U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers said Thursday he won’t reveal his vote on a hotly-debated effort to weaken the Office of Congressional Ethics earlier this month. But given the chance, Rogers said, he’d gladly vote to get rid of the ethics body.

At Clay Central, Ranburne’s girls advanced to the championship game of the Tri-County tournament with a 56-45 win over Horseshoe Bend on Thursday. The Bulldogs led 28-20 at the half.

Five players with ties to the Cardinals will reach Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in 2017. One, Rolen, may have a quietly excellent case.

Right after Donald Trump won the 2016 race for president, this space offered a sincere wish for our president-elect.

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Samuel L. Jackson says he doesn't need an Oscar to validate his career.

Bethel University College of Arts and Sciences in McKenzie, Tenn., recently announced Adam Smith of Anniston made the honor roll for its fall 2016 semester.

Three Dog Night might be known for bringing "Joy to the World," but founder Danny Hutton is adamant about reminding the audience of the classic rock band’s expansive song catalog when he’s onstage.

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Today is National Peking Duck Day, for the benefit of those who might be remotely interested in such news. Peking duck, coated in a sweet spicy sauce, is one of those foods that defies wine pairing, as are a lot of Pacific Rim dishes.

(Editor’s note: Since Donald Trump’s victory in last year’s election, many Christians became convinced he was chosen by God to be president even though he hardly fits their mold of a virtuous leader. In our "Hand of God" series, we take a closer look at the widespread belief that God interve…