World AIDS Day is held on December 1 each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day, and the first one was held in 1988.
Philyaw will lean on her unique skillset and executive leadership experience to help Mayor Reed to lead the City of Montgomery
Ross-Clayton Funeral Home Board of Directors has named Dr. Sharon A. Ross as the company’s new president and successor to her father, the late David C. Ross, Jr. Mr. Ross passed away suddenly October 14, 2020 due to complications following pneumonia.
Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL, is pleased to announce the election of John S. Fendley as the firm’s President & CEO, effective January 1, 2021. Fendley will succeed Ned F. Sheffield, who has held the position since 2009.
Gilpin Givhan is proud to announce that the firm was named “Best Law Firm” in the categories of Health Care Law, Litigation-Tax and Tax Law by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® for 2021. This publication ranked Gilpin Givhan as a Metropolitan Tier 1 firm, the highest-ranking a l…
The hot topic of conversation among sports fans in this state is the annual Iron Bowl clash on Saturday between Alabama and Auburn.
AHSAA 2020 State Football Playoffs
The strategy for any high school quarterback changes somewhat when he knows he has Myles Butler and DJ Carter lining up on opposite ends of the line.
What we count in life is a reflection of our attitude and focus. A life out of focus counts the wrong things and produces an unhealthy attitude. Counting the right things is an indication of a good focus in life that is expressing a healthy attitude. Counting correctly counts!
The defeat of Democrat Doug Jones in our United States Senate Seat is easy to explain. It is a Republican seat. Alabama is one of, if not the most, Republican states in America.
Happy Thanksgiving! I know it isn’t the holiday season we desire, but we’ve made it this far, so let’s do our part and ride it out a few more months until warmer weather and the vaccine arrive. Our Thanksgiving table this year will be set for three. It is way too risky to have family over, e…
Society, Leisure and Weddings
Rachel Harrison Lee and Thomas Isaac Edmiston were united in marriage on August 8, 2020 at First United Methodist Church Montgomery. Rachel is…
A & E
Former Birmingham News reporter and Alabama House of Representatives legislator Charlie Grainger has published his compelling memoir that chronicles eight decades of U.S. history through the eyes of a southern country boy. Peppered with imagery that highlights the South's charm and distinct …
As the weather cools and the outdoors become even more enjoyable, Alabama Shakespeare Festival invites visitors to its grounds in Blount Cultural Park to experience Speak the Speech, a free theatrical installation. Inspired by William Shakespeare’s directive to “speak the speech” and by A…
Maestro Thomas Hinds is retiring as of Sept. 30 as music director and conductor of the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra after 37 years and is leaving a huge impact on the River Region.