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DOUG E FRESH Joins the Soul Train Cruise

(FT. LAUDERDALE) The “World’s Greatest Entertainer” and original human beatbox, Doug E. Fresh will join the Soul Train Cruise …

Earl Calloway

<i>Special to The Times</i><p>Smiling brightly on the cover of the Chicago Defender last week, were members of the Jackie Robinson West baseball team – the …

How to Avoid Fumbling the Football
 in the Red Zone of Retirement

<b>The 6 documents you need for your Estate Plan Playbook</b><p>The start of football season may be months away, but the game’s on the minds of many after the …

Southeast Region Now Activated for the Alabama Trauma System

The Alabama Department of Public Health and the Office of Emergency Medical Services are excited to announce the activation of the Southeast Region …

Forest Service and Partners Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Ac

(GAINESVILLE) The U.S. Forest Service and many valued partners invite the public to help commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act with …

Cullman Mother and Son Face Fraud and Tax Charges in Scheme to Steal from East Alabama Health Center

(BIRMINGHAM) Federal prosecutors have charged a Cullman mother and son in connection with a scheme to defraud federal government health agencies and …

Regions Bank Supports National Preparedness Month with Tools, Resources and Advice for Customers and Communities

<b>Month-long initiative starts with Regions Readiness Rallies at three locations: Birmingham, Indianapolis and Tampa</b><p>(BIRMINGHAM) Throughout September, …

Alabama in Top 10 in obesity, food insecurity studies

Two new national studies present Alabama as a state where nearly one-third of adults are obese while others have trouble putting meals on the kitchen …

Holistic Medicine

Visiting author to discuss 'Why Football Matters' on Alabama campus

A University of Virginia professor will discuss his book, “Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game,” at 3 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Ferguson Center …

College Sports

Series of lectures planned at University of Alabama's Moundville Archaeological Park

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host a series of scholarly lectures in September and October.<p>The University of …

Archaeology

University of West Alabama to host reading for two authors

The University of West Alabama's College of Liberal Arts will sponsor two authors reading from their works at separate public events on Sept. 10 and …

The Arts

2 Tuscaloosa schools to offer parking for football fans

Central High School and Tuscaloosa Magnet School-Middle will offer parking for football fans in town for Saturday's game between the University of …

High School

Tuscaloosa native in Georgia hot car death charged with murder

More than two months after his son's death in a hot car, a Georgia man who prosecutors say sat in his office exchanging nude photos with women while …

Crime

Men slain in Birmingham are 7th, 8th killings in past week

Two men were gunned down overnight in Birmingham marking the city's 7th and 8th killings in less than a week, police said.<p>BIRMINGHAM | Two men were …

Extremism

Alabama judge considers state ban on teeth whitening

A judge in Birmingham is considering a lawsuit challenging an Alabama law that bans teeth-whitening services outside of dentist's offices.<p>BIRMINGHAM …

Tuscaloosa Public Library branches closed Friday

All branches of the Tuscaloosa Public Library will be closed Friday for a technology upgrade.<p>All branches of the Tuscaloosa Public Library will be …

Libraries

Alabama looks to replace injured DeAndrew White

He’s an often overlooked player, but his importance to the Alabama offense was evident when he singlehandedly made multiple West Virginia players …

College Football

Alabama turns to no-huddle to help communication

With a new quarterback at the helm against West Virginia in Atlanta, Alabama had some trouble communicating. Formations were called wrong. The play …

College Football

Auto job fair to be held Sept. 13 in Tuscaloosa

Between 200 and 400 jobs will be offered to job seekers at an automotive hiring fair Sept. 13 at the Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy, 2800 …

Employment

CECIL HURT: It's a little too early to talk about Fab Four

Through no fault of its own, the College Football Playoff Selection Committee has already spawned a new generation of tiny monsters: the weekly …

College Football

Alabama's Adam Griffith garners national award

Adam Griffith accomplished a feat Saturday night that hadn’t been seen in more than two decades for the Alabama football team.<p>Adam Griffith …

College Football

Alabama has size, experience on offensive line

Alabama’s offensive line has two things: size and experience.<p>Alabama’s offensive line has two things: size and experience.<br>Arie Kouandjio, a senior, …

College Football

Nick Saban says Alabama defense needs work after Week 1 showing

The University of Alabama’s defense wasn’t perfect against West Virginia last Saturday.<p>The University of Alabama’s defense wasn’t perfect against …

College Football

Better than Mississippi: opinion

If Britain joined the US, its residents would be the second poorest of the 51 states. Their inflation-adjusted living standards ($36,202 per person) …

Tough schedule for first-year Alabama gymnastics coach Dana Duckworth

The University of Alabama gymnastics team will host defending national co-champions Florida and Oklahoma in 2015 in Dana Duckworth's first season as …

College Football

AJ McCarron likes what he sees in new Alabama starter Blake Sims

ATLANTA | Waiting to intercept sons and steal hugs between the locker room and team bus, the families of Alabama players congregated just outside …

Football (U.S.)

FOUR DOWNS: How Alabama answered four questions in season opener

The University of Alabama answered some questions Saturday in Atlanta in the season opener against West Virginia. Here’s a look at some of the key …

College Football

NOTEBOOK: Freshman players get playing time

ATLANTA | Three true freshman were among the first 11 to take the field for Alabama’s opening to the 2014 season.<br>Outside linebacker Rashaan Evans, …

College Football

RIP Joan Rivers

Melissa Rivers has confirmed the death of her mother, Joan Rivers, today at 1:17 p.m. (Eastern Time). To commemorate her passing, here's a funny and …