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An open door: Jesus is ready to listen

By Dr. J. Wayne Kilpatrick In Revelation 3:8, we read these words: “Behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it….”  Have you ever stopped to think about the many doors God opens for us every day?  He sets before us beautiful doors, like the door of prayer, fellowship, and eternity.   There are many doors that men can shut.  Recently I was talking to a police officer about a mutual fr ...

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Robert Bentley is finished

By Scott Buttram, publisher Commentary TRUSSVILLE --It's over. Robert Bentley is finished as Alabama's governor. Regardless of rumored negotiations for his resignation, regardless of criminal prosecution, regardless of impeachment proceedings, the man is done. He's just another footnote in the embarrassing political history of Alabama. Bentley, whether by his own hand or the hand of others, has joined the o ...

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Commentary: Cahaba Project is compromise of preserving history in building for the future

Commentary By Chris Yow Editor Case in point: Cahaba Elementary School. It’s almost enough said. The restoration and expansion of the high school building for Cahaba Elementary School is exactly how a city should preserve its history, and still build for the future. The debate is ongoing about the Cahaba Project homes, and how the city should go about preserving the district. It’s living history, for goodne ...

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Shelnutt proposes bill to allow gun permits to be purchased in any county; stays mum on impeachment

By Shay Shelnutt State Senator Dist. 17 I hope you and your family had a wonderful Spring Break! The Legislature paused its meetings over the past two weeks to allow legislators to spend time with their families, but Senate and House members return to Montgomery on April 4th to resume work. [caption id="attachment_13955" align="alignleft" width="198"] Shay Shelnuttfile photo by Ron Burkett[/caption] I have ...

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Who could be the Democrats’ gubernatorial candidate?

By Steve Flowers Columnist Last week we handicapped some of the potential horses in the upcoming 2018 Governor’s Race. We mentioned Judge Roy Moore, PSC President Twinkle Cavanaugh, Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan, Secretary of State John Merrill, State Treasurer Young Boozer, State Senator Del Marsh and Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle. Some others that may be considering pursuing the brass ring of Ala ...

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Letter to the Editor: Push Congress to help families in need by expanding tax credits

Dear Editor: After the election, I heard a lot of people asking: "What now?" We can start by making sure Congress doesn't target anti-poverty programs that help millions of families, including many Alabamians, afford the basic necessities of life. Alabama representatives such as Congressman Gary Palmer spoke a lot about helping the families struggling to make ends meet. If poverty and inequality are truly i ...

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Letter to the Editor: Payday Lenders Are Unfairly Represented

Sometimes hardworking Alabamians – teachers, police officers, salespeople – struggle to make ends meet between paychecks. They use payday loans for things like unexpected medical expenses or home and auto repairs. In his recent commentary, Neal Berte is confused about what a cash advance costs, but our customers know that the answer is straightforward: $17.50 to borrow $100 until your next payday. Customers ...

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Letter to the editor: A night to remember

Dear Editor, Unfortunately, when someone encounters me it is not always in the best of their life's moments. I can not tell you how many excuses for not doing something as simple as coming to court I have heard over the years. It is sometimes enough to make one lose faith in humanity. On Friday,February 10th, 2017, I had the privilege of attending "A Night To Shine" sponsored in part by the Tim Tebow Founda ...

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Commentary: Payday loan companies are robbing Alabamians

By Dr. Neal Berte, President- Emeritus of Birmingham-Southern College Commentary Some Alabamians were robbed during the holiday season while they shopped for presents for their friends and families. This typical robbing was done by none other than Alabama’s toxic payday and title lenders most of which are owned by out of state companies. [caption id="attachment_38253" align="alignleft" width="201"] Dr. Neal ...

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Letter to the editor: Educator ‘disturbed’ by op-ed suggesting there is no Muslim ban

To the editor, I was disturbed by the sentiments expressed in your editorial entitled “There is no Muslim ban.” I don’t want to argue with the title of your article but instead with the sentiments expressed about the “Chicken Little crowd”--”wetting their pants” over President Trump’s executive order. As a teacher in this community and a longtime resident, I’m disturbed by your disdain toward people whose v ...

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