Editorial & Opinion

(Must See VIDEO!) EDITORIAL–“Expect Sunny Skies and Sandy Shores; A Green Day in Orange Beach.” –by Ethan Van Sice

Green Day to make first Alabama tour-stop in band’s 30 Year History The perpetually chart-topping, notoriously political, five-time Grammy Award winning band from California’s iconic Bay Area, pop-punk trio Green Day, made tickets and show times available for their highly anticipated Summer tour Friday at 10 a.m. –with one, rather unlikely stop. A stop that’s…

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Cor’ Conclusions—“What did Christmas look like for God?”

What did Christmas look like for God? For most of us, Christmas is about comfort. It is about visiting relatives that you should have seen or spoken to before the holidays rolled around. It’s about your adult children taking a break from their lives to return home to their roots. It may also mean, for…

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“Cor’ Conclusions” by Cori Cox Ely, — 10/26/16

The funeral service went as planned. The church was beautifully decorated with all of the appropriate flowers and framed pictures. Your friends and family you expected to see were all accounted for. As well as some kind, unexpected presence of co-workers and neighbors. In that moment, there is a stray split second of comfort from…

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“An Imaginary Racism” – By Ethan Van Sice

“An Imaginary Racism” By Ethan Van Sice “My uncle’s bulldog was so mean, if there wasn’t nothing else around, he’d bite himself!” – M.H. Curl The following excerpts were recorded during an unscheduled meeting with a local, African-American gentleman, who from this point on shall be referred to as “Anonymous.” Mr. Anonymous’s purpose for the…

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Vices & Virtues-8/24/16

  You’re walking alone down a wooded path. Fallen leaves are rustling beneath your feet. Pine trees are swaying metronomically above your head. Sprawling branches form a watchful canopy. Their limbs stretch infinitly, like a multi-dimensional timeline, cultivated by the stories and memories they’ve seen. The wind blows harmonically through their wooded chimes, whispering in…

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Tears & Laughter-8-24-16

He held it up toward the light for me to see, holding it between his finger and thumb like a diamond. “Do you know what this is,” he asked? Without giving me a chance to answer he said, “It’s a buckeye, and there is a buckeye tree in your mama’s backyard. Ask her if she…

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The Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce-8/24/16

By Elizabeth Grimes Reaves It was another busy week for the Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce. We had an excellent monthly board meeting, where we discussed some exciting new programs! We also had the opportunity to hear from KC Pang, VP of Golden Dragon in regards to recent publicity the plant has received. Dori Clark…

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