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Social media threatens local news

Thomas Jefferson famously declared, “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without ...

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Rep. Jerry Carl explains reelection choice

A few short years ago, my wife Tina and I watched our son return from active combat in ...

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Generosity of community is amazing

On the front page of the Wednesday, December 8 edition of The Brewton Standard newspaper, you’ll see a ...

Lifestyles

Let’s empower women and be a voice for unborn children.

The notion that one cannot be an advocate for both women and unborn children is simply wrong. Those ...

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Vaccines, masks key to keeping schools open

By: Dr. Marsha D. Raulerson, MEd. MD FAAP, Brewton Pediatrician Vaccination and mask-wearing are the keys to keeping ...

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Looking back: Wrestling bear causes problems

Thirty years ago, in 1991, Brewton mourned the death of Broox G. Garrett Sr. at the age of ...

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Carl takes on new role in Montgomery

Last week the House of Representatives met for the opening session of the 117th Congress. Our first orders ...

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1991: A time revisited

It’s 2021 and 2020 is gone. It was not the best year, and everyone seems to be glad ...

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Byrne pens final column from office

This is my last weekly report as your Congressman. Serving you in Washington these last seven years has ...

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Happy New Year? We shall see

Last Thursday night certainly looked different for a lot of people who typically like to bring the new ...

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