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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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TSA hides 'threats' on school buses to test drivers

Most people think the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) just handles the screenings at airports. But the TSA is also involved...

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Sean of the South: Diner Speak

“Sit wherever you want, sweetie,” the Waffle House waitress said. I slid into my booth. Alan Jackson was singing overhead about the...

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Lipscomb is the credit union’s lawmaker of the year

State Rep. Craig Lipscomb (R-Gadsden) was recently awarded the 2021 Lawmaker of the Year Award by the League of Southeastern Credit...

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Randy Tatano: Flashbacks of a gasoline crisis

Lately, I’m seeing all the warning signs that were evident in the 1970s. political unrest. Skyrocketing energy prices. High inflation....

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Class on the 'Moooove' in south Alabama

It might be the most unique homeroom you’ve ever seen. Students at W.S. Neal High School in East Brewton aren’t learning farming skills...

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Perry Hooper: Greenwood continues support of 'Helping a Hero;' two homes built in Huntsville

My hat is off to a great American, Lee Greenwood. During the middle of the very busy preparations for his All-Star Salute Concert honoring...

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Alabama native built Super Bowl champion

When the Los Angeles Rams won the Super Bowl on Sunday, Sean McVay was the coach; wide receiver Cooper Kupp was the MVP of the game,...

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Why Valentines Day may be difficult for singles in 2022

Dating has always been a challenge for some but 2022 could be extra difficult for singles trying to find the right person. The internet,...

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Randy Tatano: The time the airport went silent

Those of us of a certain age remember when flying was actually fun. I know that seems hard to believe in an era in which you get half-undressed...

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Jefferson County attorney: ‘I’m not dead’

After 55 years as an attorney, one Jefferson County man wants his clients to know he’s still going strong and working hard, despite...

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Experts share hope amid devastating reality at Alabama Human Trafficking Summit

From The Alabama Baptist More than 225 advocates in the fight against human trafficking gathered Feb. 3–4 in Montgomery for the 8th...

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Signature Academies launching in Jefferson County Fall 2022

A new kind of school is coming to students in Jefferson County in the fall of 2022. The Signature Academies will be schools focused...

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Randy Tatano: The Yankees are coming ... but we won't bite

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that there is currently a mass exodus from the Northeast to places in the South. While...

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Sean of the South: Alabama or bust!

By Sean Dietrich, Sean of the South  So I guess we’re moving. My wife, Jamie, has been looking at houses for several months now, ever...

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Mobile event launches regional evangelism conferences

From The Alabama Baptist Alabama Baptists are taking their annual State Evangelism Conference on the road this year, hosting four regional...

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South Alabama schools 'roll out' WiFi on buses

Sometimes a school bus is more than a school bus. In Escambia County, it’s a rolling wi-fi hotspot. This year, 25 of the county’s 100...

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Fighting the odds at Lovelady Center: Alabama woman's inspiring story headed to the big screen

Sometimes life throws us curveballs. Sometimes our entire life is a curveball. Sometimes that curveball hits us so hard in the face...

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Adoptive mom uses medical knowledge to help children with special needs

From The Alabama Baptist   At a young age, Johnna Breland felt called to be a doctor, but as she grew up, that career never seemed...

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Randy Tatano: Catholic guilt and Rosemary's Baby

Growing up Catholic in the fifties & sixties, I was dealing with the usual rules that go with any religion. We had the fish-on-Friday...

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Sean of the South: The Country Gentleman

By Sean Dietrich, Sean of the South  Danny and the boys arrived late to the nursing home. They were running behind schedule because...

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Alabama Kombucha brewer product wins national award for being ‘good, clean and fair’

The first commercial kombucha brewer in Birmingham recently won a national award for one of its products. Better Kombucha, which brews...

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Alabama Aviation High School prepares to open in August

The Alabama Aerospace and Aviation High School (AAHS) finalized its contract with the Alabama Public Charter School Commission on Nov....

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Frios Gourmet Pops expansion to bring 200 jobs to Mobile

Mobile-based FGP Holding, which owns Frios Gourmet Pops and FGP Manufacturing LLC, announced plans for a rapid expansion and production...

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Sean of the South: Lady of the checkout lane

By Sean Dietrich, Sean of the South  The supermarket checkout line. She was white-haired and frail. Her buggy was filled to capacity...

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Escambia County schools capturing hearts with contracts

If you’re the parent of an Escambia County school student and ask, “How was school today?” you might hear this as an answer: “I signed...

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Randy Tatano: A writer, because of a great teacher

Fifth Grade, 1964. The Cold War. The space race. And an amazing teacher. I loved school back then. And after a long summer, I was ready...

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