When the South went to the polls earlier this year, the Republican ballot showcased a field of candidates who offered a variety of conservative views. In this region, a give-them-what-they-want-to-hear political newcomer from New York instantly grabbed voters’ attention.

Any time there is an opportunity for family fun, we like to be a part of it. The problem is that family fun is usually an expensive endeavor, and since I’m so cheap I have a pesky way of ruining the fun. That’s right, I’m the Debby Downer of a good time if it gets too expensive. 

This past weekend’s weather beckoned us all to be outside enjoying the good things that are available through this nice Alabama atmosphere. It was breathtakingly beautiful. 

Let’s tackle an issue that isn’t going to be too popular. I’ve seen a lot of things on Facebook and other social media outlets about breast feeding. These posts talk about how beautiful it is and how it should be socially acceptable. I agree whole heartedly, but I think there is a basic leve…

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Obituaries

Peggy Mitchum Camp passed away peacefully on September 15, 2019. She was born in Lanett, Alabama on August 6, 1932. She graduated from Lanett High School with honors and worked as a bank teller through her 20's. Peggy married James O. Camp on July 30 1961, and in 1962 they moved to Gardendal…

Suzanna Sitton, age 55, of Hayden, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019. She was preceded in death by her father, Erskine Thomas. She is survived by her husband, James Sitton; son, Zachary King (Amanda); daughters, Zoe and Riley Sitton; mother, Margaret Shaver (C.J.); birth mot…

James Donnie Pair, age 74, of Gardendale, Alabama, passed away on September 20, 2019. Donnie is preceded in death by his parents, George and Evie Pair; brothers, Bud, Buck, and Buddy Pair; and sisters, Lorene Torbert, Trannie Holt, Joyce Breckenridge, and Josephine Payne. He is survived by h…