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Honoring Our Hereos

Col Kenneth D. Carlson: Age 90 Col Kenneth D. Carlson served 29 years in the United States Air Force. His Military Occupational Specialty Code (MOSC) was Air Operations Staff Officer. He received the...

 

Honoring Our Hereos

Terrell Lamar Best: Age 95 Terrell Lamar Best served almost 32 months in the United States Coast Guard during WWII. His military occupational specialty (MOS) was Signalman Third Class. He received...

 

Republican Kenneth Paschal Wins Campaign for District 73

On July 13th, voters in Shelby elected Republican Kenneth Paschal in a special general election to fill the seat vacated by former representative Matt Fridy. Paschal will be the first...

 

Honoring Our Hereos

Sergeant Major James Earl Jackson Sergeant Major (SGM) James Earl Jackson served 30 years in the United States Army, and this service included three deployment tours in Vietnam for 36 months, one in...

 

Service Dogs Alabama … Mending Lives in an Imperfect World

Just east of I-65 South at the Hope Hull exit lies not only a beautiful parcel of land, but also an incredible non-profit of which too few in the River Region are even aware. It’s a non-profit that...

 

Honoring Our Heroes

Colonel Hugh David McCracken, Jr.: Age: 85 Col Hugh David McCracken, Jr. served 26 years in the United States Air Force. He was born October 27, 1935, at West Hartford, CT, to his parents, Hugh David...

 
 News    May 1, 2021

Honoring our Heroes ~ Memorial Day ~ May 31st

Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting...

 

Honoring Our Heroes

Thomas Miller Derickson Jr.: Age 95 Thomas Miller Derickson, Jr. served two years in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a diesel mechanic at the rank of Motor Machinists’ Mate Third Class. He received...

 

Tornadoes Devastate Alabama in March

While we are aware in the Deep South of the possibilities of tornadoes during our erratic spring weather, we prepare for the worst and hope for the best. Unfortunately, this March plagued Alabama...

 

Honoring our Heroes

Brigadier General Trent H. Edwards: Age 53 Brigadier General Trent H. Edwards served 30 years in the United States Air Force. His Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) was Financial Management and...

 

Honoring a Young Life Lost to Cancer

Kristin Michelle Brown ~ age 32, succumbed to cancer Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Cancer is such a nasty word. It’s ugly. It’s unforgiving. It’s devastating. In my 51 years, I’ve been grateful to...

 

Honoring Our Heroes

Col James Edwin Salminen: Age 79 Colonel James Edwin Salminen is a United States veteran who served 27 years in the U.S. Air Force, and his Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) was pilot and...

 

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Honoring the Legacy of Miss Bobbie

Mae Hackney Ames, affectionately known to the many that loved her as "Miss Bobbie," passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021. Mrs. Ames was born in Washington, North Carolina, attended Greensboro Col...

 

Honoring our Heroes

MAJ Ell White II & SGM Lenora White Major Ell White II Major Ell White II served 25 years, 11 months, and 11 days in the U.S. military including over four years in the Navy, over five years in...

 

Honoring our Heroes

Happy 101st Birthday, Helen Lattal! A 101st Birthday Drive-by Parade for Helen Lattal, a WWII WAC, was held January 4, 2021, in front of the Central-East AL Chapter of the American Red Cross. The...

 

Cash Giveaway - $1,000

Christmas CASH Giveaway - $1000 Nominations must be received by December 15th. The Alabama Gazette is happy to be presenting $100 cash to 10 deserving people! Each year, we learn about so many...

 

Honoring our Heroes

Brig Gen Lawrence H. Stevenson: Age 73 Brig Gen Lawrence H. Stevenson serviced 30 years in the United States Air Force. He served as the Vice Commander, Warner-Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air...

 

Cash Giveaway - $1,000

Christmas CASH Giveaway - $1000 Nominations must be received by December 15th. The Alabama Gazette is happy to be presenting $100 cash to 10 deserving people! Each year, we learn about so many...

 
 By Steve Flowers    News    November 1, 2020

Alabama is Truly a Republican State

Editor’s Note: Steve Flowers wrote this anticipating the 2020 election results. How did he do? Is Alabama still showing red? Our 2020 Election was November 3rd. The Presidential race was the cen...

 

Be Sure to Dispose of Unused Drugs

While the news cycle is currently centered around the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, it is important we remember and shed light on other potentially devastating issues that impact our nation. Aside fro...

 

Honoring Our Heroes

Romay Catherine Davis – 101st Birthday Parade in Her Honor! On November 4th, over 120 people participated in the 101st Birthday Drive-by Parade honoring the WWII WAC, Romay Catherine Davis....

 

Montgomery County Homicides Continue to Rise in 2020

A horrible attack against an infant led to the 63th Montgomery homicide in Montgomery. Homicide is simply one human taking the life of another. The Gazette does not limit homicide cases as defined by...

 
 By Steve Flowers    News    October 1, 2020

All Politics is Local. Most of Alabama's Mayors Races this Year.

With it being a presidential election year and an election for one of our United States Senate Seats and all of the interest that goes along with those high-profile contests, it has gone under the...

 

Dr. Martha Poole Simmons: A Journey of Service

Serving others: the elderly, people affected by disasters, and especially veterans, is Martha Poole's passion. In May 2004, when she retired after 32 years of teaching, her U.S. Marine son asked,...

 

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