I can’t remember not knowing Jim Nabors. My mother, only four years older, taught him in one of her first years at Sylacauga High School. His sister Ruth was head of nursing at Sylacauga Hospital, where my dad was administrator. My... Read More.
Watching the news each day usually evokes emotions like shock, anger, or anxiety. Crime never ends but only gets a little closer to our doorstep. Sickness seems to be lurking around every corner and among our family and friends.... Read More.
I was blessed to have recovered from fracturing my skull playing baseball during the summer before my 2nd grade year. The experience ignited my curiosity and convinced me that I wanted to be a neurosurgeon. While I did not... Read More.
If you travel through Sylacauga frequently, sooner or later you have the opportunity to wait for a train to cross through town. I consider it a timeout because I try to use it as a time to read, reflect,... Read More.
It really does seem like just yesterday, I started here at RadioAlabama. At that time, it was called Marble City Media. Wow. Just saying that makes me realize how much our company has flourished in one short year. A little more than... Read More.
Recently, the Boston Globe ran an article that described a different approach from several private universities on criteria used for admitting students. The plan is to eliminate grades on transcripts and scores on standardized tests as the primary reason... Read More.
May is a busy month, filled with graduation exercises for children of all ages. We also celebrate moms, appreciate the impact of teachers, and memorialize the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. These special people teach... Read More.
“It takes a village to raise a child,” says an African proverb. The town where I was raised always beckons fond memories of the village that impacted my life. Teachers, coaches, ministers, bosses, town leaders are a few that... Read More.