Monthly Archives: January 2022

Disaster loan assistance offered in Jefferson County by the US Small Business Administration

By Hannah Curran, Editor-in-Chief JEFFERSON COUNTY – The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the opening of a Business Recovery Center (BRC) at the Hoover Recreation Center in Hoover on Thursday, January 6 to provide businesses with Alabama individual assistance in submitting a disaster loan. if they were affected …

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Picturesque Alabama Lake Town perfect for a weekend getaway

Alabama is dotted with many beautiful lakes. Along the thousands of miles of shoreline there are countless quaint towns and villages that beckon you, but there is only one that is known as “Alabama’s Lake City” – Guntersville. Situated on the shores and on a peninsula that juts out into …

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Waiting for spring

FT. MORGAN, Ala. (WBRC) – For the first time in nearly eight years, anglers should once again have access to big game fishing at the lower end of Mobile Bay this spring when the new and improved Fort Morgan pier opens. The renovated jetty will have L-shaped dimensions of 305 …

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Vanderbilt 81, Auburn 66

Percentages: FG 58.333, FT 0.720. 3-point goals: 7-10, 0.700 (Moore 5-6, Alexander 2-4) Blocked shots: 1 (Washington 1) Turnovers: 27 (Moore 7, Cambridge 5, Washington 5, Smith 4, Washington 3, Alexander 2, Team 1) Flights: 7 (Moore 3, Alexander 2, Cambridge 2) Technical fouls: None GF FT reb AUBURN (9-11) …

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Dynasty Rookie Superflex Mock Draft (2022 Fantasy Football)

Frozen nostrils while shoveling after another snowfall can only mean one thing on the Superflex Dynasty calendar: it’s rookie draft season! Questions abound about the 2022 rookie class, between quarterback values ​​and the wide receivers sitting at the top of the class. Recently, the guys from The Devy Royale (Kevin …

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Baylor at Alabama odds, picks and predictions

No. 4 Baylor Bear (18-2) go to the Coleman Coliseum to face the Alabama Crimson Tide (13-7) Saturday as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Tipping is scheduled for 4 p.m. ET (on ESPN). Below we take a look at the Baylor vs. Alabama dimensions and linesand make our expert …

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Willie Barnett Obituary (1947 – 2022) – Opelika, AL

Willie George “Poopee” Barnett March 4, 1947 – January 23, 2022 Funeral services for Willie Barnett, 74, of Opelika, AL, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 29, 2022, at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 1335 Auburn Street, Opelika, AL 36801 with interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Reverend LW Booker …

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Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Declares 3.70% Dividend for Q4 2021 | News

ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) today approved a cash dividend for the fourth quarter of 2021 at an annualized rate of 3. 70%. “We are focused on ensuring that financial institutions continue to benefit from …

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Alabama School District Leverages Cooperative for Cost Savings & Spend Relief Funds – US City & County

About 25 miles north of Montgomery, Alabama, the Elmore County Public School District serves approximately 11,000 K-12 students. Ensuring that “every student is empowered and every student succeeds,” Elmore County teachers and administrators are dedicated to the education, growth, and potential of every child who walks through their doors. School …

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Coulibaly and Auburn eye upset against No. 4 Tennessee

Still looking for their first SEC win of the season, Auburn welcomes No. 4 Tennessee to Auburn Arena in hopes of creating a massive upset. Tennessee, on a nine-game winning streak, is 18-1 and undefeated in the SEC. By comparison, Auburn is 8-10 and has dropped seven straight. The Lady …

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SEC Campaign Against Crypto Lending Grows

The other shoe fell during the Securities and Exchange Commission’s September crackdown on Coinbase’s plan to offer a high-yield interest account to stablecoin depositors. The SEC is currently investigating a number of other crypto companies, including Gemini Trust Co., Voyager Digital, and Celsius Network, BNN Bloomberg reported on January 26. …

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Proposed deal would move SWAC Classic between downstate Jackson and Alabama in 2023-24 | From South

Southern University and Jackson State are working with the Southwestern Athletic Conference and the city of Birmingham, Alabama, on an arrangement to play their annual rivalry game as a non-conference game in 2023 and 2024, the Jaguars athletic director confirmed Wednesday. , Roman Banks. The proposed three-game SWAC Classic would …

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Rosa Parks Annual Breakfast is February 5 – The Atmore Advance

