• Denise DuBois: Birthday Wisdom

    Denise DuBois: Birthday Wisdom

    Each year on my birthday, I start thinking about things that I’ve learned the previous year and throughout my life in general. There’s wisdom in time and age, so here are a few things I’ve learned – some from personal experience and some from those around me.  1. When you know what you want, nothing

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  • Glow Run aims to show women they’re not alone

    Glow Run aims to show women they’re not alone

    Read the original story here Register for the race here 1 in 4 women experience miscarriage  By Denise DuBois One in four women experience miscarriage. When it happened to Brad and Rachael Beasley the first time, that statistic wasn’t easy to hear. The second time was even worse. Shortly after, they joined the Broken Ministry

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  • Alabama approves industrial hemp program

    Alabama approves industrial hemp program

    By Toni Stauffer Starting next week on Oct. 7, registration for the 2020 Alabama Industrial Hemp Program opens. Nov. 14 is the deadline for growers, handlers, processors, and universities to submit applications. According to Dennis Delaney, team leader for the Alabama Extension’s Hemp Action Team, applicants need to be sure they have all documentation submitted

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  • Marian Carcache: Looking forward to fall again

    Marian Carcache: Looking forward to fall again

    Once upon a time, fall was my favorite season, and October was my favorite month.  Even though I dreaded September because I never liked public school very much, I somehow managed to weigh the beauty of October – its changing leaves and crisp air; ditches filled with goldenrods, purple ageratum, and wild mulberry; pecan trees

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  • Visual arts education in Smiths Station Elementary Schools

    Visual arts education in Smiths Station Elementary Schools

    Never is a strong word. A word that compels one to break boundaries, expand borders and reach farther than, as “never” implies, has ever been done before. I had only made efforts to do what I believed in, without ever knowing how far the path might take me. I hadn’t realized that there would be

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  • Fort Mitchell singing sisters head to London

    Fort Mitchell singing sisters head to London

    By Toni Stauffer The Williams Girlz contemporary gospel group is a talented group of young sisters, led by father Pastor Michael “Mike” Williams, 40, and their mother Shammanee Williams, 37.  Trinity, 16, sings alto and wants to be a lawyer. A young entrepreneur, Trinity also owns her own bowtie business that is doing very well.

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