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Obituary: Ellen White

Ellen Faye Hastings White, 91, of Center Point, Alabama, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. She was born in Ardmore, Alabama on Feb. 22, 1928. She is preceded in death by her parents, George Otta Hastings and Martha Ferguson Hastings; her twin sister, Helen Hastings Bounds; and the love of her life, her husband of 70 years, James Toney. White. She is survived by her children, James Michael White (Step ...

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Eagles’ R.J. Orr earns OASS Player of the Week honors

Congratulations to the OrthoAlabama Spine & Sports Player of the week: Center Point wide receiver R.J. Orr Orr caught five passes for 87 yards with two touchdowns that went for 25 and 29 yards in a 35-12 victory over Munford. The senior added an interception on defense in the third quarter. The Eagles sit at 3-1 (2-0) on the season. About OrthoAlabama Spine & Sports In Alabama, it comes down to fami ...

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In Alabama, Biden heads to key civil rights movement site

Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Presidential candidate Joe Biden is in Alabama on Sunday to speak at the Birmingham church where an act of white supremacist terrorism marked a key turn in the civil rights movement. Biden is using the 56th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing that killed four girls to warn that racism still threatens the nation and is rising under President Donald T ...

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Whitlow, Nix lead No. 8 Auburn past Kent State, 55-16

By JOHN ZENOR, Associated Press AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — JaTarvious Whitlow rushed for 135 yards and two touchdowns and Bo Nix ran and passed for scores to lead No. 8 Auburn to a 55-16 victory over Kent State Saturday night. The Tigers (3-0) piled up 467 rushing yards — and three 100-yard rushers — in their final tune up before Southeastern Conference play. They also got some big plays running and passing from N ...

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Tagovailoa has career day in No. 2 Alabama’s 47-23 victory

By PETE IACOBELLI, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa focused on what his team needs to work on instead of his career performance. Sounds familiar, huh? Tagovailoa threw for a career-best 444 yards — the third most in history for No. 2 Alabama — and tied his high with five touchdown passes in a 47-23 victory over South Carolina on Saturday. But there was no gushing or ...

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Obituary: Robert Kenneth Borland

Robert Kenneth Borland, 75, of Birmingham passed away on Sept. 13, 2019. He was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church. He served in the Navy and then worked for the Army National Guard for 40 years. He enjoyed sports cars and was a member of the Birmingham Corvette Club. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph D. Borland and Mattie Lee Borland.  He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Harris Borland; his ...

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The Courtesy Buick GMC Deal of The Week

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High School Football Update: Friday’s Scores

PREP FOOTBALL Abbeville 50, Geneva County 20 Alabama School for the Deaf 46, Shoals Christian 38 Alexandria 34, Boaz 14 Aliceville 43, Sulligent 6 American Christian Academy 55, West Blocton 32 Andalusia 49, Monroe County 6 Anniston 42, Cleburne County 0 Appalachian 34, Victory Chr. 20 Arab 42, Ardmore 14 Ariton 48, Houston County 12 Athens 27, Decatur 14 Austin 17, Gadsden 6 B.B. Comer 40, Glencoe 0 Bessem ...

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Resurgent Center Point making waves in Class 5A, defeats Munford, 32-12

By Ronnie Hagood CENTER POINT – Behind a stingy defense, and some big plays on offense, the Center Point Eagles defeated the Munford Lions, 32-12, on Friday. The 19-point victory doesn’t tell the story of how dominant the Eagles' defense was. The first possession of the game for Munford was a small preview of the difficulty the Lions would have on offense all night. Center Point punted the ball after their ...

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Pinson Valley makes it 6 in a row against crosstown rival Clay-Chalkville

By Johnny Sanders Jr. CLAY — After a 3-0 start to the 2019 season, Clay-Chalkville welcomed crosstown rival Pinson Valley to Jerry Hood Field for a 6A Region 6 showdown to open region play. Pinson Valley entered the contest 2-1 (1-0 in the region), riding a five-game winning streak in the series. The game began with Pinson receiving the opening kickoff and gaining first down yardage on its first two plays o ...

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