The 14th Annual Rosa Parks Breakfast will be held Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 9 a.m. at Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church. The breakfast, sponsored by the Yellow Hats Society, is held annually to celebrate the contributions of Parks and other prominent African Americans to history. Parks was an …

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Laws you need to know as a driver in Birmingham, Alabama

As an Alabama driver, it is helpful to review Alabama diving laws and incorporate any new laws into your daily driving routines. According to WSFA, recent changes and updates to the laws have passed the grace period, so you should abide by them. For example, the new seat belt law …

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Successful Columbus businessman, former Auburn football player Russ Carreker dies at 57

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — Russ Carreker, a successful Columbus businessman, civic leader and former Auburn University football player, died Tuesday. He was 57 years old. The funeral will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian. Visit to follow. Carreker passed away after a long battle with cancer. Columbus …

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SI99 recruitment rankings by the numbers

The Postseason SI99 leaderboard is officially out. It is Sports Illustrated and SI All-American’s look at the future of college football after the end of the 2021 high school football season and the All-Star Tour. The top four teams in the Team Recruiting Rankings have by far the most SI99 …

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The Sneaky Reason You Could Lose Some of Your Social Security Income

SSocial security is an important source of income for many older people, including those who have additional sources of income in retirement. Suppose you manage to amass a decent sized nest egg. Your savings could earn you, say, $20,000 in income per year. If you’re used to living on a …

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Cowboys owner has no comment on Amari Cooper’s contract

After going 6-10 in 2020 when an injury sidelined quarterback Dak Prescott for 11 games, the Dallas Cowboys bounced back with a 12-5 performance and won the NFC East. during the 2021 season. But Dallas opened the playoffs with a 23-17 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Jan. 16. …

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Auburn sweeps doubleheader with Furman, UAB

Next game: against Arizona State 01/28/2022 | To be determined January 28 (Friday) / TBA vs. Arizona State Story AUBURN, Alabama – It was a flying start to the spring doubles season for the Auburn women’s tennis team as the 25andThe ranked Tigers picked up a pair of wins over …

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Name removal | Joan Eads Named Acting Executive Director of Fishwise – Santa Cruz Sentinel

FishWise announced this week that Joan Eads has been named interim executive director of the nonprofit sustainable seafood consultancy. With over 25 years of experience leading nonprofit organizations, Eads is renowned for helping organizations excel and attract the best leadership candidates during leadership transitions. “We are thrilled to welcome Joan …

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Derek Mason leaves Auburn: What’s next for Tigers as defensive coordinator leaves after one season

Auburn defensive coordinator Derek Mason has resigned from his position with the Tigers, the school announced Saturday. Mason, 52, spent a year on Bryan Harsin’s staff after serving as head coach at Vanderbilt from 2014 to 2020. In his place, assistant head coach and linebackers coach Jeff Schmedding was promoted …

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Omicron wave leaves food banks in Alabama and other states, looking for volunteers

By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press WASHINGTON — Food banks across the country are experiencing a severe shortage of volunteers as the omicron variant scares people away from their regular shifts, and businesses and schools that regularly provide large groups of volunteers are canceling their participation for fear of virus. The …

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Huntsville woman loses thousands to Zelle app scam

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The North Alabama Better Business Bureau is advising everyone to beware of a scam involving the popular Zelle mobile wallet. Scammers pretend to be with your bank, then trick you into transferring your hard-earned money to them. The money transfer app was supposed to be safer …

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A pro-marijuana mayor running for governor

Springville Mayor Dave Thomas, who served two terms as a state legislator from 1994 to 2002, announced his plans to run for governor of Alabama and drew attention for his position in favor of the legalization of marijuana. “I think we should legalize it and decriminalize it,” Thomas said. “It …

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Black Knight: 2021 ends with seizures at a historic low and near record low crime rate; Serious crime still more than twice pre-pandemic levels | national news

JACKSONVILLE, Florida., January 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE: BKI) reports the following “first look” at December 2021 month-end mortgage yield statistics drawn from its loan-level database representing the majority of the national mortgage market. U.S. Total Delinquent Rate (loans 30 days or more past due but not …

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Federally Funded Auburn Historic-Cultural Sites Program Moves Forward | Local News | Auburn, NY | Auburnpub.com

AUBURN – A federally funded cultural and historic sites program in Auburn is progressing. At a Thursday night meeting, the Auburn City Council approved a resolution authorizing a subrecipient agreement for a historic and cultural sites program under the American Rescue Plan Act relief bill. Thanks to this bill, municipalities …

