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.

We have openings at lieutenant governor, attorney general, state treasurer, agriculture commissioner, three seats on the Supreme Court, including the chief justice position, all 35 state Senate seats, all 105 House seats, one hotly contested congressional seat, as well as 67 sheriffs.

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.