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December 22, 2014

Opinion

Hardy Jackson: No shave November

A couple of years ago my son, the scion of the family and on whom we hang our hope that the Jackson name will honorably endure, came home for Thanksgiving with a beard – or what seemed at least the scruffy start of one.

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Tuesday 12/16/2014
Bentley as Scrooge
Posted: December 16, 2014

We prefer to believe Robert Bentley was workshopping a little one-man holiday show last Thursday when he signaled he might be open to expanding Medicaid in Alabama. The working title of this production might be called, "Disputing Dickens: Scrooge wasn’t that bad."

Wednesday 07/23/2014
America needs a real leader
Posted: July 23, 2014

Obama has failed America, and it has everything to do with his warped ideology on what America should be in his mind. Our allies have lost respect for America and are not sure they can count on us anymore.

Rain Bird expands Steele facility
Posted: July 23, 2014

STEELE – The St. Clair County Economic Development Council (EDC) announced Tuesday the expansion of Rain Bird Corporation’s facility in Steele to include its distribution operations.

Thursday 07/17/2014
A big thank you from association president
Posted: July 17, 2014

The St. Clair County Foster/Adoptive Parent Association sends its heartfelt thanks to Coal City Dollar General and their employees for the fantastic donation of foods collected during the month of May. The Dollar General has sponsored the food drive for several years for foster families, with wonderful success.

Pinedale and Ashville residents need to look 20 years down the road
Posted: July 17, 2014

As one who grew up at Pinedale Shores during its heyday, the problem goes back to no one wanting to increase dues enough to stem the problems they now face. Raising those dues to several hundred dollars a year would clear up most of those problems but, just like back then, no one today would be willing to do this.

Wednesday 07/02/2014
Veterans not being treated fairly by the V.A.
Posted: July 02, 2014

Many veterans like myself understand the frustration of dealing with the V.A. and stopped trying decades ago.

Wednesday 06/04/2014
Letter: American veterans deserve better from system, country
Posted: June 04, 2014

Once I carried my step grandfather, a World War Two veteran for an appointment for a checkup of his heart and a refill of his medications to the V.A. in Birmingham. Although the man had an extremely weak heart, we had to sit there 17 hours before he was seen by a doctor. It’s a thousand wonders the stress of such a long wait had not brought on a heart attack.

Thursday 05/08/2014
Letter: Negative coverage has colored pit bull dogs in a bad light
Posted: May 08, 2014

I am writing to respond to the article "Dangerous Dogs?" in the May 1 edition.

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