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Look Back ... to money approved for new hospital, 1942

Events of local interest from 75 and 25 years ago. Read more

Oxford resident voices concerns about water service

A resident during the City Council’s work session Tuesday night asked questions about a lawsuit against Oxford’s water board and the qualifications of its members, after detailing the issues she’s encountered with the utility. Read more

Jacksonville school board president accuses fellow member of violating open meetings act

Reading from a prepared statement during the board’s regular meeting, president Steve Smith said he believed board member Jeff Gossett violated the Alabama Open Meetings Act last month by way of emails he’d sent to the rest of the board. Read more



College football: Blanchard’s spring game production was months in the making

After undergoing extensive shoulder surgery 11 months earlier, Bayley Blanchard finally got a chance to break out this past weekend … Read more

One on one with … Anniston’s Lamont Hutto

Lamont Hutto wants to fly, figuratively and literally. Read more

Joe Medley’s prep notebook: Van Meter hopes for more experienced, adaptable team next season

It’s been a heady month for Joel Van Meter since the seventh-year Oxford coach’s team broke through to the Northeast Regional finals. Read more


Kathleen Parker: Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair

WASHINGTON -- Though Republicans profess to despise Big Government, especially the federal kind, it seems that what they really don'… Read more

An awful examination of one of Alabama's worst prisons

Alabama's awful problem with prison violence and overcrowding is so well known here at home that we forget much of the United States… Read more

Another tee time for President Trump


Fido can tipple and kibble with ‘wines’ for pets

According to the American Pet Products Association, Americans spent $60 billion on their pets in 2015. Although 2016 statistics are … Read more

A fitting farewell to Dolores Booth

This is the third time I’ve written a column about Dolores Booth, but sadly, it’s the only one she won’t read. Read more

Theatre of Gadsden does ‘South Pacific’

In the mood for a melody? Two kinds of melodies will be heard in upcoming events that focus on classic songs: "South Pacific" by The… Read more

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