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Presetta Walker, former Union Springs City Clerk for approximately sixteen years, and her husband Homer L. Walker, Jr. filed a lawsuit against Mayor Roderick Clark, Councilman Eugene Faulk, Councilman Louis Murray, Former Councilman Derrick Harris, Councilwoman Faye Mason-Thorpe, Councilwoma…

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Now Hiring is a weekly article written by highly sought-after author and public speaker Willie Spears. Willie has written thirteen books and travels around the country, adding value to the lives of others through his books and dynamic presentations. Learn more at www.WillieSpears.com.

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My name is Jaden Lampley. I am a native of Bullock County and now reside in Huntsville, AL.

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Chief Deputy Anthony Lee Williams retired from the Bullock County Sheriff's Department on November 26, 2022. Chief Deputy Williams served twenty-one years as a law enforcement officer.

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Every year around Thanksgiving time our church packs up shoeboxes loaded with all sorts of useful things to be sent to children all over the world. Other churches in our community do the same thing. I read a very heartwarming story about one such shoebox.

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One of the greatest or maybe the greatest Cellist in the world is a man named Yo Yo Ma. He was born in 1955 in Paris to Chinese parents. He is now a citizen of the United States. When Mr. Ma was a child he came to the attention of another great cellist, Pablo Casals. Mr. Casals was born in S…

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On Wednesday, November 16th, 2022, at noon, Bullock County Probate Judge James E. Tatum gave the oath of office to Commissioner Edward “Coach” Huffman.

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This is what Mama and Daddy looked like when they were young. They both served in the United States Navy during World War two. They met at the Naval Air Station near Pensacola, Florida. Daddy went on to be stationed in the Philippines. He was an air traffic controller.

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Now Hiring is a weekly article written by highly sought-after author and public speaker Willie Spears. Willie has written thirteen books and travels around the country, adding value to the lives of others through his books and dynamic presentations. Learn more at www.WillieSpears.com.

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The Chunnenuggee Garden Club met on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at the Josephine Hotel with Faye Gaston as hostess. President Marie Allen called the meeting to order. Eleven members were in attendance and answered the roll with, “What are you thankful for?”.

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Authorities have found and arrested an escaped inmate from Bullock County Jail. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), on November 14, 2022 around 5:15 p.m., 22-year-old Gregory K. Jones of Fort Gaines, Georgia, was found beneath a residence on Brown Street in Union Springs.

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On November 11, 2022 at approximately 10:30 p.m., the resident of the 600 block of North Martin Luther King Boulevard called the Union Springs Police Department regarding someone in his home.

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On Monday, Coach Willie Spears returned to Union Springs to speak to South Highlands Middle School students and Bullock County High School students. His visit was sponsored by Jenks Parker and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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American Education Week happens the week prior to the week of Thanksgiving. Each day of the week has its own theme during which we celebrate our public school community.

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The Union Springs Presbyterian Church 1857 Meneely tower bell is ringing again on Sundays. The Meneely Bell Foundry was established in 1826 by Andrew Meneely. Meneely was one of the greatest bell makers in American History.

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The month of October brought in new leadership for Grow Southeast Alabama. David Padgett (Bullock County Economic Development Authority) is the new GSEA President for the next two years. Rhonda Harrison (Henry County Economic Development Authority) was elected as President-Elect and will ser…

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Today is mid-term election day. As usual the airwaves are clogged with political advertisements. Many of these ads are very negative, characterized by personal attacks and insults. We have gotten used to a level of anti-civility in our political discourse that seems to be getting worse every…

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Now Hiring is a weekly article written by highly sought-after author and public speaker Willie Spears. Willie has written thirteen books and travels around the country, adding value to the lives of others through his books and dynamic presentations. Learn more at www.WillieSpears.com.

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Conecuh Springs Christian School held its first Fall Festival since 2009. The senior class revised the event as a senior trip fundraiser, and it was a success! Each senior and their families sponsored a game for the participants to play.

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It is estimated that about sixty percent of all popular songs written in English are written about the subject of love. Oddly, however, the English language has only one word for love; while Sanskrit has ninety-six and ancient Persian has eighty. Why is it then, that English speaking and wri…

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Sometimes when I sing a hymn in church I don’t pay attention to the words. But Sunday the choir sang, as an anthem, an old hymn that we don’t sing very often and I was struck by the lyrics. The name of the hymn is “O Spirit of the Living God.” It has a familiar tune but the words were very u…

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Now Hiring is a weekly article written by highly sought-after author and public speaker Willie Spears. Willie has written thirteen books and travels around the country, adding value to the lives of others through his books and dynamic presentations. Learn more at www.WillieSpears.com.