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This week marks the 20th Anniversary of the infamous 9/11 terrorist attacks on our nation. It was a day in your life where you remember where you were and what you were doing when you first heard of the attacks on the New York World Trade Center and Pentagon. It changed our world.

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This week’s Zoom meeting with an update on COVID-19 revealed the pressures we’re under as we continue to struggle against this plague.

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My daughter and I drove to Jack’s yesterday to treat ourselves to morning biscuits. Since Hardees closed across the street, there’s typically a long line at the drive-thru just before eight. Not fun.

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The scenes out of Afghanistan this week were horrifying beyond words as we watched citizens of that war-town country panic and cling to U.S. military aircraft as the Taliban took control of the country.

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It’s incredibly discouraging to retreat when it seemed like our nation was well on its way to reducing COVID-19 to a footnote in history books instead of a recurring topic in your community newspaper.

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I was saddened to learn that our local hospital administrator, Patrick Trammell, plans to step down later this month as CEO.

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Many of us take for granted the importance and the allure this place holds to millions of people who flock to DeKalb County just to share a little in what we are privileged to live with each day. Now, thanks to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, more of what we hav…

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I had the distinct honor this week of speaking to the Fort Payne Rotary Club. I found their feedback and questions fascinating. We in the newspaper biz are rarely at a shortage of words to share, but we are at our best when we listen to what our readers have to say.

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Some moments feel like crossroads. That’s never felt more true than right now as our communities and our country transition through some huge changes.