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Over the past few weeks, I’ve read social media posts and reports regarding allegations made against the Walker County Humane and Adoption Center, and I would like to share my experiences at both the county and city animal shelters. In my two … more
Since moving back to Jasper a few weeks ago, our family has lived in an area hotel as we awaited a closing date on our new home. This is not our first rodeo as a family actually living in a hotel. When we moved to Mississippi several years ago, … more
Each time I hear someone mention the year 1966, an image of a Chevrolet Chevelle develops in my mind like a Polaroid picture. Chevy started building the Chevelle Super Sport in 1964. The first two years they were beautiful cars, but designers got it … more
Editor’s note: This column originally appeared in the Eagle in 2013. Way back in the days of yore, there was a high-tech (for the time) craze known as Magic Lanterns. Long before the days of electricity, it was the great-granddaddy of today’s … more
Branding and slogans are new things for Walker County. In the past couple of weeks, our community has held two different branding unveilings, giving us an identity with “Walker County: We Can Do That” and promoting the historic county seat in … more
As is evident from the signs popping up all over Walker County, campaign season for municipal elections is officially here. While signs, billboards, radio ads and good old fashioned word of mouth are great ways to advertise; the local newspaper … more
Planting seeds. That’s something I have done for most of my life. Before starting to school, Grandma Watson (my great grandmother) lived next door, and I visited almost every day. My mom would stand on the front porch sipping coffee while I … more
Kudos to Santa Ana College for offering zero tuition for first-year students who graduated from the Santa Ana Unified School District. The move serves as a reminder of when, during the 1960s, there was no tuition at all California colleges and universities. The new program begins in September and will save eligible students $1,104. more
Try hard to recall a time when you personally saw a transgender person using a restroom that did not correspond to the gender he or she was assigned at birth. If you can’t, that’s because it’s a rarity. So rare, in fact, as to qualify as a nonproblem. more
Alabama’s prisons have come into focus as one the state’s most urgent problems with the possibility of interdiction by the federal courts looming on the horizon. more
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