It doesn’t seem that long ago when COVID-19 moved into the Arab area. There was some apprehension but, basically, most people didn’t seem to take it seriously.
My name is Amber and I am the very proud wife of Michael Greenhaw. Michael has pled guilty to tampering with a consumer product for stealing fentanyl from the ambulance company he worked for in 2018.
The music industry was decimated in what has been a crushing climb back from the brink of collapse, and nowhere has that been more evident than to our neighbors to the North in Nashville.
When I moved to Arab, my boys were 6, 5 and 5 years old. I had moved them from everything they had ever known back to an extended family in Alabama that I yearned for them to know.
In addition to my duties here at the Tribune, I’m also the president of the Arab Electric Cooperative board of trustees. Recently, we finished a year in which the former general manager left and the board had the task of hiring a new one.
As this nation and the rest of the world enter into a new way of learning and living, it is too easy to assume that all have the same ideas, regrets and other dreams.
“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The One who fears is not made perfect in love.” 1 John 4:18
Spring has almost sprung past us, and summertime is headed straight for us. Here in the south, we are always looking for ways to fix great meals without “heatin’ up the kitchen.”
As I watched Danny Garrett and Will Ainsworth’s press conference on opening Alabama in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, I became more and more amazed. It seems to boil down to two things – the COVID numbers are down, let’s jump back into living; and business owners are among those suffering most.