Monthly Archives: March 2022

Lewiston urges Auburn to stop watershed changes

Lewiston Mayor Carl Sheline hosts a press conference Thursday afternoon in the council chambers of Lewiston City Hall regarding the water quality of Lake Auburn. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal LEWISTON — City management sent letters Thursday to Auburn water officials asking for a moratorium on all new development in the Lake …

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Montgomery seeks blight ordinance for dilapidated buildings

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – The City of Montgomery is taking more action to combat the scourge of the neighborhood. On Wednesday evening, an ad hoc committee of the Montgomery City Council met to discuss implementing an ordinance that would give the city more flexibility to deal with the dozens of …

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How to invest in real estate (without owning)

Physicians looking to add real estate investments to their portfolio may wonder how they can take the time to manage properties and do their jobs. But real estate experts offer several ways to earn passive or semi-passive income from real estate that doesn’t require ownership. Physicians looking to add real …

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Metro Roundup: Birmingham’s best bets for April 2022

COMMUNITY April 1 & 2: Building with bricks. Alabama Architecture Center, 109, boul. Richard Arrington Jr. S. In this hands-on event for kids and adults, create architectural designs using LEGO bricks with an architect. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free entry. 205-322-4386. 4 & 9 April: The …

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New Administrator Appointed for The Commons Retirement Home in Auburn | Local News | Auburn, NY | Auburnpub.com

The largest nursing home operating in Cayuga County has a new chef. Syracuse-based Loretto announced Monday the hiring of Bryan Petko as the new administrator of The Commons at St. Anthony in Auburn. Petko comes to the 300-bed facility after serving as senior executive director of Golden Living Center Oil …

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Questions abound as Trump raises – and hoards – huge sums of money in 2024 | donald trump

DDonald Trump’s fierce fundraising machine, fueled equally by grassroots donations and large donations from individuals and corporations, has never really stopped spinning – and it’s currently raising huge sums of money. Since this month, Trump has $108,046,100 saved in his Save America political fund, more than the Republican and Democratic …

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Villanova overthrows Houston to reach the Final Four

SAN ANTONIO — Saturday’s round of 16 between No. 2 seed Villanova and No. 5 seed Houston was reminiscent of college basketball games played decades ago: two stubborn, devouring defensive juggernauts from rebounds scraping, clawing and barreling through defenders to hard-to-come points. One team, the lower-seeded Cougars, was aspiring to …

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Letter: Auburn woman grateful for support after fall | Lifestyles

On Monday, March 14, I was taking an afternoon walk, enjoying the fresh air and exercising. Suddenly, at 3:30 p.m., I fell face forward hitting the pavement with my face. This happened between Copley and Wilbur, side streets of Lake Avenue. A car pulled up and as I sat down …

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Arkansas advances 4×100 relay, Gilbert in 110m hurdles at Texas Relays

Shawn Price March 25, 2022 AUSTIN, TX –Friday qualifying races allowed the Razorbacks to qualify its 4×100 relay and Tre’Bien Gilbert in the 110m hurdles for Saturday’s final day at the Texas Relays. Arkansas advanced their 4×100 relay to the final running a time of 39.51 with a foursome of …

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Bond market disrupted by inflation concerns

At one point this month, for example, the S&P 500 had fallen more than 10%, in the range known in market jargon as a correction, and the Nasdaq Composite Index was down more than 20%. , in what Wall Street labels bear on market territory. , although the two have …

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Mining Group: ‘Attack’ on Alabama Pipeline Brings Reward | Your money

BROOKWOOD, Ala. (AP) — A nighttime explosion at a gas pipeline in rural western Alabama is being investigated by federal agents, authorities said Friday, and a company said it was offering a reward of $25,000 for what she called a labor dispute attack. Someone called 911 around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday …

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Rachel Corbelli joins Auburn’s volleyball coaching staff

History links AUBURN, Alabama – With a coaching background that includes time with one of the top clubs in the country combined with extensive experience as a communications manager, Rachel Corbelli joins Auburn volleyball as an assistant coach/recruitment coordinator. The head coach Brent Crouch announced the …

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Putin asks ‘hostile countries’ to pay for Russian gas in rubles

Russia wants “hostile countries” to pay for Russian natural gas in rubles. It’s a new directive from President Vladimir Putin as he tries to leverage the resources demanded by his country to counter a barrage of Western sanctions. “I have decided to implement (…) a series of measures to transfer …

