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Keep shinning a light on human trafficking

In 2011, President Barack Obama declared Jan. 11 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The trafficking and victim’s protection act of 2000 (TVPA), ... Read more

2 days ago by Dustin Duncan.

OUR VIEW: TCSO keeps dangerous drug off the streets

In Monday’s paper, we reported on a Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrest involving two women from Opelika who were found with about two gallons of ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Be prepared for Saturday storms

Saturday could be a wet and windy day in the Valley as a line of storms will be sweeping their way across the South. According to ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Looking for middle ground on property tax

The next week figures to be an important one in the ongoing debate over a school tax exemption for senior citizens. The Tax Relief for ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Ways to be protected from the flu

We’ve written it before, and unfortunately, we’ll probably write it again, but the flu is going around. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Donating blood could save a life

If you’ve been to a local grocery store over the last week or so, there’s a good chance you saw the LifeSouth bus parked nearby ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Death by anti-vaxxer propaganda

This past semester, we had a first-year student class where we focused on the book Educated by Tara Westover.  Since her family members believe in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Ringing in the new year

Anyone who played high school sports knows that those memories will last you a lifetime. Athletics — especially in moments of victory — resonate with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Welcome to the year 2020

It was so long ago that the principal at the elementary school greeted us at a school program and said, “This is the class of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

The adversary

You can throw your hands up. You can beat the clock. You can move a mountain. You can break rocks. You can be a master. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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