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Alabama Gazette - 15th Anniversary

The Gazette began with only a vision in year 2000 . . . and now prints approximately 180,000 copies yearly and estimates 300, 000 readers yearly. We hope you enjoy reading The Alabama Gazette,...

 

To Arm Or Not To Arm Yourself

I am often asked by citizens what my thoughts are about them purchasing a firearm for self protection. My answer to them is usually the same for everybody, they have to make that decision for...

 

Montgomery: "A Tale of Two Cities"

The month of October brings cooler temperatures and a multitude of activities to our already busy personal lives: football games, fall festivals, upcoming holiday plans, and the flurry of related...

 
 By Ron Holtsford    News    October 1, 2014

What Is The Place Of Sharia Law In The United States?

There is no reason for any foreign law to contradict, circumvent or supersede the laws of the United States or the laws of the independent states. However, there are times when international laws shou...

 

A Proposal for Unfair Juries

Several of my recent columns have been devoted to concerns about the impact of cultural differences on law. Those columns have recognized that the legal system, as it existed, particularly in the...

 

College and University Crime and Student Safety: What Every Parent Should Know

Each summer most parents of college-bound students attend one or more college/university orientations where higher education institution officials showcase their broad selection of academic programs,...

 
 By Steve Flowers    News    October 1, 2014

Inside the Statehouse

When Guy Hunt won the Governor’s race over Bill Baxley in 1986 it was well publicized that he was a part-time Primitive Baptist preacher. He was also billed as a part-time Amway salesman. These comm...

 
 By Robert Tate    News    October 1, 2014

Time: That Relentless B@#%H

Over the past month or so, I have become acutely aware of two things. First, time is a relentless, non-caring force that will stop for nothing. Second, I realize that there are still some very small...

 

Political Theft by Deception:

Just as the Republicans $1.2 billion Amendment One (2003) proposal of significant increases for individual income tax payers, the sales tax, property tax, cigarette tax, corporate income tax, etc. FAI...

 

What is An American, This New Man in World History?

Patrick Henry, speaking in the Continental Congress, 1774, declared; "The distinctions between Virginians, Pennsylvanians, New Yorkers, and New Englanders are no more. I am not a Virginian, but an...

 

I Think I Have A Virus!

I hear these words often: “I think I have a virus!” But how can you know for sure? In this month’s article, I’m going to give you some tips to help you figure out if you do have a virus (or...

 

Trick, Don't Treat, Cyber criminals

Kids and kids at heart look forward to the end of October, when we use tricks and treats in equal measure to celebrate Halloween. No doubt, you’ll be passing out treats to costumed hobgoblins and...

 

Memories

In the spring of 1955, a new high school was being born on Ann Street in what was then East Montgomery. At the time, Sidney Lanier High School, which had been an intellectual bastion of excellence...

 
 By Steve Long    Sports    October 1, 2014

Alabama Gazette Welcomes Our New Writer

Hello everyone, my name is Steve Long, and I'm a life-long outdoorsman with a soft spot for turkey hunting! I enjoy just about every kind of hunting and fishing there is, especially with my four...

 

Beavers

Beavers are the largest living rodents in North America, with adults averaging 40 pounds in weight and measuring more than 3 feet in length, including the tail. These semi-aquatic mammals have webbed...

 

Alabama Silver Haired Legislature to meet in Capitol

When Alabama's senior legislature begins its three-day session on October 20, it will have the unique opportunity to convene in the old House of Representatives Chamber in the Alabama Capitol...

 

The Call To Become

In the well-meaning efforts to spread the Gospel, sometimes people may hear a message which isn’t quite the whole story of what it means to become a Christian. In fact, there are many people who fin...

 

"Declare Blessings"

Did you know that a blessing is not a blessing until it is declared? That’s right! Numbers 6:23-26 tells us, “Say to them, may the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile upon you and...

 

Fall Clean Up

I can remember as a little girl with 2 other sisters growing up in Dothan, that it was always the fall and spring of the year we scurried around doing "fall cleaning". Windows, porches, closets,...

 
 By David Spooner    News    October 1, 2014

Southern Cuisine

My father was in the Air Force, and I spent my childhood, moving from base to base, city to city and country to country. We lived in Germany, Portugal, Turkey and West Pakistan, and toured the world f...

 

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