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  1. Birmingham's Pepper Place farmers market, named one of South's 10 best, begins 2014 season...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Alabama Live

    ... and free-range farm eggs. Also available at the market this Saturday will be Hereford beef from Folsom Custom Cuts in Marion, specialty cuts of pork from Mountain Song Farm in Mentone, sheep cheese from Dayspring Dairy in Gallant, goat cheese from ...

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  2. Former hotel manager in Selma accused of embezzlement; arrested at Perry County hotelRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... rent rates set by the hotel's owners. Selma police began investigating Ford on Feb. 14. He was arrested at a hotel in Marion where he is currently the manager.

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  3. The Shed BBQ sauce earns a spot on the White House tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... said Orrison. Politicians aren't the only ones buying the sauce. Heidi Hale and her husband came all the way from Marion, AL to pick up a bottle as a gift for a friend. "It's good. It's worth the drive. We drove four and a half hours, so it's worth ...

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  4. Doctor inducted into Ala Women's Hall of FameRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    MARION, Ala. (AP) -- A physician who practiced medicine and taught in Birmingham is now part of the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame. Dr. Hazel Mansell Gore was recently inducted into the hall, which is located at Judson College in Marion. Gore practiced medicine and taught obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham before her death in 2001. A native of Australia, she worked there as a doctor before moving to New York in 1951. She became an assistant in pathology at Harvard University's medical school before being recruited to work at UAB. Gore has previously been honored for her work in the field of gynecologic pathology. A plaque honoring Gore is on permanent display at the all-female college in Perry County. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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  5. Tara Williams Invited To Be On The Panel For Women In Entertainment At Alabama State UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | PR Log

    ... State University is so rich in history and is an amazing university. Alabama State University was founded in 1867, in Marion, Ala., as a school for African-Americans. The school started as the Lincoln Normal School with $500 raised by nine freed ...

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  6. Cat Pope paints Judson College campus scenes on canvas for 175th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... on Canvas," opens March 4 and continues through April 5 at the Marian Acree Tucker Gallery at Judson College in Marion. Though she's from Florida and had no previous connections to Judson, Pope arrived on campus as a freshman not quite knowing what ...

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  7. Congratulations to Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd, Newly Elected President of Alabama StaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | PR Log

    ... Boyd success as President of her Alma Mater- Alabama State University. Alabama State University Founded in 1867, in Marion, Alabama, as a school for African-Americans. The school started as the Lincoln Normal School with $500 raised by nine freed ...

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  8. The most influential man I never metRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... the founding of the Domestic and Indian Mission Board, a Southern Baptist mission institution originally located in Marion, Ala., and is now known as The North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention and is located in metro ...

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  9. The most influential man I never metRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... the founding of the Domestic and Indian Mission Board, a Southern Baptist mission institution originally located in Marion, Ala., and is now known as The North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention and is located in metro ...

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  10. Birmingham woman, 64, killed in Perry County wreck during winter stormRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Emma Evans, 64, killed on Alabama 5 at the 75 mile marker, about 12 miles north of Marion, when the vehicle she was driving hit another around 11:05 a.m., according to a news release from Alabama State Troopers spokesman Sgt.

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  11. Why King Still MattersRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    ... Highway 80 in Alabama when Mrs. Viola Liuzzo was shot down. I had a nightmare and saw my dream shattered one night in Marion, Alabama, when Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot down. I saw my dream shattered one night in Selma when Reverend Reeb was clubbed ...

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  12. Let Justice Roll DownRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | The Nation

    ... the organism. Those who expected a cheap victory in a climate of complacency were shocked into reality by Selma and Marion, Ala. In Selma, the position was implacable resistance. At one point, ten times as many Negroes were in jail as were on the ...

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  13. Remembering 'Mr. John' Bondurant, 100, a quiet American heroRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Alabama, Bondurant had a difficult childhood and lost his mother to influenza. He was sent to live with relatives in Marion, Ala., where he would later play on a state championship high school basketball team and graduate from high school. He went ...

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  14. Sid Salter: Recalling a quiet American heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2013 | Newms360.com

    ... Ala., Bondurant had a difficult childhood and lost his mother to influenza. He was sent to live with relatives in Marion, Ala., where he would later play on a state championship high school basketball team and graduate from high school. He went on ...

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  15. Remembering 'Mr. John' Bondurant, 100, a quiet American heroRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2013 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... Ala., Bondurant had a difficult childhood and lost his mother to influenza. He was sent to live with relatives in Marion, Ala., where he would later play on a state championship high school basketball team and graduate from high school. He went on ...

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  16. James and Augusta JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2013 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    James and Augusta Jackson James and Augusta Jackson were married December 25th, 1949 in Marion, Alabama.

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  17. Historical Society to have annual meeting TuesdayRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2013 | The Marion Star

    Marion County Historical Society is at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of Heritage Hall, 169 E. Church St. Election of officers will be the main item of business, followed by year-end reports from officers and ...

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  18. Bob Jones senior Matt Trulock accepts scholarship to Marion Military InstituteRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2013 | Alabama Live

    Matt Trulock has taken a big step in following his father's footsteps by accepting a scholarship to Marion Military Institute.

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  19. Teen killed in Bibb County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... another car head-on. He was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the other car is identified as James Harris of Marion, Alabama. He was transported to DCH medical center in Tuscaloosa with non-life threatening injuries. Evangelist Franklin Graham ...

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  20. High school football coach in Tennessee charged with vandalizing field house, 'framing' rival schoolRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2013 | Alabama Live

    An assistant football coach at Marion County High School was arrested Wednesday and charged with painting graffiti on his team's field house and making it appear the vandalism was done by a rival school, according to report by the Chattanooga Times Free Press .

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