As the president of the booster club for Talladega football, it is time to focus on these kids. They need to know someone is there for them. They need to be built up.
Is it me or does anyone else see that it takes only a few to change things that millions of people still love and have close to their hearts?
On July 8, apparently unable to find a better way to use its time or resources, NBC News published a story announcing to the world that the ancestors of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had been slave owners.
The 100 men’s Group needs you and your church’s help. Since the City Council requested a group to help with people who are in immediate need of temporary housing, the 100 Men’s Group has been filling that need.
MONTGOMERY — The 2020 presidential election has already begun. It usually begins on Labor Day of the year prior to the election. However, in recent decades the parade has started early. They really are four-year caravans. They begin the day after the president is sworn in.
It seems almost everyone is more than tired of telemarketers. I think it’s kind of like "everyone talks about the weather, no one does anything about it." They are much like kudzu — here to stay.
MONTGOMERY — Folks, don’t look now, but the 2020 presidential election is upon us. Indeed, as many as 21 Democratic aspirants are already announced and campaigning.
The U.S. Justice Department announced this afternoon (July 7) the arrest of billionaire Jeffery Epstein on a long list of sexual abuse and trafficking of underage girls (some as young a 11). Does this sound familiar? It should, since Epstein has been in the news for this activity for many ye…
It is strangely ironic that as Talladega is embroiled in debate on constructing a splash pad water park in the city, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has issued an ominous warning of increased infectious danger of using such facilities.
MONTGOMERY — The 2019 legislative session was one of the most controversial yet productive sessions in memory.
On Thursday, Sept. 5, at 5 p.m., there will be a public discussion at Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church at 601 Scott St. in Talladega concerning the violence plaguing our city.
I don't know about you, but I am not looking forward to another presidential election. One would think by watching the hourly diatribe by major media that we are still in the 2016 election! Nevertheless, we simply must gird ourselves and tolerate it.
On Tuesday, the city of Talladega will be exactly two months away from choosing its next batch of leaders for City Council and School Board.
MONTGOMERY — State Sen. Jabo Waggoner, R-Vestavia Hills, has been in the Alabama House and Alabama Senate for more than 40 years. That is a record in Alabama history and definitely a record of longevity for any Jefferson County legislator in history. Jabo Waggoner has had a significant impac…
What a debate that seems to be igniting and polarizing Talladega on social media. Some people want to continue with the idea of re-branding Talladega and give potential visitors a reason to drive the 10 miles off of I-20. Others see it as a huge waste of money and a potential money pit.
Talladega needs term limits for city councilmen. A Washington DC city councilman who has been in office for 29 years had his home raided by the FBI and faces charges of receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks. This is one of the many reasons for term limits. I have no proof …
In just a few short weeks, Talladega will be conducting an election for mayor, council members, and school board members. A very important election that provides the registered voters the opportunity to register their satisfaction/dis-satisfaction of present office holders.
Alabama has been in the news lately for passing the nation’s strongest anti-abortion law, but it also just enacted what is being hailed by one expert as “one of the most comprehensive and effective campus free-speech laws in the country.”
If a woman as attractive as Alicia Williams can feel pressured by cultural images to go under the knife, then imagine the pressure some women or young girls might feel for being slightly overweight or having some other perceived flaw.
Talladega's proposed splash pad is again on the front page after last Monday's council meeting. If I am correct in my interpretation, all five members of the council support this project. In this election year, to opposed such a project would be virtual political suicide — even though at le…
MONTGOMERY — Some of us who were former legislators, who served our counties in the Legislature a long time, were considered by many to always be their legislator. A good many of my former constituents still call me with questions or problems. Some ask me how to get in touch with their congr…