February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Sellers’ work, HIPPY’s success noted at dinner

During her decades as an educator and her most recent venture as director of the Clarke County Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program, Jane Sellers has helped hundreds of children build a strong foundation for their educ More...

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Alabama Farmers Federation

National Cotton Council predicts 14% increase In Alabama cotton acres   A recently released National Cotton Council survey shows Alabama farmers plan to increase cotton acreage by more than 14 percent in 2017. More...

Increase in First US Bank loan business credited to bank’s work in metro B’ham, Tuscaloosa areas

First US Bank’s business is apparently growing in the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa markets. Net loans for the bank increased $67.3 million, or 26.4 percent, in 2016. More...

Severe weather supplies are tax-free this weekend

Alabama shoppers will be able to purchase severe weather preparedness supplies tax free from Friday, Feb. 21, to Sunday, Feb. 23. During the three-day tax holiday, consumers can save money while stocking up on needed supplies. More...

‘He’s going to be Trump,’ explains U.S. Sen. Shelby in defense of president

United States Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) defended the first month of President Donald J. Trump’s administration Monday afternoon at a lunch gathering at the Southern Grounds Coffee Shoppe in Thomasville. More...