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Sean of the South: Sister Angel

I saw her in the supermarket, wearing a dark habit. The old nun was meandering through the aisles, consulting a paper list with a pencil. Her medieval gown looked so wonderfully out of place in our fast-paced modern world.

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Briarwood's Liddell wins 2022 Sixth District Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) announced Lynzie Liddell, a student at Briarwood Christian High School, as the winner of the Sixth District 2022 Congressional Art Competition. The Artist Reception was held on April 25, 2022.

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Daniel Sutter: Birmingham vs. Nashville, and how cutting taxes pays off

Nashville has become “a destination for technology, culture, and business investment.”  Could Birmingham have prospered similarly?

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Justin Bogie: Gas, grocery taxes crushing Alabama families; is this the leadership we want?

Next week, Alabama voters will cast their votes for the 2022 Primary Election.

Autauga County farmer says lightning struck, killed cow during Sunday storm

An Autauga County farmer says a lightning strike killed a cow in his pasture during a storm on Sunday.

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Matt Clark: A good judge's bad call on Alabama's Child Protection Act

Nearly two centuries ago, Hans Christian Andersen wrote a proverbial tale that is worth revisiting frequently.

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Amie Beth Shaver: The election is coming; do you remember?

Alabama's election is next week.

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Samford receives historic $100M gift from estate of Marvin Mann

Samford University in Birmingham has received the largest single donor gift ever received by an institution of higher education in Alabama — $100 million from the Marvin Mann estate.

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Casey Wardynski: Education must focus on children's needs

Education must focus on children's needs, and parents must have the discretion to place their children in the educational environment that best prepares their children for life and work

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Christine receives endorsement from former acting U.S. attorney general in District 15 race

Matt Whitaker, appointed by former President Donald Trump to serve as acting United States Attorney General after the resignation of former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, announced his endorsement of Dr. Brian Christine in the District 15 Alabama State Senate race.

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Dr. Julia Boothe: New telehealth law includes important patient protections

Alabama physicians will have to brush up on their “webside manner” now that a new law is on the books to improve the delivery of telehealth to patients across the state.

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Readers react: Concerns of compromise by legislature, and Sean of the South

Our readers react to recent stories or current events, including a recent column by CEO Bryan Dawson.

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USFL Stallions remain unbeaten after victory over Stars

The Birmingham Stallions moved to 5-0 this season with a 30-17 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Stars on Sunday at Protective Stadium.

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Sean of the South: The Hugger

I was in Texas a few years ago, giving a speech in the elementary school auditorium. She was sitting in the front row. She laughed at all my jokes. She laughed first. She laughed loudest.

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Justin Bogie: State parks Amendment is more of legislature's fiscal malfeasance

In less than two weeks, Alabama voters will head to the polls to cast their votes in the 2022 Republican and Democratic primary elections.

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Inside the manhunt for an escaped murder suspect and jailer

A nationwide manhunt that ended with Vicky White dead and Casey White back in custody has law enforcement agencies trying to piece together how the escape could have happened.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Is free speech only for the Left?

On Monday night, a protest was held at Justice Samuel Alito's house in Alexandria, Virginia. Activists chanted: "Abort the court!"

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Combat Veterans PAC endorses Durant

The Combat Veteran’s For Congress Political Action Committee announced that it is endorsing Mike Durant for U.S. Senate.

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LOCAL Alabama launches 'Vote Conservative' video

LOCAL Alabama recently launched a video telling Alabama voters, in the wake of upcoming elections, "don't just vote Republican. Vote conservative."

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'Ultimate showman' of bass fishing, Ray Scott, dead at 88

Ray Scott, a consummate promoter who helped launch professional bass angling and became a fishing buddy to presidents while popularizing the conservation practice of catching and releasing fish, has died, a longtime aide said Monday.

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Readers React: Wonderful story on mom texting deceased son
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Craighead Elementary students receive 75 new beds

It was Christmas in spring for the students of Craighead Elementary School in Mobile, as 75 third-graders found out they were each...

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Investigative journalist Lauren Walsh joins 1819 News team

1819 News is thrilled to announce the addition of a talented and experienced journalist to the investigative team. Lauren Walsh, a...

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Readers react to Roy Brook, Alabama spending, and ballot counting process

Our readers react to recent stories or current events: June Calloway, from Vestavia Hills, read the profile entitled A true American...

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1819 News CEO Shares His Personal Story of Redemption & Restoration
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Letters to the Editor

Wesley Rutherford of Decatur had this to say about the discussion of suspending Alabama’s gas tax:“I think what would be of greater...

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1819 News Editor-in-Chief named Legend of Alabama Sports Writers

Ray Melick, Editor-in-Chief of 1819 News, has been named one of the 50 Legends of the Alabama Sports Writers Association in conjunction...

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