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Veterans Day - November 11, 2018

Honoring all who served in times of war and...

2018 General Election Alabama Constitutional Amendments

BALLOT STATEMENT FOR STATEWIDE AMENDMENT #1 TEN COMMANDMENTS "Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, providing for certain religious rights and liberties; authorizing the...

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We Looked Into The Face Of Polio Today It was not a face of dread or defeat. It was a face of faith, of hope, of beauty and of unqualified triumph. It was the face of Dr. Susan Barfoot. Dr Barfoot of...

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION - ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

Commentaries printed in the Alabama Gazette are never presented to offend American Citizens and Legal Residents who originally hail from outside of the United States, as all legal immigrants are a...

Amendment Two ~ Choice Vs. Life

By John and Deborah Giles November 6, 2018 is the mid-term election, and in addition to a slate of candidates, Alabamians will be voting on four amendments to the Alabama Constitution. In this...

Pike Road Arts Council and 40+ Artists Partner with Pike Road Elementary School to Create Masterpieces, Opportunity

PIKE ROAD, Ala – On Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 & 27, artists from across the State of Alabama and the country will converge in the Town of Pike Road Town Hall for the 7th Annual Pike Road...

Midterms That the GOP Cannot Afford to Lose

Under President Trump's foreign policy, we have seen ISIS effectively destroyed, North Korea finally talking to South Korea including a joint bid for the 2032 Olympics, North Korea ending nuclear...

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

Christmas Angel Tree It almost time to begin taking donations for our annual Christmas Angel Tree. Please watch for our article in the December Alabama Gazette. We couldn’t make this happen without...

Sustainable Solar Energy

Oregon recently took back $13 million in tax credits awarded to SolarCity based on inflated costs reported on 14 solar projects. This is just the latest in a long series of legal issues for...

Giggin' for Dollars in Opelika as forecasted: OPS they did it AGAIN!

How do you make $14 million as the first Gig City in Alabama? Spend about $60 million... Some readers may recall last November's piece entitled, "Giggin' for Dollars in Opelika: Scent of a Birmingham...

A CARAVAN SEEKING TO INFLUENCE THE AMERICAN ELECTORATE

Guest editorial by Bob Lonsberry © 2018 The Hondurans in the caravan, the 7,000 people walking north to America, where do they go to the bathroom, eat and sleep and store their clothes? How is it...

Mid-Terms Matter…Now More Than Ever

While my skepticism regarding all things political seems to increase with each passing day, there is one element that keeps me engaged: elections matter, and this November mid-term is no exception....

Off the Grid

In recent years, self-sufficiency and living off the land is becoming more and more popular. Now that relatively inexpensive photoelectric cells, wind generators, and composting toilets are becoming...

Inside the Statehouse

“General Election Next Week” This time two years ago, I was bubbling over with anticipation with expectations that I would have two years of fun following an exciting governor’s race. Well,...

$49M...Really?

There has been a resistance on my part to address my concerns about the Auburn football program under Gus Malzahn. One of the reasons for that is my belief that he is a good man with a good family....

Common Genet

Common genets, also called small-spotted genets, are related to civets. They are common in Africa, and a few are found in western Europe. Genets live alone or in pairs, resting by day in sheltered...

Deer Season is Finally in Bama

It’s that time again, folks. The weather’s cooler, the air feels more crisp, and football’s on the TV again; it’s time to get back out in the woods and do some deer hunting. Right now,...

"THE LORD HATH DONE GREAT THINGS FOR US; WHEREOF WE ARE GLAD." Psalms 126:3

Bobbie Ames writes from The Hoffman Education Center for the Family, where the ministry promotes Christian Education that is foundational to the Historic Biblical Principle Approach. Consulting...

Southern Gardening - Potpourri for November

Just when I have gotten the year 2018 imbedded in my brain, we are approaching 2019. The month of November seems to fly by with Veteran's Day, and then practically the whole week off for Thanksgiving...

(Grace to the Third Power) A Wesleyan View of Grace "Justifying Grace"

Part Two in a Series “Grace for all, Grace in all . . .Free for All, Free in All” – John Wesley Justifying Grace Jus’ta-fi – to be made right, to free from blame or guilt. Remember, the...

"Thankful"

I recently came across a cute story that I’d like to share with you… “A Sunday School teacher began her class by stating that everyone has been blessed and should be thankful. Then she asked...

Tears and Laughter: Alabama is heartbroken for Florida after Hurricane Michael's destruction

As I write this, there are people in the southeast corner of the state who are still cleaning up downed trees and are without power. There are farmers in the wiregrass region who have suffered...

HELPING VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY MEMBERS

Every year on Veterans Day, we honor the people who risk their lives to protect our freedom. Social Security honors veterans and active duty members of the military every day by giving them the...

Being a veteran is less expensive

Sitting around in “old folks homes” across the nation are many veterans who, during their lifetime, served their country as members of one of the various armed forces. After they served their...

Alabama Gazette e-Edition

The Alabama Gazette e-Edition (PDF) can be found on our homepage. Simply mouse over the 'View PDF' icon. Thank you! - Alabama Gazette...

Seasonal Reasoning: Cutting Off The Crust

Does this look like your life sometimes? Scrambled up and just a big ole obvious mess? This is indicative of my life most days. Running here and there and everywhere. Never taking enough time to iron...

I am in the middle of a divorce from my husband after twenty-three years. I am a named beneficiary on his life insurance policy. Will I continue to be the beneficiary after divorce?

Based on your question and if nothing is done to change the designation prior to divorce, no, you will not continue to be the beneficiary. In years past if a spouse remained on a life insurance...

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