Abbeville (Alabama, United States)

Type: City
Name: Abbeville (Alabama, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 31.5718
Longitude: -85.250504
population: 2,925
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Auburn University trustee Jimmy Rane jokes he's People Magazine's sexiest man

Abbeville businessman Jimmy Rane was named Saturday as Citizen of the Year by the Alabama Broadcasters Association. Rane is president pro tempore of the Auburn University Board of Trustees and CEO of Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc.Rane was introduced ... [Published DothanFirst.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

University of Alabama Bid Day: More than 2,000 women pledge Panhellenic sororites

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Squeals echoed and feet pounded the pavement along sorority row Saturday morning as 2,054 University of Alabama women ripped open their sorority bid envelopes and made their way to their respective houses.UA's Panhellenic system ... [Published al.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Help wanted for 2014 peanut harvest

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is looking for individuals interested in making some money.The department will be accepting applications for temporary employment harvesting this year's peanut crop. The employment ... [Published WSFA - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Victim identifies assault suspect

A Dothan woman identified Cole Battles as the driver of a golf cart that ran her over, leaving her severely injured.Kelli Whitehurst and her husband, Jason Whitehurst, testified Tuesday afternoon at a preliminary hearing for the felony attempted murder ... [Published Army Flier - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Abbeville man accused of threatening harm to sheriff's deputy

ABBEVILLE, Alabama -- An Abbeville man is behind bars after being accused of threatening a Henry County Sheriff's deputy on Sunday.Larry Bujnowski, 48, of Calhoun Drive is charged with felony making a terrorist threat, resisting arrest and disorderly ... [Published al.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Wallace honors summer 2014 Nursing students in pinning ceremony

Dothan, Ala.—Wallace Community College – Dothan recently conferred credentials upon summer 2014 graduates of the associate degree and practical nursing programs at Cherry Hall on the Wallace campus. The graduates, who represent students from the Sparks ... [Published DothanFirst.com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Woman testifies against her brother in capital murder case

ABBEVILLE -- A Headland woman recalled details on Tuesday of how she watched her brother repeatedly kick and stomp another man in their mother’s home.Cassandra White, 48, testified in the trial for the capital murder case filed against her 49-year-old ... [Published Army Flier - Aug 06 2014]
Entities: Deponent, Assault, Homicide
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Alabama Annual Conference to Honor Broadcasters

Alabama Broadcasters Association has announced the Hall of Fame Class of 2014.Leading the way is David Baughn. Tuscaloosa’s Baughn recently retired from his broadcast engineering role at the University of Alabama where he ran the engineering and IT department ... [Published Radio World Newspaper - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

89-year-old retired nurse Edna Farrell of Opelika wins 2014 Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant in Hoover

HOOVER, Alabama – As a retired nurse, Edna Farrell sometimes gets into trouble as a resident of her nursing home in Opelika, but that didn't stop her from being named the 2014 Ms. Nursing Home Alabama in Hoover this afternoon.The 89-year-old resident ... [Published Huntsville Times - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Nancy Young: July 25, 2014

ELLAVILLE —Schley  County girls take second place in stateThe Schley County Girls are state runners-up in softball. These girls are 10 and under in age , and they took second place with tough competition.This All Star Team played June 27-29 in Perry in ... [Published Americus Times-Recorder - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Conversation: Charles E. Cobb and Danielle L. McGuire on Armed Resistance in the Civil Rights Movement

On his first visit to Martin Luther King Jr.’s house in Montgomery, Alabama, the journalist William Worthy began to sink into an armchair. He snapped up again when nonviolent activist Bayard Rustin yelled, “Bill, wait, wait! Couple of guns on that chair!” ... [Published TAPPED - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

38th Annual Albany Bass Club Tournament Benefits Easter Seals Southern Georgia

The 38th Annual Albany Team Bass Tournament to benefit Megan’s House was held Saturday, March 29th 2014 on Lake Eufaula. The Albany Bass Club, Miller Coors and Metro Power partnered again this year for its 38th Annual Bass Tournament to benefit Easter ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 02 2014]

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"The integrity of the membership pledgeship process is definitely very important here at the University of Alabama, "Each organization will have a national representative just to ensure we keep the integrity. On the chapter side as well, making sure that the mutual selection process is kept pure and chapters are recruiting based on their national membership standards [is important]."
"It comes as quite a shock," Farrell said after being named the winner. "I've only been in a nursing home for just about a year, and I have gotten myself into trouble many times."
...Nursing Home Pageant is a celebration of life and our nursing home residents' contributions to their communities," ANHA President Frank Brown said. "Each of these contestants captures that spirit. These ladies are wonderful ambassadors for their individual nursing home and Alabama's long term care profession."
...The town is being revitalized by Jimmy Rane, the big man you see wearing the bright yellow hat and cowboy boots in TV commercials, known as the "Yellow Fella.” He headed up a posse of business leaders and is dedicated to saving their hometown. The changes they've made are quite striking."

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Auburn University trustee Jimmy Rane jokes he's... [Published DothanFirst.com - Aug 18 2014]
University of Alabama Bid Day: More than 2,000 ... [Published al.com - Aug 16 2014]
Help wanted for 2014 peanut harvest [Published WSFA - Aug 13 2014]
Victim identifies assault suspect [Published Army Flier - Aug 13 2014]
Abbeville man accused of threatening harm to sh... [Published al.com - Aug 12 2014]
Wallace honors summer 2014 Nursing students in ... [Published DothanFirst.com - Aug 11 2014]
Woman testifies against her brother in capital ... [Published Army Flier - Aug 06 2014]
Alabama Annual Conference to Honor Broadcasters [Published Radio World Newspaper - Jul 30 2014]
89-year-old retired nurse Edna Farrell of Opeli... [Published Huntsville Times - Jul 29 2014]
2014 Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant winner cr... [Published Alabamas13 - Jul 28 2014]
Nancy Young: July 25, 2014 [Published Americus Times-Recorder - Jul 24 2014]
The Conversation: Charles E. Cobb and Danielle ... [Published TAPPED - Jun 11 2014]
WordSouth Welcomes Peoples Telephone Cooperativ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 12 2014]
38th Annual Albany Bass Club Tournament Benefit... [Published PRWeb - Apr 02 2014]
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