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Alabama offensive lineman Tommy Brown announces transfer destination

An Alabama offensive lineman has found a new home in the Pac-12. Tommy Brown junior red shirt is transferred to Colorado, he announced Thursday morning. Brown was one of five Crimson Tide players to enter the NCAA transfer portal on Tuesday, a day after the national title game, and 10 …

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Huntsville-area governments introduce major cost-shared road program

Huntsville-area leaders are in talks with state transportation officials about a major funding deal to accelerate highway projects throughout Madison County. Projects on the list include an improved interchange at Interstate 565 and Memorial Parkway in Huntsville, extending I-565 east, and a new connector to Redstone Arsenal from Madison. Huntsville …

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Cordae ‘From A Birds Eye View’ Review: Boring Prestige-Rap

Cordae is a good rapper. Cordae has always been a good rapper, and “good rapper” has always been Cordae’s main selling point. When Cordae first emerged from internet obscurity three and a half years ago, he seemed like an exceptional type of good rapper. At the time, he was known …

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COVID-19 hospitalizations are higher than ever at EHA

For the second time in a week, East Alabama Health reported a new all-time high for COVID-19 hospitalizations as of Jan. 18 with 100 patients. This increase in hospitalizations for COVID-19 follows a previous high of 96 on Sunday, which surpassed the previous all-time high of 93 on September 4, …

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Sandy Banks: What Martin Luther King Taught Me About ‘Good Hair’ and Black Pride | national news

Every January, as I read and listen to the tributes to Martin Luther King Jr., I think not only of what Dr. King gave to the world, but also what he gave to me personally. While visiting Cleveland in 1963, Dr. King spoke from the back of a flatbed truck …

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China’s economy is slowing, a worrying sign for the world

BEIJING – Construction and real estate sales have fallen. Small businesses have closed due to rising costs and weak sales. Local authorities in debt reduce the salaries of civil servants. China’s economy slowed markedly in the final months of last year as government measures to curb property speculation also hurt …

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Renewed effort to remove Confederate general from King-Lee vacation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – The third Monday in January is a federal holiday, celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In Alabama, the holiday is commemorated as King-Lee Day, also commemorating Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Alabama and Mississippi are the only states that still celebrate …

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Joseph Liseno Obituary (2022) – Auburn, NY

Joseph A. Liseno, Jr. AUBURN – Joseph Liseno, 61, of Auburn died suddenly on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Auburn Community Hospital. In partnership with his brothers, Joe owned several Subway restaurants located in Auburn and the Syracuse area. He was a graduate of Auburn High School and a fellow …

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Predicting Texas transfer portal’s next addition after Jahleel Billingsley

Jaylen Moody, Texas Football (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) On the afternoon of January 16, sophomore head coach Steve Sarkisian, special teams coordinator/tight ends coach Jeff Banks and the Texas football program made three additions to the transfer portal of the NCAA at the start of this offseason. Texas …

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Auburn Ice Hockey Club will hold outdoor competitions in Athens

The Auburn Ice Hockey Club is preparing to face Georgia in an outdoor contest in late February, the club announced Saturday. We’ve been teasing some big news for a while, so we won’t keep you waiting any longer. Your Auburn Tigers will take on the UGA Ice Dawgs in a …

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India’s central bank proposes to relax key investment class rules

Mumbai: India’s central bank has suggested changes to the valuation of bank investments, including relaxing rules on a key class of long-term investments that are immune to frequent valuation changes, but tightening those on the transfer of titles between classes. A Reserve Bank of India (RBI) working paper released on …

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FirstBank agrees to invest $10 million in housing fund

FirstBank has pledged to invest $10 million in The Housing Fund for the organization’s shared equity program for affordable housing. The Shared Equity Program enables sustainable and ongoing affordable housing solutions through renewable single-family homes. More details on the FirstBank investment FirstBank has pledged to invest $10 million in The …

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GoFundMe Page Raises Funds For Local Teen’s Funeral Expenses

BIRMINGHAM, AL – A GoFundMe page has been set up to pay for the funeral costs of De’Undray Haggard, the 18-year-old Birmingham teenager who police say was shot dead on Wednesday night in the western part of the city. Candice Banks, Haggard’s girlfriend started the page Thursday, writing, “We want …

