The Alabama Press Association recently recognized Brian Hodge, News Editor for The Montgomery Independent, with a 2nd place award in the Best Feature Story category for Divsion C. Hodge was recognized for a story titled “Martin Luther King and The Montgomery Story” about the discovery of a n…

On Saturday, June 27, Dominique Verville of Montgomery, Ala. was selected as the second runner-up in the Distinguished Young Women National Finals competition and was presented with a cash scholarship of $10,000. Verville earned preliminary competition awards in the fitness and interview cat…

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The Alabama Bankers Association welcomed the new chairman of its board of directors, Jimmy Stubbs, during its board meeting held in June. Stubbs is a founding director and the CEO of River Bank & Trust, headquartered in Prattville.

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Trinity School is pleased to welcome Head of School Bill Shelnutt to campus effective July 1. Shelnutt was named as Trinity’s fifth Head of School in September by the Trinity Board of Trustees but remained at Saint Luke’s School in Columbus, Georgia to fulfill his obligation as their Head. T…

State Superintendent of Education Dr. Eric Mackey held an hour-long press conference last Friday to announce the State’s Roadmap for Reopening Schools. But some parents, teachers and school administrators say they did not find the information provided very helpful.

Gilpin Givhan welcomes Charles C. Smith as an associate in the firm’s Tax, Corporate, Estate Planning, and Tax Controversy practice groups. The addition of Charlie is part of the firms ongoing commitment to the development of new attorneys.

In high school, Michael Burger never found history a particularly engaging subject. He even initially planned to pursue the sciences until a book on the diplomatic institutions in Renaissance Italy redirected his career path.

After the implementation of Mayor Steven L. Reed’s executive order requiring face coverings be worn in public in Montgomery, the city’s nightly 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew, in effect since March 27, has been lifted, effective immediately.

Montgomery, Alabama (June 9, 2020) – Laura Hicks joined Palomar Insurance in June 2020 as the Communications Director. With 19 years of experience and a strong background in digital media, Laura brings strategic multi-channel programs to life. She will manage corporate communications, digita…

There's probably only a handful of old-timers in Montgomery today who remember the name Penrose Stout, or the works he left behind. Stout was born in Montgomery in 1887. His artistic abilities led him to enroll at the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn U.) in the early 1900s. Earning …