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Aaron Green Named to Independent Community Bankers of America Agriculture and Rural America Subcommittee

Franklin, West Virginia – Effective March 1, 2022, Aaron Green – Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer – will serve on the Agriculture-Rural America Subcommittee of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) during the 2022 session- 2023. Aaron was named to the subcommittee by ICBA Chairman Brad Bolton, …

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Auburn beats Southern Alabama in wild midweek affair

History links Next game: at Texas A&M 03/25/2022 | 6:30 p.m. SEC+ network March 25 (Friday) / 6:30 p.m. at Texas A&M Story MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Auburn came back from an early six-point deficit to win a wild …

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S&P Global Market Intelligence Ranks Top Performing Community Banks and Credit Unions for 2021

New category introduced to include top performing U.S. public banks NEW YORK, March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — S&P Global Market Intelligence has released its annual rankings of 2021’s top performing community banks with assets between $3 billion and $10 billion, community banks with assets under $3 billion, and credit unions. …

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What the Black Homeownership Gap Looks Like Across Alabama

When the Fair Housing Act of 1968 was signed into law, it prohibited racial discrimination in the sale of homes – a huge step forward for black Americans and other minorities. At this point in history, minority groups routinely faced clear and stark discrimination in selling, renting, or financing housing, …

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Miami vs Auburn: Hurricanes pass Tigers in Sweet 16

In what has already become an upset Men’s NCAA Tournament, No. 10 Miami (Florida) became the latest to join the madness, beating No. 2 Auburn 79-61 on Sunday night. The Hurricanes scored the game’s first field goal and never trailed on their way to victory in the Midwest Region’s second-round …

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Women’s tennis wins on the road

The score of the box BLACKSBURG, Virginia – The Florida State women’s tennis team (8-7, 2-5 ACC) earned a hard-fought 4-3 victory over Virginia Tech on the road on Sunday. “I was really proud of the way we dug our heels in today,” said FSU head coach Jennifer Hyde. “Achieving …

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Credit union deal for bank part of trend

Shreveport’s Barksdale Federal Credit Union recently announced it will move into Arkansas with a deal to buy Greenbrier Bank, the first-ever credit union acquisition taking over a state bank. Barksdale’s bid to buy HomeBank of Arkansas, which has five branches and about $78 million in assets, is unlikely to be …

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Candidates for Alabama secretary of state say they will protect election security

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WIAT) — When Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill’s term expires, open seat candidates say they will make election security a top priority. State Rep. Wes Allen (R – Troy) spent a decade as a Pike County probate judge. He says local experience in managing elections makes him …

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Prosecutor charges Auburn man with shooting while driving

King County Sheriff’s Office investigators initially suspected that the guy they believe was responsible for the drive-by shooting that rocked a quiet residential area on the night of Dec. 5, 2021, only shot a single house. In this house, investigators found a bullet that had entered a second bedroom on …

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Action Valley National Bancorp: Growth in organic and acquired loans to increase profits (VLY)

benedek/E+ via Getty Images Valley National Bancorp’s (NASDAQ:VLY) earnings will likely continue to rise this year thanks to acquisitions. The outlook for organic loan growth is also promising given the country’s strong economy. In addition, net interest income is moderately sensitive to changes in interest rates; therefore, revenues will benefit …

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Need a cash bid to win a bidding war? These 6 startups can help you

Cash offers have become more common as buyers compete and investors compete for properties. Sellers often prefer the speed and reliability of cash offers over traditional financing. Here are six companies that offer ordinary people the opportunity to make cash offers. This article is part of “The Road to Home” …

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Secret Stages stops in Alabama after 10 years of music: “It’s time to move on”

Farewell, secret steps. Alabama‘s rambling ‘Music Discovery Festival’ comes to a halt, after bringing a slew of bands and solo artists to Birmingham, 2011-2021. “I’m really grateful to everyone who supported this,” organizer Jon Poor told AL.com. “It’s a really positive thing that happened for 10 years in the city. …

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Auburn Police Investigate Overnight Shooting Death | Crime and courts

Auburn police are investigating a shooting death outside a city bar early Tuesday morning. According to a press release from the Auburn Police Department, John Wesley Smith III was found dead outside Swifty’s Tavern, 45 Perrine St., after officers responded to a call for gunfire around 1:40 a.m. Officers said …

