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The time to support local news is now

Congress has an opportunity to pass legislation that benefits all local citizens, businesses and even protects our democracy. ...

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If you don’t vote, you can’t complain

Earlier this week, it was reported that voter turnout for the Primary Election on Tuesday, May 24 was ...

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We need more dogs in schools

More dogs in schools? That’s right, it’s something that needs to happen across Shelby County and beyond.

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Brenda Gantt: Bigger than life

I’ve met many famous people throughout my career—presidents, movie stars, authors, Miss Americas, singers, athletes, politicians and more.

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Alabama redistricting problems haunt election integrity for voters

Alabama lawmakers handling of redistricting of both Legislative and Congressional districts was one of the more disgraceful acts ...

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Don’t marry a Canaanite

It used to be said that we had more Baptists than kudzu in Alabama. Now there are a ...

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Remember our local amenities

I can mention the words “pandemic” and “inflation” and safely assume that most of you have been, or ...

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Keeping legacies alive by giving others a chance

When their daughter passed away in September 2020 at the age of 9, they were heartbroken, but Dustin ...

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Low voter turnout for Alabama 2022 Primary Elections

So the 2022 Alabama Primary Election is behind us, and we can now look back to what happened.

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Going to Sin City

I thought of it a few days ago when the Southern Baptist Convention determined to move its 2023 ...

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Another senseless tragedy has us thinking

What if you woke up this morning and it was the last with your child? That was the ...

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On turning the other cheek

It was the slap heard ‘round the world when actor Will Smith assaulted comedian Chris Rock at the ...

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The mid-mid-mid-life crisis

This just in! The incredibly cringy phrase, “adulting is hard,” is unfortunately true. (File)

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Republican primary senate contest a close one down to the wire

After months of crisscrossing the state, the candidates are down to their last days of campaigning before the ...

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The offense of the gospel

When I was a boy preacher I heard affirmations from congregants such as, “Preacher, you really stepped on ...

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