TALLADEGA -- The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind Board of Trustees announced during its quarterly meeting Tuesday plans to update its strategic planning and marketing efforts by conducting a rebranding campaign and designing a new institution logo.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Fayetteville High School senior Mackenzie Pennington committed to play volleyball for Southern Union during a signing ceremony held Feb. 13.

Has NASCAR outlived its appeal? Are fans, in fact, becoming more aged and less interested in the sport?

Mother was the world’s best at stretching a meal when money was tight. We loved her “goulash,” concocted from a little hamburger meat, a handful of elbow macaroni and a lot of tomato sauce. But she had nothing on the Master.

TALLADEGA -- Rev. Dr. Jerry Jones and first lady Teresa Jones of the Mt. Cleveland Missionary Baptist Church on Cleveland Lane in Talladega will be honored by the congregation March 5.