David Folkenflik also is author of Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires. The book explains the building of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire — which includes Fox News and The Wall Street Journal — and the phone hacking scandals at its newspapers in the United Kingdom.
Appeals court upholds open-carry arrest A state appeals court has ruled that the city of Jacksonville had the right to arrest a man who walked into a local credit union with a pistol on his hip in 2011.
RMC closing some departments in Jacksonville Regional Medical Center officials this week said they had closed the intensive care unit at RMC Jacksonville, and that the smaller hospital’s obstetrics services will be combined with those at the main campus in Anniston.
Construction to begin on Tomlinson smart home Several hundred well-wishers and friends were on hand at 701 George Douthit Drive shortly after noon Tuesday to see ground broken for Sgt. Ben Tomlinson’s new home. Tomlinson himself helped break ground for the home which is expected to be finished in six to eight months.
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David Folkenflik to deliver Ayers Lecture David Folkenflik, an acclaimed media correspondent with National Public Radio (NPR), will be the Ayers Lecture Series speaker at Jacksonville State University on Thursday, March 13, 2014. He will lecture on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library at 1 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Andrews Research and Education Institute is partnering with Jacksonville State University to create the JSU Sports Medicine Education Initiative, a new online certification program to teach coaches and school administrators how to prevent youth sports injuries.
The American Chestnut Foundation will plant two American chestnut trees during a ceremony at Jacksonville State University’s Little River Canyon Center near Fort Payne on Saturday at 9 a.m. Billions of the trees once populated the eastern United States.
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Last week, Steve Bragg, 48, of Heflin traveled deep within the Talladega National Forest. What he found there culminated almost seven years of searching his family tree. Bragg and his father Joe, 72, enjoyed the moment with other family members.