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GALLERY: Paving project underway in Cordova

Paving began on Gardner's Gin Road in District Three last week and is expected to be finished through Massachusetts Avenue in Cordova by the end of Wednesday. Since the project involves a county road …

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Falling out of fall

Our street was shrouded in fog on the morning of Oct. 1.  I stood on our front steps, enjoying just the hint of cool air, and …

Dinner with friends — Beef Daube

Two weeks ago I spent three glorious nights on top of Long Mountain, TN with five lifelong girlfriends. My friend, Penny, has a …
Ed Howell

COLUMN: Both parties are failing in leadership of the nation

Frankly, I don't know what I am these days, politically. I know that both political parties have a vacuum of leadership that you could …

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I was in the middle of handling the dozen little things that have to get done in the mornings before work and school earlier this week …
Ed Howell

COLUMN: County morgue, mobile unit a blessing to the living and the dead

One of the better things to have happened to the county government of late has been a $500,000 grant that came through the Alabama …
Steve Flowers

Prison Issue Tackled, New Prisons on the Way

The problem of overcrowded prisons is a dilemma that has been facing Alabama for close to a decade. It was not something that Kay Ivey …

AP News
Across the nation
California oil spill renews calls to ban offshore drilling

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has been a leader in restricting offshore oil drilling since the infamous 1969 Santa Barbara spill that sparked the modern environmental movement, and the …

Ex-Facebook employee bringing sharp criticisms to Congress

Biden eager to get out of DC, push benefits of spending plan

French report: 330,000 children victims of church sex abuse

J&J seeks US clearance for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses

Around the globe
Nobel in chemistry honors pair for new way to make molecules

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two scientists won the Nobel Prize for chemistry Wednesday for finding an "ingenious" new way to build molecules that can be used to make everything from medicines to food …

Boris Johnson hailed by his party despite UK's economic woes

Pope expresses 'shame' at scale of clergy abuse in France

Pandora Papers a worry for Czech PM Babis ahead of election

Coronavirus deaths in Russia surpass 900 a day for 1st time

Entertainment

Brady's return leads NBC to strong Sunday football ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady wins in the television ratings, too. NBC relentlessly promoted the Tampa Bay quarterback's return to New England, and the Bucs-Patriots game reached the biggest …

Letters to the Editor
Letter to the Editor: Pistol permit money should all remain with local departments

I’m very disappointed right now in our wonderful state. On Thursday, SB308 made it through the floor of the Alabama Senate. SB308 establishes a lifetime $300 pistol permit option for citizens, and …

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