Monthly Archives: May 2021

Marcus Harris of Montgomery excited to come home

Pamela Blocton knows the journey from Montgomery to Lawrence, Kansas all too well. It’s the bear of a trip – 812 miles on six freeways across five state lines. She has made this 13 hour trip several times over the past two years. That’s what a mother does. His son, …

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Educators were true heroes during the pandemic

Mortars fly across western Alabama as another class of high school students roll out into the world. This class has probably been challenged as much as any other in a hundred years. But it wasn’t just the seniors who were challenged, it’s high time we recognized those who made it …

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Why Democrats Are Angry With Wall Street

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) has not forgotten the Great Recession. In the first half of 2007, Brown recalls, there were more foreclosures in his hometown than anywhere else in the country. It was a period that led to the global financial crisis: millions of Americans lost their homes, while banks …

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Three schools to beat for 4-star Darrius Clemons

Auburn‘s football team need help as wide receiver, and they will need it soon. Head coach Bryan Harsin knew early on he would have to build the WR after losing the top three receivers in the 2021 NFL draft process. 4-star wide receiver Darrius Clemons is a target Harsin and …

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Savannah State Soccer Players, HBCU In NFL Pre-Draft Combine

The coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of fall 2020 sports, including football, at historically black colleges and universities, among many athletic programs nationwide. This had the unintended consequence of creating a missed opportunity for draft-eligible players, said Savannah State football coach Shawn Quinn. No HBCU player was selected …

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2021-2022 Bowl Calendar: TV Info, How to Watch

The bowl schedule has been announced for the 2021-22 college football season, starting on December 17 and ending with the national title game on January 10 in Indianapolis. The Bowl games will be revealed on December 5, following the regular season and conference championship games. The college football playoff semi-finals …

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Opinions of small business owners

This AARP survey explored the opinions of 817 Alabama small business owners or decision makers on employee benefits. Most small business owners worry as taxpayers that some Alabama residents haven’t saved enough money for retirement. Most believe that more should be done to encourage Alabama residents to save for retirement. …

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Decatur’s Lively promoted to Bank Independent

The telegraph Nicola Sturgeon faces backlash for keeping Glasgow under Covid Level 3 restrictions Glasgow is to remain in the UK’s top lockdown for a week and will lag behind the rest of Scotland as restrictions are further relaxed, Nicola Sturgeon said today as she faced a furious commercial backlash. …

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Money Really Grows On Trees At Dollar Tree

May 28, 2021 5 min read This story originally appeared on MarketBeat Dollar Tree (NASDAQ: DLTR) has had one hell of a blow in the past year. The discount retailer is among the biggest beneficiaries of our pandemic-related shopping habits. A wide assortment of products including cleaning products and PPE …

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Sun Belt announces game times and TV networks

Soccer 05/27/2021 at 2:30 p.m. Coastal Carolina to play seven home games in 2021 History links NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt conference, working with ESPN, announced the networks and playing schedules for the first three weeks and all scheduled midweek games of the 2021 college football season on Thursday …

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4-star OT declares unofficial visit to the plains

The battle for the 2022 rookies is already heating up for Auburn football. With three commitments already registered to Powell Gordon, Holden Geriner and Jarell Stinson, new head coach Bryan Harsin is just getting started. However, for Harsin, starting means picking up where former head coach Gus Malzahn left off. …

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18 new car labels proposed for Alabama

You are probably familiar with some of the most important specialty license plates in Alabama. Cars through the starting sports labels for their favorite college or university or that promote a profession or support a cause. What you might not realize is that there are over 100 license plate options …

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Coming home after working for HUD

Lawyer Paul Compton continues to work for affordable housing Although he has lived in Mountain Brook for the past few years, J. Paul Compton knows what it is like to grow up in a much less affluent community. Compton is from Georgiana, a small town in southern Alabama – 2019 …

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Auburn changes one year after George Floyd’s death

May 25, 2021, marks a year since the murder of George Floyd, who sent an already agitated nation into quarantine on the streets to protest and riot, putting issues of racial injustice at the forefront of American dialogue. College campuses have seen young people fill the streets, clenched fists raised …

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Test value declines as vaccines fend off the virus

To provide our community with important public safety information, The Register-Guard is making this daily coronavirus update free to read. To support local journalism like this, please consider becoming a subscriber. WASHINGTON (AP) – The new, looser recommendations from federal health officials on masks have almost overshadowed another major change …

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Auburn, Alabama among finalists for SEC QB transfer

It looks like TJ Finley could move from one SEC quarterback room to another. The former LSU quarterback will announce his transfer destination on Monday at 11 a.m. and counts Auburn and Alabama among his four finalists, he told AL.com. Penn State and Houston are the other two finalists. “Every …

