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How to send a get well card to Crimson Tide radio legend Eli Gold

This week, the University of Alabama announced that legendary play-by-play man Eli Gold would miss the beginning of this year's football season due to...

Nick and Terry Saban’s official charity issues checks for nonprofits totaling over $572K

Nick’s Kids Foundation presented checks totaling more than $572,000 to nonprofit organizations at a luncheon Aug. 3 at the University of Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa. The...

Auburn men’s basketball team baptized in Jordan River during Holy Land visit

Auburn University's men's basketball team is currently in the State of Israel, where they are playing multiple exhibition games. Outside of their matchups in the...

ADCNR sets registration date for 2022 Alabama youth dove hunts

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) provides several youth dove hunt opportunities throughout the...

South Alabama leads initiative to curb youth violence

The University of South Alabama, in collaboration with the Mobile County Public Schools and Mobile Police Department, announced the launch of SOAR, an initiative...

1818 Farms celebrates a decade of success, new partnership with BloomTV

Located in historic Mooresville, Alabama, 1818 Farms celebrated its 10-year business anniversary this past week with friends, family and associates that have contributed to...

Fuel up deliciously at Jasper’s Bayou Fresh Seafood

The very idea of gas-station sushi is so incongruous that it was lampooned in a memorable Esurance commercial. The ad was funny. Zhu Jianjun thinks so, too....

Sunday Reflections: A bag with holes

Best-selling author James Patterson in his new autobiography told about being on the “Oprah” show in Chicago. He and his co-writer came to promote...

Bill Bradley Services raises over $20,000, aids gas crisis, and fuels spirit of fight for those battling cancer

April through July 2022, Bill Bradley Services alongside Cancer Wellness Foundation of Central Alabama, launched their FuelTheFight campaign which funded gas and transportation vouchers...

Boating access continues to improve on Alabama Gulf Coast

Access to the water is one hurdle for boaters and anglers in Alabama’s coastal counties, where high land prices and high demand can leave...

Free therapy for women in Alabama provided by new nonprofit, Better

It’s 2022, and Alabama finds itself ranked 50 out of 51 (including the District of Colombia) on Mental Health America’s 2022 Report for states...

Beth Chapman: Disability Pride Month

July is Disability Pride Month. It’s been 32 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed to prohibit discrimination against people with...

Birmingham chef headed to the Bayou to compete for national seafood cookoff title

Alabama chef Jeffery Compton from The Battery in Birmingham will compete with 13 other chefs from around the country for the nation's ultimate seafood...

Birmingham’s World Games makes donation to Ukraine athletes

Last Sunday, on the final day of competition for The World Games, a formal check presentation was made hours before the closing ceremony at...

Auburn University soars as launchpad for aerospace, aviation careers

With highly skilled alumni and innovative research efforts, Auburn University is a key contributor to Alabama’s aerospace and aviation industries. Enrollment has risen significantly in...

7 new and interesting restaurants to try during Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham Restaurant Week’s summer session is back, with participating restaurants (and a few food trucks) offering special prix-fixe menus designed to expose diners to...

Sunday Reflections: Is compromise always a bad thing?

I found former Congressman John Boehner’s new book at our library and finished it a few weeks ago. It was interesting to learn more...

Efficiency Forward grant helps Urban Ministry bring comfort to clients

“Compassion and wholeness” – those are the watchwords for Urban Ministry, a faith-based nonprofit focused on supporting residents in the West End neighborhood of Birmingham...

Exhibit in Montgomery, Alabama, unpacks the history of the ‘Green Book’

Throughout July, the Freedom Rides Museum in Montgomery is presenting a special exhibit, “The Green Book: Navigating Jim Crow America.” It explores the history of the...

Alabama experts getting closer to locating the long-lost site of the Battle of Mabila

On a blustery and blessedly cloudy June day, a team of archaeology experts and student volunteers from the University of West Alabama (UWA) carefully pick through...

UAB baseball player benefits from emergency care after eye injury

American Optometric Association statistics show that about 90 million Americans participate in sports. With any sport, players must assume the risk of injury, whether it...

Scientists at 89th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo collect samples from 15 sharks

The return of the shark category to the 89th annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo (ADSFR) was a rousing success with 15 sharks weighed in...

Birmingham City Councilman Hunter Williams: Those 11 days in July changed us forever

One of the images that stick out in my mind when I reflect on the World Games is how welcoming our city was to...

Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest opens August 2

The 2023 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest will begin accepting entries on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. This year’s contest is a joint project between the...