Whether a thunderstorm knocks a power line down and leaves a family without electricity for a couple of hours or a tornado ravages through the community and displaces dozens of families, it’s important to be prepared when a natural disaster strikes.
Communities came together to help nonprofit agencies and programs for United Way’s Day of Caring on Tuesday. Some volunteers cleaned vehicles and offices, while others simply read a book to children or painted walls.
On average, one person dies by suicide every 10 hours in the State of Alabama, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Across the U.S., 129 people commit suicide each day.
It’s difficult to imagine forgetting the name and face of a loved one, but more than 5.8 million people nationwide live with this struggle every day because of Alzheimer’s disease.
The City of Boaz spent $3.2 million on a park that was only “supposed” to cost $2.5 million. Regardless of the overage, Old Mill Park was a great investment.