The particularly nasty showdowns between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers during the 2015 season have prompted me to nickname the AFC North the “Bloodbath Division.”

No one argues that racial discrimination does not exist or does not have effects. The relevant question, as far as policy and resource allocation are concerned, is: How much of what we see is caused by current racial discrimination?

CHILDERSBURG -- Shantoria "Tori" Williams, an 11th-grader at Childersburg High, attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Massachusetts, on June 25-­27.

The grand opening of Destiny Mission Inc. Church on Plant Road in Alpine begins Thursday at 7 p.m. at the church.