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PCI Boys, Girls clubs offering summer food program

By   /  April 23, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

The Poarch Creek Indians Boys and Girls clubs are pleased to announce the Summer Food Service Program. The summer feeding program will begin June 2, 2014 and end August 8, 2014. The program is located at 6477 Jack Springs Road, Atmore, at the Pow Wow grounds. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 [...]

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House passes balanced budget

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Congressman Bradley Byrne Our country is on an unsustainable fiscal course. On our current trajectory, the debt will reach nearly 170 percent of our national Gross Domestic Product by 2040. In just 10 years, we will spend more on servicing the debt than we will on national defense. With China already holding $12.3 trillion [...]

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Privacy? Surely you jest!

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

Ring. Ring. “Hello, this is Tom.” “We know who you are, Tom. In the digital age, you will be shocked by what we know about you.” “Who is this? The National Security Agency? I thought President Obama issued orders to rein you in!” “That’s a good one, Tom. Obama told the NSA to stop storing [...]

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Was Rep. Wren just the first domino to fall?

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Bob Martin When dominos fall, they usually fall in multiples. “Mommas don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys” is a line from one of my favorite old western songs. Perhaps a modern day version using “legislators” could give all those cowboys in that line a well-deserved break. A Montgomery blog this past [...]

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Maritime economy means Alabama jobs

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Congressman Bradley “Whoever rules the waves rules the world.” Alfred Thayer Mahan, an American naval strategist and historian once called the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century, wrote these words as he referred to the importance of projecting power abroad through naval dominance. This mantra still holds true today not only as [...]

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Premature ObamaCare victory lap

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Rick Jensen President Obama took a victory lap on Tuesday, celebrating 7 million Obamacare enrollees. Let’s take a look at this success. President Obama and the Democrats pushed through their signature domestic policy stating the “Affordable” Care Act would cover “every American.” They have used the figure of “48 million uninsured Americans.” To date, [...]

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Strange raids, strange indeed

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By BOB MARTIN Did the folks at Greenetrack Casino in Eutaw get advance notice of last month’s raid by Atty. Gen. Luther Strange? Montgomery attorney Charlanna Spencer, who represents Greenetrack, has told me that the casino’s electronic bingo machines were taken offline before the search warrants signed by Greene County District Judge Lillie Jones-Osborne were [...]

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Perdido pre-K students hold Q-U wedding

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

  Glinda Dennis’ pre-K class culminated their study of the letters Qq and Uu by having a Q-U wedding. The letter Q cannot spell a word without its partner U. Any word using Q is always followed by U – queen, quarter, quiet, quail, quilt, etc. – so to help the children visualize and remember [...]

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Science has sprung at Perdido E/M School

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

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With the start of spring, students in all grades at Perdido Elementary / Middle School have been involved in a diverse variety of scientific experiments. They have been studying everything from animals and their habitats, to volcanoes and rocketry. Kindergarten students have been involved in the study of wild animals, found in Africa. As they [...]

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Peacock announces state senate candidacy

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  Featured  /  Comments Off

The following announcement was submitted by the candidate. On Monday, Republican Jeff Peacock formally announced his candidacy for Alabama State Senate, District 22. In 2010, Peacock narrowly lost his primary bid for this same seat, receiving 49% of the vote in a two-way race. Peacock said the main focus of his candidacy would be economic [...]

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