Monthly Archives: July 2022

8 cool recipes that turn hot summer days into salads

For those hot summer days, sometimes a fresh salad is all you want to make or eat. Mixing any type of greens – lettuce, kale, spinach – with any type of ingredient you have in your kitchen, including fruits, vegetables, meat or pasta can make a nutritious and colorful meal. …

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Auburn High School appears at East Alabama Media Day

While some are waiting for Saturdays to return to Jordan-Hare Stadium, Friday Night Lights will arrive much earlier on The Plains. High school football begins in Alabama on August 19. The local team, Auburn High, led by head coach Keith Etheredge, was represented at Media Days presented by Fox Sports …

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Rising rates and halt to refinancing are responsible for the fall in the mortgage sector

Headlines across the country continue to trumpet the recent crisis in the mortgage industry, as thousands of credit professionals now find themselves furloughed for the time being. Industry giants like JP Morgan Chase and Loan Depot plan to cut thousands of jobs, while published reports indicate layoffs number in the …

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As inflation soars, food banks struggle to meet increased demand and soaring prices

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Food banks are struggling to come to the aid of Americans in need as demand and costs simultaneously soar, according to the head of Georgia’s largest food bank, who has urged the government to provide more aid . “It’s a very humbling …

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Inmates help supplement the job market in the Alabama community

By MICHAEL WETZEL, The Decatur Daily DECATUR, Ala. (AP) – Using trusted inmates to fill local business vacancies in a tight labor market has helped employers, provided money for paying fines or restitution, and benefited prison budgets of the county, but inmates must follow strict rules. rules for remaining eligible …

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‘Times are really tough’: Auburn woman partners with food truck to donate meals | Lifestyles

Rosemarie Homick-Reese hopes to feed 250 people this time. If last time was any indication, that shouldn’t be a problem. Sunday will be the second time that Homick-Reese and his family partner along with Patrice Henry, owner of the Irie Jamaican Queen food truck, will serve free, no-questions-asked meals to …

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Southeastern Grocers Launches Low-Cost Meal Program to Fight Child Hunger | Your money

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 28, 2022– Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, in conjunction with the SEG Gives Foundation, launched a new “Break from Hunger” program to provide healthy meal options and accessible to ensure that no child goes …

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Mobile MPO votes to support Port Authority plan to transport containers to Montgomery by rail

A plan to increase rail transportation from the Port of Mobile to other parts of the state cleared another hurdle yesterday. The Mobile Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board on Wednesday voted unanimously to support the Alabama State Port Authority’s plan to move containers entering the Port of Mobile to Montgomery …

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$1 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

Someone in the United States is likely to receive a life-changing sum of money in the near future. The exact amount may depend on the state they are in. Ahead of its next draw on Friday, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot has surpassed the $1 billion. The prize, which has …

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Auburn Police Department hosts first gun buy-back program in August

AUBURN, Calif. (KTXL) – The Auburn Police Department, with assistance from the Crime Victims Unit, will host Auburn’s first gun buyback program on Saturday, August 6 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 1225 Lincoln Way behind Auburn City Hall. The Auburn Police Department is offering $50 per gun gift …

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Mississippi man admits robbing bank and fled to Alabama – Reuters

A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in federal court to robbing a bank in the northeast of the state. Jasper Michael Wagner, 56, of Tupelo entered a plea before U.S. District Court Judge Sharion Aycock on Tuesday, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported. Aycock has scheduled a sentencing hearing for …

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Head-to-head review between Hancock Whitney (NASDAQ:HWC) and Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG)

Hancock Whitney (NASDAQ:HWC – Get Rating) and Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, risk and institutional ownership. Insider and Institutional Ownership 78.4% of Hancock Whitney …

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Alabama residents share ways to save money during inflation

EAST ALABAMA (WTVM) – As we continue to see prices rise, saving money can be crucial in our daily lives, and even earning a few dollars can help. One way to keep track of your spending habits can help you separate out the items you want and even need. There …

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Auburn parking garage closed for two weeks, alternate lot available | Local News | Auburn, NY | Auburnpub.com

