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Donald Jones named new administrator at Fayette Medical Center
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:32:47 GMT

A new administrator will oversee Fayette Medical Center starting Aug. 1. Donald J. Jones, Alabama's regent with the American College of Healthcare Executives, has been named to succeed Fayette's administrator, Barry Cochran, who announced his retirement in May.

AHSAA Honors 100 High Schools For Incident Free School Year
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:50:33 GMT

AHSAA Honors 100 High Schools For Fine and Ejection Free School Year

How 911 Became the Emergency Call Number
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:36:02 GMT

Before the 1960s, the United States didn't have one universal phone number for Americans to call if they needed help from the police or fire department. Callers simply had to know the phone number for each department in the area they were currently in. Read more...

911 texting option on the horizon, but rollout is a challenge
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 03:32:32 GMT

A violent crime is unfolding close enough for any movement or sound to attract the culprit's attention.Finding themselves in this situation, the estimated 91 percent of American adults who own cell phones may instinctively put their device on silent and fire off a text message to 911.Would help arrive?