Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced $17,982,136 in opioid-related funding to help Alabama combat the crisis. Nationwide, HHS awarded a total of over $1 billion to all states. The awards, administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and…

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill announced this week his office has now successfully resolved or closed all election complaints from the 2016 regular election cycle and the 2017 special Senate election. His team has now closed more than 92 percent of all election issue reports that ha…

Beasley Allen Law Firm was presented with the annual James L. Loeb Preservation Award by the Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery on Thursday evening, Sept. 6. The award recognizes the firm’s contributions to preserving Montgomery’s historic resources and heritage, specifically capitalizing on…

In an era where the tragic consequences of bullying seem to make headlines with increasing regularity, Dr. Bridgette Harper has been studying its effect on youngsters.

U.S. Air Force Airman Sett S. Glenn graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basi…

Susan Alred, Success Unlimited Academy’s Headmaster, was recognized at the 2018 UAB Top 25 Excellence in Business Award Ceremony recently. This award recognizes alumni for their accomplishments in business. Among the many recipients, Mrs. Alred was honored for her success in bringing to frui…

The Kiwanis Club of Montgomery and the Concerned Citizens Organized for Police Support will honor Trooper Danny Warr at the club’s regular weekly meeting on Tuesday, August 14th at 12:20pm. The event will take place at the RSA Activities Center, 201 Dexter Avenue in downtown Montgomery.

The City of Montgomery was awash in activity last Saturday, but beginning early that morning the Riverfront Park was already stirring with activity from the Montgomery Dragon Boat Race and Festival. The highlight of the event were the dragon boat races themselves, which pitted dozens of team…

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, The Alabama State Democratic Executive Committee filled a vacancy with Judge Jimmy Pool (pictured) on the ballot in November for Circuit Judge of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Place 6 (Montgomery County). Pool had qualified on Monday, August 6, and no one else…

Like an architect following blueprints to construct a building, plants and animals depend on the instructions coded in the DNA of genes to make proteins and other substances needed to construct living cells. In Dr. Tim Kroft’s Auburn University at Montgomery biology lab, the genes of tiny wo…

Will Dismukes family’s roots go deep in Elmore and Autauga County, but it seems he has changed residences three times in the last year in order to comply with residency requirements to seek office.

Sunday’s 2018 Graduation Ceremony was the culmination of days and days of transitions and training for service dogs and their recipients. It was a proud moment for all! There is never a dry eye during the ceremony, not because the stories are sad, but because they are awe inspiring. These ch…

It’s the only home the Alabama High School Athletic Association fast pitch state softball championship has ever known. But the City of Montgomery is now on the clock for keeping the annual event at Lagoon Park Softball Complex. The AHSAA’s contract with the city expires in 2020 and the event…

With a daring rescue at the hands of scuba divers that garnered international attention, some curious people have started inquiring about learning about the sport version. Then again mankind has long been obsessed with what is under the water. Getting his inspiration from his tutor Aristotle…

   The official word from Montgomery Public Schools (MPS) regarding Alabama’s law permiting the arming of school teachers or administrators is that it has not been discussed. Tom Salter, spokesman for the school system says that as of now there have been no discussions about arming teachers …

   On Thursday, July 12th, Rotary District Governor, Samuel Adams made a visit to Montgomery Capital Rotary Club at the Wynlakes Country Club to begin his official term in office. Adams (pictured right) resides in Montgomery, and has been a rotarian for 30 years. The 6880 district is from Ce…

    There’s not anybody who’s lived in Montgomery for the last 30 years or so who doesn’t remember Marge Payne’s “Young World” television show.  The children-oriented show aired on WSFA-TV for an amazing 15 years (1972-1987).  No TV show lasts that long unless the “ingredients” are special, …

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