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200 Years of Alabama

Today in 1819, Alabama was admitted to the Union of States as a sovereign & co-equal among her peers. She became the 22nd member of the United States. 100 more words


The Pickup

It is 5:30 on a Monday morning, and the atmosphere of groggy resignation that usually marks each work week is replaced by an infectious anticipation. Today, we aren’t waking up for another day at our jobs. 1,864 more words

School Bus Conversion

Michael Herbertz is Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Priceville

“On August 6th, I had a bilateral total knee replacement. I informed the staff at Encore Rehabilitation-Priceville that I not only wanted to be able to walk by September 12th (my grandson’s wedding) but would also like to dance! 136 more words

Encore Rehab.

Six Pix on Saturday - or Seven

Today, December 14, 2019, my home state of Alabama is celebrating its 200th Anniversary. There have been special events all year, but today is the grand finale in downtown Montgomery. 322 more words


December 14, 1819 - Alabama Joins the Union as the 22nd State

A mound-building Native American culture once flourished before the arrival of Europeans in what is now the southeastern United States. One of the major centers of this culture is today aptly named Moundville, Alabama, where some 29 earthwork mounds survive. 1,720 more words


Looking Back: Doug Jones vs. Roy Moore and the 2017 Alabama Special Election

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been two years since the Alabama special election that pitted a federal prosecutor of church bombers versus an ex-judge who, … 612 more words


Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney was sexually assaulted before her murder

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The capital murder case against the female suspect in 3-year-old Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney’s murder will go before a grand jury.

Derick Irisha Brown, 29, appeared in court Friday after being charged with capital murder in the… 317 more words