Six stories

THIS STORY APPEARS IN GARY LLOYD’S BOOK, VALLEY ROAD: UPLIFTING STORIES FROM DOWN SOUTH. GET IT HERE. It sounds improbable, but I believe I am up to the task. I can sum up a city in just six stories. At the time, they were just stories, black ink filling up the pages of a yearly magazine in … Continue reading Six stories

Iraq War veteran finds healing at Bessemer ministry

BESSEMER — A 2017 Point-in-Time Count conducted by three government agencies revealed that more than 40,000 veterans are homeless in America on any given night. These veterans risked their lives to protect the American dream but, upon returning home, found that dream unattainable for themselves and their families. Instead of prospering and living the dream, … Continue reading Iraq War veteran finds healing at Bessemer ministry

‘No one matched’ interest of Birmingham for pro basketball team

By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM – In several years, Pelicans will descend on Birmingham. The New Orleans Pelicans and the NBA G League have announced that the Pelicans have acquired the right to own and operate an NBA G League team that will play in the renovated Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. The team is expected … Continue reading ‘No one matched’ interest of Birmingham for pro basketball team