Area News In Brief
Readers feeling obligated on gifts
If it is better to give than to receive, then receiving may make some people feel obligated to give.
Responding to a recent Decatur Daily online poll, most of 211 voters answered yes to the question, “Do you feel obligated to give a Christmas present to someone who gives one to you?”
More than 68 percent answered yes, while only about 31 percent said no.
The unscientific poll at www.decaturdaily.com ended Sunday at 5 p.m.
Arab man dies in accident
BAILEYTON — A 29-year-old Arab man who tried to elude officers died in a single-vehicle wreck, authorities said.
Joshua Hankins died Saturday at about 8:45 p.m. when he apparently lost control of his vehicle on Cullman County 1598 about two miles west of Baileyton, according to state troopers.
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