TUSCALOOSA — Following a 48-0 win against Kent State on Saturday, Alabama finds itself at No. 1 in both national polls released Sunday.

SEWANEE, Tenn. — Last weekend, an otherwise laborious drive home detoured me here to the University of the South, whose Gothic campus reminds visitors of Scotland, not the Cumberland hills. The scenery is grand beyond words. Deep inside the grounds, down meandering streets named after Southe…

In New York City, "Manhattanhenge" has become a semiannual photographic rite in May and July. That’s the popular name for the phenomenon of the rising and setting sun’s alignment with Manhattan’s street grid, creating spectacular light shows in the canyons between the city’s skyscrapers.

Lynde Green and Jason Meeder, both of Heflin, announce their engagement. The wedding will be 1:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2016, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

A proposed Children’s Reading Room at the Houston Cole Library at Jacksonville State University can be not only a dynamic facility for elementary school children but an educational tool that fosters a love for reading in children throughout east central Alabama.

Served plain or with a gourmet touch, potatoes will always have a special place on our table.

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