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I’ll always remember mother’s dishes

When it is time to take down my Christmas dishes from a couple of shelves in my kitchen every year, I remember my mother’s frantic ... Read more

4 months ago by Nina Keenam.

Educational Freedom Enables Personal, Economic Hope for Alabama’s Children

By Dana Hall McCain, API Resident Fellow Part of the promise of school choice is that access to better education will result in increased economic mobility for ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

For Whom the Bridge Tolls

By Phil Williams, API Director of Policy Strategy If you’ve followed the news lately you could not have missed the fact that there has been ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Do you believe in angels?

Do you believe in angels? One cloudy morning, I stepped outside with my raincoat, well-worn rain bonnet and my dilapidated umbrella in my arms. It ... Read more

4 months ago by Nina Keenam.

Dunn was Army Ranger, died in crash

Gerald Dunn was a friend and neighbor, growing up in Andalusia in the 1950s, next door to our home on Holley St. [ by the ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Locally, we’re a patriotic bunch

And I’m proud to be an American Where at least I know I’m free And I won’t forget the men who died Who gave that ... Read more

5 months ago by Kendra Majors.

Winter has arrived, y’all

Winter arrived last night on wings of wind and a steady rhythm of rain on my tin roof. It is here a little early but ... Read more

5 months ago by Nancy Blackmon.

Herriot books worth the while

I enjoy books that make me laugh at times and tug at my heartstrings at others. James Herriot’s fit that description. My husband had macular ... Read more

6 months ago by Nina Keenam.

Celebrating WWII veterans

This next week marks 4 years since I was a part of a very memorable event – traveling with a group of local WWII veterans ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

Blount met wife while attached to Vienna Honor Guards

O J Blount WWII Veteran     At 18 years of age, O J Blount was drafted into the Army in 1944. He was living ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

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