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March 23, 2017 RSS feed / People

Officer offers tips to prevent backyard diseases

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries along with U.S. Department of Agriculture have announced three suspect cases of avian influenza in poultry flocks in north Alabama. More...

Looking back to Lewis Grizzard, warm humor and nostalgia

Tears and Laughter

If   Lewis Grizzard had lived, he would be 70.  But he didn’t. He died from complications after his fourth heart surgery at Emory Hospital in Atlanta on March 20, 1994. More...

Commissioners have little room to alter landing

Clarke County commissioners were told last week that they have too little property or right of way at the Gainestown Landing to alter the approach of County Route 2 so it doesn’t run directly into the river.  More...

Smoking ban on grounds moves closer

At Clarke County Courthouse

A smoking ban on the grounds of the Clarke County Courthouse moved a step closer to reality last week as county commissioners authorized the county attorney to prepare a resolution prohibiting such.  More...

Leath welcomed as new Auburn President

Special to the Times   The Alabama Farmers Federation today welcomed the announcement of Steven Leath as Auburn University’s (AU) 19th president. More...

Iron skillets are making a come-back, long live the iron skillet

Front Porch Philosopher

I have been experimenting recently with a kitchen essential that we all grew up with and took for granted. It has been around, not only for my life, but for that of everybody dating back generations. More...

Dunagan and Chafin to wed April 22

Mr. and Mrs. Jamey Alan Dunagan of Grove Hill announce the engagement and marriage of their daughter, Allie Elizabeth Dunagan, to Wilson Marion Chafin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Patrick of Sweet Water and Mr. and Mrs. Darren Chafin of Chatom.  More...