AUTHOR’s NOTE: With everything going on lately I thought it might be beneficial to consider the history of our Confederate monument. Perhaps a better understanding of the history of the monument and the ladies who raised the money to build it will be helpful. I have tried to be non-partisan,…

FLORENCE, AL — The First Southern Bank Board of Directors recently named Joseph L. Beaver President and CEO.  In addition, Mr. Beaver was elected to the Board of Directors of First Southern Bank, First Southern Bancshares, Inc. and FSB, LLC. 

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday awarded $100 million of the Coronavirus Relief Fund to support two grant programs of up to $50 million each for nursing homes and hospitals for the purpose of responding to and mitigating the COVID-19 public health emergency.

FLORENCE – Dr. Ernestine Davis, a retired Professor Emerita of Nursing at UNA, received an honorary doctoral degree as part of recent commencement ceremonies where Dr. Davis also addressed the graduates.

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LORETTO – America’s #1 Frankie Valli Tribute Show will take place live Thursday, August 14 in the spacious Stone Theater at Keystone Resort in Loretto, TN.   

If you’ve been keeping your ear to the grapevine, you’ve heard the one about Covid19 testing centers inflating positive tests. I do not have t…

The most common reasons for contesting a Will are undue influence, lack of mental capacity to make a Will or the improper execution of a Will.

Last week we discussed how Medicare Part A will cover you if you are admitted into the hospital. A hospital, under Medicare, can be acute care…

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