Danielle Cater: Encourage or discourage — your words matter
Would you be classified as an encourager or a discourager?
Our Views: It’s time the state got out of the booze biz
A republican state senator from Decatur has announced that he will file a bill in the next legislative session that would get the state of Alabama out of the retail liquor business.
Danielle Cater: Guns don’t kill people, people kill people
With all of the talk about the Second Amendment, it seems like Americans are split on the issue.
Our Views: In times of tragedy, words of comfort: "Peace, be still"
Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett has not been in charge of the United Methodist Church’s North Alabama Conference for very long. But she has already been presented with the daunting task of comforting the flock of a church hit with two crises in a matter of weeks.
Danielle Cater: Be more than just a neighbor today
Tragedies strike all the time. Humans are no strangers to pain and suffering in our circumstance, but what we do with these instances is what defines us.
Danielle Cater: Placing bets can be very costly
Do you know that feeling that comes when you lose a bet? Not just a dollar bet on a game of cards, but a bet in which you lay all of your dignity on the line. Now that’s a bad feeling.
Steve Flowers: 2014 will be the big year for politics in Alabama
As we begin the New Year, let us take one last look back at the 2012 presidential year in Alabama politics.
Melanie Patterson: Reading with friends makes books better
Every three or four years I re-read what I think is one of the finest pieces of American literature ever written.
Danielle Cater: New year brings pretty big changes
Life as a single mom of two little girls has been nothing shy of amazing. I wouldn’t trade anything for the past two years of my life. It sure hasn’t been easy, but it’s surprising how strong we are when we have no other options.
Steve Flowers: Mayors have influence, importance in cities
During the 2012 presidential year we enjoyed observing the presidential race nationwide as well as judicial races statewide.
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