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2011-04-19 08:01:00

TALLADEGA, Ala., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Drive to End Hunger and Talladega Superspeedway today announced that, on behalf of DTEH, Americrown, Talladega's food and beverage concessions operator, has donated its extra food items from the Aaron's Dream Weekend to the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/FL85248) Drive to End Hunger is AARP and AARP Foundation's national effort to end hunger for older Americans. Donations...

2011-04-07 05:18:00

TALLADEGA, Ala., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 3 Amigos Tequila has joined Talladega Superspeedway as title sponsor for the upcoming ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race on Friday, April 15. The 3 Amigos 250 is the first race of the 2011 season at Talladega Superspeedway with a scheduled start of 4 pm. "We are proud to welcome 3 Amigos to the 'DEGA family of race sponsors," said Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch. "3 Amigos is all about quality and so are we. The best...

2010-10-08 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning filmmaker Terry Gilliam will premiere his short film THE LEGEND OF HALLOWDEGA starring David Arquette and Justin Kirk with special appearances by Dale Earnhardt Jr., Darrell Waltrip and more on October 31st, 2010. The film, produced by AMP Energy Juice and @radical.media, will premiere on Halloween Sunday with the first chapter to debut on ESPN just prior to the start of the AMP Energy Juice 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Starting Halloween...

2010-08-31 15:42:00

LINCOLN, Ala., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda marked the start of production of the all-new, Alabama-built 2011 Honda Odyssey minivan today with an end-of-the-line celebration that included participation by more than 1,200 associates at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100831/CL57771 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100831/CL57771 ) The Odyssey minivan has been the top-selling minivan in the U.S. for the past two years and is...

2010-03-24 16:00:00

Leading North American manufacturer of roofing materials to build a brand new facility and expand into a new market KANKAKEE, IL, March 24 /PRNewswire/ - IKO, a North American pioneer in the residential and commercial roofing business, has announced plans to build a state-of-the-art, high-performance shingle plant in Sylacauga, Alabama, with completion slated for fourth quarter 2011. According to Keith Lowe, Vice President - Sales, US, the Sylacauga plant represents a substantial investment...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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