The citizen staff With Auburn‘s downtown parking lot closed for two weeks, the city is offering alternate, temporary parking for motorists. Free parking will be provided on the Hulbert Street lots, accessible from State Street between Arterial East and Arterial West. There is a crosswalk between Hulbert and Rue Clark, …

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New Jersey’s top prospect Chase Bisontis commits to Texas A&M against Rutgers

New Jersey’s top prospect has made up his mind. On Sunday, four-star offensive lineman Chase Bisontis announced his commitment to Texas A&M. Bisontis limited his decision to the Aggies and hometown Rutgers, as well as Michigan State and LSU. Bisontis had previously announced the date and time of its announcement. …

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Governor Ivey criticizes Alabama’s efforts to claw back unemployment money, says people shouldn’t pay for government mistakes

Governor Kay Ivey asks Alabama Department of Labor for solutions after AL.com reported Thursday that the state is requiring Alabamians to repay thousands of dollars in pandemic unemployment and is often years behind in hearing their appeals. “We have asked Secretary (of Labor) (Fitzgerald) Washington to provide us with solutions …

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Regions’ approach to short-term loan growth: “very cautious, very cautious”

Regions Financial executives are taking an increasingly cautious approach to getting more loans on the books, even as the company raises its full-year loan growth forecast. On Friday, Chief Financial Officer David Turner told analysts the pace at which average loan balances rose in the second quarter is unlikely to …

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ATL Hawks sign Sharife Cooper to two-way deal

A former Auburn Tiger and second-round NBA draft pick has been re-signed to his NBA team. Sharife Cooper, who played for Auburn during the 2020-21 season before declaring for the draft, was re-signed by the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks on a two-way deal on Friday. In the NBA, a two-way contract …

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NJ Farmers Markets are full of food, fun and community spirit

Farming has never been easy, but with supply chain issues, inflation and now extreme temperatures, New Jersey farmers face some of the toughest conditions they have ever faced this summer. Many New Jerseyans looking to lend a hand and enjoy the best fresh local produce available head to a nearby …

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Financial Contrast: Hope Bancorp (NASDAQ:HOPE) vs. ETFs (NYSE:FNB)

Hope Bancorp (NASDAQ:HOPE – Get Rating) and FNB (NYSE:FNB – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the best investment? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares the net margins, return …

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Citing population loss, old settlements, Alabama counties continue to shrink electoral districts

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News The number of electoral precincts in Bullock County, central Alabama, has been cut nearly in half this year, leaving eight of its 615 square miles as counties across the state continue to cut offices for vote. County officials closed seven of 15 precincts to …

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Most Valuable Tigers: No. 3

We’re still in the thick of college football‘s offseason, with more than three months since the end of prom, media days this week, and a few more weeks until preseason practice begins. So what better time to move up the rankings? Auburn Undercover is counting down the …

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Emmett Till’s house, black sites to obtain historical funds

Emmett Till left his mother’s South Side Chicago home in 1955 to visit relatives in Mississippi, where the black teenager was abducted and brutally killed for whistling a white woman. A cultural preservation organization announced Tuesday that the house will receive a share of $3 million in grants distributed to …

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Nick Saban: Alabama players made over $3 million in NIL contracts last year

Alabama football players have made more than $3 million in name, likeness and likeness deals in the past year, coach Nick Saban said Tuesday. Speaking on day two of the SEC media days in Atlanta, Saban reiterated that he has no problem with players making money from NIL marketing deals. …

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Daevin Hobbs should make his choice in August

A four-star defensive lineman the Tigers are targeting is expected to announce his signing soon. 2023 rookie Daevin Hobbs, who officially traveled to Auburn on June 17, announced via Twitter that he would announce his engagement on August 1 at 6:30 a.m. Auburn is one of several teams Hobbs is …

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Which credit bureau uses Citi? – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Although Citi declined to comment on the consumer credit reporting agency it primarily uses to pull credit reports when assessing the creditworthiness of credit card applicants, crowdsourced …

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Rep. proposes lowering jury exemption age | News, Sports, Jobs

Submitted Photo Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington, is pictured receiving the PA State Township Supervisors Association President’s Award for public service defending our local townships. People aged 70 and over could exempt themselves from jury duty under a bill introduced this week in the state House of …

