Walter Lawson is known in local nursing homes and jail ministries as "the singing chaplain." Lawson says he may not be the best singer, but he takes his direction from the Psalm that tells every living thing to "make a joyful noise unto the Lord."

It is difficult to determine what kind of book April Smith intended her new novel to be. Is it to be a piece of personal American history like her "A Star for Mrs. Blake"? Is it to be a thriller in the manner of her FBI Special Agent Ana Grey series? As it stands, it’s a mash-up of both — an…

JR and Meagan Morrow of Piedmont are proud to announce the arrival of Isabelle Leigh Morrow, who was born March 3, 2017, at Regional Medical Center in Anniston. Isabelle weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces. She has a brother, Dustin Morrow, who is 5-years-old.

Ten Islands Camp of The Sons of Confederate Veterans annual Lee-Jackson Banquet was held at the Alexandria Community Center Feb. 11, to celebrate the memory of two great Southern Patriots who defended their homeland with honor and distinction.

Derrell Calloway is the board president for Cheaha Creative Arts, a nonprofit dedicated to providing fine arts education to the community. Calloway worked in human resource management before becoming an elementary school teacher, and he is now working as assistant principal at Weaver High Sc…