May 11, 2021
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Sweet Beans Cafe opens in Carbon Hill

CARBON HILL - Sweet Beans Cafe, a new breakfast-and-lunch restaurant for Carbon Hill, opened for business on Monday, with plans as well for a monthly Saturday meal-and-entertainment event.

James Phillips

Documentary shows scope of DME production

The Daily Mountain Eagle recently commemorated the April 27, 2011, tornadoes and their aftermath by releasing a feature-length …

Justice center a major positive for Walker County

Plans for a new courthouse annex in downtown Jasper to be known as the Walker County Justice Center were announced in late …
Jennifer Cohron

All about Bette, Bankhead and Bacall

Growing up as a Lucille Ball fan, I couldn’t help but fall in love with old Hollywood too. This week, I went down a rabbit …
Steve Flowers

Some Legislative Issues

The 2020 legislative regular session is wrapping up. After this week’s two-days of meeting days, only one final legislative day …
Daniel L. Gardner

America is not a racist country

Is America a racist country? Oddly enough, two people of color with high positions in government, but on opposite political sides, …
Ben Godwin

Avoiding the isolation trap

One of Satan’s biggest traps we must avoid is isolation. We were not designed to live in solitude but to interact in a network of …
AP News
Across the nation
Reversing Trump, US restores transgender health protections

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care, the Biden administration announced Monday, reversing a Trump-era policy that sought …

After pipeline cyberextortion attempt, gasoline ticks higher

Publix pharmacies offer walk-in COVID vaccines in 7 states

Police seek motive in shooting at Colorado birthday party

Man kills 6, then self, at Colorado birthday party shooting

Around the globe
Hamas targets Jerusalem after clashes at revered mosque

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel on Monday, including a barrage that set off air raid sirens as far away as Jerusalem, after hundreds of Palestinians were …

Dracula's castle proves an ideal setting for COVID-19 jabs

Minke whale is lost far from home in London's Thames River

German Catholics to bless gay unions despite Vatican ban

Cautious cuddling? England to OK hugs as lockdown eases


Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022. In a statement, the network said it believes …

Letters to the Editor
Letter to the Editor: Pistol permit money should all remain with local departments

I’m very disappointed right now in our wonderful state. On Thursday, SB308 made it through the floor of the Alabama Senate. SB308 establishes a lifetime $300 pistol permit option for citizens, and …

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