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Serving Time in Alabama: A Review of Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves

Breathe in rural Alabama circa 1925.  Take deep breaths, “great lungfuls of the scent-tinged air—grass and cornstalks and peanut plants, mulch and dung and mule hide” (159).  736 more words

Books

Old Times are not Forgotten

On the eastern side of Mt Cheaha in north central Alabama sits the town of Delta.  Not so much a town, but a simple crossroads like many communities that sprinkle this part of Alabama.  1,026 more words

History

Tropical Storm Cindy turns deadly: 10-year-old Alabama boy killed

Published June 21, 2017

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NOW PLAYINGOfficials: Storm Cindy blamed for death of 10-year-old

Tropical Storm Cindy is threatening areas from the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas Wednesday, and is responsible for at least one death in Alabama. 698 more words

United States

A Compendium of Exceedingly Tiny Things

Because I love you, my people, I have spent hours ruminating on how to bring more joy into your lives.

On my phone, I have a small lens, ripped from the bowels of a hapless pet store laser pointer (may it rest in peace). 331 more words

Alabama

10-year-old boy killed by log in surf at Alabama beach

FORT MORGAN, Ala. – A boy from St. Louis died during a family vacation when rough surf kicked up by a tropical storm sent a large log crashing down on him. 1,056 more words

News

Four-star DE Stephon Wynn names three finalists ahead of decision date

Four-star defensive end Stephon Wynn Jr. is closing in on announcing as he revealed Wednesday afternoon that he plans to make his commitment July 1 and he’s narrowed his list to three schools: Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina. 178 more words

College Football

'Partying Was More Important Than Their Child.’ Parents Face Neglect Charges After Bringing Baby to a Bar

A couple who tried to bring their baby girl with them into an Indianapolis bar were arrested after witnesses told police they saw the infant’s mother smoking and drinking while breastfeeding outside the establishment. 222 more words