Mobile County, Ala. – As of today, May 1st is officially “Austin Perine Day” in the cities of Mobile and Prichard. TJ Perine, Austin’s father said, “I’m honored to be recognized on the city that my ancestors are from. Remember to #ShowLove.” Austin was recognized during the Mary Faye Headrick Good Deed Segment this past weekend for giving his allowance to the homeless in the Birmingham area. He received tickets to go visit the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga and Birmingham Barons baseball tickets to take a group of people who otherwise couldn’t go to the game. Listen to our conversation below.
Vestavia Hills, Ala. – The Autism Society of Alabama announced this morning that Todd Tomerlin of Athens has been hired as the program manager for their organization. Todd, a longtime supporter of Autism Society of Alabama through through his work with Fitting The Pieces and his legislative efforts for Autism, is no stranger to Autism Society of Alabama and their mission. Todd will be a great addition to the team. Congratulations to Todd on this new opportunity with Autism Society of Alabama! Todd was on the show back in December. Listen to our interview below.
Florence, Ala. – This week, The Mark White Show was dedicated to Wilson High School students Braden Turner (11th), Coby Hines (10th), and Tyler Nelson (10th). These three young men lost their lives in a vehicle accident last night. There were two young ladies from Florence with them who are currently hospitalized. Our prayers are with all the families and friends during this difficult time. Listen to the dedication below.
Decatur, Ala. – With over 25 years experience in schools, Mr. Dwight Satterfield has experienced quite a bit. As director of operations and school safety for Decatur City Schools, Mr. Satterfield has to make key decisions when it comes to the safety of students. Mr. Satterfield joined the show to talk about his experience and some of the responsibilities his job entails. Listen to our conversation below.
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Birmingham, Ala. – In 2006, Erwin High School student Tim Alexander was in an accident that paralyzed him. During the accident, Tim saved a two year old child’s life. Working through the fact that he was paralyzed was difficult, but Tim overcame the devastation to make a difference in the lives of others and in the process, made a difference in his own. Listen to our conversation below.
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