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Writing comes naturally for this left-hander

Writing is not just my job; it’s my passion and dream. Just a little over three months ago, I began an adventure of a lifetime ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Zack Maio.

Wesley E. Courson, 2nd Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Force, WWII Prisoner of War

Part 1 – Five Missions Over Germany Author’s note: The author wishes to thank Mrs. Mary Courson Kyzar and her son, Marc, for providing a ... Read more

3 months ago by John Vick.

Pediatrician: ‘Medical Marijuana’ is oxymoron

Guest Column by Dr. Marsha Raulerson M.Ed., MD, FAAP “Medical Marijuana is an oxymoron” so said addiction expert Theodore Parran, Jr., MD to attendees in ... Read more

6 months ago by Andalusia Star-News.

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

9 months 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year ago by Letter to the editor.

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