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Former Alabama Chief Justice Perry Hooper Dies in Montgomery at 91

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By Glynn Wilson – Perry Oliver Hooper Sr., the “baby daddy” of Nixon’s racist “Dixie Strategy” in Alabama, died Sunday at his home in Montgomery. He was 91. While he is being honored by Republicans all over the state this week, it might also be a time to remember the damage he caused. Hooper is…

Sports Writer Dan Rutledge Dies in Baldwin County, Alabama


By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — I just learned that my long-time close friend and former editor Dan Rutledge recently died in Baldwin County, Alabama. According to an obituary published on the Gulf Coast Media newspapers Website, Robert “Danny Boy” Rutledge died at his home in Stockton on Wednesday, Feb. 3, after a long…