Col. John Fox: ‘The most powerful witness …’

“He was the most powerful witness I’ve ever had in my life,” said Dr. John Cook, pastor of Snyder Memorial Baptist Church. Cook was referring to Air Force Col. John […]

Basketball Coach Opts to Leave Seventy-First

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Few coaches have been as deeply invested in an athletic program as David Simmons has with basketball at Seventy-First High School. He rose from playing for […]

Earl’s Pearls 1/1

By Earl Vaughan Jr.   Gray’s Creek volleyball coach Jalesty Washington warned her players that every match could be their last. That’s not because they were worried about losing, but […]

Introducing: The CityView Foodie

By: Kim Hasty Welcome to the first edition of our newsletter, The CityView Foodie, in which we celebrate home cooks, gourmet chefs and those who love to pull up a […]

Today Is The Day To Pay 2020 Property Taxes

There’s no getting around ‘em – paying your 2020 real estate and personal property taxes. And today is the deadline. Either pay up or you will be delinquent, and interest […]

With a song in his heart and dog treats in his pocket

By: Kim Hasty Ted Miller is a man with a seemingly never-ending supply of dog treats in his pockets. As it turns out, he’s always had a song in his […]

Basketball returns with restrictions, uncertainty

By Earl Vaughan Jr.    It’s been nearly 10 months since Cumberland County schools were on the basketball court competing. They were shut down in mid-March last year when the […]

A wish list for the new year; predictions for Alabama-Ohio State

By Earl Vaughan Jr.   There is certainly enough to worry about as we’ve barely scratched the surface of 2021, but we wanted to take a peek on the positive […]

Highlights of a Year We’ll Never Forget

By Earl Vaughan Jr.   It was a frustrating year for high school athletics as the COVID-19 pandemic either totally shuttered or severely limited just about every sport available to local athletes and […]

Let Us Remember, They Walked Among Us

They were fathers and mothers, husbands and wives, sons and daughters, grandparents, our friends and neighbors and a part of our lives, and we said goodbye in 2020. Let us […]