Category : Southeast

Southeast / Alabama - 1 week ago

Meet Birmingham’s 12U State Champion Tennis Team

Members of the 12-and-under team from George Ward Park Tennis Center. They won the Alabama state championship in July and advanced to the regionals in Georgia. (From left) Andy Ding, Ranidi Nagodawithana, Allison Xie, Junhui Hudson, coach Rudy Lew...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 week ago

Ellis: The ‘Other’ Gun Issue in America

By Glenn Ellis “19 shootings, 28 victims, five dead as Philly weekend violence escalates; six shot, including four teens, at graduation party in Southwest Philly; over two days, 28 people were shot in 19 separate shootings in Philadelphia; 12 peop...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 week ago

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright Who is an author, fiction or non-fiction, you would like to meet and why? Melissa Delong: “Thich Nhat Hanh. He is a Buddhist monk and also a poet and philosopher and he spreads the message of peace and acceptance and comp...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 week ago

People, Places and Things

Deirdre Gaddis is one of 31 women being featured each day this March on the city of Birmingham's social media outlets for Women's History Month. Gaddis, 45, has alopecia areata, a condition of losing hair in round pacthes. (Provided Photo) By Gwen...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Youth Farm growing gardens and entrepreneurs

Fifteen high-school-aged interns spent the summer gardening, learning how to start a business from the ground up all while earning a salary during the Youth Farm summer pilot program housed at the Enoch Davis Center. BY JEFFREY ZANKER, Staff Writer...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Rev. Rickey Houston: 15 years of tending his flock

Rev. Rickey Houston and First Lady Helen Houston were showered with gifts at their 15th anniversary celebration. BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer CLEARWATER — Rev. Dr. Rickey L. Houston celebrated his 15th anniversary as the senior pastor of Bethe...