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FLOWERS: Fob takes a page from ‘the three B’s’

The 1978 governor’s race between the three heavyweights, former Gov. Albert Brewer, Attorney General Bill Baxley, and Lt. Gov. Jere Beasley, was expected to be titanic. All three ... Read more

ROBY: Local VA transformation begins

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senior management officials at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) were removed from authority this week in an important step ... Read more

Go ahead and grab a bucket

The ice bucket challenge has gone viral — to say the very least. Read more

Let’s all help ‘Fill the Bus’

It won’t be long and the wheels on the bus will be going ‘round and ‘round. For parents, that means it time to break out ... Read more

The world needs more Magnolias

Mother Teresa once said, “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” Read more

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FLOWERS: Fob takes a page from ‘the three B’s’

The 1978 governor’s race between the three heavyweights, former Gov. Albert Brewer, Attorney General Bill Baxley, and Lt. Gov. Jere Beasley, was expected to be titanic. All three ... Read more

ROBY: Local VA transformation begins

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senior management officials at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) were removed from authority this week in an important step ... Read more

The world needs more Magnolias

Mother Teresa once said, “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” Read more

County’s gem hidden in plain view

One of my favorite musicians is a fellow named David Wilcox. Read more

Being a journalist not so bad

Think you have the worst job in America? Well, you’re wrong. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Why should business be punished for shooting?

Dear Editor, There are lots of comments swirling regarding the shooting that occurred on Sunday outside of the Front Street Pub. In the aftermath, the ... Read more

Safe Harbor staff gives back, comes to writer’s aid

Dear Editor, How do you thank someone for being the “enough” that you’ve needed in your life? After my mom passed away in 2004, a ... Read more

County loses standout educators

Butler County lost two exceptional educators this year, Mr. Shelby Searcy and Ms. Lillie Pearl Herbert. Read more

Commissioners should ride roads

I would like to respond to your article, “County designates ATRIP projects.” The commissioners say they had a hard time making tough decisions. I don’t ... Read more

Community makes DYW a success

This past Saturday night, Sierra Teate was chosen as the 2014 Butler County Distinguished Young Woman and was the interview, the talent, and the self ... Read more