Several of the constitutional amendments on the Alabama 2020 ballot have been criticized for being repetitive, complex and even irrelevant. There are six constitutional amendments that are on the back side of this year’s ballot.

MONTGOMERY – Women suffering from health-related hair loss will get a complimentary wig as part of “Bold, Beautiful, and Beyond Cancer”— a wig giveaway presented by Councilman Oronde K. Mitchell (District 6), in partnership with the American Cancer Society, Beauty & Beyond, The Strategic…

New downtown wellness series will offer free monthly motivation for healthier lifestyles with fitness check-ins, training recommendations, meal plans and more

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This week The Montgomery Independent learned that State Rep. Will Dismukes, R-Prattville, could be negotiating with prosecutors in a plea deal to keep him out of jail, but that deal will likely mean he must step down from his seat at the State House. Dismukes attorney, Trey Norman of Prattvi…

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Hundreds of people preparing to deck the halls for the holidays picked up their pre-ordered poinsettias from The Montgomery Area Panhellenic Council (MAPC) the first week in December. MAPC has sold poinsettias for many years to raise funds for college scholarships that are awarded to girls i…

A recent poll by Auburn University at Montgomery's Department of Political Science and Public Administration finds that, while approximately 90 percent of Alabamians favor some type of reform to the state's prison systems, there is little agreement on which reform efforts should be pursued.

This November, Montgomery will have a new urgent care just for children, KidsStreet Urgent Care. Maxus Construction is building a new medical facility featuring two urgent cares in one building, which will be located across from The Montgomery Academy on Vaughn Road. The dual clinic will be …

Montgomery, Ala.—No band played the Alma Mater or beat a drumroll and no football game was in progress, but spirits were high in spite of the rainy weather and the unusual circumstances surrounding the Huntingdon College Homecoming Court presentation, Saturday, October 10. COVID-19 forced th…

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ARABIAN GULF - Culinary Specialist Seaman Javarcia Wilson (left), from Montgomery, Ala., and Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Geneive Milliron (right), from Selah, Wash., mix spicy honey mustard sauce in a galley aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz, the flagship of Nimitz Ca…