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Randy Tatano: The best argument for ending time change

Like many Americans, I hate the time change. I honestly don’t see the point. The one in the spring is the worst, especially if you’re...

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Real-life “Hoosiers” celebrate great season with championship play

Being the second-best boys' basketball team in Alabama is still something to brag about. While the Escambia High Blue Devils didn’t...

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Congressman Palmer Announces 2022 U.S. Service Academy Nominations

The office of Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) announced that 20 students from Alabama's Sixth Congressional District received nominations...

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Sean of the South: Flyin' a flag ain't cheap

I hung an American flag on our house today. We just moved in. We have only been living in Birmingham for three days, but I thought...

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David Wheeler’s funeral on Saturday; lawmakers send condolences

The funeral for State Rep. David Wheeler (R-Vestavia) will be at All Saints Episcopal Church in Homewood at 11 a.m. Saturday, March...

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Obituary: Anne Griggs Roberts

Anne Griggs Roberts, age 64, entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 4, 2022. Anne was born in Dalton,...

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VIDEO: Jefferson County Schools Announces District’s Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson County Board of Education (JEFCOED) and the Jefferson County Schools Education Foundation announced Tuesday night that...

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Volunteer fire departments in Alabama could get 'lifeline' following pandemic

They are known to help when help is needed most, and now help is on the way to some volunteer fire departments in Alabama. Following...

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"Gamechanger' bills pass House; Could improve rural broadband in Alabama

The Alabama House of Representatives passed two pieces of legislation on Friday designed to expand broadband connectivity in the state....

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Southern Baptist Convention President will not seek second term

Southern Baptist Convention President Ed Litton announced on March 1 that he will not seek a second year in office and will instead...

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Vice President Kamala Harris to speak at Bridge Crossing Jubilee Sunday

Kingfisher Media Regional News Vice President Kamala Harris will be a speaker at the 57th Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee on Sunday....

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Sean of the South: Aisle Five

The young woman in the supermarket was pushing the buggy lazily through Aisle Five. She was wearing extremely short shorts, flip flops,...

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Randy Tatano: Watching TV with Mom

I was raised by a single mom. I know, that’s not unusual today, but back in the day, in a Catholic neighborhood where no one got divorced,...

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Live From Pollard, It's Friday Morning!

For students in Escambia County schools, the morning announcements just got a lot more interesting. That’s because each school now...

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Analysis: Montgomery goes to pot; follow the money

This is Part 2 of an analysis of the “Compassion Act” which legalized medical marijuana in Alabama. It is a two-part series based on...

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Analysis: There is no 'compassion' in the Compassion Act

In case you missed it, the Alabama Legislature passed and Governor Ivey signed into law the Compassion Act in May 2021.  Compassion...

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Analyisis: There is no 'compassion' in the Compassion Act

In case you missed it, the Alabama Legislature passed and Governor Ivey signed into law the Compassion Act in May 2021.  Compassion...

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Ukrainian pastor with Alabama connection continues to ask for prayers

A group of Christians holed up in a basement in Kyiv, Ukraine raised their hands and praised the Lord Sunday, despite the mass chaos...

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Jeff Poor joins 1819 News as Political Editor

BIRMINGHAM, AL — One of the best-known and respected conservative voices is joining 1819 News. Jeff Poor, host of the daily Jeff Poor...

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UPDATE: Huntsville rocket team prepares for rollout of ‘World’s Mightiest Rocket’

NASA managers responsible for the final preparations to launch the world’s mightiest rocket provided a work progress update during...

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Alabama chef nominated for James Beard Award: 'It's not about me'

That was the motto of Johnny Hontzopolous when he opened his restaurant after immigrating from Greece to America in 1921. Little did...

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Sean of the South: My last hair-well

In a few days, we will be moving 260 miles north to Birmingham, Alabama. So I got my last Florida haircut. I’m picky about who cuts...

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VIDEO FEATURE: Small town Alabama ‘banging’ out big-time ammo despite shortages

In the past two years, the National Firearm Industry Trade Association has seen more new gun owners. In 2020, 40% of all firearm purchases were made by first-time gun buyers. In 2021, that percentage was 30%. But despite increased sales, supply chain shortages and inflation, one small town Alabama company is producing high quantities of high-quality ammunition.

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Randy Tatano: The flying ice cream lid incident

Back in the day, before politics, social media and political correctness sucked the fun out of life’s simple pleasures, we were easily...

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Alabama fire chiefs sounding alarm on ambulance shortages

Across the nation, municipalities and private transport services have struggled to keep their ambulances staffed with Emergency Medical...

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Getting your start in the poultry business

Poultry in Alabama generates more than $15 billion in revenue each year. Poultry farming accounts for 65.6% of annual farming revenue...

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Steps to preventing child sex abuse in ministry

In recent years, awareness of child sexual abuse in Christian ministries has become heightened. Certain high-profile cases of serial...

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