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Pearlie Gibson: Summer programs can add to a child’s education

Pearlie Gibson RiverView News Summer is usually a time of the year when families take a vacation to fun-filled attractions or to visit other family ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

25 years in business is no small feat

Any business that has been operating for 25 or more years is a mainstay in the community. Many times, such businesses are a  prominent anchor ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Field of Dreams from 30 years ago

Thirty years ago, America was captivated by a film called “Field of Dreams.” Set in Iowa, a farmer (played by Kevin Costner) plows up his ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

How we handle submitted content in the paper

We regularly receive questions about how we deal with submitted content in the newspaper, whether it be photos, contributed columns, press releases or opinion pieces. ... Read more

7 days ago by Daniel Evans.

Ford: Teachers, retirees deserve better from state leaders

The education budget passed by lawmakers in the final days of the legislative session is the largest in terms of dollars that the state has ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Rogers: The crisis at our border continues

As folks across East Alabama know all too well, we have a serious national security and humanitarian crisis at our Southwest border with Mexico that ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

The importance of celebrating Juneteenth

This year’s Juneteenth celebration at West Point River Park was cut short due to rain showers. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Swindle: The two impeachments in American history

I suppose the first time I heard the term “articles of impeachment”, I was a 1st year law student at Mercer University. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Welcome center celebrates 40 years

The West Point Visitor Information Center, otherwise known as the Georgia welcome center, celebrated 40 years on Friday. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Tures: Is the 1994 crime bill a bad bill?

In the fall of 1994, I was interning for Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold, while taking classes for graduate school. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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