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Mel Long loves community

Mel Long loves community

By Toni Stauffer Phenix City native Mel Long, 67, is an active member of Gaines Chapel AME Church, a devoted husband to his wife Lillie, ... Read More

Johnny Ellison: Teacher is not spelled P-A-R-E-N-T

Johnny Ellison: Teacher is not spelled P-A-R-E-N-T

As we prepare for school, I would like to have a short spelling lesson.  This lesson is in regard to the word teacher.  Believe it or ... Read More

Sarah West: Emblematic Echoes of Appalachia

Sarah West: Emblematic Echoes of Appalachia

Returning to the places where one’s soul rests, there I find renewal, enrichment and a multitude of things awaiting pen. Miles from my Alabama home, ... Read More

Pups and Pints set for Aug. 16th

Pups and Pints set for Aug. 16th

By Denise DuBois Enjoy an evening of live music, drinks, and door prizes at Chattahoochee Brewing Company Aug. 16. Team Realtor and the East Alabama ... Read More

Golf tourney gives to CVCC scholarships

Golf tourney gives to CVCC scholarships

By Denise DuBois Dust off those golf clubs. It’s time to enjoy the sunshine and step up to the tee. On Aug. 16, the Russell ... Read More

Mark Clark: Great athletes must have a nickname

Mark Clark: Great athletes must have a nickname

I guess my all-time favorite nickname belongs to a fictitious athlete – Roy Hobbs. Hobbs was known as “The Natural” in the movie of the ... Read More

Marian Carcache: Congealed salad tasted as good as it was beautiful

Marian Carcache: Congealed salad tasted as good as it was beautiful

A few weeks ago, a friend invited me to be her guest at the local Women’s Club. The group meets in a lovely historic house ... Read More

PC 10U fall in bracket play

PC 10U fall in bracket play

See a gallery of phots here By Mark Clark Phenix City’s 10U Cal Ripken Jr. Baseball All-Star team did not play as long as it ... Read More

Absentee ballot changes in effect

Absentee ballot changes in effect

 MONTGOMERY – Alabama Act 2019-507 became effective August 1, 2019, establishing new requirements for voters casting absentee ballots. A copy of the voters’ valid photo ... Read More

Grads encouraged to keep writing their story

Grads encouraged to keep writing their story

It was a message of triumph, endurance, and hope for the future, as Chattahoochee Valley Community College General Education Diploma (GED) graduates listened to Dr. ... Read More

Transportation Facility now open

Transportation Facility now open

By Toni Stauffer A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on August 2 at the new $3 million Phenix City Schools Transportation Facility. Located at 609 ... Read More

Gallery: 10U Cal Ripkin World Series Phenix City

Gallery: 10U Cal Ripkin World Series Phenix City

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Phenix City School Board approves superintendent contract

Phenix City School Board approves superintendent contract

By Toni Stauffer The Phenix City School Board approved to revise the contract for Superintendent Randy Wilkes. The vote occurred at the July 27 board ... Read More