Teenagers, not adults, are leading America’s talk about guns. Not feckless Washington politicians. Not unhinged gun advocates. Not the police. It’s teenagers. And it’s happening everywhere, not only in grief-stricken south Florida, which makes me wonder: Is Calhoun County ready for this revolution?
On Dec. 8, 1941 — one day after Japan attacked the United States — President Franklin Roosevelt told the nation, “No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory.” He went on to add th…
In time, America may solve its opioid crisis, find political compromise on immigration, keep Social Security solvent, adequately fund Medicaid and Medicare, raise the global rankings of our public schools, feed the millions who still live in poverty and agree that man is negatively affecting…
HOPEFUL — A group of hunters gave up the last Saturday morning of deer season to put a small dent in the amount of trash littering the Talladega National Forest.
You never know what Anniston’s first-timers are going to think. Will they see the city’s beauty or its vacant buildings? Will they consider McClellan unique or an albatross? Will they embrace or loathe the oddities, that Anniston’s airport is in Oxford and Anniston’s Army depot is in Bynum?
Alabama’s homicide rate — 8.4 murders per 100,000 people — is spectacularly high, trailing only Missouri’s and Louisiana’s. In 2016, nearly twice as many Alabamians killed themselves (788) as were murdered (407), a rarely heard nuance to the state’s data on mortality and crime.
In the fall of 2016, Jacksonville State University uploaded a video to YouTube that poked the eye of those with lackadaisical concerns about sexual assaults on campus. It was powerful, moving, and spot-on correct. Then, and now.