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The Great Thankful Giveaway

So many people are blessed with more than what they need. Before Thanksgiving many stockings were already hung, ...


My reflections on Thanksgiving

Each year at Thanksgiving we ask students and community leaders what they are thankful for.


My Sister’s Place reaches 10-year milestone

My Sister’s Place is celebrating their 10th anniversary.


Basketball season is underway

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer As football season wraps up, many fans have turned their sights to the winter ...


Part of the Flock

“A boy and his dog” and “Man’s best friend” are common expressions for the close bond of friendship ...


Remember veterans every day

This past week, the nation paused to thank those that have served or are serving in the military.


“Tie one on for safety” – A Holiday Reminder

As the holidays arrive, social dinners and Christmas parties begin.


It’s not Christmas time, yet

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Many people do it, including some of my closest friends. As soon as Halloween ...


Editorial: Do your part to prevent fires

Fire protection has been a focus for local governments during recent meetings as municipal fire departments have received ...


‘Better Safe than Sorry’

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist This time last year, Tammie Kizziah Jones of Jemison was in her bathroom ...


‘The Addams Family’ comes to CCHS

By Kay Tippett/ Community Columnist Chilton County High School Theatre Arts Guild is proud to present “The Addams ...


Focusing on emotional wellness

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist October is National Emotional Wellness Month. Emotional Wellness Month is an opportunity for ...


First experiences with volleyball

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer I will be honest, I am no expert when it comes to the game ...


An introduction to Dia de los Muertos

Fall and Halloween decorations are beginning to fill the community. Stores are sporting costumes, ready for trick-or-treaters and ...


Local boy selling decorations for Spina Bifida

Donovan Ellis, age 8 of Verbena, is raising awareness and fundraising for the Spina Bifida Association of Alabama.

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