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Roy Moore & Alvin Neelley

Roy Moore & Alvin Neelley
November 9, 2017
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What do Roy Moore and Alvin Neelley have in common? If you haven’t a clue, here’s a hint: It’s the …Read More

Hisses to Teachers of Direction, but Kudos to Shoals Tire

Hisses to Teachers of Direction, but Kudos to Shoals Tire
November 2, 2017
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First, you should probably ask why a tire is blemished before you purchase it. You just assume something cosmetic, but …Read More

Kevin Spacey & Alcohol

Kevin Spacey & Alcohol
November 1, 2017
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I’ve always liked Kevin Spacey, thinking him handsome and extremely talented. Considering the rampant rumors concerning his sexuality, I never …Read More

You CAN Save a Child’s Life

You CAN Save a Child’s Life
October 26, 2017
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Years ago, a mind boggling tale of child murder came to light. A young man and woman, very much in …Read More

There Aren’t Enough Italian-Americans in the Shoals

There Aren’t Enough Italian-Americans in the Shoals
October 10, 2017
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Yesterday was a federal holiday–Columbus Day. How many can still recite the ubiquitous two-lined doggerel about the famous Italian? Yes, …Read More

Save Lives – Give Seat Belts a “Star Trek” Name

Save Lives – Give Seat Belts a “Star Trek” Name
September 23, 2017
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There’s seldom a week in the Shoals that we don’t read of a fatal traffic accident. As horrible as these …Read More

The Eclipse Truly Did Signal End Times

The Eclipse Truly Did Signal End Times
August 26, 2017
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Me superstitious? No way! Sure, I’ve heard of end time portents my entire life – all for the simple minded …Read More

Which Elvis Did You Meet?

Which Elvis Did You Meet?
August 16, 2017
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A very interesting take on the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death: He Couldn’t Have Picked a Worse Time to …Read More

Confessions of a Fast Food Worker

Confessions of a Fast Food Worker
August 7, 2017
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There’s been a lot of comment about local Dollar Tree franchises this summer. A friend of mine who worked there …Read More

Re-Bestowing Honor?

Re-Bestowing Honor?
July 20, 2017
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While I was in nursing school at UAH, I had the pleasure of working a few days in a Huntsville …Read More

Save Your Gallstones, the Bile is Going to Rise Again

Save Your Gallstones, the Bile is Going to Rise Again
July 11, 2017
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I don’t know about PNS readers, but I have a strange family. This was brought home to me at an …Read More

A Father’s Day Quiz

A Father’s Day Quiz
June 18, 2017
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Like to take quizzes? Who doesn’t? Here’s a Father’s Day quiz that will tell you exactly what kind of father …Read More

The Pot Said What?

The Pot Said What?
June 13, 2017
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From the TimesDaily: Daniel Higgins was huddled among the Klan group. He…called homosexuality an “abomination to the Lord Jesus Christ.” …Read More

Why Is Anyone Surprised at Kathy Griffin?

Why Is Anyone Surprised at Kathy Griffin?
May 30, 2017
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PNS Exclusive: You may be fortunate enough not to know who Kathy Griffin is. Let’s just say she calls herself …Read More

You Ticked Which Box?

You Ticked Which Box?
May 27, 2017
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In order to read articles in many publications today, one must take a short survey. Okay, sometimes these surveys aren’t …Read More

Things I learned on the Internet This Week

Things I learned on the Internet This Week
May 16, 2017
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Every day, new information pops up on the Internet. This past week, I learned: You don’t see A batteries or …Read More

John Elkington & Prince Mongo?

John Elkington & Prince Mongo?
April 20, 2017
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Memphis developer John A. Elkington announced a massive Germantown, Tennessee, development last month. Elkington says the money to fund the …Read More

Florence Municipal Court?

Florence Municipal Court?
April 8, 2017
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The City of Florence prides itself on being a “metropolis” of forty thousand people, yet it runs its municipal court …Read More

East Florence Intersection Isn’t “Oddly Aligned”

East Florence Intersection Isn’t “Oddly Aligned”
March 11, 2017
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The home of the proposed roundabout in East Florence isn’t “oddly aligned” as a local news writer has claimed. The …Read More

Ham Bone Hijinks

Ham Bone Hijinks
February 7, 2017
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I have a neighbor who’s an excellent chef. Last week her partner was sick, and since my neighbor doesn’t drive, …Read More

They’ve Discovered Sex…and Social Work

They’ve Discovered Sex…and Social Work
February 1, 2017
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There’s an old adage that each generation discovers sex. Let’s add that they also discover social work. A similar adage …Read More

The SGA Votes Where?

The SGA Votes Where?
January 27, 2017
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Yesterday the first online edition of a Flor-Ala article written by Kayla Tippett stated the UNA Student Government Association was …Read More

Tommie’s Going to be a Dad Again–Yes, Really

Tommie’s Going to be a Dad Again–Yes, Really
January 23, 2017
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Editor’s Note: This is not a condemnation of any children, but of Tommie and his mother and, yes, our failure …Read More

The Year That Santa Became Confused

The Year That Santa Became Confused
December 24, 2016
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Yes, even Santa can get confused. The Christmas I was four I was told that since Santa had to provide …Read More