Editorial & Opinion

“Camden Cuisine: It’s on a roll” By Ethan Van Sice

By now it’s no secret that folks in Camden know their way around a kitchen. In recent years, we’ve joined several “Best Of’” lists in nearly every southern culinary league you can think of. Our fried chicken left multibillionaire Mark Zuckerberg so satisfied he gave “Jackson’s” his personal thumb of approval. The no-frills, down home…

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“The Big Daddy Crappie Stump”- Column by M. Hollis Curl

For What It’s Worth -Hollis Curl Did you see the news arti­cle a week or so ago that told about a bridge in Clarke County being named for Ben Rodgers Lee? Ben who? Ben Rodgers Lee, the un­disputed guru of turkey hunt­ers. Ben, you see, was the man who revolutionized the art of calling turkeys…

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“Enough is Enough!” an EDITORIAL by Glenda Curl

“Enough is Enough!” By Glenda Curl There is absolutely no doubt that the Absentee Vote is an essential factor in winning an election in Wilcox County. The numbers don’t lie, and it has happened over and over again. Even candidates that are running to try and improve things have had to resort to vying for…

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EDITORIAL: Living with two-year-old human babies

Living with two-year-old human babies By Ethan Van Sice Don’t get me wrong; My niece, Ashlyn, is as smart as they come. Every day, she’s impressing me with new “tricks” that she’s learned, and I have faith that her cognitive development will continue, even beyond the years of counting toes and naming colors. Pretty soon…

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Spring Cleaning? Editorial by Ethan Van Sice

Spring Cleaning? By Ethan Van Sice I was determined to get down and dirty this time… I’m talking about feathers to hardwood. Brushes to crevices. Even pen to paper, if I had to. Besides, what better way to usher in the Easter weekend than to do some Spring cleaning? I was really going to try…

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“Pull Yourselves Together, Gentlemen” an editorial By Ethan Van Sice

“Pull Yourselves Together, Gentlemen” an editorial by By Ethan Van Sice Those who missed the most recent public meltdown of the Wilcox County Commission also missed a pretty impressive update on Roland Cooper State Park and its success over the past year. I’m afraid I’ll have to extend my apologies to the Smith family for…

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“News that’s ‘Well-Deserved’ for Wilcox is News that isn’t sitting well with Me”- Editorial by Ethan V.S.

Local TV News Stations will try and forge their own versions of Wilcox County, one that makes perfect sense to the rest of Alabama–but not to those who actually live here. It’s an image that’s depressing, counter-factual, and redundant. Don’t believe me? Take the time to Google news articles of our home. It’s downright embarrassing.…

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