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  1. Historic Grey Gardens home, now for sale for $20 million, has Alabama tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Alabama Live

    ... Jessica Lange as "Big Edie" and Drew Barrymore as "Little Edie." native grew up in Hunstville and died in 1879 in Marion, Alabama, according to the Alabama Department of Archives. He served as a Madison County legislator, Alabama attorney general ...


  2. MICKLEBORO, Harry Cecil Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 |

    Harry Cecil Mickleboro, Jr. was born October 17, 1923 in Marion Alabama. His parents were Estelle and Harry C. Mickleboro, Sr. Harry Graduated at 16 years of age from Perry County High School and was Valedictorian.


  3. "Made Me Feel We Were Back in 1950s" Coretta Scott King Memoirist on Silencing of Elizabeth WarrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Democracy Now

    ... In the letter, Coretta Scott King cites Sessions' attempted prosecution of three black civil rights workers in Marion, Alabama, for voter fraud. We're joined now by Reverend Dr. Barbara Reynolds. She worked with Coretta Scott King on her memoir, ...


  4. 12 surprising places in Alabama you need to visit this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Alabama Live

    ... Alabama is home to 13 wineries. Many offer tours and tastings as part of the Alabama Wine Trail. Perry Lakes Park in Marion is unusual because of its unique nature area that includes Tupelo trees mixed among the Spanish-moss draped ball cypress. The ...


  5. Resolving disagreement, the art history wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... of faith. My favorite Baptist is a self-described 'hedge preacher,' Pastor John Nicholson of Siloam Baptist Church in Marion, AL. Knowing him convinced this Yankee that everything I thought I knew about Southern Baptists was probably wrong. John ...


  6. Why Trump's Attack on John Lewis ResonatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | MSNBC

    ... King, Jr. and associates lead a procession following the casket of Jimmy Lee Jackson during a funeral service in Marion, Alabama, March 1, 1965. In November 2010, former Alabama state trooper James Bonard Fowler pleaded guilty to second-degree ...


  7. Coretta Scott King's 1986 letter opposing Sessions adds last-minute drama to confirmation hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... battles in the South during the 1960s. Her criticism of Sessions' focused on his role in prosecuting the so-called "Marion 3" in a Perry County voting fraud case. The only surviving member of that case, Evelyn Turner, told the national media last ...


  8. Sessions: Fact That Complainants in 1985 Voting Fraud Case Were Also...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Cybercast News Service

    ... investigation was launched, which led to charges of voting fraud, Sessions said. The three defendants, known as the Marion Three, were charged with "taking absentee ballots from voters, opening them up, and changing their vote, and casting them for ...


  9. The facts about the voter fraud case that sank Jeff Sessions's bid for a judgeshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Washington Post

    ... and national news coverage to produce a comprehensive account of what actually happened. The Perry County case in Marion, Ala., was among several "Black Belt" county voting-irregularity investigations by the federal government in 1985. The ...


  10. This week in the war on voting: Jefferson Beauregard Sessions IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Daily Kos

    ... long, long racist fight against civil rights. On March 7, 1965, Albert Turner , a tall, sturdy bricklayer from Marion, Alabama, walked directly behind John Lewis during the infamous Bloody Sunday march in Selma. When Lewis fell from the force of ...


  11. Jeff Sessions, Trump's Pick for Attorney General, Is a Fierce Opponent of Civil RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | The Nation

    ... Act, the country's most important civil rights law. On March 7, 1965, Albert Turner , a tall, sturdy bricklayer from Marion, Alabama, walked directly behind John Lewis during the infamous Bloody Sunday march in Selma. When Lewis fell from the force ...


  12. Special day for LaGrange High duoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... are joined by their teammates on the baseball team as they sign their letters of intent last week. Sweat is going to Marion Military Institute in Alabama, and Kemp signed with the University of North Georgia. Kevin Eckleberry LaGrange head coach ...


  13. Chatterbox: Decatur native to perform in 'Disenchanted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    Destany Sherman, of Decatur, is anything but disenchanted with her education at Judson College in Marion, where she is a senior majoring in graphic design. She is slated to perform in the school's presentation of the off-Broadway hit musical "Disenchanted" this weekend.


  14. Edward - Ed' W. HileyRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Sentinel

    ... held 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at the Rudd Gym, 501 Floyd St., in Rudd, Iowa. He was born Sept. 4, 1926, in Marion Ala. Ed referred to himself as "Southerned by the Grace of God." At the age of 12, he moved to Jackson, Minn., where he ...


  15. Jim Jewell: The short happy life of a football player rememberedSAN DIEGO Updated Today atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... the only scrub to tackle Snookie Hughes (I got lower than him), I was the only sophomore on a road trip. We lost to Marion Military Institute's junior college. I was flipped across the field by a 6-4, 220-pound end who later played for Alabama. As a ...


  16. 10 Alabama headstones and monuments that recount horrific murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... raised by relatives and lived until ca. 1878, according to an account of the massacre in "Pea River Reflections," by Marion Bailey Brunson. A marker at the site reads: "Joseph Hart and six members of his family were massacred and buried here in a ...


  17. U.S. leading the way in global fight against tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... of TB could happen anywhere, and this February, a rural town in Alabama experienced just that. The outbreak in Marion, Alabama led to a staggering TB upsurge 100 times worse than the state average. Tuberculosis happens to be a cause and consequence ...


  18. How the Blair Witch was resurrected in the scary woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... - who counts “Project” as one of the films that inspired him as a teenager in the little town of Marion, Alabama, to make his own movies - approached his latest, um, project with some healthy trepidation. “Absolutely,” ...


  19. Former Trussville resident receives military honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Trussville Tribune

    Former Trussville resident Amanda Rylee has been selected as the Corps of Cadets Battalion Commander at Marion Military Institute. Marion Military Institute is a two-year public institution that educates and trains the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is prepared for success at four-year institutions, including the service academies, with emphasis on providing intellectual, moral-ethical, physical-athletic and leadership development experiences in a military environment.


  20. Trussville resident starts Trussville Photography Club for all levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | The Trussville Tribune

    ... "This past Saturday, we went to Perry Lakes Park," Gardner said. "No one in the group had ever heard of it. It's in Marion, Alabama. When you get there, it's like being in a Louisiana Swamp. There are cypress trees and Spanish moss and lily pads and ...


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