Turning the Page

As we turn the last page of the 2014 calendar, I want to say THANK YOU! Thank you for doing your part in making 2014 the most historic Republican year ever in Alabama. United in purpose, equipped with great candidates

The Bears are back in the Season 2 premiere of “Heat Check”! Coach Coker has only 4 days to prepare the team for opening night after Plainview reaches the 2nd Round of the State Football Playoffs. “4 Days”    

The Long Ranch 4 Boys hosted their 1st Annual Sand Mountain All-Star Basketball Weekend this weekend and some familiar faces showed up and didn’t disappoint. The event is geared towards fundraising for the Long Ranch 4 Boys, while providing us

Fruit, vegetable and other specialty crop growers now have additional disaster coverage options under the new farm bill. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced changes to the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) to provide greater

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted November unemployment rate is 6.0%, down from October’s rate of 6.3%, and below the October 2013 rate of 6.2%. “Alabama’s unemployment rate has not only continued its

Cookbooks for Sale

Looking for a last minute Christmas gift that keeps giving? Northeast Alabama Community College has a new cookbook for sale, A Tasteful Celebration–50 Years of Shared Recipes. The cookbook has been published to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the College

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Alabama’s unemployment rate dropped to 6 percent in November, its lowest point since 2008, as job growth in sectors such as manufacturing and construction continues at a strong pace. “Alabama’s unemployment rate has not only continued its

In just a few days, millions of Christians around the world will be celebrating the birth of Christ. In the ancient city of Bethlehem, where Jesus was born, people from all over the world come to commemorate the birth of

Christmas time has always been one of my favorite holidays: it’s a time of giving to others; a time for visiting with family, some of whom we haven’t seen in a year or more; and, most importantly for me as

Why “Heat Check”?

Tonight at 8:00 PM is the Season 2 premiere of “Heat Check: A Season with the Plainview Bears”! “Heat Check” is an all-access reality show from Southern Torch that documents the rise of the Plainview Bears (Rainsville, AL) basketball program