Born with an umbilical cord wrapped around his neck, and nicknamed "Blue" by his father, Brian Smith today uses the life he was given to give to others. He is featured here in our ongoing "Your Story: extraordinary people, extraordinary impact" series. Link
DeAnthony Wright had third- and second-degree burns over his body. The skin around his wrist was peeled back and his chest was burned. It's a price he paid to save his friends next door. Link
“The energy was great,’’ said D’ante Wright, a sophomore, adding that he was inspired by the crowds along the parade route. “The way that they were motivating us just showed us how much they wanted us to be there, how much they loved to hear us play.’’ Link
Alabama State University board of trustees holds a formal hearing to decide whether president Gwendolyn Boyd's contract will be terminated.
Lee High School basketball star Rod Scott's funeral brings thousands together: ow.ly/Zo3i1