Monthly Archives: June 2021

26 Banks; 23 Williams; 21 Robinson

(Photo: Courtesy of Alabama Athletics) Alabama soccer roster countdown three players at a time. Next: cornerbacks Marcus Banks and Jahquez Robinson and running back Roydell Williams. 26 CB Marcus Banks season 2020: Appeared in nine games, including the last five of his second campaign. Provided depth to the cornerback and …

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What is HEERF III and who is eligible? – New

Students enrolled in higher education institutions can apply for the third installment of the Higher Education Emergency Fund. The eligibility requirements have changed, allowing more students to receive funding. Photography: Andrea MabryHigher education students who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for a new wave …

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How Town Madison Comes Out of COVID Economic Downturn

When it comes to economic development, coming out of a pandemic isn’t all about a vaccine in the arm and a campfire of face covers. There is the revival of commercial construction activity and the replenishment of material. There is a gradual restoration of the confidence of financial institutions to …

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Safe harbors give ships a quick escape from storms

It’s easy to think Sharon Watkins’ sailboat shouldn’t have survived Hurricane Katrina. Many boats have not. According to the Boat Owner’s Association of the United States, the Category 5 storm that hit the Gulf Coast in 2005 caused $ 700 million in damage to boats. After the hurricane, Watkins returned …

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July 4th celebrations in the Auburn-Opelika region

Unlike last year, the Auburn-Opelika region will have filled spaces for public events, ready to showcase the best Independence Day fireworks and entertainment. The list of events runs from Saturday July 3 to Monday July 5. July 3 On Saturday Opelika Parks and Recreation will hold its 69th Celebration of …

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5-star LB plans to return after first unofficial visit

Auburn‘s new football staff has gained momentum on the recruiting trail as he prepares to enter his 2nd month after the NCAA ended the dead period earlier this month. New linebacker coach Jeff Schmedding has forged a relationship with some of the country’s top prospects, but he could have put …

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NXTsoft, Upstart Team to bring AI to lenders

Share Tweeter Share Share Share E-mail NXTsoft, which provides API connectivity to banks and FinTechs, announced on Wednesday (June 23) that it has partnered with artificial intelligence (AI) lending platform provider Upstart. The deal “will allow Upstart to more effectively implement its fully digital AI lending platform to any US-based …

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End of the Auburn Mu Noi brunch

Chef Sayvepen Sengsavang presented one of his signature dishes at Mu Noi Brunch in Auburn last summer. The restaurant closes on June 27. File photo by Andrée Kehn / Sun Journal Buy this photo AUBURN – After the hustle and bustle and hard work opening a restaurant on Center Street …

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Governor Ivey awards COVID relief grant to Etowah County

ETOWAH COUNTY, Alabama (WBRC) – Governor Ivey has announced that her office is delivering more COVID-19 relief funds to six counties. Etowah County will receive a $ 500,000 grant to relieve small business and provide rental assistance to qualified residents. Etowah County Commissioner Executive Director Shane Ellison hopes the money …

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Clarkie Dell Bullard Wheeler – OBX today

Clarkie Dell Bullard Wheeler, 90, of Manteo, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at home on June 18, 2021. Born February 27, 1931 in Gadsden, AL, she was the daughter of Clifton Cecil and Winnie Irene Bullard. She was predeceased by siblings, James Bullard, Josephine Griffith, Agnes Wright, Kenneth Bullard and …

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“Love is Love”: Second Social Justice Banner at Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Stolen | Govt. and politics

A temporary courtyard sign hangs where the Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s stolen social justice banner was once displayed. For the second time, the banner was stolen on Sunday. Abby Driggers / A week after its inauguration, a second social justice banner was stolen from Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Members discovered …

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Life-threatening flash flooding increases after Claudette dumps more than 10 inches of rain in some areas – Magnolia State Live

Forecasters warned of life-threatening flash flooding in parts of the Deep South, particularly in central Alabama, as Tropical Depression Claudette swept through the coastal states early Sunday. Heavy rains brought high water from Saturday evening to Sunday morning in the metropolitan areas of Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. Flooding in Northport… video …

