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Singleton: ‘Leadership is being constant to something greater than yourself’

I left Montgomery on Thursday evening fuming. In four weeks, more than 700,000 K-12 students, teachers, nurses and administrators across 138 school districts will venture ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Class of 2020 should be proud of ‘Finishing Strong’

Senior quotes and skip days, I heard about them both as I stepped into my final year at Demopolis High School. My mom cheered as ... Read more

1 month ago by Samuel Blankenship.

MCAAPA Column: What is Juneteenth?

What is Juneteenth—and what does it celebrate? A day remembering the end of slavery in Texas has spread across the whole U.S., with a larger ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Column: Local Boy Scouts remain strong, focused on mission

On Tuesday, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Remembering two words that just seem to pop out

I find myself thinking more and more about dear passed on friends, and some of the language they might have used from time to time.  ... Read more

5 months ago by Tom Boggs.

Guest Column: Prevent coronavirus in schools with these tips

The leaders and administration of the Demopolis City School System are operating under the guidance of the Alabama State Department of Education and the Alabama ... Read more

5 months ago by Kyle Kallhoff.

Sorta old-fashioned hog killing

Got an invitation from old friend, Roe Tucker, to show up at his place for a big breakfast, and then stay around for what used ... Read more

5 months ago by Tom Boggs.

Around that dining room table

Our cozy little house over on Boggs Street was mighty small by today’s standards, but to us, it fit just fine, including that little bitty ... Read more

6 months ago by Tom Boggs.

Days Gone Bye: Remembering laughter in the woods

It has been quite awhile since I would call myself a hunter or even much of a fisherman, but I do have many lighthearted memories ... Read more

6 months ago by Tom Boggs.

OPINION: Include community in your plans for the New Year

Here we are at the opening of a brand new decade. Am I the only one who feels like Y2K was just a few years ... Read more

7 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

Old age memories can be amazing

I chuckled the other day as I related to a friend that right before 2020 dawned upon us my mind was carried back to a ... Read more

7 months ago by Tom Boggs.

Some of best hotdogs made in Alabama

In several of my “musings” recently I have talked about getting a good hotdog. There are a few places around where you can get “okay” ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

Give me a dollar’s worth please

I’d pull up to a service station in Daddy’s Pontiac, and hold one finger out the window, indicating I only had a dollar for gas, ... Read more

7 months ago by Tom Boggs.

Welcome 2020

It was so long ago that the principal at the elementary school greeted us at a school program and said, “This is the class of ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

The citizen soldier remembered

I have used this picture of General Eisenhower speaking to paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division on June 5, 1944 before, but it just jumps ... Read more

9 months ago by Tom Boggs.

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