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Andy Burcham, Voice of the Tigers, says Auburn basketball fans go to road games because home tickets are hard to come by

Andrew Olson | 13 minutes ago Auburn fans have basketball fever to the point that they have to hit the road to see the Tigers up close. Andy Burcham, Voice of the Tigers, shared this tidbit during an appearance on SiriusXM College Sports. “Auburn fans go on the road because …

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Inflation at 40 years of high pressure consumers, Fed and Biden

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Business Editor WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation jumped to its fastest pace in nearly 40 years last month, a 7% spike from a year earlier that is boosting household spending, eating away at wage gains and exerting pressure on President Joe Biden and the Federal Reserve to …

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Alabama House Democrats want COVID-19 funds spent on health care, oppose unlicensed portering

The Alabama House Democratic Caucus released its legislative platform on Wednesday that urges Republicans who enjoy supermajority status in the Legislature to spend federal relief funds on health care. The caucus also renewed calls to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, repeal the state’s 4% grocery tax, implement early …

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Premier Mortgage Group changes name to Cherry Creek Mortgage

BOULDER, Col., January 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cherry Creek Mortgage, the parent company of Premier Mortgage Group (PMG), today announced that PMG is now called Cherry Creek Mortgage. By adopting the brand image of its parent company, PMG will have even greater resources and offer financing in even more states …

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Auburn School Board Chooses to Leave Vacant Seat Unfilled Until Next Election | Education

More than two months after announcing the resignation of a school board member from the Greater Auburn City School District, the board elected to leave the seat vacant until the next election. The decision was made at a school council meeting on Tuesday night. Former board member Joe Sheppard said …

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Buy this dividend share today and relax

Banks are emerging from a strong 2021 and could be in line for continued growth in 2022 and beyond, given expectations of economic expansion and rising interest rates. One bank in particular that appears poised for growth is PNC Financial Services (NYSE: PNC). PNC made a major acquisition in the …

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Jordan takes position at FSB | Short Shoals

FLORENCE – Trent Jordan, former executive vice president of First Southern Bank, has been promoted to chief financial officer of the company. Jordan received his Bachelor of Commerce and Business Administration degree from the University of Alabama with a major in accounting. He earned a master’s degree in accounting from …

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Betting on the CFP National Championship, a popular business at Atlantis

RENO, Nevada (KOLO) – Alabama or Georgia? The 2022 National College Football Championship took place on Monday evening and a number of people have come to the Atlantis Sportsbook to try and make some money. “Looks like it’s going to be a close game. I’m looking for Alabama to take …

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Auburn NFL roundup: Daniel Carlson sends Raiders to playoffs

In a way, Daniel Carlson of the Las Vegas Raiders was hooked during the 2021 season in a way that no kicker in NFL history has been. On Sunday night, in the last game of the 2021 NFL regular season, the former Auburn All-American proved it again. Carlson scored five …

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Mark Edwards: Saban wants legislation limiting NIL money in recruiting, but is he right? | national

INDIANAPOLIS – Nick Saban warned us. He warned us about quick infractions. He warned us about the transfer portal. Now, in response to questions on Sunday morning at a press conference promoting the Alabama-Georgia national title game, he warns us about the possibility of players making money by their name. …

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Regions Financial Corporation – Consensus indicates potential rise of 6.5%

Regional finance company found using ticker (RF) now have 22 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus indicates a “Buy” rating. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 30 and 21, with the average target price being 26.18. Given that the shares’ previous close …

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Nick Saban’s shift to a modern coaching style led Alabama to the National Championship game

As things went badly against Tennessee on the night of Oct. 25, Alabama coach Nick Saban knelt in front of Bryce Young for a brief discussion on the sidelines. Their foreheads almost touched, as Saban calmly and intimately gave his 20-year-old quarterback some advice, things finally improved, with a 28-point …

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Zonta: Auburn Z-Club has a subtle impact on the local community | Lifestyles

Alyssa Hogle, Ashlyn Feneck and Skyler Bishuk Special for The Citizen The 2021-22 Publicity Committee for the Auburn High School Z-Club is made up of three ambitious freshmen whose love for community service has spurred them on to join the Auburn Z-Club in start of their career in high school. …

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Moundville police investigate fatal shooting on Friday

