How Walking Dead Fans are reacting to Chandler Riggs’ Auburn Acceptance

On November 6th, Chandler Riggs, the actor who portrays Carl on AMC’s hit show the Walking Dead, let the world know he was accepted to Auburn University. The 17-year-old, Atlanta native has been with the show since the premiere and has quite a large fan base. So of course, his fans had a lot to say about his acceptance. 

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Alabama Named in the Top 10 of Greatest States for Business

The saying, “The south will rise again” may not have been said pertaining to the rise of business in the south, and how it is becoming a large player, but maybe it should have.

In the most recent Site Selection Magazine rankings, Alabama scores an 83/100, #9 out of 25 states, with the best business climates.
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Photo By: Site Selection

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Breweries are Becoming a Hot Commodity in Bham – District Brews Coming Soon

Since the rise of Avondale, Good People Brewing, and many more, Birmingham has not been the same. Attraction toward downtown continues to rise not only with consumers, but with new businesses being interested in our growth. 

Next brewery up, District Brewing Co. 

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State Parks Amendment 2 wins in landslide – Yes vote nears 80%

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According to the latest unofficial results posted on the Secretary of State’s website, State Parks Amendment 2 garnered 79.80 percent of the votes in favor of the constitutional amendment.

The tally with 61 of the 67 counties reporting:

Yes – 1,267,557  – 79.80%

No – 320,856 – 20.20%

Amendment 2 was the top vote-getter among the 14 constitutional amendments astonishingly receiving 212,000 more “yes” votes than any other ballot measure.

“Alabamians have once again shown their support for our state parks. This is a tremendous win for conservation and for our state’s most precious places,” stated Tammy Herrington, Executive Director, Conservation Alabama in an email to supporters.

Train Your Yard to Defeat Drought. You can do it. Yes, you!

By: Bill Finch

Wouldn’t it be great if you could train your yard to be more resistant to drought?

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Expecting our modern lawns and gardens to weather a drought is like expecting a hopeless couch potato to run a marathon. The way we water our yards has actually created weak and breathless plants that can’t survive under normal conditions, much less when things take a turn toward drought.

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“I’m with her” or we are going to win “bigly” – where to watch election results in Birmingham

So, you support Trump “bigly” and can’t wait to “Make America Great Again.”  

Or, are you a “I’m with her” – “Stronger Together” Hillary supporter?

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#mannequinchallenge #RollTide

The #mannequinchallenge is the Internet’s new obsession. Basically, everyone freezes in whatever pose they were doing and someone films the result.

The Crimson Tide have gotten into the action and @reubenfoster_FG posted one in his feed. Enjoy.

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UAB hosts a T-shirt Giveaway for Students who Vote

In the 2014 election, the lowest young adult turnout rate was recorded for the federal election. UAB’s Undergraduate Student Government Association is trying it’s best to change that. 

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