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

    Friday Jul 22 | 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 ...


  2. Princess Hubbard: A teacher whose life matteredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... One of the teachers who made Sedalia's black schools so successful was Princess Hubbard. Princess Webb was born in Marion, Alabama, in 1873. In 1902, she married teacher C.C. Hubbard. Professor Hubbard, as he was called, came to Sedalia to become ...


  3. Perry County murder suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    It happened around 5:30 p.m. at a home on Highway 14, west of Marion, according to Perry County Sheriff Billy Jones. The victim, Wardell Turner, 24, of Marion, was doing yard work when he was confronted by the suspect, Tony Hogan, 40, of Marion.


  4. Accident on Highway 98 claims 2 lives, injures 3 othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WALA

    ... 'killer-way' is what we need to do," Godfrey said as his voice trembled from sadness. "My wife and I had to go to Marion, Alabama at 2 in the morning because our daughter was killed in a car accident. Think about these people having to come down ...


  5. Accident on Highway 98 claims 2 lives, injurs 3 othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WALA

    ... this 'killer-way' is what we need to do," Godfrey said as his voice trembled from sadness. "My wife and I had to go Marion, Alabama at 2 in the morning because my daughter was killed. Think about these people having to come down here in these ...


  6. Hooch's Roumou to play basketball at Marion Military InstituteRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | John's Creek Herald

    Chattahoochee High School's Deshawn "DC" Roumou has committed to play basketball for Marion Military Institute. Located in Marion, Alabama, MMI is one of only five military junior colleges in the U.S. Roumou, a point guard, was selected to the 6-AAAAAA All Region Team, was an Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-Metro honorable mention for the North Fulton Team and was named to the North Georgia All Star Team.


  7. Realizing importance of education -Read the original story

    May 22, 2016 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... fast," he added. The recipient of a Falcon Scholarship, Petree will spend a year at the Air Force Prep Academy in Marion, Alabama, before heading to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, becoming a member of the class of 2020 there. ...


  8. Who says public toilets have to be creepy? These in Alabama are works of artRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... has one public toilet facility that is as eye-popping as it is utilitarian. The facility at Perry Lakes Park in Marion, Ala., designed and built by architecture students at Auburn's Rural Studio , was named a finalist in November 2015 in America's ...


  9. Irene J. Caplan, 97,Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | IBerkshires

    Irene Jordan Caplan, 97, a native of Birmingham, Ala., died on May 13, 2016, at Craneville Place in Dalton, where she resided since 2008. Mrs. Caplan was formerly a resident of Plainfield, Mass., and New Rochelle, N.Y. Born April 25, 1919, in Birmingham, daughter of the late Eugene and Sara Ann Jordan, she attended schools in Birmingham and graduated in 1939 from Judson College in Marion, Ala., where she majored in voice and drama.


  10. Townsquare Tuscaloosa Deal Part II: WDGM Sold To EMFRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 |

    The second stage of TOWNSQUARE MEDIA's changes in TUSCALOOSA has been filed, with TOWNSQUARE MEDIA TUSCALOOSA LICENSE, LLC selling Sports WDGM /GREENSBORO-TUSCALOOSA, AL and W265CG/TUSCALOOSA to EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION for $100,000. As reported YESTERDAY , TOWNSQUARE is divesting WDGM in order to buy Classic Country WTBC-A-W261BT /TUSCALOOSA, AL and Classic Country WNPT-F /MARION, AL from JOHN SISTY ENTERPRISES, INC.


  11. Central Magnet Teens Begin their Tennis Careers Together, Sign TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... signing on Friday, April 15 with teammates, friends and family at Central Magnet School. Jordan Berrios will attend Marion Military Institute in Marion, Alabama and play tennis for the Tigers. Laurel Tipps will attend Lincoln Memorial University in ...


  12. UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis: Giving Voice to the VoicelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    ... the same concern is not given to TB, which can spread like wildfire just by coughing. We need to look no further than Marion, Alabama to see how quickly TB can overwhelm a city. TB in Marion is now worse than in many developing nations. According to ...


  13. Honoring heroes: 6,600 march in Bataan MemorialRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... hope they all make it to the finish line," Maurer joked. Benjamin Jones, 19, marched on a team of eight cadets from Marion, Ala. When asked his rank, he said he's "just a regular old PFC." "For us, it's not just a challenge," Jones said. "It's also ...


  14. Hundreds of Marion students & teachers receive iPads to enhance curriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    "It's transformational for Marion, Perry County and for our school system. We're going to be able to educate our students worldwide, 24/7," said Perry County School Superintendent John Heard III.


  15. Bothell resident is a finalist for the National Merit ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | The Bothell Reporter

    ... watch her bright future unfold," said Langkow's teacher Sarah Schwager. Langkow will be attending Judson College in Marion, Alabama, on a full-ride scholarship, where she will study psychology with an emphasis on equine-facilitated mental health. To ...


  16. TB stigma as seen in Alabama could leave window open for one of world's deadliest diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... coverage ) that an outbreak of tuberculosis (TB) - a very rare disease in the US these days -- in and around Marion, the county seat of Perry County, had killed three people in just over a year. Twenty-six others were reported to currently ...


  17. Jimmy Lee Jackson honored by historic markerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Jackson was killed by an Alabama State Trooper back in February 1965, while he was part of a peaceful protest in Marion over concerns about the jailing of a civil rights worker. According to accounts, Jackson was coming to the aid of his mother when he was shot.


  18. The First Senator to Endorse Donald Trump Is a Longtime Opponent of Civil RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | The Nation

    ... prosecuting black political activists in Alabama. 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 ...


  19. Gov. Bentley awards nearly $20,000 to equip Marion and Winston Co. sheriffs deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Body cameras among other equipment are coming to Winston and Marion County sheriffs deputies thanks to a $19,993 gr ant to purchase eight body cameras and related equipment for deputies. We're told the Marion County Sheriff's office will use a nearly $10,000 gr ant to purchase a variety of equipment for deputies.


  20. Perry Co. teams & community members look to move on in wake of TB outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Girls basketball teams from Francis Marion and Robert C. Hatch were excited to be back in action and the stands were packed with fans. The deadly tuberculosis outbreak in Marion had an effect on girls and boys teams from both schools when other opponents opted not to play them, even in Uniontown where there have been no TB cases.


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