Area runners wanting to race need look no further than the Chief Ladiga Trail on Feb. 26.

Piedmont started strong and finished the same way as the Bulldogs defeated Glencoe 50-42 in the championship game of the Class 3A, Area 10 boys basketball tournament at Glencoe on Saturday. In 11 seasons under head coach Tommy Lewis, the Bulldogs (15-14) have won eight area tournament championships – 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008.

Tina Russell found herself a single mother at a young age. She left Piedmont High School when she married at 17. Soon Tina was having to support herself and her children and found that the only way to do that was to hold down two jobs.

This third year of the quadrennium Regular Session of the legislature has recently gotten a lot more complex. These next four months will be trying times for the Alabama legislature. They will not only have to deal with a beleaguered General Fund Budget that has to feed a money-eating monster named Medicaid, they have an overcrowding problem in the state prisons to deal with as well as major public school systems being taken over by the state because of mismanagement and underfunding.

Jacksonville State University celebrated Arbor Day 2017 at Meehan Hall.