Winston Churchill’s come from behind win 70 years ago this month ranks among history’s greatest political resurrections, but this accomplishment, improbable as it was at the time, is sweeter when understood in the context of his catastrophic loss some six years earlier.
Born near Tuscumbia in northwest Alabama in 1880, Keller became deaf and blind because of an unknown illness when she was 19 months old. She went on to become a world-famous writer and lecturer who advocated for workers, poor people, women and people with disabilities.
Entrepreneurs don’t like to ask for help. While small business owners have sometimes received assistance from Washington during this crisis, most of us would prefer to get through it on our own. One thing we do want, however, is a fair shake and for Washington to not to make things worse. On this front, I am concerned about legislation moving through Congress that would make it easier for trial lawyers to sue small businesses that hold government contracts.
I’m glad we’ve all agreed that we need to build prisons, but strangely, I seem to be alone in the view that most of our current prison population ought to stay locked up. The policymaking in this state is completely and utterly detached from what law enforcement and prosecutors see day in and day out.
Patients need access to hospitals for treatment for other disease processes beyond just COVID, and thus, any proven treatment for COVID that may keep them from hospitalization or becoming seriously ill should be pursued with vigor.
Recently, 13 of my fellow countrymen I’ve never met gave their lives protecting me and you. I mourned their loss and cursed our political leaders on the drive from work. I’m a former Marine who served in Iraq so more than once I blinked back tears.
A National Board-Certified teacher, Johnson’s career started at Decatur at Cedar Ridge Middle School in 1998. She said her experience teaching remedial reading to at-risk students during the summer of 1999 established the path for her future.
Having questions isn’t bad. Having COVID is bad. Spreading the virus to others is bad. Even for those who do recover from the virus, many are experiencing serious and lingering health issues such as lung problems, joint pain, fatigue, confusion and an inability to concentrate. Some report to doctors that they simply don’t feel like themselves anymore.
We have a pretty big correction we need to clarify about today’s last story. Matthew Hammett is not Seth Hammett’s son but a relative. We are sorry for the mistake. 1. Racing toward a new record Alabama is racing toward virus numbers it last saw at the peak of the pandemic, with 2,134 COVID-19 patients...
In Alabama, the average price for regular gasoline is $2.82 per gallon, according to AAA. Prices are higher in coastal and south rural Alabama, where a gallon of gas can cost upwards of $3.00. Diesel now costs $3.03 per gallon on average in Alabama.
Recent heavy rains put the spotlight on one of the most common yet extremely difficult to resolve environmental concerns – untreated or partially treated sewage getting into our rivers, lakes and streams. Inflow of rainwater through cracked pipes or faulty manhole covers and infiltration of groundwater through deteriorated sewer lines can overwhelm a sewer system and send sewage into waterways.