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Grants to aid business programs in Birmingham, Mobile

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Almost $1 million in federal grant money is going to help business programs in Birmingham and Mobile. The Department of Commerce announced grants to provide seed money for more than 40 entrepreneurial organizations in 28 states. The University of Alabama at Birmingham will ge

WAFF - 2017-09-24 15:40:10

'Cats handed first loss in heartbreaker

CULLMAN - The Fort Payne Wildcats had the lead for more than 40 minutes in Friday's regional matchup at Cullman, but lost their lead in the final minutes of a heartbreaking 20-16 loss on the road. The Wildcats have benefited from fast starts in their first two wins over Chattooga and Scottsboro. The

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 06:45:00

Trump speaks at Luther Strange rally: Live updates

The president is making his first trip to Alabama since taking office in January to headline the campaign rally for Strange. But the early birds in line to get the best seats for the rally said they were there to see Trump, not Strange. Waylon Turner of Scottsboro said he was the first in line at th

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 21:06:47

Editorial: Be wary of a web full of phony news

Maybe Donald Trump was onto something when he coined the phrase "fake news" during his presidential campaign. While we might not all agree on the president's definition of what qualifies, it's safe to say there is a lot of it out there right now - some of it flowing from Russia, some from Hollywood

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-24 00:54:00

I, Tonya gets December release date

'I, Tonya' has been given a December release date. The biopic - which is based on the life of disgraced Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding and stars Margot Robbie in the titular role - will hit cinema screens on December 8 according to The Hollywood Reporter. The publication reports that the decisi

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-24 06:07:04

Born fighting, a big man in McNairy County

When Buford Pusser walked into a room everybody looked. He stood 6-feet, 6-inches inches tall with a broad chest and bulging muscles. Early in life, he had been a wrestler in Chicago, where he earned the name "Buford the Bull." He was just simply enormous, and men, good or bad, did not take him ligh

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-23 16:31:22

Woman arrested after brandishing gun at Kardashian boutique

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say they have arrested a woman who pointed a gun at employees inside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood and later threatened reporters with a machete. A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office statement says Maricia Medrano was arrested Thursday night on

WAFF - 2017-09-22 16:55:58

Rams named T-J Team of the Week

The Sylvania Rams were voted the Times-Journal Team of the Week presented by Northeast Alabama Community College. The Rams are coming off of another dominating beatdown over a regional foe. They stomped the New Hope Indians by a final score of 35-0 on the road. The Sylvania Rams were voted the Times

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 21:08:00

Cooper named T-J Player of the Week

Plainview's senior running back Clay Cooper was named this week's Times-Journal Player of the Week presented by Twin City Used Car Sales. In one of the closest polls to date, Cooper's 1,294 votes edged defending Player of the Week Kris Shavers from Sylvania by 110 votes. Plainview's senior running b

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 21:06:00

Chase ends with crash, arrests in DeKalb County

A brief chase ended in a ditch and in a ride to jail for two men Thursday morning, according to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris. A DeKalb County deputy decided to investigate why a vehicle was stopped in the middle of County Road 964 at 1 a.m. Thursday, and pulled in behind the vehicle with his b

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

Prep roundup: Pleasant Valley sweeps Volunteer Spirit Classic

Both Pleasant Valley's boys and girls cross country teams finished first in the Volunteer Spirit Classic in Lineville on Saturday. The girls placed five runners in the top 10. Rachel Faucett led the way, finishing in second with a time of 22:10. Trinity Roberts took third in 22:14. Emma Hood finishe

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-24 05:02:00

Bears edge Bulldogs, move to 5-0

RAINSVILLE - The Class 3A, No.9 Plainview Bears are off to a roaring 5-0 start in their 2017 campaign. The Bears finished off Region 7 foe Geraldine 37-14, handing the Bulldogs their first loss in Region play and third on the year. RAINSVILLE - The Class 3A, No.9 Plainview Bears are off to a roaring

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 06:47:00

Coming Soon for week of Sept. 24

Smile A While: Smile A While, a social group for women, meets at 11 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. The schedule is: Oct. 19, Chili's, Gadsden; Nov. 14, Hibachi Grill, Gadsden; and Dec. 13, Silver Lakes, Glencoe, bring a $10 gift for the gift exchange. For information, call Carolyn Biggio,

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-22 18:22:31

Frog Only Tournament Next Month

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ADVERTISERGLEAM.COM - 2017-09-23 15:09:00

Guntersville rolls in battle of Wildcats

SCOTTSBORO - Turnovers are often costly for high school football teams, and Scottsboro paid dearly for its five turnovers Friday night. Guntersville cashed in four first-half turnovers for points on the way to a 45-0 Class 5A, Region 7 victory over the host Wildcats at Trammell Stadium. SCOTTSBORO -

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-23 07:29:00

Chris Kuykendall seeks re-election as District 3 commissioner

Chris Kuykendall has announced his plans to run for re-election for DeKalb County Commission District 3 in 2018. Kuykendall has lived and worked in DeKalb County for over 60 years. He is a graduate of Fort Payne High School and Auburn University. He was commissioned as an officer in the United State

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 23:52:00

Shannon J. Allen: He was Starsky, I was Hutch

One of Huck's stories stirred memories from my childhood and caused me to wonder about persons I haven't seen in years. Darren McElhaney was a classmate of mine in the fourth or fifth grade at Crossville. Darren's chin quivered when he became nervous or angry. We called Darren "Mook" or "MookElhaney

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-22 23:18:00

Albertville BOEapproves school bus lease

The Albertville Board of Education approved a bus lease agreement to support its existing fleet of busses. The board approved a $378,431.08 10-year lease for school busses from SunTrust Financing & Leasing Corp. The Albertville School System will make monthly payments on the lease, which has a 2.515

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-22 23:12:00

Central Elementary School loads up with brand new WHNT News 19 umbrellas!

This was a first for me! I usually visit schools to talk about weather, talk about safety, or talk about science in general. Friday morning at Central Elementary School in Ryland was special because I actually got to help the kids who spend their time helping others when the weather isn't quite so n

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-22 23:06:04

Ben Alford: The Canaanite Woman, Jesus and Crossville

Most of us have heard the story. Jesus is traveling with his disciples when he encounters a Canaanite woman who asks him to heal her daughter, to rid her of a demon. Jesus does not even answer her, but he does tell his disciples, in her hearing, that he was sent only to the lost sheep of the house o

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-22 23:14:00