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I am alone ( Depression)

Feeling down from time to time is a normal part of life, but when emotions such as hopelessness and despair take hold and just won't go away, you may have depression. Depression makes it tough to...

Sheriff Sedinger would like to warn people about SCAMS and Identity Theft.

There are people who make a living by separating good, honest, hard-working, trusting people from their hard earned money. Please be aware of these SCAMS! There is not a Police Department or...

From the desk of Mayor Jerry Willis

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the citizens of Wetumpka for re-electing me as your mayor for four more years. Your confidence in me is humbling and I will continue to work hard to...

Citizens Academy

"Bidness as Usual" in Lee County & Alabama

Forgive the overload of issues to address starting in Lee County. It seems removing Hubbard as Speaker of the House made little difference. It became crystal clear Hubbard minions would shamelessly...

POLITICAL CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

For many years, I have wondered about the procedures employers use to select applicants who apply for jobs. The first qualifications that come to mind are education and experience—presumably the...

Bits and Pieces; Pt.5

Sitting here on vacation, there are so many things going on but today I only want to cover two items for now. There are sunny beaches to see so here goes. 1. The Olympics: First of all, after all the ...

Continuing Despite Our Discouragement

Our nation is less than 90 days away from electing the next president of our United States of America, although “united” seems to be a misnomer with the divisive...

Inside the Statehouse

With Labor Day approaching it signifies that the long hot summer will soon be coming to an end. It seems that the summers are getting hotter and hotter. I was born and raised in south Alabama so I...

The Best of 2016

Contrary to popular belief, soccer is not the fastest growing sport in America. College football is. In the last four years, thirty-six football programs have been started or re-started at NCAA,...

Kinkajou

The kinkajous are from Central and South America, they primarily live in trees, hang by their tail, and love to eat fruit and honey. However, the kinkajou (Potos flavus) is not a primate. Actually...

Making Sure We leave a Good Impression With Non-hunters

I know a lot of you folks have deer on the brain for just about every waking moment, and I can say that I'm no different. I'm always thinking about all the different things that go with it, and with...

Constitution Day September 17

Max Lyons, Ph.D. Director of Teaching Services The Foundation for American Christian Education The mission of FACE is to publish and teach America’s Christian history and method of education by...

Constitution Day - September 17th...

Happy birthday to our...

September Potpourri

We are heading into the home stretch of 2016, and September can be a spectacular month for the garden. Many flower beds have that tired, fatigued and worn out appearance. And rightfully so, since the ...

"Find Rest in the Lord"

It’s September! And, Labor Day in the United States is upon us. It is a day known for taking a break from work. For most Americans, it means family BBQs, swimming, beach/lake fun, shopping, or...

Prepare for your disability interview:

When a person becomes disabled, it can be a very stressful time in their life. There are many questions and unknowns when you have to transition out of the workforce due to medical issues. While an...

Why? Whatever happened to Utopia?

Early on in your chronicler's quest for knowledge an interesting work was perused, the title of which was: The Republic. It's author was a Greek philosopher named Plato, who, in a sense invented...

Christianity and Freedom

Of all the people in the world, what group enjoys the greatest amount of freedom? “Americans” might be the preferred answer, although some people in other places might disagree. Strangely,...

The Good and the Bad Side of Anger

I went to the business office to get a purchase order for office supplies; I think it was a box of file folders or paper clips, and the attendant questioned me like I was Oliver Twist asking for more ...

Where is the fine line between government and religion where one does not encroach upon the other?

That is a great question and to be honest I think you will receive various answers even among Constitutional attorneys. To begin to try to find that line, it must start with the plain language of the ...

Southern Cuisine

I packed my lunch for work this morning. It would be the usual mix of leftovers from a dinner my wife and I had earlier in the week or something my wife and I made to have for lunch for the week. My...

OPINION

Bits and Pieces; Pt.5

Sitting here on vacation, there are so many things going on but today I only want to cover two items for now. There are sunny beaches to see so here goes. 1. The Olympics: First of all, after all the...

EDUCATION

Constitution Day - September 17th...

Happy birthday to our...

NEWS

I am alone ( Depression)

Feeling down from time to time is a normal part of life, but when emotions such as hopelessness and despair take hold and just won't go away, you may have depression. Depression makes it tough to...

OUTDOORS

Kinkajou

The kinkajous are from Central and South America, they primarily live in trees, hang by their tail, and love to eat fruit and honey. However, the kinkajou (Potos flavus) is not a primate. Actually...

OUTDOORS

Making Sure We leave a Good Impression With Non-hunters

I know a lot of you folks have deer on the brain for just about every waking moment, and I can say that I'm no different. I'm always thinking about all the different things that go with it, and with...

GARDENING

September Potpourri

We are heading into the home stretch of 2016, and September can be a spectacular month for the garden. Many flower beds have that tired, fatigued and worn out appearance. And rightfully so, since the...

NEWS

Sheriff Sedinger would like to warn people about SCAMS and Identity Theft.

There are people who make a living by separating good, honest, hard-working, trusting people from their hard earned money. Please be aware of these SCAMS! There is not a Police Department or...

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