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19-year old receives Bachelor’s Degree from Columbus State

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – It’s a special day on the Columbus State campus. Hundreds of Columbus State students will become Columbus State alumni as graduation ceremonies happen Friday. One young woman crossing the graduation stage is just 19 years old. Haley DuBose will graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science. DuBose has also graduated […]
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Meet WMU's new head football coach Lance Taylor

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Western Michigan University officially introduced its new head football coach Lance Taylor on Friday afternoon at Heritage Hall. Taylor is the 17th head coach in program history. The 41 year old told WMU athletic director Dan Bartholomae that the Western job was the best job in...

Deborah Oberkor made history at the University of Alabama, aims to bring representation to sororities

This story is part of’s series “22 Alabamians who made a difference in 2022,” highlighting people who have made our state a better place to live this year. Stories in this series will publish each weekday during December. Find all stories in the series as they publish here, and read about the Alabamians who made a difference in 2021 by clicking here.

Meet the Cast of The Circle Season 5

Watch: The Circle Season 2 Winner Teases Potential Return to Show. The Circle is back—with a twist. For the first time in the reality competition show's history, all of the contestants will enter the show single—and perhaps ready to mingle. "More flirting, more catfishing, more drama, and surprises...

25 University of Alabama Student-Athletes Set for Winter Commencement

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 25 Crimson Tide student-athletes are slated to receive diplomas this weekend during The University of Alabama's winter commencement. The list includes Heisman Trophy and Nagurski Trophy winners, five All-Americans and two Academic All-Americans, with 21 student-athletes taking home undergraduate degrees and four earning graduate degrees.

Alabama offers 2024 EDGE from Florida Soloman Williams

Alabama is the latest offer for 2025 edge rusher Solomon Williams. The native of Tampa, Florida has several other Power-Five offers as well. Williams is a sophomore at Carrollwood Day High School. The Florida area has been a spot of emphasis for Alabama’s coaching staff. I wouldn’t be surprised if the Tide decide to heavily pursue Williams sooner rather than later.

End of an era: Luke Fickell Abandons the Cincinnati Bearcats for Opportunity with Wisconsin Badgers

Luke Fickell—several best head coach awards, three championships, and two undefeated seasons. Fickell began his coaching career in 1999 as the head coach of Ohio State before transitioning to Akron university for a year, later returning to Ohio State the following season. He stayed with Ohio until 2017 when he became the head coach at UC (University of Cincinnati).
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Luxury clothing store Christopher Mobley to open in Athens

Christopher Mobley is expanding their popular clothing store to Athens. Christopher Mobley is a family-owned and operated Southern clothing store that has been in business for three generations. Originally, the store was known as Mobley & Sons, specializing in suits and formalwear. Eventually, a new take on the store, Christopher...
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Grandview graduate Henry Barrera coaching at Alabama

Henry Barrera can trace it all back to his days growing up in Grandview. The inspiration of his community, the structure and vision of his head basketball coach and how he went about trying to be a better athlete and a team leader. Those were the roots, which continued with...

Waste Pro Appoints New Division Manager in New Orleans, LA

Waste Pro is proud to welcome Corey Staab as the new Division Manager for its New Orleans, Division. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Corey started his career with JB Hunt. During his time at JB Hunt, Corey found a niche in transportation that lead him to the waste industry. Over the last five years, Corey has risen through the ranks of management with two large publicly traded companies. He is dedicated to key areas including logistics, finance, and safety. “I’m very excited to be joining the New Orleans team of Waste Pros,” Corey said. “Building relationships and providing excellent service are what it’s all about.”

Western Michigan University names new head football coach

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — That didn't take long at all. Just ten days after it was announced that Tim Lester was fired from their football program, Western Michigan University named their 17th new head football coach Thursday. A Mt. Vernon, Alabama native, Lance Taylor, 41, will be leading the Broncos...

Franklin Pickleball team defeats Rabun in first-ever tournament

The first-ever Battle of the Mountains Pickleball Challenge occurred Saturday, Nov. 12, in Rabun County, Ga. The tournament pitted the Blue Ridge Mountains Pickleball Club of Franklin against the Rabun Pickleball Club. A 20-person team, composed of 10 men and 10 women from each club, squared off in a very hard-fought match with Franklin winning (26 wins to 24). After each tourney the winner takes home the coveted trophy. For now, it is being housed in the Carpenter Community Center. Going forward, the clubs hope to hold this event at least once a year.

Joseph Goodman: Appreciating the greatness of Will Anderson Jr.

Will Anderson Jr. won the Nagurski Award for best defensive player in college football two years in a row. That was Monday night. The ceremony was in Charlotte. In the history of that award, Anderson is just the second player to ever win it twice. It was the beginning of a busy week for Anderson that never slowed down.