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Pioneer Electric Cooperative Looking for Talented Students for Annual Montgomery Youth Tour

Greenville company giving high school juniors chance to meet lawmakers and visit historic landmarks in Capital City

1/4Leglislators DC Pic Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Aderick and Emiley Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Fun in Montgomery- ALYT17 Picture Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4ALYT17 Meeting with Legislators Show Caption Hide Caption “It’s honestly a life-changing experience even though it’s just a week long.” That’s the way Fort Dale Academy Senior Braxton Daniels describes his experience on last year’s Montgomery Youth…

Butler County Preparing for Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Butler County is among the state's counties opting to participate and they're working hard to make sure residents are severe weather-ready

1/1IMG_0312 Show Caption Hide Caption Butler County Emergency Management Agency Director Kris Ware knows how quickly Mother Nature can strike in Butler County. “We’ve had a hurricane threat, we’ve had tornadoes in the northern part, we’ve had snow and ice, and we’ve had strong winds,” said Ware. That’s why she’s encouraging residents to take advantage of the upcoming Severe Weather…

Tide’s National Football Playoff Championship Victory Means a Win-Win for Area Retailers

Bama fans are hitting the stores in droves to buy championship merchandise and that means big bucks for those who carry it

1/1IMG_0580 Show Caption Hide Caption Alabama fan Regina Gibbs-Lewis has a long shopping list when it comes to National Championship swag. “I got t-shirts going out to Virginia, I got t-shirts going to Birmingham, I got t-shirts going to Anderson, Indiana,” said Gibbs-Lewis. And she’s not alone. “Today I’m buying three shirts for me and my two sons and I’m buying…

Greenville Police Crack Down on Car Break-ins

Authorities urge public to stay vigilant in protecting property

1/1IMG_0309 Show Caption Hide Caption Greenville Police are cracking down on a new wave of criminal activity. “It’s become very popular with criminals now to go out and get in groups or even individuals and go in just random areas and start checking car doors either late at night or sometimes even during the day,” said Greenville Police Chief Justin…

Saban vs. Smart: Fans Sound Off

It will be teacher versus student in Monday's night's College Football Playoff National Championship Game

1/1IMG_0306 Show Caption Hide Caption Georgia head football coach Kirby Smart served as defensive coordinator for Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide for ten years. But, can the protégé beat his former boss? Fans say it’s a match-up made in football heaven. Alabama coach Nick Saban will try for a record-tying sixth National Championship. “I just like his personality,…

Fans Weigh In On All-SEC National Championship Game

Critics say the All-SEC match-up is a call to overhaul the College Football Playoffs

1/1IMG_0303 Show Caption Hide Caption This year’s college football National Championship Game is  football heaven for SEC fans. Monday night millions will watch the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs battle on the gridiron. That power, Auburn fan Michael Broadway says, is found in strength of schedule. “I think every week is sort of a playoff game, you know…

Staying Safe While Heating Your Home

Carbon monoxide is a deadly hazard year round, but fire officials say it becomes a particular threat during cold weather

1/1Carbon Monoxide Alarm Show Caption Hide Caption There are hidden dangers when trying to fight the cold. Chief among them, fire officials say,  is carbon monoxide poisoning. Greenville Fire Chief Tim Warrick says all fuel-burning equipment creates the risk for carbon monoxide exposure. “People try to use various things in order to heat their homes such as gas ovens, gas…

Die-Hard Auburn Fans Weigh in on Tiger’s Peach Bowl Appearance

Tiger fans say win or lose, they're proud of their team's successful season

1/1IMG_0301 Show Caption Hide Caption New Year’s Day is prime time for watching college football. Despite the chilly weather, some Auburn faithful ventured out to Montgomery’s Baumhower’s Restaurant to cheer on their Tigers in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. For Pike Road resident Clyde Allison watching his Auburn Tigers play in a bowl game is rewarding. “Really surprised they did so…

Montgomery Rings in the New Year

City hosts this year's Downtown Countdown at Riverwalk Stadium

1/1IMG_0300 Show Caption Hide Caption The City of Montgomery welcomed in the New Year with a bang at Riverwalk Stadium. Despite temperatures hovering in the twenties, hundreds packed the park to ring in 2018.  The band Federal Expression entertained the crowd with rock-n-roll tunes from a stage set up on the infield grass.  At the stroke of midnight, the festivities…

Popular Radio Hosts Leaving MIX 103.3 Morning Show After More than a Decade

JT & Leanne have been a fixture on morning radio in the River Region since 2006

1/1JT & Leanne Show Caption Hide Caption Their voices have brought morning laughter to Montgomery for more than a decade. Radio personalities Jamie (better known as “JT”) and Leanne Thompson have hosted Mix 103.3’s “Married with Microphones” since 2006. “Nobody thought it would work, but it did,” said Leanne. The couple has managed to balance career, marriage and three kids….