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Alabama has the 5th highest teenage birth rate in the US, but abstinence rules and lack of funding are hampering progress

Portia Shepherd has worked with about 50 teens in small, rural Alabama communities since March, teaching them about abstinence as well as contraceptive use and personal responsibility. “We see the difference,” said Shepherd, executive director of BlackBelt Women Rising, an organization selected by the Alabama Department of Public Health to …

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Gas stimulation checks: how much is on offer and will Americans ever get the money?

ineskolevá / Getty Images/iStockphoto National average gas prices eased slightly in mid-July, falling to $4.67 from their all-time high of just under $5 in June 2022, according to AAA. The drop came despite increased demand driven by weekend travel and summer holidays. However, many Americans still struggle to fill their …

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Cats add players amid NIL concerns | local sports

Head coach Mark Stoops and the University of Kentucky football coaching staff have dived into hostile waters in recent weeks and, so far, have seen positive results. The Wildcats secured commitments in July from three Alabama prospects and a Louisville-area wide receiver for the 2023 promotion, giving Britain a total …

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Auburn, FSU, Michigan among disappointments on CFB recruiting track

Sports Illustratedof John Garcia Jr. selects a question posed to him via social media (@JohnGarcia_Jr and @SIAllAmerican) each week to dive into the college football recruiting topics fans want to know about the most. During the spring months, when most people in the recruiting industry really turn the page on …

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Should Kalamazoo build a ring line through downtown?

It could be a brilliant solution to a problem we don’t even have, or it could be a colossal waste of money. It seems these days all the city of Kalamazoo wants to do is frustrate its citizens. And to be fair, no matter what they do, they will honk …

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United Bancorporation of Alabama Receives Capital Investment from Treasury Department

ATMORE, Ala., July 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — United Bancorporation of AlabamaInc., parent company of United Bank, Town-Country United Bank and UB Community Development, received a $123 million investment from the United States Department of the Treasury under its Emergency Capital Investment Program, or ECIP. (PRNewsfoto/United Bancorporation) United Banking Corporation of …

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Auburn police warn of counterfeit fentanyl pills

AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) – Three suspects were arrested by Auburn police last week on multiple drug-related charges. Authorities recovered heroin, cocaine, psilocybin, mushrooms, marijuana and a very deadly drug, fentanyl, which was crushed into a Xanax-like pill. News Leader 9 spoke with an Auburn deputy chief about how deadly fentanyl …

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AuburnSports – Preview: LSU

AUBURN | The second year of the Bryan Harsin era begins with a few warm-up games before a Big Ten opponent kicks off three crucial home games. Four of the last seven games are on the road, including trips to Georgia and Alabama. Today we continue to take a look …

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5 Alabama HBCUs to receive $2.5 million in historic preservation grants

MONTGOMEry, Ala. (WIAT) — Five historically black colleges and universities in Alabama are receiving funding to preserve historic places on campus. Alabama State University, where Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. completed his dissertation and where civil rights leaders like Fred Gray graduated, is one such institution receiving $500,000 for preservation …

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Alabama needs offshore drilling, not a floating abortion clinic, says Governor Ivey’s office

A spokeswoman for Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Monday opposed a plan to place an offshore vessel in federal Gulf waters to serve as a floating abortion clinic. In a statement to AL.com on Monday, the governor’s spokeswoman, Gina Maiola, said, “We need offshore drilling, not abortions.” His comment comes …

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6 players who can make big strides for Auburn football in 2022

AUBURN — Pre-season training is a month away. For Auburn football, this development time will be critical. Who are the six players who need to make the biggest progress in 2022? There are two schools of thought for applicable returns. The first type: Someone who hasn’t had much playing time …

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Clotilda’s descendants celebrate the anniversary of the last slave ship

MOBILE, Ala. — Descendants of the last Africans abducted into slavery and brought to American shores gathered on the banks of an Alabama river this weekend to pay homage to their ancestors. Descendants of the 110 people aboard the Clotilda, the last known slave ship to bring enslaved Africans to …

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The Louisiana State Employees Retirement System holds a $1.42 million stake in Valley National Bancorp (NASDAQ:VLY)

The Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its holdings of Valley National Bancorp (NASDAQ:VLY – Get Rating) stock by 5.5% during the 1st quarter, according to its latest disclosure to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund held 110,400 shares of the company after buying an additional 5,800 shares …

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Auburn College to Offer Free High Pressure Boiler Operator Trainings

AUBURN – Central Maine Community College’s Workforce and Career Development Center plans to offer free training for high-pressure boiler operators. The first cohort is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 20 through October. 17, at ND Paper Rumford Division, 35 Hartford St. Registration is required and 10 …

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LEAD Academy Basketball Player Kyle Shirley Confronts NPC Reporter

Another fierce battle is in the books and for the first time in this 1v1 collection, it was a three game series. Thursday morning, from LEAD Academy at Pace, I tested my skills against current Lion eighth-grader Kyle Shirley. Slated to be a starting guard for the upcoming program this …

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SmartFinancial sets dates for second quarter results

KNOXVILLE, TN, July 07 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartFinancial, Inc. (“SmartFinancial”) (NASDAQ: SMBK) announces details of its second quarter 2022 earnings release. SmartFinancial plans to release its second quarter 2022 results on Monday, July 25, 2022 and will host a conference call on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 10:00 …

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National rent survey finds Florida markets among the most overvalued

Florida’s rental housing market is one of the most overvalued in the country and prices are rising among the fastest, according to a new rental trends study. The study of 107 U.S. rental markets, released June 6 and using data from April, found that 10 of the 14 most overvalued …

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Auburn University expands psychological services to treat people with eating disorders | Community

Auburn University’s Center for Psychological Services recently opened a new section focused on people with eating disorders. The clinic will provide low-cost empirical treatment to people in the community. Graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical psychology will deal with clinical training. Students will be supervised by Auburn University Associate …

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DC and Southern States Record Highest Rate of Late Auto Payments | Slideshows

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Pa. Man accused of using $400,000 in COVID relief funds to buy house in Alabama

WILLIAMSPORT — A Tioga County businessman has been charged with using $420,000 in government COVID-19 relief funds to buy a home for himself and his wife in Alabama. Nicholas Perkins, 57 of Wellsboro, is charged in an unsealed indictment Tuesday in United States Intermediate District Court with wire fraud, illegal …

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What will happen to the existing I-10 Bayway along the Alabama coast?

The Interstate 10 Bayway that runs just over seven miles from Mobile to Daphne will be demolished after a new bayway is built and opened by 2028. Built in 1977, the existing Bayway is considered “an aging structure” by state officials and will be removed from service once the new …

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Who the hell was Lindsey Nelson?

Resident experts, at an unofficial lunch at Aubrey’s, complained about the price of gasoline and the exorbitant cost of living. It abruptly turned into a heated discussion about Neyland Stadium renovations, 100-year-old propaganda, improved wi-fi and, believe it or not, the party bridge. “What would the general think of that?” …

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Most Valuable Tigers: No. 15

We’re in the thick of college football‘s offseason, with more than two months since the end of spring ball, another month until media days, and another month until preseason practice begins. So what better time to move up the rankings? Auburn Undercover is counting down the 25 …

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Stossel: pro-choice versus pro-life

From now on, the law on abortion belongs to the states. Some will ban it, while most blue states will allow it in one form or another. Because libertarians want government out of our lives, people assume that we are pro-choice. Some of us are. But like the rest of …

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Former Auburn center Walker Kessler traded to Utah Jazz | Auburn University Sports News

Eight days into his NBA career, former Auburn center Walker Kessler is already on his third team. Kessler – who was technically drafted by Memphis 22nd overall in the NBA Draft last week before being shipped to Minnesota in a draft night trade – was dealt again Friday, this time …

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The Daily Recap: Is UGA still in a good position for TJ Shanahan Jr.?

Here is the June 30 edition of The Daily Recap presented by JFQ Lending. In good position Blayne Gilmer took note of Georgia’s situation with a number of rookies it is looking for. Among those he has reviewed is offensive lineman TJ Shanahan Jr. (Westlake/Austin, Texas), who would be a …

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DC and Southern States Record Highest Rate of Late Auto Payments |

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