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Nature · Athens

Welcome to Athens

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A ceremony was held Tuesday morning, June 28, for a new home built for Retired Army Sergeant First Class Scott Barkalow and his wife Tina. The new four bedroom/three bathroom house was made possible by Helping a Hero in partnership with music legend Lee Greenwood. Sgt. BarkAlow lost his right leg on February 19, 2003, in Afghanistan.See the Story
Alabama · Alabama

Alabama inmate dies at hospital 5 days after being admitted for possible drug overdose

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Maxamillion Ward, 36, was serving a life sentence for a 2020 sodomy conviction out of Autauga County. Ward was taken to UAB Hospital on June 23 for treatment of a possible drug overdose. Ward is the 16th inmate to die this year. In 2021, 26 inmates at the prison died.See the Story
Alabama · Alabama

Hero 10-year-old twins save dad from drowning using CPR they saw in movies

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When Alabama dad Brad Hassig lost consciousness in the family pool, his young sons and a neighbor saved his life.See the Story
Southwest Airlines · Huntsville

Huntsville willing to pay $10,000 a month to land low-cost airline service

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Huntsville hasn't had a low-cost airline since 2011, when Southwest Airlines bought AirTran and canceled its Huntsville flights. The City Council voted unanimously last week to pay a startup airline to bring roundtrip flights from Huntsville International Airport to Charleston, Tampa and Las Vegas. The hope is that the money keeps the infant airline around long enough to grow.See the Story
Parade · Andalusia

Childree, Stone named Grand Marshals for Fourth of July parade - The Andalusia Star

The Daughters of the American Revolution Old Three Notch Chapter is gearing up for next week’s Fourth of July holiday and introduced the Grand Marshals for this year’s parade.The parade will take place Monday, July 4, beginning at 10 a.m., and the route will be from the First Baptist Church to Pirate Graphics.“This year, we have added a fire baton thrower and the Lower Alabama Kickers line dancers.See the Story
Birmingham, Alabama · Birmingham

Gatorade Alabama Track Player of the Year: Davidson’s Iyana Johnson

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Iyana Johnson of Davidson High School has been named the 2021-22 Gatorade Alabama Girls Track & Field Player of the Year. Johnson is the second track standout from Davidson to earn the award, joining Kaylah Burks from 2000-01. The award, in its 37th year, recognizes outstanding athletic excellence as well as high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character both on and off the field.See the Story
Montgomery, Alabama · Montgomery

Jimmy O’Neal Spencer has a parole hearing

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) — A man charged with killing three people in Guntersville in 2018 has a parole hearing in August, according to the Alabama Board of Pardons & Paroles (ABPP).Jimmy O'Neal Spencer's next chance of parole will be at his August 9 hearing.See the Story
Huntsville, Alabama · Huntsville

Former Clanton resident to lead Huntsville’s Integrated Fires Mission Command office - The Clanton Advertiser

By JOYANNA LOVE | Managing Editor U.S. Army Col. Chris Hill, formerly of Clanton, will become the project manager for the Integrated Fires Mission Command Project Office in Huntsville on July 7. This command office is a part of the Program Executive Office Missiles and Space.See the Story
Selma, Alabama · Selma

Selma City council rejects Brown YMCA Restoration again - The Selma Times‑Journal

For the second time in a month, the Selma City Council rejected an opportunity to restore the old Claude C. Brown YMCA building. The council vote was 5-1-1 at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. Council members Clay Carmichael, Troy Harvill, Christie Thomas and Jannie Thomas voted no.See the Story
HPD · Huntsville

'No fireworks in Huntsville': HPD reminds residents of ordinance ahead of July 4

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Independence Day is less than four days away and Huntsville Police Department is preparing for one of their busiest nights of the year. Fireworks are illegal in the Rocket City and if you choose to set them off on your own, there's a chance you will receive a visit from the police. It's also against the law to sell or possess fireworks within city limits.See the Story
Trains · Alabama

Places to go in Alabama if you love trains

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Alabama is home to some fun miniature/kiddie trains. The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum in Calera is Alabama's official railroad museum. The Charles Ebert Express II is one of the oldest trains in the state. The Rocky Brook Rocket has been in Opelika for more than 60 years.See the Story
Parade · Birmingham

Recruiting update: Hoover OL picks ACC school; lots of upcoming commitments

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Ethan Hubbard chose the Blue Devils over Central Florida, South Florida, Western Kentucky and more. The 6-foot-6, 285-pound Hubbard is a senior. Pinson Valley's TJ Metcalf announced his top 4 on Wednesday and listed his commitment date as Friday. Arkansas State has been busy in the past week.See the Story

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