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By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com ALABASTER, Ala.— Rainsville Mayor Nick Jones was chosen as one of five mayors from across the state to serve on a panel at Gov. Robert Bentley’s, “Get Moving Alabama Physical Activity Summit” on Friday, Feb. 26

Alabama is ranked #47 in the country for the health. To be clear…that’s not good. 1.2 million adults in Alabama are obese more than 430,00 adults have diabetes in the past year, physical inactivity decreased from 32.6% to 27.2% of