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Anniston / Oxford Is One Of America’s Fastest Shrinking Metro Areas

I mean, this should come as no shock!  But the Anniston Star reported that the Anniston / Oxford metro, and Calhoun County, has experienced some of the worst population decreases, in the […]

Congratulations Anniston / Oxford, You Are The Worst Performing Small Metro Area In America

I just don’t know what to say about this whole mess.  But sadly, Anniston/Oxford keeps digging a deeper and deeper hole that they can’t get out of.  And sadly, things are not […]

Sunday Discussion: More Reasons Why Anniston/Oxford Is In Serious Trouble

Well, the Anniston/Oxford area continues to slide into a deep and dark black hole.  And these few things I am going to talk about today will show you why this area continues […]

It’s Official, The Anniston/Oxford Metro Is In Deep Trouble

The Anniston/Oxford Metro has struggled over the past few years, mostly due to Fort McClellan shutting down and the job cuts at the Anniston Army Depot, BAE Systems, and other places.  Now, I […]

The 2014 Alabama Legislature Has A Explosive Ending

My only question is, what happened to the Alabama Legislature that caused it to go down into flames.  The legislature was signing Kumbaya and actually passed Carly’s Law to allow UAB to do […]

Looking For Work In A Economically Depressed Area Is Impossible

First off, I made my latest infographic surrounding my never-ending job search called the Nathan Young Visual Resume Infographic.  Unlike the board game infographic, this infographic is truly special!  Enjoy below! Today, […]

Sunday Discussion: An Open Letter To Rep. Mike Rogers

Let me start off by saying this.  I have lied in East Alabama (Anniston, Alexander City, Dadeville, Camp Hill) for most of my life.  20 years ago, there were plenty of jobs […]

Sunday Discussion: Spirit of Anniston, Christmas Parade, Anniston/Oxford Chaos

This is a special Sunday Discussion on a Monday! I so love talking about the problems in East Alabama on the Geek Alabama blog, not!  So, let’s talk about some new problems […]

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