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Debate teaches history, life-skills

Cairo junior and senior high school students got the chance to argue in public July 20 and instead of posturing and raised voices, the kids were calm and used note cards to get their points across. Eight Cairo students particip...


Her Turn

  Vera Calhoun-Russell sleeps soundly just ten feet from where she was born more than 100 years ago in a house her father built on a hill in Villa Ridge. Despite losing her husband to World War II before having children of...


Speaking with stone

John Bell was born into the monument business “Right around age eight I had my own little set of hammer and chisels,” Bell said. “I grew up in it.” His grandfather started the Bell family monument business in Cairo in 1...


The end of an era

After nearly 70 years, Carl Swoboda closed his Maytag store in Cairo.


Taking the next step

Cairo and Meridian High Schools graduated their 2013 class May 18.    


Winds damage Alexander County Courthouse

An early morning storm May 21 damaged nearly 50% of the Alexander County Courthouse’s roof.  


The Week in Photos: May 16, 2013

The visual report from the week of May 16, 2013.


Airbrush art

Airbrush Dreamz set up its mobile shop in Cairo May 9.


The Week in Photos: May 9, 2013

The visual report from the week of May 9, 2013.