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The COVID-19 pandemic stopped the United Way Day of Action last year but organizers hope volunteers will return this year.

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Nine percent of Alexander City Schools students failed one or more courses in the 2020-2021 school year, according to data shared by the school district "in an effort to be as transparent as possible." In all, 208 kindergarten through 12th-graders failed, more than four times the number of students the previous year.

In an average year five DARE essay winners are selected at Radney Elementary but this is no ordinary year.

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It's easy for travelers heading down Highway 63 to miss Benson, the rural community once home to the Carnegie-backed Kowaliga Academic and Industrial Institute and the first Black-owned railroad in the U.S. No signs point out Benson; much of it lies underwater beneath the Kowaliga Bridge.