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    While we are all experiencing a NEW way of life during this pandemic, I have experienced and seen a lot of good during this time. The good of everyone working together and doing their part to keep themselves and families safe. The good of taking care of others and...
    Mother’s Day is just a week away and compared to last year’s quarantined Mother’s Day, this year, shopping and planning a special day for your mom should be much easier. All of Cullman’s local shops and restaurants are open and eager to help you out, so no excuses!   While gifts...
    A poem written with love to my Mother, Carolyn Vandiver                "Mama"                   Mama, so many times I've called your name and every time there came an answer just the same. You always knew when something was wrong and with a few caring words, soon the problem was gone. Mama, I know that you...
    FAIRVIEW, Ala. -- Halfway through the 2021 season, Fairview has found itself in a very familiar spot with a chance to host the first round of the playoffs on the line going into this week’s game at Boaz. Let’s take a look at what led us here.  Although Fairview has...
    CULLMAN – Fifty years ago, people of color were subjected to abhorrent treatment in our state, and while it is still not something many want to remember, it is the only way to truly move forward. On March 7, thousands gathered at the bridge in Selma to do just...
    One of the most awkward interactions that a person can experience is when an unsuspecting woman is asked if she is pregnant or when she is due. I thought by now that everybody just knew that pregnancy is not a subject to mention unless the expectant mother says something...
    Farming Feeds Alabama, but our state’s farmers also help feed the world. That’s why the Alabama Farmers Federation is urging Congress to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. Canada and Mexico are our first and third largest export markets. This agreement not only preserves our partnership with these neighbors, but it...
    Last weekend, the City of Cullman was bustling as Oktoberfest celebrations were happening in Depot Park and the Cullman County Fair Parade made its way through town. While both were beautifully organized and tons of fun, it was the annual event taking place Saturday night at Oliver Woodard Stadium...
    Alabama Republican Party Chairman Terry Lathan released an open letter to Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama on Thursday. It appears in its entirety below. An open letter to Senator Doug Jones: Stop it, sir. Please just stop it. The NFL referees in the New Orleans playoff game may not have thrown...
    Today (Friday, March 6, 2020), when the Pickens County Medical Center closes its doors, it will become yet another sad statistic among the now 14 hospitals in Alabama that have shuttered their doors since 2011. Eight of those have been in rural communities. There are other shocking statistics, too, about...