On behalf of the Phyllis Wheatley High School Reunion Committee and our very efficient president, Mr. Charles Cook, we say thanks to everyone that made any kind of contribution to this joyous occasion.
At every City Council meeting, we watch as Talladega loses ground to its surrounding sister cities while city leaders engage in personal attacks, judgmental rhetoric, circular discussions, and overall dysfunctional behavior.
Now, everyone with half a thought can spout off on the latest issues -- whether their opinions are informed or not. And those views are mixed in with all the other views, and social media gives no weight to those that are thoughtful and well-reasoned over those that are ignorant and hateful.
Border collies are like gifted students in school; if they are not challenged, their behavior can sometimes become a problem. Oreo was no different; he constantly needed a task to perform.
One question asked by our staff was whether newspapers should allow employees with conceal/carry permits to bring their weapons into the workplace.
These headlines highlight a long list of problems that we have here in Alabama, but for some reason all you hear about is who supports the president, who is pro-guns, pro-life, Christian or (and apparently this is more important) who is not.
The list of back-to-school items has grown for schools across America, including those in east central Alabama, and not necessarily in a “3 Rs” kind of way.
... it is nice to have a little more liberal ideas in order to balance out the letters from the Ashville writer.
If the president succeeds, it could be the signature accomplishment of his administration -- surpassing tax cuts, surpassing the overhaul of the Veterans Administration and even surpassing the historically low unemployment numbers.
Capitalism doesn't do well in popularity polls, despite the fact that it has eliminated many of mankind's worst problems, such as pestilence and gross hunger and poverty.
Shame on those who toss cans and lunch sacks out of car windows, toss litter in store parking lots and allow trash to blow out of the back of a pickup truck.
Virtually ever since President Trump has been in office, former CIA Director John Brennan has been one of his most outspoken critics, even going so far as to accuse Trump of treason after his post Russian summit press conference last week.
It seems that inadequate funding is on the top of the list of problems. No one seems to realize that there is free help offered by the National Rifle Association.
We have so many good people, local and statewide, working before, after and during an election day to make it possible for us to vote. Their time and energy needs to stay focused on real issues and tasks at hand.
When we learn of outrageous violent crimes anywhere, we are revolted. But when it happens in our hometown and its horror is unspeakable, one realizes it isn't something that takes place in a far-off place, but right at home! Last Friday, July 13, Marie Kitchens, 74, her great-grandson, Colto…
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