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Hills of north Alabama hid many Union sympathizers
The drums of war were echoing throughout Alabama long before shots were fired at Fort Sumter in April 1861, but everyone was not marching to the same tune.
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Confederacy’s first White House open to the public in Montgomery
The Confederate States of America was formed in Montgomery in February 1861.
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Weddings
Berry-Busby Ava Berry and Bobby Busby were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2011, at the Walker County Lake. Donny Hyche officiated the wedding. The bride is the daughter of Vi...
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Empire’s War of the Roses
Jilda and I have been engaged in a war in our neighborhood for years. It’s not an armed conflict but a “War of the Roses.” Jilda and I are in competition with her brother Ricky Phillips to see who ...
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Brush arbor meetings
Summer-time in the South brought “protracted” meetings. (The name came from the length of the meetings. They were not set for a certain number of days, but as long as the Spirit moved, they kept it...
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Lunch Menus 4/18 - 22
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - Hot Dog w/Chili or Sauerkraut, Baked Beans, Baked Chips, Carrot Sticks, Fruit Cup, Fresh Fruit, Milk Tuesday - Sub Sandwich, Baked Chips, Dill Slic...
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Things that go bump
Wyatt got his first goose egg last weekend. He hit the back of his head against our bedroom window frame under my (supposedly) watchful eye.
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Fishing for a few rainbows
I often get fishing fever in the springtime. I mentioned this to my buddy Dan Starnes, who owns some community newspapers around Birmingham and he too was afflicted by the malady. The only known cu...
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The wonderful world of country clubs
Insider brings out humor in world of private clubs
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A slow march to Montgomery
It wasn’t long ago that my dream was to be living and writing in Mont-gomery.
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The glue of marriage brings simple joy and beauty
In late May, my husband and I will celebrate our 36th wedding anniversary.
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The struggle to keep them strapped in the car
There was a point, just a few years ago, when all three of my children were in car seats. I would open the back door of my car and see nothing but wall to wall Graco plastic and five-point harnesses.
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Engagements
Martin-Cheatham James and Renee Martin of Clinton, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Martin, to Seth Cheatham, son of Stan and Michelle Cheatham of Madison, Mis...
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School Lunch Menus
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - Spicy or Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Baked Chips, Dill Spear, Milk, Breaded Okra, Fresh Veggies, Fruit Cup, Fresh Fruit Tuesday - Sub Sandwich, Baked ...
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One final comeback
One of the first things that Dora native Tim Hollis learned to say was “back, back, back, Jack, Jack, Jack.”
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