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Consolidated Credits Act Advances Federal LIBOR Transition Solution

With the inclusion of the Adjustable Interest Rate Act (LIBOR) (the “LIBOR Act”) as Division U of HR 2471, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 (the “Credits Act”) enacted by the United States House of Representatives on March 9, 2022 and in the Senate on March 10, 2022, the United States is …

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Rodriguez’s promotion will mean bigger LiftFund loans available in RGV

MCALLEN, Texas — McAllen-based senior loan officer Marlene Rodriguez has been promoted to market director for micro-lender LiftFund. In his new position, Rodriguez will now be able to offer larger loans of up to $500,000 in the Rio Grande Valley. LiftFund President and CEO Janie Barrera said the impact of …

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Beach volleyball wins final game of weekend

Deland, Florida – The fourth-placed Seminoles (9-2) finished the weekend 2-1 after beating No. 18 Stetson 3-2 on a cold Sunday morning. FSU 3, Stetson 2 Florida State continues its perfect dominance over Stetson, improving its series lead to 17-0. Four of the five courts went to a deciding third …

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How to Prepare for Auburn Football Spring Training

Auburn football is gearing up for its first day of spring training on Monday. Bryan Harsin, in his second year as head coach, is looking to take advantage of his second spring on the Plains. The Tigers plan to practice every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and two Saturdays. A-Day (Auburn‘s …

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Covid News: China fires 2 mayors and Shanghai closes schools as caseload rises

Wear face masks in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Two years after the declaration of the pandemic, the city is experiencing its worst outbreak to date.Credit…Dale De La Rey/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The World Health Organization, often criticized for being too slow to declare in 2020 that a pandemic was …

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Cooper traded to Cleveland Browns

Alabama football’s Amari Cooper is heading to the AFC. It’s been an interesting offseason for Alabama football receivers. Calvin Ridley has been suspended for the entire next season due to gambling while away from the Atlanta Falcons. Jerry Jeudy has found a new elite quarterback in Denver. Now, Amari Cooper …

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Auburn boys look to finish title race, two years in the making

Riner, Virginia. —Auburn head coach Terry Millirons remembers two years ago he took his team up those steps in the lobby of the Siegel Center and told his team they wouldn’t be playing in the Class 1 State Championship due to Covid 19. – “There has never been a worse …

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Kemboi and Brown score on Day 1 of NCAA Indoor

Shawn Price March 11, 2022 Birmingham, Alabama – Arkansas totaled three points in the day one final at the NCAA Indoor Championships, earning a pair of points from Amon Kemboi in the 5,000m and a single point from Ryan Brown in the long jump on Friday at the CrossPlex from …

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Detroit Lions release former Alabama prep star

On Thursday afternoon, Detroit Lions defensive end Trey Flowers tweeted:Really grateful for the love and the lessonsThis could have served as personal confirmation of the reports coming out of Detroit. The Lions plan to release Flowers with two seasons remaining on his contract when the 2022 NFL trade year begins …

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Series Preview: Auburn vs. Texas A&M Athletics

By: Shelby Hild, Athletics Communications History links AUBURN, Alabama – The Texas A&M softball team (15-5) begins Southeastern Conference play on the road this weekend, facing No. 20 Auburn (21-1) at Jane B. Moore Field. The three-game series is scheduled to begin at 6 …

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How eight banks assess the fallout from the war in Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine two weeks ago quickly upended a wide range of global industries – from energy for entertainment for fast food. In the financial services sector, some of the biggest impacts have been on payment companies. Last weekend, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and PayPal all bans announced in …

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Race and poverty complicate school choice in Alabama

Parent Choice Act is Republican incumbent At Senator Del Marsh’s Hail Mary for education reform. SB140 was dubbed the “ultimate school choice” bill because it would give participating parents $5,600 per child in state money deposited in an education savings account to be used for private school or another public …

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A look at the Auburn linebackers ahead of the Spring Ball

We take a look at every position group as Auburn prepares to open spring training on March 14. The eighth in an 11-part series examines linebackers. The search for redemption is a recurring theme for Bryan Harsin’s team after a disappointing 6-7 season in his first season as Auburn’s head …

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Source AP: Biden to ban Russian oil imports during war in Ukraine | News

