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    Op-Ed: Senior citizens, thank you!

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    I am thankful for faith, family and freedom! And, I am thankful for senior citizens; they’ve truly blessed my life! I’ve just always been able to connect with seniors. I guess it goes back to the wonderful grandparents I had. One of my proudest accomplishments in...

    Letter to the Editor: Caregiving in the era of COVID-19

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    Even in ordinary times, the more than 760,000 unpaid family caregivers in Alabama face a daunting set of daily tasks. Oftentimes with little or no training, they may be responsible for wound care, tube feedings, dressing, managing the finances and medical bills of their loved...

    Op-Ed: Community colleges:  Essential to post-pandemic economic recovery in Alabama and nationwide

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    Community colleges in Alabama and across the nation have responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic, making contributions to enhance capabilities of emergency responders and health care professionals.  Two-year public colleges have the unique capability to re-skill the workforce as the state and the nation...

    Op-Ed: This is our time, Alabama

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    My fellow Alabamians: In a few days, America will celebrate her 244th birthday. Traditionally, many towns and cities around the country light up the night with fireworks and music festivals. In 1776, John Adams predicted that Independence Day would be “celebrated by succeeding generations” with “pomp...

    Cullman Regional receives emergency CON approval for expansion project

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Health Care Authority of Cullman County/ Cullman Regional Board of Directors this week announced that they have received Emergency Alabama Certificate of Need (CON) approval to add an additional 30 beds to the hospital, including 13 additional critical care beds.   During...

    Op-Ed: Better customer service by state agencies

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    This is a theme I’ve been promoting since I arrived in Montgomery. I firmly believe in the Christian principle, “We are to serve, not be served” and that should be the goal of elected officials and those working in public service. Just like all businesses, restaurants,...

    Op-Ed ‘President Biden should make up his mind’

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       Last week, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed into law S.B. 202, a piece of reform legislation that will enhance the security and integrity of elections in our neighbor state. While the bill makes numerous changes to the voting process in Georgia, the bill requires proof...

    On this Independence Day, recalling the Founders’ views of a free press

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    America’s Founders regarded a free press as so vital to the new nation that they took care to include that right in the First Amendment to the Constitution. Founders spoke glowingly about the press as a pillar of democracy and guarantor of liberty. Thomas Jefferson,...

    Op-Ed: Remembering my father and the Greatest Generation

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    It has been 75 years since the end of World War II. Today, May 8, we celebrate V.E. or Victory in Europe Day, the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany. Later this summer, we will also celebrate the 75th anniversary of V.J. or Victory in...

    Op-Ed: Remember Vietnam veterans this Memorial Day

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    As we honor our war dead this Memorial Day, please remember the extraordinary price Vietnam veterans have paid. If you have never visited the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., I urge you to do so. Being a Vietnam veteran, I knew from its construction...