Alabama News


Addictions | Feb. 24 2000

Video poker still alive; foes fighting for defeat

Video poker campaigns continue around the Legislature as lawmakers must once again decide gambling’s fate in Alabama. Bills have been introduced... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 24 2000

Potts gains new position at Samford

Earl Potts, former executive director of the Alabama Baptist State Convention, has been named director of ministerial placement at Samford University.... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 24 2000

Children’s Home collects labels for valuable items

Green stamps for cookware. Cereal box tops for Betty Crocker™ items. Grocery receipts for computers. Over the last 50 years, many have... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 24 2000

Health system gets Web site

A newly established Web site (www.bhsala.com) allows the Baptist health System (BHS) to serve a larger community, said Kaye Sutley, BHS corporate... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 24 2000

First, Pelham, holds services in church’s new sanctuary

For months the members of First Baptist Church, Pelham, had been anticipating “2-20-2000,” a day the congregation would hold the... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 17 2000

Gaining respect Christian bookstores booming; owners anticipate more growth

The Christian retail market has plenty of room to grow, said Lew Burdette, owner of Kindred Inc. in Center Point. With 20,000 square feet, Kindred... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 17 2000

Children find various entertaining activities at Christian bookstores

Children are a group on which many Christian retailers place high priority, with stores including areas for them to read or watch videos. One... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 17 2000

Church bookstores meeting members’ needs

While Christian retailers are popping up across the state, some churches are looking inward to provide for members’ needs. Tera Ferguson,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 17 2000

Two Alabama churches hit by high winds

Two Alabama churches received minor to moderate damage as a result of high winds Feb. 13 that damaged several businesses and left many across... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 17 2000

Mobile native Kelly crowned Miss University of Mobile

A University of Mobile student has set her sights on the Miss Alabama Pageant after being crowned Miss University of Mobile 2000 Feb. 5 at the... [READ MORE]