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The COVID-19 pandemic is still very real in Alabama. Our state recently crossed the 125,000-case threshold, while more than 2,000 people with the coronavirus have tragically passed away. … more
  “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” (The more things change, the more they stay the same.) That quotation from Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr in 1848 … more
  Mayor Karin Wilson’s plan to re-landscape Fairhope’s bayfront park is dying politically, but opponents of the radical proposal need to make sure it gets buried.  … more
  As Alabama shut down its schools on March 16th and moved classes online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I was saddened but not surprised when many Gulf Shores students told me they … more
The year was 1933. It was a dark age with the American economy, as we were in the fourth year of a depression caused by a number of self-inflicted factors. The country was reeling from a … more
Public Servants like Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon must not ignore community health for party-boat preferences. Kennon is keeping Robinson Island open for boaters, during the coronavirus … more
If you follow my tweets, you may have noticed me posting pictures of the sunset from my office view. Those sunsets mark the end of long days in the office that almost always lead to long evenings … more
The economic meltdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has created an extraordinary demand for food assistance. State agencies are working overtime to figure out how to get food to hungry … more
Foley Family, Life is a journey, and, as we travel along this path, we experience different seasons of life. Five years ago, our family entered into a new season when we were presented the … more
Ancient humans built the seven wonders of the world, only one of which stands today – the Great Pyramids of Giza. Since those ancient days, various lists have noted new human-engineered … more
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