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Retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins, Medal of Honor Recipient from Opelika, Dies after COVID-19 Illness

President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor on retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Washington. Adkins was deployed three times to Vietnam with the Special Forces and is being recognized for actions during his second combat tour, in 1966, when he ran wounded through…

Alabama Resolves Complaint Over Old Ventilator Guidelines

The U.S Department of Health and Human Services says Alabama agreed to remove old ventilator triage guidelines that advocates said discriminated against the elderly and disabled. The state said the decade-old document was outdated and no longer applied, but federal officials expressed unclear concern. Alabama on Wednesday had more than 2,400 Coronavirus cases and 66 reported deaths. (Copyright 2020 The…

Montgomery Postal Worker Dies of COVID-19

  Montgomery USPS Office/Source: Alabama News Network The U.S. Postal Service has confirmed that a worker in the main Winton M. Blount postal facility in Montgomery has died of COVID-19. The worker’s name isn’t being released. The employee died Sunday morning, April 5. The USPS says the  employee worked on the night shift at the Montgomery Processing and Distribution Center….