MOUNDVILLE, AL – One person was killed in a shooting on County Line Road in Moundville on Friday afternoon, Moundville police confirmed to local media. Click here to subscribe to our free daily newsletter and last minute alerts. Moundville Police Chief Toby Banks said officers responded to a fire call …

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College football conference power ranking: 2021 season

With the exception of the college football invitational final, the bowl games are over. Some conferences have been suspended. Others have excelled. Some teams have been forced to back down due to COVID-19. Some teams call for shenanigans. Some teams use excuses for the losses while others proudly wave their …

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“It’s like a Super Bowl”

Alabama Crimson Tide (13-1, 8-6 ATS) vs. Georgia Bulldogs (13-1, 9-4 ATS) PointsBet Line: Georgia -3, Total 52 After this victory over Georgia and former Saban lieutenant Kirby Smart, Saban’s record against former assistants improved to 25-1, with an average advantage of almost 24 points. Smart fell to 0-4 against …

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Auburn set to add former Kentucky QB Mike Hartline to staff, suing DL Cardinals coach Brentson Buckner

Auburn‘s football reportedly brought a former All-SEC quarterback to his coaching staff. Bryan Harsin and the Tigers will hire former Kentucky quarterback Mike Hartline as an analyst, according to several reports. In a concurrent report by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Auburn also appears to be making an effort to add Arizona …

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Who could be the leader if this happened again

It is January 6 and it will be the first time in the history of our country that this calendar date will have real meaning. Sadly, this meaning is only dark and disturbing, as it is one of the most shameful days in American history. And the Simpsons faked it …

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Emergency credit score: borrow up to $ 5,000 for 26 months

Emergency credit score: borrow up to $ 5,000 for 26 months Are you currently caught in a monetary rut? Do you want a remedy where you can use a few and pay off the loan in small, stress-free installments that come with an online payday loan? Really, increasing credit could …

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Will the Opioid Settlement Money Really Help Those Who Need It?

State and local governments have just kicked off a major deadline in releasing opioid settlement funds a bit later. Following the combination $ 26 billion deal with opioid maker Johnson & Johnson and the “Big Three” distributors this summer, states were given the opportunity to join the deal, and individual …

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Robert Alan “Bob” Neumeyer | Obituary

Robert Alain “Bob “Neumeyer Member of the Baptist Church of Gano Robert Alan “Bob” Neumeyer, 60, husband of Susan Neumeyer, died suddenly on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at his home in Georgetown. Born June 5, 1961 in Athens, Alabama, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Annie …

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ALDOT not pre-treating roads before snow, urges everyone to drive safely | News

By Alex Torres-Pérez The Alabama Department of Transportation spent the day packing and loading their salt spray tanks and getting those plows ready for Sunday night’s snow. However, as you prepare to start your day on Monday, it’s important to know that most roads in the area will not be …

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Auburn linebacker Owen Pappoe to return for senior season in 2022 | Auburn University sports news

Auburn linebacker Owen Pappoe (0) stands on the field during warm-ups ahead of the Tigers’ game against Mississippi State on Nov. 13 at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Greg McWilliams / For OA News BY JORDAN D. HILL Auburn linebacker Owen Pappoe’s time at Auburn is not yet over. Pappoe announced on Sunday …

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Trump-appointed FDIC president to step down

By Maegan Vazquez, CNN The Republican chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, who was appointed by former President Donald Trump, announced her intention to step down on Friday. In her resignation letter to President Joe Biden, FDIC President Jelena McWilliams wrote, “It has been a tremendous honor to serve …

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How will Alabama spend $ 1.5 billion in COVID relief funds?

Alabama lawmakers will face decisions in the coming months on how to spend more than $ 1.5 billion in pandemic relief funds, and legislative leaders say infrastructure projects – such as broadband and sewer projects – should be a spending priority. Congress allocated $ 2.12 billion for Alabama via the …

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Caldwell Chronicle: Happy New Year

It has been a difficult year, and not just for Auburn sports. Like most people, I have lost people in the past year which meant a lot to me. I lost my sister Rhonda, who loved Auburn sports as much as anyone I have met, but also loved people more …

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Auburn celebrates the new year

Motor Booty Affair wows crowds on Friday night during Auburn‘s New Years celebration at Festival Plaza. Andree Kehn Partygoers enjoy Motor Booty Affair on Friday night during Auburn’s New Years celebration at Festival Plaza. Andree Kehn / Journal of the Sun AUBURN – The night was cool and a cold …

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