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Auburn University group names first black female drum major

AUBURN, Ala. Brianna Jarvis will lead the Auburn University Marching Band at Jordan-Hare Stadium when the soccer team plays Akron on September 4. She would also go down in history as the group’s first black female drum major. The music education major attended Reeltown High School where she says she …

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Updated Summer Bowls Screenings, Playoff Picks

With the proposed expansion of the 12-team college football playoffs officially under review, we’re going to move on to more teams with a chance at the end of the regular season to win it all in the near future. But until that happens, bowl projections are expected to remain relatively …

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Dynamite season for Derby City

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Women have been playing professional football in our area for years, since Kentucky Karma, but this latest team is making history while breaking stereotypes. The Derby City Dynamite is having an unforgettable season. “We have always had talent. We never managed to get this table in …

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Ryan Bliss Wins NCBWA All-America First Team Honors

History links DALLAS – Playoff accolades keep flowing for junior shortstop Ryan bliss, which was named First Team All-America by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Bliss is one of nine players from the Southeastern Conference to win first-team honors. A full list of NCBWA All-American teams can be found …

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Disasters begin and end at the local level | New

Alabama is no stranger to natural disasters. Since 1961, there have been 94 disaster declarations for Alabama by FEMA or its predecessors. Many along the Gulf Coast vividly remember the impacts of Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The unprecedented tropical weather of last year and the …

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Prospect QB 2024 receives first SEC offer from Auburn

Auburn football hosted one of the best young quarterbacks in the 2024 recruiting cycle on Monday and officially offered Kamari McClellan. This is the first SEC offering for the young quarterback and now Auburn is joining Florida State and Georgia Tech as the first three schools to offer McClellan as …

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Unresolved prison issue | Daily mountain eagle

Steve Flowers Two major issues were left unresolved during the just concluded ordinary legislative session. Gambling and prisons have been left on the table and in the air. It makes no sense not to issue a resolution to get revenue for the state of the game that currently exists in …

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Auburn offers big deal for 2024 State quarterback

Already with offers from Florida State and Georgia Tech, 2024 quarterback prospect Kamari McClellan came to Auburn on Monday ready to show what he can do by throwing the soccer ball. Work closely with Auburn OC Mike Bobo, on 6-0, 173 pounds left with an offer from the Tigers after …

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Op-ed: The 21st Century Case for Alabama Criminal Justice Reform

The Liberals have historically dominated the field of advocacy for reform of the laws applicable to the sentencing of those convicted of crimes. The Conservatives have traditionally backed down, condemning what they saw as unwarranted leniency. However, conservatives in the Trump administration have reassessed the wisdom of continuing to adhere …

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Fans react to Jared Harper’s return to campus

The 2019 Auburn Basketball Final Four single-handedly set the agenda ahead of the not-so-crazy years (so far), inspiring five-star rookies like Sharife Cooper, Jabari Smith, and UNC transfer Walker Kessler to sign on. the dotted line with Bruce Pearl and the Tigers. Never before has the “most beautiful village on …

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Binion and Orr back on the water at Texas Water Safari 2021

With “The World’s Toughest Canoe Race” canceled in 2020, Mollie Binion and Holly Orr instead searched for “The Longest in the World”. Both are longtime paddlers and veterans of the Texas Water Safari, an annual water competition that stretches 260 miles from San Marcos to Seadrift. Binion, a local real …

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Lemonious career wins NCAA bronze in 110m hurdles

Shawn Prize June 11, 2021 EUGENE, Oregon –Arkansas hurdler Phillip Lemonious set a career best time of 13.39 seconds to win a bronze in the 110m hurdles at the NCAA Championships on Friday at Hayward Field. Lemonious moves up to No.2 on the AU’s all-time list, behind compatriot Omar McLeod, …

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Metivier and Brown run for All-America first team honors

History links EUGENE, Ore.—Auburn Seniors Malik Metivier and Eric Brun finished their Auburn careers with the best performances ever while taking first-team All-America honors on Friday on day three of the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field on the University of L ‘Oregon. Métivier ran a strong race and finished …

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