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Preventative measures will save our summer

We all have a bad case of quarantine fatigue. We are tired of living in what feels like lockdown limbo. The weather is warmer, summer ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Ramifications of defunding police

As I’m writing this, there is a hue and cry (a term I chose carefully) all across America for us to defund the police. Some ... Read more

4 weeks ago by W Gregory Ward.

Be safe as summer heat begins

If you’ve been outside in the last few days, this isn’t breaking news, but it’s hot outside. Unfortunately, as summer goes on it’s only going ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Death of George Floyd was uncalled for and unacceptable

The death of George Floyd was uncalled for and is unacceptable.  The officer who murdered Mr. Floyd and those officers who stood by and did ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Protests should end, but conversation continue

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd died in Powdertown, a relatively unknown community south of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, after an encounter with the local police. ... Read more

1 month ago by W Gregory Ward.

Class of 2020 has a lot of history left to live through

The high school class of 2020 went through an odd year.  That set me thinking about my grandmother and the times she lived through. We ... Read more

1 month ago by W Gregory Ward.

Welcome back summer workouts

In her latest amendment to the safer-at-home order on Thursday, May 21, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced athletic activities can resume for team sports starting ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Sports still doing what they do best — offering escape from the world around us

The last few months have taken its toll on all of us in different ways. We can’t imagine what the families of people in the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Different kind of Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day is when we honor and remember the many individuals who have selflessly sacrificed their lives in service to the United States. Memorial Day ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Graduations are now in sight

OUR VIEW: It was only a few weeks ago when the community was heartbroken for the senior class of 2020 and the harsh reality that ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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