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It’s just sinkin’ in

Those who live long enough will eventually become their parents and/or grandparents. That’s just a fact of life. As I stood over the kitchen sink ... Read more

Bibb Graves: The education governor

Most states have one General Fund Budget.  We are only one of five states that have two. Read more

COVID still a threat

By Rick Smith The pandemic is not over. In fact, experts say they fear residents in several states across the U.S., including Alabama, have helped ... Read more

An ol’ sole’s story

Will Rogers said he didn’t want to ride on anything he couldn’t get out of and change the tire on. Read more

The story of Charles Henderson

Since I hail from Troy, Alabama, allow me to share with you the story of our only governor. Read more

Prison issue remains unresolved

There were two major issues not resolved during the just completed regular legislative session.  Gambling and prisons were left on the table and up in ... Read more

Politics never ends in Alabama

We are all looking forward to next year’s gigantic political cavalcade.  The 2022 elections in Alabama will be momentous. Read more

Gambling left on table

The 2021 Legislative Session is in the books.  I would rate it a success. When you pass budgets that are balanced, any session is a ... Read more

Troy Regional’s goal is the best health care possible

Last week it was reported that Troy Regional Medical Center received an “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group. Read more

Only one, final legislative day remains in the 2020 session

The 2020 legislative regular session is wrapping up.  After this week’s two-days of meeting days, only one final legislative day remains on May 17. Read more

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