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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – U.S. Senate candidate Mike Durant both defended himself and went on the offensive after news reports resurfaced that he publicly accused his sister of lying about being sexual abused by their father, despite his father’s previous admission of guilt.

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Archives Exhibit Shows How Some Depression-era Families Literally Turned to Sack Cloth for Clothing

“I am pleased to report that the state of this city is resilient,” said Mayor Steven Reed at his second State of the City address on Wednesday January 12th.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Expanding Medicaid in Alabama to cover adults up to 138% of the federal poverty level would increase enrollment by as many as 283,636 people and have an economic impact of $1.89 billion per year over the next six years, a study released this week said.

Long-time state lawmaker Rep. Steve McMillan, R-Gulf Shores, will undergo “an aggressive treatment plan” targeting three small tumors in his brain, he told his colleagues in a letter this week.

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MILLINGTON, Tenn. - A Montgomery, Alabama, native is serving aboard USS Pearl Harbor, a U.S. Navy dock landing ship, currently deployed in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Mediterranean and western Indian Ocean.

The first item on the agenda for the January 4th meeting of the Montgomery City Council was an ordinance to override Mayor Steven Reed's veto of the ordinance reapportioning city council districts which was approved at the previous meeting on December 21st.

The highlight of the first Montgomery County Commission meeting of 2022 came at the very beginning of the meeting when Chairman Elton Dean briefly joined the meeting by phone to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers during his recent illness and express his optimism for the new year.

Katie Britt is up on the airwaves starting today with an ad campaign introducing the first time candidate to Alabama voters in the race for U.S. Senate.

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Lindy Blanchard, the former U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia who announced her candidacy for governor last month, today launched a significant advertising campaign aimed at raising her profile among Republican voters and giving her a chance to unseat incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey.

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You and I both know folks who wouldn't sit down and read a history book, much less a science, math, or English book. The funny thing is, these same people are usually quick to talk about their favorite places to eat, especially those places from their past. That's history! It's really just a…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Participants in and observers of Alabama’s legislative process will notice something new when the 2022 Regular Session convenes in January: a brand new website.

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Have you ever eaten Christmas lunch as prepared by the Salvation Army on Maxwell Blvd.? I have, and I can tell you the volunteers there were carrying-on the dream of the Salvation Army's founder, William Booth.

Montgomery, Ala., December 23, 2021 – The Montgomery Chamber has announced the promotion of Sheron Rose to Executive Vice President. A key member of the Chamber’s senior leadership team since 2015, Rose has overseen all areas of the Chamber’s state and local governmental affairs and advocacy…

The Montgomery City Council continued to deal with the issue of businesses that are licensed as rental halls but appear to be operating as a bar or lounge at its December 21st meeting. The business in question for this meeting was “Exotic Lounge'' which came to ask the council to approve its…

The Retirement Systems of Alabama reported historic returns in 2021: 22.62% for the Teachers’ Retirement System and 22.18% for the Employees’ Retirement System.

Few and far between are the people nowadays who would willingly spend the night in former slave quarters, much less actively seek them out for that purpose. One who does, and it has become a passion for him, is Joseph McGill of South Carolina. McGill is a former employee of the National Trus…

Nine new members were inducted into the prestigious, Alabama Academy of Honor at a ceremony held downtown at the Renaissance Hotel. The December 9th event attracted hundreds of people to welcome new members into the Academy's classes of 2020 and 2021. The 2020 ceremony was postponed due to C…

The Montgomery City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on December 7th to allow a medical cannabis dispensary to operate in the city. Councilman C.C. Calhoun, who sponsored the ordinance said, “this will create 100 to 200 jobs in our city.”

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The Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park presented a Covid-19 Memorial Luminary Walk on Sunday, December 5, 2021. What is a Luminary? A luminary is a light placed inside a container, usually placed along a path, in memory of someone or in recognition of a special event. The 782 twinkling…

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Montgomery, Ala. – Beasley Allen is proud to announce 25 firm lawyers received special recognition by Super Lawyers rating service for the 2021 Midsouth Region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Eleven attorneys were named to the 2021 Super Lawyers list, including…

Wetumpka – The Board of Directors for the Elmore County Economic Development Authority (ECEDA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Lisa Van Wagner as the Authority’s new Project Manager. Ms. Van Wagner will enhance economic development for Elmore County by providing support in all aspects p…

Faulkner Law’s John G. Browning was recently honored by the Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) with the Maurice Merrill Golden Quill Award. The OBA gives this award to “the author of the best-written article published this year in the Oklahoma Bar Journal.” His award-winning article “Blazing the…

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Phase II renovations of Faulkner's College of Health Sciences began October 2021 and will include a student library, expansion of classroom space, research labs and additional faculty offices. Phase II also includes over 20,000 sq/ft of dedicated space for expanding Faulkn…

Montgomery— Robert Strickland of Montgomery is one of four inductees this year for the Alabama Building Industry Hall of Fame, the highest honor presented by the Home Builders Association of Alabama (HBAA). The induction ceremony took place during the HBAA’s Annual Convention awards banquet …

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If you still have some Christmas shopping to do, be sure to visit the Goat Hill Gift Shop on the East side of the Capitol. You'll find all sorts of neat items, and some you didn't even know you wanted! Everything from candles, food items, salves and ointments, children's toys, posters for yo…

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One thing many of those on the "outside" many never understand is the bond between sportsmen. Hunting buddies have shared the same emotions, the same highs and lows whether the hunt is one to remember, or best forgotten! Even those who have never met each other share the bond, which may not …