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Railroads have important role in Atmore’s past

Atmore has always been a railroad town. In fact, the first railroad activities occurred in the 1870s. Known as the Mobile and Montgomery Railroad, it ... Read more

Uriah had its own unique community flavor

While gathering some of my news from our archive files, I ran across some interesting news from Uriah, particularly the closing of Mixon Store in ... Read more

We’re ‘building’ a better future

Now that the weather has started to warm up, and the days are getting longer, it comes as no surprise that more and more events ... Read more

A vibrant maritime economy means jobs

By Bradley Byrne U.S. House of Representatives “Whoever rules the waves rules the world.” Alfred Thayer Mahan, an American naval strategist and historian once called ... Read more

State’s biggest economic sector is still farming

Alabama has seen its share of industrial recruitment coups in the past few years. In fact, 20 years ago the landing of Mercedes was the ... Read more