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Run-off election delay raises questions for candidates

The unprecedented reach of the coronavirus pandemic has hit every aspect of American life. Read more

God the Master Potter

Jeremiah is called the weeping prophet of the Old Testament. He was sad because of his lot in life. Read more

Rolling with the punches of Coronavirus together

As restaurants move to takeout only, businesses shut their doors, adults work from home and kids curiously wonder what is happening while enjoying a lengthy ... Read more

Some friendly advice to Alabama

Go ahead and believe it can’t get worse. Because it can. Read more

Showing affection in church

The Apostle Paul’s familiar exhortation to “greet one another with a holy kiss” reflects a customary mid-Eastern and first century greeting (Romans 16:16). Read more

COLUMN: Sports may be canceled, but their lessons prepared us

It took a few days for me to find the words, to process it all—the spring sports season has ended… almost two months early. Read more

COLUMN: Making the best of a difficult situation

During a challenging time, the people of Shelby County are showing their resiliency. It seems that each day of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a ... Read more

COLUMN: Don’t forget about local business during this difficult time

This is a scary and uncertain time for businesses both local and across the globe. Read more

We’ll all get through this together, just be smart

Right now, this country and world is in a position some of us have never faced. Read more

Another step toward justice for 3 slain officers

On March 5, Alabama executed Nathaniel Woods Jr. who was convicted of capital murder for being an accomplice in the murders of Birmingham Police Officers ... Read more

COLUMN: Annual gala raises money for AWF

One of the reasons I love my job so much is because I get to write about a lot of worthwhile events, and the Angel ... Read more

It’s good to not feel alone

In a week where the sports world was flipped upside down with mass cancellations of some of the year’s biggest events due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), ... Read more

Alabama voters reject amendment one

Last week, Alabama voters soundly defeated Amendment One on the ballot that would have changed the selection of the Alabama State School Board from an ... Read more

Opening a book is always good for the soul

With school hallways filled with Thing 1 and Thing 2 and Cats in Hats, and classrooms serving snacks of Green Eggs and Ham, the week ... Read more

COLUMN: Molding young leaders

Benches positioned near the trolley stops in Columbiana give residents places to sit while they wait for the next trolley to arrive. Read more

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