Pretty Words, Pretty Birds

Rick Bragg called it “pretty writing.” The Pulitzer Prize winner and University of Alabama writing professor, the one who made his name in the writing world at the foot of the rubble in Oklahoma City, the same man who armed himself only with a pen and notepad amongst the unrest and bullets in Haiti and … Continue reading Pretty Words, Pretty Birds

Tide recruiting rolling behind leadership of Hewitt-Trussville lineman

By Gary Lloyd Pierce Quick is living up to his last name. The Hewitt-Trussville (Alabama) offensive lineman was the quickest Class of 2019 player to commit to the University of Alabama, making his pledge in April 2017. He remained the only Class of 2019 player committed to the Crimson Tide until December 2017. Now, the … Continue reading Tide recruiting rolling behind leadership of Hewitt-Trussville lineman

Book of inspiring stories releases Sept. 15

MOODY, Ala. -- Gary Lloyd has released his fourth book, Valley Road: Uplifting Stories from Down South.The book is broken down into three parts: People, Places and Play. In the People section, Lloyd tells stories of inspirational people, from a BMX stunt team motivating a school of elementary students to a man with severe Alzheimer’s miraculously … Continue reading Book of inspiring stories releases Sept. 15

University of Alabama, writers group visits a success

The last two days have flown by, and they have been awesome.I spent much of Tuesday and Wednesday in Tuscaloosa, Ala., speaking to a couple reporting classes at the College of Communication & Information Sciences, as well as at the Tuscaloosa Public Library to the Tuscaloosa Christian Writers Group.I appreciate Dr. George Daniels, the assistant … Continue reading University of Alabama, writers group visits a success

Tuscaloosa, UA speaking engagements soon

An incredible opportunity has presented itself, and I couldn’t be more excited.On July 26-27, I will be in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for two reasons:I’ll be speaking to the Tuscaloosa Christian Writers Group at the Tuscaloosa Public Library on Tuesday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m.I’ll also be speaking about news reporting and book writing to the Reporting … Continue reading Tuscaloosa, UA speaking engagements soon