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On the road again
In high school, Zac shared a 1980s-era GMC Jimmy with his brother, and I drove a 2000 Ford Mustang.
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Wreck on the interstate
A harbinger is a person or thing that foreshadows or foretells of the coming of someone or something.
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Hank Williams Museum part of state tourism trail
MONTGOMERY — Nearly 60 years after Hank Williams took his last ride down “The Lost Highway,” the country music legend is still drawing adoring fans to his adopted hometown.
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Bert Crump -- devoted caretaker for every life he touched
Some people are born into this world as caretakers. They live simply, ask little for themselves and are ultimately happiest when they are taking care of others.
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Gilbert - Handley Savannah Gilbert and Blayke Handley, together with their families, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of William and Donn...
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My first set of encyclopedias was priceless
I was curious about something today so I whipped out my iPhone, touched the Wikipedia icon and had the answer within a matter of seconds.
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Hall of Fame celebrates depth of state’s talent
BIRMINGHAM — If you can’t afford to fly to London this summer for the Olympic Games, consider a trip to the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame to learn about the many gold medal winners who have ties to t...
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Another neighbor gone from Mayberry
I had barely settled in at my desk Tuesday morning when newsroom secretary Melanie Rickles turned to me and announced, “Andy died.”
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Beat the heat in ‘The River City’
Decatur — Point Mallard Park doesn’t need cartoon characters or cheap thrills to attract visitors. Mother Nature takes care of that.
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Engagements
Butler - Burns Kenneth Butler of Carbon Hill and Joanne and Patrick Townsend of Double Springs are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cecilia LaShae Butler, to Nicholas Patrick B...
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Lullaby and a long good night
Wyatt’s nickname should be “Iron Will.”
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It can’t get much hotter
I tried to sit on the screen porch to write this column but that lasted about as long as a teenage crush.
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Finding quiet moments, places in noisy world
We conduct our day-to-day lives in an ultra-noisy world. Multiple sources contribute — never silent televisions, humming air conditioners, cell phones ringing at all the wrong moments, leaf blowers...
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Recovery is in the eye of the beholder
I wasn’t sure what to expect when my boss sent me to a workshop in Birmingham last week called “Designing After Disaster.”
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Long term recovery experts look to Greensburg, Kansas as an example
Bob Dixson’s heart sank when he heard that tornadoes had ripped through Alabama and several neighboring states on April 27, 2011.
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