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‘My Cancer Hero’ was a runaway success

They came by the dozens, the tall and the small, young and old and every age in between. On a picture-perfect Saturday morning in downtown ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Angie Long.

There are heroes among us

I know a lot of superheroes. They don’t necessarily wear capes, or carry shields. They don’t have superhuman strength, X-ray vision or the ability to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Angie Long.

Alabama’s patch of paradise

I can remember as a child looking forward to our marathon summer days spent at the public beach in Pensacola. We’d leave at dawn, my ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Angie Long.

Kudos to Butler County employees for stepping in and feeding students

  We’ve all said the adage “teamwork makes the dream work,” but for Butler County Schools it was a different type of teamwork that kept ... Read more

3 months ago by Kendra Majors.

Delving into local history’s mysteries

    The older I get, the more interested I grow in the past, how it affects us today and what it can teach us. ... Read more

3 months ago by Angie Long.

Op-ed: Alabama physicians face challenges head-on during vaccine rollout

By: John Meigs, Jr., MD, President – Medical Association of the State of Alabama   Because of a seemingly slow rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Higher education that “everyone” needs, can afford

SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL Long time resident of Crenshaw County, Dr. Ira Walton Sr. was joined this past September by Dr. Daryl Franzel, a 40 ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Remember what matters most in 2021

The other day I posted on social media asking people to share a photo of something in their lives which brings them happiness. What was ... Read more

4 months ago by Angie Long.

Be merry, Butler County!

Suddenly having your long-range schedule go from busy to the sounds of crickets chirping can be disconcerting for anyone, and that’s the position this Lifestyles ... Read more

6 months ago by Angie Long.

As you shop for the holidays, remember to shop locally

As December ushers in, locals are busy readying for the holiday season and are ready to make gift purchases. After a year full of ups ... Read more

6 months ago by Kendra Majors.

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