TALLADEGA -- With so many variables in today’s Hellmann’s 500, drivers work to keep cool under pressure in an unpredictable swarm of expedient steel as they gauntlet through the Sprint Cup Chase.

TALLADEGA -- Four years ago, a man woke up in his Newtown, Connecticut, home and killed his mother and then drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School and killed 20 first-graders and six school personnel before shooting himself in the head.

SYLACAUGA – The story of “Adolf Hitler’s Rise to Power” will be the program by Dr. Dan J. Puckett at the adult brown bag SouthFirst Lecture Series at Comer Library on Wednesday.

SYLACAUGA -- A group that has ties to Sylacauga, The Griffith Family, is among the artists being considered for a Grammy nomination, according to the list of entries released Monday.