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Rosters for the 61st North-South All-Star Game are Set

MONTGOMERY – North-South all-star squads for the 61th AHSAA North-South All-Star Football Game scheduled to be played Thursday, July 15 at Cramton Bowl, have been selected. The two 37-member teams comprised of 2020 graduating seniors were announced by Jamie Lee Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA) Thursday. The AHSADCA, which operates under the auspices of the Alabama…

State of The South

Report: South depends on newcomers for better educated workers.

By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – A new study says Southern states should spend more on education to develop homegrown talent for high-paying jobs. Otherwise, new jobs in those growing states will go to people with college degrees who move in from elsewhere. The State of the South 2018 report found that 13 states across the region…

New South Bookstore is Now “Read” Herring Bookstore

The New South bookstore in downtown Montgomery has a new name. It’s a play on the term “Red Herring.” It’s now the “Read Herring” bookstore. The owners say the name change is to differentiate the store from the New South publishers, which is in the same location. In literature, a “Red Herring” is a plot device meant to mislead readers–a…