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Sean of the South: Olden Times

“The world sure had changed, hasn’t it, Mama?” said her daughter. The old woman patted her daughter’s hand. “The world, yes. But people are still just as beautiful as they’ve ever been, sweetheart.”

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Amie Beth Shaver: Our rescue

Have you heard about the Bielski brothers or what they built deep in the forest? Because they managed to pull off a magnificent resistance.

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City of Foley seeks local WWII memorabilia for museum exhibit

The city of Foley is asking south Baldwin County residents to enter World War II memorabilia and information into a new exhibit honoring the community’s contributions to the war effort.

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Phil Williams: Speak now, or forever have no peace

Is it possible to have peace when good people stay silent?

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Lauren DeMoss Benson: Repeating history does not have to be our doom

Repeating history does not have to be our doom. We can repeat it by taking our cues from brave men and women who stood for freedom. We can repeat it by taking a stand against tyranny and fighting against the abuse of power.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Lessons from a teacher who outsmarted the Nazis

As we head south toward death and destruction of our own making, Anna Essinger's example is a remarkable reminder. What if we were people who did what was irrational, and seemingly impossible, but what was right?

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VIDEO: 100-year-old WWII POW gets ride of lifetime at Talladega Superspeedway

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor In 1944, George Mills was a young man deployed to a foreign country, fighting in World War II. He...