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Editor James Bennett's column: Take care of yourself by going to the doctor; look out for your community by donating blood


A LifeSouth bus offers community members a chance to donate blood on Tuesday at the Oxford Civic Center.

The pandemic has caused some of us to be afraid of needles. Going to the doctor or hospital seems out of the question right now.

The thought of picking up the virus inadvertently in a medical environment ranks as one of our worst fears.

James Bennett is Executive Editor. Contact him at 256-235-3540 or