EDITORIAL: Learn about candidates for sheriff
Kissing babies and eating pork barbecue at community gatherings are typical delights for political office seekers. Those moments show a glimpse of the candidates’ personalities, but not much else.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why we Relay
For more than 20 years, a large group of Cullman County residents have banded together with one common goal in mind: to help in the fight against cancer.
COMMENTARY: The top 12 government programs ever
Which federal programs and policies succeed in being cost-effective and targeting those who need them most? These two tests are obvious: After all, why would we spend taxpayers' money on a program that isn't worth what it costs or helps those who do not need help?
EDITORIAL: Gaining a lifetime of success
The arguments for a deeper investment in the arts for public school children are overwhelmingly favorable. The money is simply not following the logic.
EDITORIAL: Gun bill backfires
State Sen. Scott Beason, a Gardendale Republican, who will soon vacate his seat, is feeling a sense of disappointment that his bill to allow Alabamians to carry loaded handguns in their cars without a concealed weapon permit was shot down this week.
EDITORIAL: Above and beyond
The announcement of the annual Distinguished Citizen and Unsung Heroes recipients by The Cullman Times has revealed another lineup of caring people who go the extra mile in building a better local community.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enough is enough, stop child abuse now
In 2013, 32 children died in Alabama as the direct result of child abuse.
EDITORIAL: A chance to lead growth
In an era that concluded about a generation ago, residents of any average town or city in America had pretty much one destination for shopping.
EDITORIAL: Out of date, out of time
The Alabama State Constitution, one of the nation’s oldest at 113 years old, continues to linger despite a wide range of efforts to completely rewrite the document.
EDITORIAL: A private matter on display
Following the arguments generated by legalized abortion leave many people in this generation walking away from the issue with a sense of confusion.
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