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The Red Door Theatre recently opened its 2022 season "A Homecoming" with Fireflies, a surprise love story filled with humor and characters that could be the neighbors next door.

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Elizabeth Baylee Long, from Clio, Alabama, graduated on May 5, 2022 from Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama with a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She previously earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from Auburn University at Montgomery.

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Union Springs Mayor Roderick Clark will welcome the Black Voters Matter Get Out To Vote (GOTV) Bus Tour to Union Springs/Bullock County on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

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The end of May brings with it the end of another school year, and for many, graduation. Books and speeches given this time of year rightly talk about taking on the future, reaching for the stars, and fulfilling each young person’s destiny. Dreaming big dreams and striking out to make a new s…

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Total success for Bullock County Art Guild and our newest creative artist in Union Springs at the Chunnenuggee Fair on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

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“This Ain’t What You Want” is a series of opinion articles written by author Kim Graham and keynote speaker Willie Spears. These articles will become a book by the same title written for the purpose of helping people avoid incarceration by making better decisions. Learn more at www.williespe…

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Yesterday (5-5-2022) I sold my second home and all my remaining property in Bullock County. Interestingly it was the 4th anniversary (5-5-2018) of the fire that completely destroyed our family’s lodge.

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The 2022 Shenandoah Youth Trial took place on Saturday, March 12 to celebrate it’s 10th return at Shenandoah Plantation. This trial began 30+ years ago by the hands of Darron Hendley, our Points Secretary, along with Al Barnett, John Barnett, and Bill Goolsby. It is truly a remarkable honor …

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In France, in the year 1919, a group of soldiers (about 1000 of them) gathered to generate interest and perhaps actually set in place an organization that would recognize the heroic service and contributions of those who selflessly stepped up from their local communities to serve their count…

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This is the springtime of the year. The trees have turned green after a winter of sleep. The flowers are blooming everywhere. Buttercups, verbena, anemone, clover, golden alexander, wild violets – all are competing for the attention of our eyes. The poet D. H. Lawrence posed this question: “…

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Cross-Over Voting is illegal in the State of Alabama. According to Act #2017-340, Section (a), if you vote in the Democratic Primary, you cannot cross-over and vote in the Republican Run-off. Likewise, if you vote in the Republican Primary, you cannot cross-over and vote in the Democratic Ru…

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To the great residents of Bullock County, I, Don Larkins, am requesting your support in the upcoming election as I seek re-election as your County Commissioner of District One. Together, we have accomplished great things with greater plans ahead.

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My name is Denise Jackson Mason and my concerns for the education of our children have led me to become a candidate for the Bullock County Board of Education Place Five. I am seeking this position to become a VOICE, not just for my child, but for all of our children. Thirty years ago, I was …

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Do you ever get a song in your head and it just stays there? That is happening to me today with the familiar hymn “Abide with Me.” For whatever reason, this song has decided that it will keep running through my brain all day long. Several years ago Last week my five year old grandson had thi…

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"This Ain't What You Want" is a series of opinion articles written by author Kim Graham and keynote speaker Willie Spears. These articles will become a book by the same title written for the purpose of helping people avoid incarceration by making better decisions. Learn more at www.williespe…

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I have been working on a project at work that requires great attention to detail. Now, my co-workers will tell you that this is not a quality I possess – the ability to pay attention to detail. It feels like drudgery to me.

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One of my favorite songs is built around a first person monologue of an artist describing how he sees the world. It contains this line, “and all of mankind stands there barely awake.” The artist is bemoaning the fact that most people don’t see the world for the vivid beauty it contains. I kn…

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The Annual Cruising to Clothe a Child Charity Event that is sponsored by the Wild Hoggs Classic Car Club and benefits local foster children in Bullock County was held downtown Union Springs, AL Saturday, April 9, 2022.