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From God’s word - 5782: What lies ahead for the coming year
16 September 2021
By Toni Ford Last week, I shared some of the background of Rosh Hashana, which means, “head of the year” and is considered the first celebration of the...
God’s word revealed - A lifeline to save our immortal souls
16 September 2021
By John Larkins The Christian hymn Throw out the lifeline, Father depicts an important fact in current life in Eto-wah County, as well as other American...
Keep Smiling with Rosie Preston - A bunch of party poopers
16 September 2021
By Rosie Preston Warning: this article is not for the weak of stomach! As I was leaving my doctor’s office yesterday, I had a sigh of relief, as the...
The Vagabond - Bell ringing buzzards and a false apocalypse
16 September 2021
By Danny Crownover In 1900, there was a local story about the famous belled buzzard that attracted attention in every section of the South. J.M. (Billy)...
The barking border collie blues
16 September 2021
By Vicki Scott Last Friday night, I was scheduled to help in a local business the next day. Bedtime came and I promptly went to bed. Before that, I set...
Hot Bacon and Swiss Dip, Mexican Tortilla Bake and Alabama Chocolate Nut Pie
16 September 2021
By Andy Bedwell One of the things I really love about vacations are the people I meet. I never meet a stranger that I can not strike up a conversation...
Keep Smiling with Rosie Preston - Every soul needs a hat
09 September 2021
By Rosie Preston Hello, friends, A Gadsden High guy, Greg Cusimano posted this on Facebook. The author is unknown, but I love it and hope you will as...
The Vagabond - Local Etowah Rifles had storied history
09 September 2021
By Danny Crownover The Etowah Rifles volunteer military unit was mustered into service on July 4, 1883, with Judge John Harold Disque as captain. Members...
From God’s word - Rosh Hashanna, the start of a new year
09 September 2021
By Toni Ford Over this past year, I have loved learning how God speaks to us prophetically through the Hebraic calendar with the purpose of giving us...
God’s word revealed - We will live eternally by our decision
09 September 2021
By John Larkins Of course, we prefer to think of our living by our choices, rather than dying. But the decision we make about our dying is of far greater...
Caution - acrobats at work!
09 September 2021
By Vicki Scott The process of remodeling our house presents unforeseen issues when someone other than my handy husband Alan is involved. At our lake...
Andy’s Chocolate Chip Cookie, Angel Crisp Cookies and G-R-E-A-T Cookies
09 September 2021
By Andy Bedwell Long before we knew anything about watching cholesterol, counting calories and cutting back on sodium, there were always sweets that would...
The Vagabond - Bellevue Hotel on Lookout Mountain
26 August 2021
By Danny Crownover Having recently read The Vagabond’s account concerning the burning of the Dwight Inn in Alabama City back in 1900, many readers wished...

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