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Hey papa, what was it like?

Hey, Papa, tell us about that spring! You know, the virus of 2020!  What was it like where you lived? I like to imagine a ... Read more

5 hours ago by W Gregory Ward.

Unemployment benefits need revisiting

Just last April, Alabama’s economy was trending upward, the state boasted a 3.8 percent unemployment rate that was near-record low. Sixty-six of 67 counties saw ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

It is now up to us to flatten the curve

As of this writing, 5:35 p.m. Friday, April 3, Chambers County has the same amount of reported deaths (5) as Jefferson County and only 78 ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

No seriously, stay at home

Not to belabor the point we made yesterday about the alarming number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Chambers County, but we also wrote a ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

OPINION: Death toll in Chambers County is alarming

As of this writing, no county in Alabama had more reported deaths related to COVID-19 than Chambers County. East Alabama Medical Center announced this weekend ... Read more

4 days ago by Daniel Evans.

Our hearts are more than prepared

During this pandemic, we have seen the Chambers County community band together in more ways than one to help each other  out. From organizations like ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Be thankful for what you have

Hope Taylor is a man with a story to tell. The LaGrange native arrived back in the United States this week, after roughly a week ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Our health is worth being bored for a few weeks

We understand that everyone — especially children — are probably getting to the point of being bored out of their minds. Many of us are still ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Thoughts on a crisis

One of my favorite psalms is Psalm 46. The person who wrote it is not naive. He knows that there is nothing easy about life, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Small business help available

As the positive number of COVID-19 cases continue to mount, frustrations of those having to report to work build. Our local, state and federal leaders ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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