning for college is an exciting time filled with many decisions. Many students are concerned about deciding a major and others about how they will ... Read more

Reform payday lending, respect free market

There are four times as many payday lenders in Alabama than there are McDonald’s. I run a business for a living, so I understand the ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

The Great Symbol of America

Our flag was the first and most important symbol in America and has stood for over 200 years. It has been amazing to see the ... Read more

Driving into an intersection when the other road has the right of way is somewhat difficult, especially if one is driving onto a main road. Read more

Where has Christmas gone?

While out Christmas shopping today, we were listening to an old favorite of mine - Bing Crosby singing "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like ... Read more

Support local amendment

In addition to other important matters, Shelby County voters will have an opportunity to vote on Local Amendment No. 1 in the November 4 General ... Read more

Guarantee right to carry

I have had a concealed-carry permit for over 20 years, and not once in that time have I ever had need to pull my weapon. Read more

More Articles

  1. Knowledge alone is not enough
  2. Graduates, the future is yours
  3. Small businesses ‘heartbeat’ of county
  4. Don’t take our public servants for granted
  5. Turn summer setback into a comeback
  6. Who’s really calling the plays?
  7. Well done, graduates
  8. County deserves representation
  9. Band, community make a statement
  10. “Being Accountable Isn’t Spineless”
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