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Alabama The Beautiful

The beginning of summer is approaching and we are nearing my favorite time of the year. Summer in the south brings with it vacations, weekends spent outside, outdoor activities, and a multitude of...

BCA Is Back, Bigger And Better Than Ever

Alabama Power is and has always been a force in Alabama politics. Some entities may have influence in the Legislature, but the power company has the ear of folks in all three branches of State...

Autauga County Sheriff's Office

"Fill the Patrol Car" The Autauga County Sheriff's Office held a "Fill the Patrol Car" with school supplies campaign during the month of July. They set up at participating Dollar Generals in Autauga...

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

Senior Fishing Rodeo Sheriff Derrick Cunningham and the staff of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office will host our annual Senior Citizen's fishing rodeo on Tuesday, September 11th from 6:00...

Profiteering Prisons

Just about every American will agree that our country is the greatest in the world. In many ways, it is just that. But in others, we have grave shortcomings. One of these is the way we operate our...

Revisiting an Economist's Perspective on the 1st Commandment

Prof. Thornton's recent book, The Skyscraper Curse offers sound perspective on booms and busts in our economy making business cycle theory accessible to the current, 21st-century audience. Long time...

A SPECIAL KIND OF STUPID

Ah, yes. In the immortal words of Yoda, well not really Yoda but. . . , “The stupid is strong with this one.” And yes, it is on display in full regalia these days. Just a couple of examples for...

Could Charter Schools Improve our Rural Communities?

A little over five years ago, prior to the Alabama charter school bill passing out of the State Legislature and becoming law, I wrote about the choices that exist everywhere in our culture except in...

TOP 50 in 2018...and Ed's Projections Of Where They Could Finish Up!

Never in my forty years of doing pre-season projections on how the top college football teams will finish their regular season, have I seen how the scene looks this year. Seven teams have a good...

Field to Fork - Introducing New Hunters to the Outdoors

Plenty of rain, plenty of heat, plenty of humidity, and plenty of reasons to love the other seasons in Alabama; Summer is here and in full swing. Aside from endless grass cutting and edging, there's...

PATRICK HENRY... "GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH"

The name of Patrick Henry comes to mind when we think of the American Revolutionary period. Every American over 50 has heard of his memorable words, "Is life so dear or peace so sweet, as to be...

Southern Gardening - Potpourri for September

Where has the summer gone. Seem like it was just yesterday that we were getting ready for Memorial Day, flying flags, putting up red, white and blue bunting and watching parades on television. Now...

"Rest & Wait"

God has put dreams and desires in your heart…things that you are hoping for, praying about, and believing in. Habakkuk 2:3 says, “The vision is for an appointed time. Though it tarry, wait...

Tears and Laughter: We Build Houses Like We Will Be Here Forever

We build houses like we will be here forever, but it is all very temporary. “Fleeting,” I think is what the Bible says, “The twinkling of an eye.” We are given, on average – if we are...

Easy Living for Senior Citizens

During his lifetime your humble scribe has traveled throughout most of the United States, Europe, and into the South Pacific. Residence has been in a variety of setting, many more than once, but none...

MEDICARE, EXPLAINED

Social Security and Medicare have a few things in common. Both programs help safeguard millions of Americans as well as improve the quality of life for our family and friends. Although both programs...

Alabama Gazette e-Edition

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Forgiveness: We Must Forgive! But How?

Jesus talked a lot about forgiveness! As I mentioned last month in the Alabama Gazette, forgiveness isn't optional. If you know anything about Jesus' teachings, you will know that he ties our...

Why is it important to change a deed after someone has died if taxes are still paid?

Unfortunately in my work I run across situations where there is a not a good understanding of the implications of a real property deed not having an up to date deed. One thing that happens at times,...

Southern Cuisine for September

I just read an article where a food writer discovered the Peanut Butter and Mayonnaise Sandwich! This writer must not read my article nor get around much. Even Garden and Gun has featured this...

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