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Virginia Derby Grimes of Montgomery will be the guest speaker at the January 24 meeting of the Capital City Rotary.

Virginia Derby Grimes of Montgomery will be the guest speaker at the January 24 meeting of the Capital City Rotary. She won the 1998 U.S. W… Read more

A hidden gem fuses pop culture with history

Sixty one years after its publication a nearly pristine copy of a comic book detailing the story of the year-long Montgomery bus boycott fo… Read more

The City of Montgomery wins another national award for using technology to streamline operations and optimize service to residents

The Capital of Dreams continues its technological transformation on the national stage with two new awards for its smart city initiatives. Read more


LAMP boys, Trinity girls win

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Evangel wins defensive battle with Macon East

Both teams are facing rebuilding efforts from last year’s trip to the state finals. Read more

Strong third quarter lifts Evangel past Macon East

After scoring 35 points in the first half, the Macon East Academy girls would score just four in the third quarter. Read more

Basketball roundup: Jan. 15

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Nix named Mr. Football as area players shut out in award ceremony

Bo Nix outdueled Taulia Tagovailoa for the final award from the 2018 football season, winning the Alabama Sportswriters Association’s “Mr. … Read more


Pocahontas dons her war paint

The ground shook a couple of weeks ago and the water began to recede as the beginning of the Democratic Party presidential candidate tsunam… Read more

An awesome advantage available to anybody

Life has its advantages. Those advantages come in different sizes, styles, and situations. Let me tell you about an interesting advantage t… Read more

Alabama’s 1940’s Congressional Delegation

Recently I came across a copy of an old congressional directory from 1942. It is always fun for me to read about this era in American polit… Read more

Tag, you’re it!

One of my favorite actors, Jeff Bridges, known by some only as The Dude for his role in the 1998 comedy-thriller The Big Lebowski, was the … Read more

Arts & Entertainment

Montgomery Chorale's "Evoke and Inspire" at First United Methodist Church in Montgomery

Saint James Choir Director, Dr. Sallye York, and a group of Saint James Tri-M Music Honor Society members attended the Montgomery Chorale's… Read more

MMFA Sculpture Garden opening celebration

The much anticipated John and Joyce Caddell Sculpture Garden will open Sunday, September 30, from noon to 3 pm. The public is invited to he… Read more

Cornhole Classic lands in the Train Shed

What started as a children’s game on the West side of Cincinnati has caught-on like wildfire across the U.S. Attracting players of all ages… Read more