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Samford aims in 2016 to build on wins from last season

The Samford Bulldogs ended 2015 with three straight wins to notch their fifth straight winning season, a school record for consecutive seasons. “I inherited a new team and we started out good,” coach Chris Hatcher said. “We had a lull in...

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY RECORD AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

  With today’s technology, you may never have to go to an office or even make a phone call to do your business with Social Security. Current workers and people who receive benefits can join the millions who already interact with the agency by...

State Parks Hosts Family Fun Day at Rickwood Caverns on August 27

Alabama State Parks will hold its second annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 27, 2016. This year’s event will take place at Rickwood Caverns State Park near Warrior, Ala., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entry to the park is free during the event. Cave...

HIT A HOME RUN WITH SOCIAL SECURITY

A home run is a highlight of any baseball game. The fans cheer with excitement to see a player rocket the ball into the stands. So, what are you doing to prepare for your retirement home run? Your goal should be to get past 1st, 2nd & 3rd base and...

Childhood vaccines are safe and important

  One of the most important things parents can do to help protect their children’s health, the health of their classmates, and their community is to ensure their children receive all recommended vaccines on time. In addition, Alabama state law...

Honoring the Beneficiaries of Social Security

Social Security is committed to the principles and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which improves the lives of our beneficiaries and our employees who have disabilities. We also want you to see and hear from the people who rely on...

Alabama Power unveils new Amazing Alabama economic development website

Amazing Alabama – an industry recruiting website launched by Alabama Power in 2006 – has a new look with enhanced interactive tools, making it easier for businesses and industries to discover the advantages of coming to Alabama. Patrick...

Mango Salsa Chicken Salad tops list of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama this week

Restaurant owner Jimmy McPhillips describes food as his “passion.” But customers who visit his restaurant on the Alabama coast say it’s more than the food that makes The Southern Grind a hit. Open for nearly four years, the community has...

Blankenship Wins AWF Fisheries Conservationist Award

While reviewing the Alabama Wildlife Federation (AWF) annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards late last year, the AWF Board and Tim Gothard, AWF’s Executive Director, realized there was a gap in the awards coverage. Despite having a dozen...

Alabama’s own Lillie Leatherwood reflects on the thrill of Olympic victory

For Lillie Leatherwood, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro bring back memories of the highlight of her life – the day 32 years ago when she took her place on the podium as a gold-medal winner. Lillie Leatherwood today works as a security...