Give an ‘A+' for a number of University of Alabama students who chose not to sleep in on their day off from school, but instead decided to lend a hand on this very cold day, a day of service in honor Martin Luther King, Jr.
EMA officials here in this part of the state say they are prepared, but feel very strongly at this point that parts of West Alabama such as Tuscaloosa and Pickens Counties are no longer in the so-called ‘threat zone’ other than cold temperatures. Still, there are some things to keep in mind.
The local habitat chapter in Tuscaloosa says it’s currently building a new home from the ground up on the western side of town. Around 15 volunteers have signed up to help, a little down from what they typically see on MLK Service Day.
Officials with The University of Alabama and UAB announced Monday that when students, faculty and staff return for the spring semester, masks will be required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status.
Alabama will play Georgia for another national championship, but with coronavirus impacting several bowl games during the post season, plans are in place to lessen any impact it could have on the championship game.