Wal-Mart manager fired after being beaten by shoplifter

11:20 am Feb. 5, 2015

Despite the occasional scowl from co-workers, I’ve never been beaten at work.

Those who regularly confront criminals probably can’t say that.

In Alabama, a Wal-Mart manager has been fired for chasing down a suspected shoplifter and getting punched in the face.

Don Watson, a night manager at a Prattville, Al., store, heard a store alarm indicating an emergency door was open and saw a “habitual shoplifter” pushing a shopping cart full of purloined

18-year-old plans to ‘marry’ biological father

6:21 pm Jan. 20, 2015

In Georgia, one must be mentally competent to get married. Curiously enough, this has not stopped weddings completely.

I remember getting my marriage license and wondering, as I read the paperwork, why government ever got involved in the wedding business.

Then I paid DeKalb County $60 and answered my own question.

Maybe that’s why Georgia allows cousins to get married. They don’t want to run off customers.

Marrying someone more closely related is illegal

Schools arming students with canned goods

9:59 am Jan. 13, 2015

There are many reasons to be thankful your kids aren’t educated in Alabama, but here’s a new one.

As a “result of recent school shootings” some schools in Alabama are “arming … students with a canned