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Local Church Wraps Up Inaugural Summer Camp

Montgomery’s Aldersgate United Methodist Church ended its week-long summer camp on Friday. The church partnered with Winshape Camps, a summer camp program created by the founders of Chic Fil A owners Truett and Jeanette Cathy, for its inaugural year of bringing the community together with games, Bible lessons, and sports. Kids and teenagers in first through ninth grade were invited….

Jay Jacobs Steps Down as Auburn Athletic Director

Longtime Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says he will step down by June 2018. Jacobs announced Friday in a letter to Auburn fans that he informed President Steven Leath of his decision earlier this week. He says he will leave earlier if Auburn hires a replacement. Jacobs, a former Auburn football walk-on, took over the athletic department at his alma…

Fans pleased with Auburn’s first SEC win

The latest SEC match up for the Auburn Tigers was against LSU at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Fans who came out to the game might have been a little disappointed with the first half performance, but the end of the game left them happy. Auburn defense held up for most of the game, but the offense was a little lacking for some fans….

Greenville Athletic Trainer gets much needed help on the field

Peavy wraps a patient’s ankle. The athletic trainer for Greenville Sports is finally getting some much needed help. Jason Peavy has been handling every cut, bruise, sprain, and everything in between for the past 15 years on the Greenville sidelines. “I’d be down there evaluating an ankle, and then I hear, ‘hey Peavy Peavy, somebody’s down on the field!’ So then…

Greenville Tigers Ready for Football Season

The Greenville Tigers are kicking off the football season with a Jamboree Game against Stanhope Elmore High School Thursday night. The game will have three quarters of play by the Varsity teams, then the second string and Junior Varsity team will take over in the fourth quarter. It’s a game that will give everyone a chance to play and both…

Falcons Owner Arthur Blank Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank is planning surgery for what he says is a treatable form of prostate cancer. Tuesday afternoon, Blank issued the following statement regarding his recent diagnosis. “In December I was diagnosed with a treatable form of prostate cancer. Over the last several weeks Angie and I have visited a number of expert doctors and hospitals across…