October 1, 2020
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Carbon Hill Blue Gym getting 5-ton unit, other work

CARBON HILL - A new 5-ton heating and cooling unit has been approved for the Blue Gym's front lobby and bathrooms, with an estimate coming in at between $6,500 and $7,000 - while Carbon Hill …

Scott McCullar

An invitation to come on in

I couldn’t wait to go back and see it. After returning to Alabama from North Carolina in 2007, I was looking forward to going back …
Ed Howell

Is it time to scrap presidential debates?

Let's clean out the notebook ... • Well, I saw the debate Tuesday night. I'll miss all of you when I move to Canada, but I can't …
Steve Flowers

Alabama’s budget year begins this week; COVID-19 has played havoc

The new fiscal year begins this week for Alabama government. We have two budgets, a General Fund and an Education Budget. Both budgets …
Daniel L. Gardner

The most important election in our lifetime

A young professional asked me last week what I thought about the presidential election. He said he kept hearing everyone saying this …

Dividing and replanting spring bulbs

All and all fall is definitely my favorite time of the year, that is with one major exception. That exception is the fact that there …


As I drain my memory bank, I feel compelled to mention a trip that the entire family took to fish at the mouth of Cane Creek. We were …
AP News
Across the nation
US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to sustain a tentative recovery that …

Biden, Trump press contrasts in Midwest after debate chaos

Man arrested in ambush of 2 Los Angeles County deputies

Prosecutor: Breonna Taylor jury audio to be released Friday

Vision 2020: How does early voting work in the US election?

Around the globe
EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union took legal action against Britain on Thursday over its plans to pass legislation that would breach parts of the legally binding divorce agreement the two …

Unemployment marches higher in Europe amid pandemic

Outage freezes Tokyo Stock Exchange, world's 3rd largest

Russia's Navalny accuses Putin of being behind poisoning

Foreign observers wary of 'chaos,' 'rancor' in US debate


Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Mac Davis, who launched his career crafting the Elvis hits "A Little Less Conversation" and "In the Ghetto," and whose own hits include "Baby Don't Get …

Letters to the Editor
Science is not a thing, it is a method of action 

Science is not a thing it is a method of action "Science is our salvation, and those who demean it should be sidelined" (Daily Mountain Eagle, August 1-2, 2020) is itself unscientific: science …

What happened to the outrage over George Floyd? 

Do not hold everyone else responsible for your insensitivity 

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