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Florence Evans celebrates 101 birthday

Florence Griswold Evans celebrated her 101st birthday on September 11, 2017. She was feted with a lunch party at the Shopton home of her daughter, Becke Evans Blanton, on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Despite the threat of Hurricane Irma, all of her surviving children, grandchildren and great-grandchi

UNIONSPRINGSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Young Women program to be held

Founded in 1958 in Mobile, Alabama, Distinguished Young Women is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls. During its 60 years of operation, the program has provided life-changing experiences for more than 750,000 young women. Last year, Distinguished Young Women pro

UNIONSPRINGSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Grooms receives Myron Penn Award

The Myron Penn award was presented to Jamaya Grooms for the month of September, 2017. Jamaya submitted the following biography to Attorney Myron Penn: Hello, my name is Jamaya Melneshia Grooms. I am the daughter of Melvin and Cassandra Grooms. I have one sibling; Jamarcus Grooms. I am a 17 year old

UNIONSPRINGSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Sheriff Rodgers to seek re-election

Sheriff Raymond Rodgers has announced he is seeking re-election for Sheriff of Bullock County. Sheriff Rodgers said, "I have been proudly serving the citizens of Bullock County for almost 30 years and I am looking forward to continuing." Sheriff Raymond Rodgers began his career in law enforcement wi

UNIONSPRINGSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Letter to the Editor - Union Springs Herald: News

Each child has had two birthdays without their father and the youngest child started kindergarten this year and he was not here. This will be our family's second Christmas without Danny. His parents and I have missed him for over 18 months and the children have been without a father for over 18 mont

UNIONSPRINGSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

(NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself traveling for work a bit more in the coming months as companies try to wrap

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:34:47

New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

(NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools for healthcare professionals and clinical provi

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:31:32

10-foot fish statue planned as downtown Eufaula attraction

Move over Leroy Brown. Eufaula will soon have a new big fish in town. Mayor Jack Tibbs and Main Street Eufaula Director Ann Sparks announced this week a 10-foot largemouth bass statue has been ordered for Eufaula as a tourist attraction. The idea, said Sparks, came from Alabama Tourism Director Lee

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-19 14:32:00

Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, hav

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:59:00

Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories through art and photography

When most people think of breast cancer, they think of the pink movement, and often times, "beating" the cancer. A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a late stage of the disease in which the cancer has spread beyond the breast, is different. There is no cure and, until recently, the number

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:11:00

How to Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring

(StatePoint) An engagement ring is at once a symbol of love and commitment and also a reflection of a woman's personal style. For the engaged-to-be who hasn't quite determined the perfect sparkler for herself, articulating an engagement ring style can seem challenging. That's where a trusted jeweler

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 19:01:00

Be safe while getting social to avoid social media scams

(BPT) - For many people, social media has become a part of our daily lives. We follow friends on Facebook, share our opinions on Twitter and highlight our latest creative projects on Instagram or Pinterest. According to Statista, 78 percent of all Americans have a social media profile, and that adop

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 15:39:01

Sunday & Wednesday Print + All Access

Leah Lancaster joined the staff of The Enterprise Ledger as a reporter earlier this week. Lancaster is a native of Chancellor. She said she first learned to read at the age of four and has carried a love of literature and writing throughout her life. She graduated from FAITH Academy Homeschool Group

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

FARM DAY FUN: Local students get hands-on look at farm life

Sometimes 450 third-graders seem like 4,500 but not on Pike County Farm Day. The third-grade students were as attentive as mice in church from beginning to end of their day on the farm. Each year, all third grade students in Pike County are invited to participate in Pike County Farm Day at Cattleman

TROY MESSENGER - 2017-09-20 16:15:58

You'll get blown away by talent on Sunday

Back in 2011, Patricia Jordan literally had a vision of a grand talent show in Montgomery to bring together young entertainers. "It all came from a dream," said Patricia Jordan, founder of the River Region Talent Explosion. "When I got up that morning, the first thing I thought of was, 'Can I make

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-20 06:54:21

A moment I felt like a teacher

I've mentioned, maybe only once, that I teach remedial English at Troy University when I'm not working as a journalist extraordinaire. Well, last week, I had a moment that just made me feel like I connected with my students. Typically, I teach freshman, so as of right now, I'm not that much older th

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Plattsburgh High School celebrates homecoming

PLATTSBURGH - Plattsburgh High School students spread school spirit down Rugar Street here during the recent homecoming parade. The march began at Stafford Middle School and ended at the High School. Classes participate in the annual event by building floats, marching and chanting. The parade is fo

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-21 02:08:00

Hearing Spanish or descriptive audio on our main channel?

If you are hearing Spanish on Mountain Lake PBS, you have selected the Spanish SAP (second audio program) on your cable box or television. Please select the Main audio on your device. Check your TV remote for a button that says SAP, or your TV menu system. Mountain Lake provides three channels of au

MOUNTAINLAKE.ORG - 2017-09-20 15:23:18

Spotlight shines brightly on Mountain Lake PBS

"Spotlight," as seen on Mountain Lake Journal and mountainlake.org/spotlight, shines on artists and authors who illuminate our lives with their uplifting stories. "Spotlight" is made possible, in part, by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation, dedicated to improving the quality of life

MOUNTAINLAKE.ORG - 2017-09-19 19:37:51