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Houston Texans find Deshaun Watson replacement

How many teams will need quarterbacks with first-round picks in the 2022 NFL Draft? It’s a question that’s hard to answer this far, but the writing on the wall in Houston suggests the Texans may be looking for a replacement for Deshaun Watson, who wants out and has several teams …

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Draft notes for 2021 Lions opponents

Lindsay miller The past few weeks have been busy for the NFL. The 2021 draft was held last month and the Lions fared well, earning a B + rating from NFL.com’s Chad Reuter. And last week, the 2021 schedule was announced for all 32 teams. Let’s take a look back …

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Franklin appointed director of telemedicine The Mountain Health Network (MHN) has appointed Christy Franklin, MS, BSN, RN, and CNRN as Telemedicine Systems Directors. Franklin is system-wide responsible for the design and monitoring of inpatient and outpatient telemedicine services and programs in accordance with the MHN strategic plan. This includes both …

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Franklin appointed director of telehealth Mountain Health Network (MHN) has appointed Christy Franklin, MS, BSN, RN, CNRN as Telehealth System Manager. Franklin has system-wide responsibility for the design and oversight of inpatient and outpatient telehealth services and programs in accordance with the MHN’s strategic plan. This includes both the overall …

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Harrison Maurus of Auburn named to US Olympic team

Auburn native Harrison Maurus (21) is one of eight weightlifters named to the United States Olympic weightlifting team this week. Maurus: From Auburn to Tokyo Even before he graduated from Auburn Riverside High School, Maurus was a Youth world champion and held a world record. He also shattered a 20-year …

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Call for Crimson Tide: May 21, 2021

Today is … National Memo Day Today’s Crimson Tide Schedule Women’s Golf: Alabama at NCAA Championships, Scottsdale, AZ., All Day Baseball: Alabama vs. Mississippi State, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 6 p.m. CT, Watch/Listen/Live statistics Softball: Alabama vs Alabama State, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 5 p.m. CT, SEC Network, Watch/Listen/Live statistics Crimson Tide Results Baseball: …

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Learning to live without LIBOR

May 22, 2021 A RESTAURANT CHAIN in Huntsville, Ala., draws an additional a few thousand dollars from its working capital facility with a local bank. Meanwhile, its employees’ pension plan must convert the variable interest rate on $ 10 billion of its assets into a fixed income stream. The system …

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The Daily Standard World News

Today is Thursday, May 20, 140th day of 2021. There are 225 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On May 20, 1927, Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York, aboard the Spirit of St. Louis on his historic solo flight to France. …

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UAH Announces Selection of First Prevost Fellows

Posted: May 19, 2021 / 2:46 p.m. CDT / Update: May 19, 2021 / 2:46 p.m. CDT HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH) has announced the selection of its first two Prevost Fellows through Honors College: Tiffany Dinh, who is majoring in computer engineering, and Michael …

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Patterson Gets Certification to Meet Veterans Loan Needs

Darren Patterson of the Southern Indiana Mortgage Company is now a Certified Veteran Loan Specialist (CVLS). This certification offers more options and a higher level of advice to veteran clients seeking loan assistance. “Serving our veterans has always been a top priority for me. Now, with a new certification, I …

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Council clears the way for Buc-ee’s in Auburn | New

Smiles filled the dais at Tuesday’s regular meeting, as city council approved a development deal that will bring a Buc-ee to Auburn and trigger the development of Exit 50 of Interstate 85. “I love this city,” said Stan Beard, director of real estate for the Texas-based company. “I just wanted …

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Grant for Blount, Limestone, Autauga and Franklin counties

Governor Ivey awards COVID-19 community development block grants to Blount, Limestone, Autauga and Franklin counties MONTGOMERY, AL Governor (STL.News) Kay Ivey has awarded a total of $ 2.5 million to help several counties in Alabama emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and take precautions for future disasters. Governor Ivey awarded a …

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South Carolina football emphasizes high school recruiting

Cornerback Kajuan Banks of Tallahassee, Fla. Announced a South Carolina engagement on Saturday afternoon after pledging to coach Shane Beamer earlier in the week. The banks’ engagement comes during a week in which the Gamecocks lost a pledge from security Anthony Rose of Hallandale, Fla. Banks (5-foot-10, 170 pounds) had …

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The Daily Recap: Dawgs Goes West

Here is the May 19 edition of the Daily Recap presented by JFQ Lending. Goin ‘West As has been mentioned throughout the spring, the quarterback JT Daniels strengthened his leadership role as Georgia’s starting quarterback. That escalated even further with a trip some of his teammates are on out west, …

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