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ADEM director responds to criticism

By Lance LeFleur Director, Alabama Department of Environmental Management As the director of the state agency charged with safeguarding Alabama’s environment, I have great respect ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Rest In Peace, Facebook Friend

Someone I never actually met died and it broke my heart to hear of her passing. No, I didn’t know her “in person.” Our friendship ... Read more

8 months ago by Nancy Blackmon.

Roby Weekly Column: Complete Your 2020 Census Today

  As Americans have dealt with the hardships and consequences surrounding the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, visualizing a “back-to-normal” routine remains challenging for many. Although ... Read more

8 months ago by Guest Columnist.

The privilege of saying goodbye

As heart- wrenching as it may be to say your last goodbyes to someone you love, it is a gift not everyone has the privilege ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

Are you an agent for change?

“Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.” The ... Read more

9 months ago by Kendra Majors.

More than a store is going away

Do companies understand when they decide to close a store that has a long history in a town, it isn’t just a business that’s lost? ... Read more

9 months ago by Nancy Blackmon.

Cleaner air during pandemic shows need for alternative fuels and electric vehicles

Photos of a smogless Los Angeles skyline set against a brilliant blue sky have emerged as an iconic image to showcase the impact of decreased ... Read more

9 months ago by Letter to the editor.

What you want is not what you need

BY ALICE MAHOMES We want this virus to go away? The question is, what do we need to do to survive?  Unlearn some bad habits, ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

We need to examine our hearts

It was about this time of the year when it happened. Maybe it was a bit later in the summer because it was a hot ... Read more

9 months ago by Nancy Blackmon.

Maintaining your health, ensuring your safety

As healthcare providers, patient wellbeing is our chief concern every day of the year.  Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, part of how we ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

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