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Alabama Tourism

Beaches, Golf, Mountains and Rockets

No, this is not a column about “a few of my favorite things,” but about Alabama’s incredible tourism ...

Alabama State House

State of the State Cliffs Notes

So, what can be read in five minutes in a column that was said in a 30-minute, seven-page ...

Alabama colleges

Happy 125th Birthday University of Montevallo

The University of Montevallo (UM) celebrated its 125th anniversary this year. Its rich history, cobblestone streets and beautiful, ...

Beth Chapman

UAB is Sitting on Top of the World

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is in the top 10% of education institutions in the world, ...

Opinion

Tribute to the Alabama Farmer

Last week a politician in our state implied some negative things about our state’s farmers. Imagine that, a ...

Cancer Run

‘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. ...

Opinion

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 ...

Alabama Beaches

Alabama’s patch of paradise

I can remember as a child looking forward to our marathon summer days spent at the public beach ...

Opinion

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 ...

Opinion

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 ...

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