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Anthem missing prior to games

I have covered several baseball and softball games throughout the county at this point in the season, and ...


Author releases second novel

Mark Lee Sheppard recently published his second novel titled America-Project Reformation in November. The book is a fictional ...


Affordable prices await at T’s Attic

T’s Attic recently opened up its doors on U.S. 31 in Clanton, as owners Tammy and Randy Barefield ...

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Darkness to light: West family will continue ministry

“He died for the Acholi people and the cause of Christ. That’s the Love of Christ. You can’t ...

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Missionary from Jemison dies from medical complications

“He’s not here right now, and it hurts so bad,” Barbara West said. “But we know where he ...


Summer camp helps students, adults with English language skills

“The teachers do a really good job of taking the books we pick out and creating incredible lessons,” ...


Educators tour local farms for ‘Ag in the Classroom’

“We’re excited for the attendees to see farms, some of them for the first time, and be able ...


Students ‘pie’ superintendent as reward for clothing drive

"I just felt really called to help Raleigh’s Place," Hannah Tierce said.

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Verbena church to celebrate 140th anniversary

“When you walk in [the church], you’re walking back in time," Hunter Pugh said. "It’s really cool because ...


Cancer survivor has much to look forward to

“There have been some tough days, but I enjoy life—even more than before," Jennifer Watley said. "I don’t ...

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Verbena student recognized for overcoming cerebral palsy

“The only things I can’t do are tie shoes and cut a steak,” Stephen Bryant said.


Career Tech Academy will offer integrated core courses

“We want to gear their whole education to their career path,” Dara Norman said.


Local actors producing college’s first play in 25 years

“Jeff State once had a huge theatre department from what I’ve been told, with productions every year," Ashley ...

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‘Best in beef’: Students excel at statewide cook-off

“I saw a lot of good dishes down there, so I wasn’t sure,” Lucas Jones said.


Clanton police officer repays boy for gift of curly fries

“It is small things like this that make me proud to wear my badge. It is refreshing that ...

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