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Looking inward

  By John W. Peeler   A few years ago one of my coworkers made a comment to me about my column. I was telling ... Read more

It’s time to enjoy those Christmas lights

I absolutely love Christmas lights! It is a Christmas tradition that my family and I have enjoyed since I was a kid. Today, it tends to ... Read more

The Ukraine on my mind

I’ve been thinking hard about the conflict in Ukraine the last couple of weeks. Serves me right that two days I write a column vaguely ... Read more

Where will military downsizing come?

We love the military in this area. There is a wealth of brave veterans who answered the call to serve, our neighbors, friends and family ... Read more

Day 1 for the new kid in the Legislature

What’s it like to enter the Legislature for the first time midway through the session? Alabama’s newest freshman lawmaker, State Rep. Mike Holmes of Wetumpka, ... Read more