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2016 Political Year "STRANGER than EVER"

Let's get the easy stuff out of the way. Hillary Clinton had a good night, stumbling in places where she was expected to stumble. But she benefited from a solid African-American support in the south...

 
 By Ron Holtsford    Legal    March 1, 2016

With the death of Justice Scalia, what happens next?

Article III of the United States Constitution establishes a supreme court. The text of Section One and the first paragraph of Section Two of Article Three reads as follows:...

 

The Government and Society We've Created

Many of my conservative friends, mostly those in my generation or older, continue to be amazed that an avowed socialist – disguised as “democratic socialist” – can be so popular with the...

 
 By Bobbie Ames    Education    March 1, 2016

The Origin of Liberty in Government Established by the U.S. Constitution

With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the court is now equally divided between the Constitutionalists and those who oppose traditional interpretation of our Law. With recent drastic changes in...

 

Believe in Mike Hubbard? ENOUGH ALREADY! Time to Go to Trial…

The current epicenter of Alabama corruption was quaking from recent affidavits submitted to Judge Walker’s Circuit Court on Speaker Hubbard’s [R - Auburn] criminal indictment. These rumblings...

 
 By Steve Flowers    Opinion    March 1, 2016

Inside the Statehouse

You know the outcome of our presidential preference primary yesterday. I do too, today; however, this column had to go to press a few days prior to the primary. Therefore, I will have to report and...

 
 By John Martin    Opinion    March 1, 2016

More Traffic Signal Solutions

Last month I described how the Finnline and adequate yellow time can put an end to dangerous panic stops at signaled intersections. Here are some additional remedies to improve the traffic flow. The...

 
 By Steve Long    Outdoors    March 1, 2016

Advisory Board Meets, Discusses Several Changes For Coming Hunting Seasons

Hope everyone's having a good break so far! By break, I'm of course referring to the lull in hunting after the end of deer season! Naturally, as we hunters and outdoorsmen are back home, deciding what...

 

Who's afraid of the Big Bad WOLF?

Over the years if people heard Wolf they would shutter with fear, because of the stories and urban legends we were brought up to believe such as Little Red Riding Hood, Three Little Pigs, and don't...

 

Shunned by Combine

A 6'-5", 235 lb. quarterback that never lost a game in college (14-0) did not receive an invitation to compete in the NFL Scouting Combine. He also led his team to the 2015 NCAA National...

 
 By Michael Hanich    Sports    March 1, 2016

"Alabama Crimson Tide and Auburn Tigers coaching changes"

Every year, there is always change that comes to each sports team. Some of the times, coaching changes are made for the better or for the worst. The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Auburn Tigers are no strangers to coaching coaches. For these heavy riva...

 

"Building Your Child Up!"

Some people are born with a more positive disposition while others are born with more of a negative disposition case in point my two little boys. One is often always positive and the other is often th...

 

LAWYER ADVERTISING

Lawyer advertising turns most people off. That includes many members of the legal profession itself. Ads that include boxing gloves, horses, tigers and big trucks may be mildly amusing the first time...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    March 1, 2016

My Seattle Adventure...revisited

First of all, I have to apologize for this column. I first wrote this way back in early 2011 but as I read over it, I felt it remained current in its scope and thought. The reason I am not adding a...

 

March Potpourri

What a month we have before us, with the Ides of March, Easter and the first day of Spring right upon us. In March our neighborhoods shimmer with spring flowering trees and shrubs along with bulbs...

 

Employee Recognition

In January of this year, I had the pleasure of swearing in Deputy Courtney Ward. You might recognize Deputy Ward's name as an all-star basketball player from Florida State University. Below is the...

 

Prattville Service League

The Autauga County Sheriff's Office would like to say a big “Thank You “ to the Prattville Service League for their continued support for the Sheriff's Office and the McGruff the Crime Dog...

 

Give them what they deserve

Out there in a world best describer as “Geriatrica” exist a group of old folks one might best be described as the Geriatric class. These folks were best described by author Tom Brokaw...

 

TWEETING ISN'T JUST FOR THE BIRDS

Ten years ago, on March 21, 2006, the CEO of Twitter sent out his first tweet. It’s appropriate, with spring coming, that the famous CEO was chirping in a format that the world now embraces as a...

 

What To Remember When You Need To Remember

In a speech made in 1863, Abraham Lincoln said "We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of heaven; we have been preserved these many years in peace and prosperity; we have grown in number...

 

God's Justice Is Just

I must admit I found it just as addictive as I'd been told. When I began watching...

 
 By David Spooner    Food    March 1, 2016

Southern Cooking Traditions

I was reading about Southern cooking traditions, the standards that define a Southern kitchen and a Southern cook and realized that the knowledge on how to fix these staples, these meals, these time...

 

"Good News"

Easter is upon us. This is the day we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ from the grave. This is the event that conquered sin… it conquered death… and it made it possible for you...

 

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