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3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

For airbrush artist Chad Scales, everything's a canvas: 'That's what good work is'

"I wasn't academic and I got in trouble for drawing all the time," said Scales, now 31. That was back in 2000 when he was a student at Sparkman High School.


Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design, Alabama

7 hrs ago |

Suit Sparked by Prof's Sext-Filled Affair With Student Survives

A former University of Pittsburgh professor who engaged in an affair with a research assistant can continue with his defamation case against the assistant over claims she affected his ability to get another teaching job and sent a picture of his penis to his wife and 37 associates.


Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh

11 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Flora-Bama's Mullet Toss grows from quirky idea to Gulf Coast tradition over 30 years

When Flora-Bama musician Jimmy Louis first proposed the idea of Mullet Toss 30 years ago, he probably didn't imagine it would grow into an event that would draw tens of thousands of people every year to the beaches on the Alabama-Florida state line.


Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL

16 hrs ago | The Trussville Tribune

Sears-Garrett Engagement Announcement

Ms. Donna Sears of Trussville, Alabama is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer McRae Sears, to John Rogers Garrett.


Related Topix: Trussville, AL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Accounting firm adds Beth Storey

The accounting firm of Franks, Franks, Jarrell & Wilemon, P.A., has added Beth K. Storey a s a staff accountant.


Related Topix: Wilemon, MS

Alabama Live

Murphy High School to induct 10 graduates into Hall of Fame on April 27

The Murphy High School Alumni Association will hold its 13th annual Hall of Fame Induction on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. in the school's cafeteria.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Recreational Vehicle, Diamond, Alabama, Computers


The Down Low on Down-There Grooming

You know which shampoo gives you Victoria's Secret volume and which mascara makes your lashes look like falsies, but do you know which feminine hygiene products keep you fresh and which ones may actually be hurting your hoo-ha? In a University of Alabama study, one in eight women reported regularly douching; a quarter of these ladies also freshened ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Alabama Live

Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist donates 246 career awards to University of Alabama

Renowned biologist and Alabama native Edward O. Wilson announced yesterday he would donate all 246 of the international awards, prizes and tributes he has received throughout his career to the University of Alabama.


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The News Tribune

Joe Namath grand marshal for Birmingham races

Barber Motorsports Park and ZOOM Motorsports announced the former University of Alabama quarterback will participate in the grand prix events, which run Friday through Sunday.


Related Topix: Joe Namath

Brookston Beer Bulletin

The Prohibitionist Pot Calling The Brew Kettle Black

This is almost funny, an amazing press release from Alcohol Justice that is so lacking in self-awareness and irony that it's hard not to laugh at just how truly absurd it is.


Mon Apr 21, 2014

Alabama Live

CBER Forecasters See Alabama Economy on Track for 2.4 Percent Growth in 2014

Alabama's economy is expected to pick up the pace of growth as we move through 2014.



University Of Alabama Student Government Finally Votes For Integrating Greek System

The vote comes after a year of controversy over the revelation qualified black students were blocked from joining sororities based on the color of their skin, due to influence from a group called "The Machine."


Alabama Live

Tuscaloosa police investigate armed robbery near University of Alabama campus

A man was robbed of his cell phone at gun point near the University of Alabama campus Saturday, and UAPD and Tuscaloosa police are asking the campus community for information they might have.


Related Topix: Tuscaloosa, AL

Entrepreneur Magazine

The 3 Qualities of First-Wave Employees

There's a lot of emphasis, rightfully so, on the significance of a startup's first round of hires; these employees are often referred to as "first wavers," but I prefer to think of them as the company's "Navy SEALs."


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Optometric Management

O.D. Scene: Meet the Leaders of the Optometric Retina Society

In fact, roughly 2 million individuals in the United States, or 6% of the U.S. population, have AMD, and this number is estimated to reach 3.5 million by 2030, according to the National Eye Institute.


Related Topix: Optometry, Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Nova Southeastern University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Unique makeup of the Mississippi Coast inspired 'Come Landfall'

The Mississippi Coast with its military community, casino industry, antebellum homes, oak-lined streets, Vietnamese community and beachfront views of the Mississippi Sound inspired Roy Hoffman's latest novel, "Come Landfall."


Related Topix: Vietnamese-American, Asian-American

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Bridge and parkway back open after standoff by fireworks stand

A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Montgomery, AL

Midland City Fire Car Show Until 1 PM

MIDLAND CITY: The men and women of Midland City Fire are having a car, truck and motorcycle show this morning in downtown Midland City.


Related Topix: Midland City, AL

Albany Times Union

Millennials often stuck on entry-level carousel

She's been through four jobs and said she moved on from each because of a lack of respect and poor upward mobility.


Related Topix: Alabama State University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Robert Inman on 'Bookwatch'

Robert Inman will be the guest next week on "North Carolina Bookwatch," the book-chat show on UNC Public Television.


Related Topix: North Carolina