The first people to live on the land that we now call Alabama were the aborigines. While they were on the land some 10,000 years ago, it was not until the 16th century that the Europeans arrived.
In a recent column, I wrote of a young friend – Jeff – who was killed in an automobile accident. His vehicle was struck by a car that ran a red light and broadsided him.
Whether you are a Republican or a Democrat, liberal or conservative, you have a right to have your voice heard in the halls of Congress.
Simply stated, “The main reason we celebrate the Declaration of Independence on the fourth of July is because that was the day it was adopted by the colonies in 1776, and essentially the day that the United States of America was born.
I took a little hiatus from writing my opinion pieces because I was considering applying for the Arab Public Library director position. But I will write about that another time.
The beginning of the summer months is always a great time for whole family to enjoy different indoor and outdoor activities. Whether is enjoying a Memorial Day family barbecue, camping or going to the local river, the pool or splash pads, learn to keep everyone safe and healthy while enjoyin…
Like so many high school seniors who were preparing to graduate, I looked forward to completing that stage of my education, but I didn’t have the slightest idea what I wanted to do next.
Old timers have an expression, “Thar’s lightning in the air,” that is used to describe a volatile situation with the possibility of imminent danger very real. Kinda like when you come home from the bar a little too late and notice the living room lights are on, meaning someone is up and wait…
Spring cleaning time is here and I have jumped on board with a tenacity like never before. I am at a point that I really need, and want, simplicity and minimal clutter in my life.
I remember Mama – a precious, beautiful lady who loved me. Mothers are supposed to love their children I know, and my mother loved me like mothers are supposed to love their children –unconditionally.
A florist arrived at the front desk with two baskets of flowers. He gave them to an attractive lady at the front desk who discovered they were sent to the staff of the city’s library by someone who was well-known to the staff.
This is not a column from Charles Whisenant, the editor of this newspaper. It’s a column from Charles W. Whisenant, the elected member of the Arab Electric Cooperative board of trustees (District 8).
There was a family of five that lived within the municipal limits of Oak Ridge, a town created in northeastern Tennessee in 1942 as a production site for the Manhattan Project – the American, British and Canadian operation that developed the atomic bomb.