Monthly Archives: August 2022

Jim Wellehan: Protect Lake Auburn, keep the air and water clean

It was a joy to read Senator Ed Muskie’s “Clean Water Bill” passed 50 years ago. Clean air and clean water are things we all need. We are fortunate to have great organizations to keep us up to date on the issue – like the Sierra Club, Maine Conservation Voters, …

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University of Texas football: Five things to watch

AUSTIN — Texas football opens preseason practices Wednesday afternoon. Here are five things to watch as coach Steve Sarkisian heads into his second year with the Longhorns. The question had to be asked. But no, Sarkisian did not choose to name a starting quarterback during Tuesday’s press conference at the …

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The top cities where renters could save the fastest for a first home

Chicago renters could save $8,916 a year if they downsized their living space. Getty With the housing market not performing as many potential buyers had hoped and mortgage rates rising much faster than expected, a recent RentCafe survey sees a light at the end of the tunnel. Downsizing a single …

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White House revamps infrastructure bill to better help poor communities

The Biden administration is launching a new initiative this week to ensure America’s poorest communities have access to billions of dollars in funding from the infrastructure bill to replace their wastewater systems, drinking water and rainwater in ruins. It represents a mid-term adjustment to the signature of President Biden’s administration, …

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Auburn Baseball announces changes to coaching staff

History links AUBURN, Alabama – Auburn baseball and head coach Butch Thompson announced changes to the coaching staff on Monday, including the addition of pitching coach Daron Schoenrock to coincide with the departure of Tim Hudson. “Everyone in college baseball recognizes Tim’s enhanced legacy as a …

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Digital gold: How a partnership on the Alabama coast led to growing bitcoin mining

Alex Owen spent a lot of time explaining to his parents and anyone interested about his growing mining business in rural Foley. But instead of picks and shovels, Owen and his partners mine digital cash or cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin and Ether to be exact. The operation takes place inside a …

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Synovus Financial (NYSE:SNV) vs. Carter Bankshares (NASDAQ:CARE) Financial Contrast

Synovus Financial (NYSE: SNV – Get Rating) and Carter Bankshares (NASDAQ: CARE – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which company is the best performer? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and risk. Volatility and …

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