Lottery Battle Continues, Lawmakers Produce “Several Rival Proposals”

The conversation between Gov. Bentley and lawmakers on an Alabama lottery continues. There are several in favor of and against the proposed plans from the Governor.

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“Lottery bills get first test in Alabama Legislature”

The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee is meeting Tuesday morning for public hearings on five different lottery bills. The committee could vote as soon as Tuesday afternoon.

-Associated Press

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Fund Medicaid through a lottery, or stay true to our history?

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Community to Help Save Chelsea General Store

The Motto – “It’s all about family” – Says it All

As a concerned Chelsea citizen, I am writing this to encourage and to request help from other Chelsea citizens to come together to preserve our history. For once history is gone, it is gone forever.

-Judy Isbell Galamore

Bentley’s “one best option” Lottery less immoral than ‘allowing a child to die’

This morning at Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Gov. Robert Bentley shared his thoughts on the potential AL lottery.

“When you look at this you say: ‘Which is the most immoral: buying five lottery tickets with money you earned or allowing a child to die?’ I don’t think there’s even a choice there, so we must fund Medicaid, we must take care of our sick children, our disabled people, those in nursing homes, those with mental illness,” Bentley said regarding his “one best option” lottery. Continue reading “Bentley’s “one best option” Lottery less immoral than ‘allowing a child to die’”

Cafe on Main, Trussville Family Restaurant, Closing

Megan Miller, from the Trussville Tribune proclaims,

“Co-owner Charlene Scharf said due to her husband’s health, the family is pulling back and closing the doors to its Trussville location, while the Oneonta location will remain open.”

Cafe on Main to Close Due to Family Matters…

Good luck to the Scharf family, best of luck to you.