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has moved to ban Russian oil imports, increasing the toll on the Russian economy in retaliation for his invasion of Ukraine, according to a person familiar with the matter. The move follows Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s calls for US and Western officials to halt …

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Rep. Allen Says Voting Bill Protects Election Integrity, Others Express Concern

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – Before we know it, it will be time to go back to the polls. A state representative is sponsoring a bill that he says aims to protect the integrity of our elections. However, this bill sounds alarm bells for some voter education advocates. Prevent private money …

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Partner Article: Advisory Lending: A Borrower Experience Approach

By: Ken Dickerson, Vice President of Sales, LenderClose The following post is part of a series of blogs written by MeridianLink Partners who will be attending MeridianLink LIVE! User Forum in May 2022. To learn more about the event,Click here. Today’s hectic nature demands speed and efficiency in all aspects …

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Valdes shoots career low in Tiger Invitational first round

History links OPELIKA, Alabama – Thanks to a bogey-free round of five birdies on Sunday, the Auburn men’s golf rookie Brendan Valdes leads the Tigers after the first round of the Tiger Invitational at the Grand National. With a career low of 5 under …

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PLEASE YOURSELF: Dinner, show offered at the new Natchez Cabaret – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly listed the cost of admission for Belles Take the Big Easy. The cost per person is $30. We regret the error and are happy to set the record straight. NATCHEZ – At the Storyville Cabaret and Dinner Theater, you can have …

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Regions Financial Corporation – Consensus indicates 14.9% upside potential

Regional Financial Corporation with the ticker code (RF) now have 23 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a buy rating. The range between the target price high and the target price low is between 31 and 22 calculating the average target price we see 26.93. Given that the …

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White House: Congress must act quickly to replenish COVID funds

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will soon start running out of money to bolster COVID-19 testing supplies and to ensure uninsured Americans continue to receive free treatment for the virus unless Congress approves. more funding quickly, the White House warned. Nearly a year after passing the $1.9 trillion U.S. …

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Auburn launches Jane B. Moore Endowment for Softball Excellence

History links AUBURN, Alabama – An endowment supporting Auburn Softball and honoring the venue’s namesake, Dr. Jane B. Moore, kicks off Saturday with an initial $25,000 donation from Tigers Unlimited through the On Deck Club. “It is appropriate that this fund be named after Dr. Moore, …

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Land banks will be the focus of the presentation next week | News

Landbanks and the role they could play in Meadville’s future will be the subject of a presentation at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the City Building, 894 Diamond Park. The public information session is the result of a scholarship awarded to Meadville Redevelopment Authority last year. As one of four winners …

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Synovus Announces Quarterly Dividends | national

COLUMBUS, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 3, 2022– The Board of Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE: SNV) declared the following quarterly dividends: $0.34 per share on the Company’s common stock, payable April 1, 2022 to shareholders of record as of March 17, 2022. $0.39375 per share on the Company’s Fixed-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred …

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What if the Patriots drafted the three Alabama receivers for Mac Jones?

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail People have equated the success of the 2021 New England Patriots with Bill Belichick pulling his hand out of draft players. Reports surfaced of him allowing the scouting department to take care of his responsibilities, and it gave a better hit rate …

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– Auburn schools adopt optional masking starting March 9

AUBURN — The school board voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt an optional masking policy on March 9 in response to new guidelines from the Maine Center for Disease Control released earlier in the day. The two school committee members who serve on the health and safety subcommittee, which recommended …

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GW and Canopy Agree: Canopy Can’t Win Its Cannabis Extraction Patent Infringement Case Under Judge’s Interpretation (Op-Ed)

The U.S. marijuana industry continued to grow in 2021, with nearly half a million people now employed full-time in the cannabis business as more state markets go online and mature, according to a report by Leafly on Wednesday. This growth is expected to continue exponentially as states like New York, …

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11-year-old golfer Xeve Perez signs brand partnership with OnCore

11-year-old golf phenom Xeve Perez has signed as an official ambassador with OnCore Golf. OnCore Golf When Xeve Perez was two and visited Toys ‘R Us with his parents, he immediately headed for the plastic golf club section. During some of his first days on the golf course, he would …

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AAA offers tips for saving money at the gas pump

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sent world oil prices soaring. Here in Alabama, we see gasoline price increases, but it’s still among the lowest in the country. Right now, Alabama’s average is $3.36. That’s more than 30 cents from a month ago. Meanwhile, the national average …

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