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Pet Owners Prepare for Solar Eclipse

The Solar Eclipse is the talk of the town now that it's less than one week away. "It's just going to be a spectacular event," explained pet owner Lamar Wagner Wagner is also concerned with what the eclipse could mean…

College Colors Day 2017 Set for Aug. 24

On Thursday, August 24, the university mascots, student leaders and other supporters of from Alabama’s 14 public universities will join Governor Kay Ivey to proclaim September 1, 2017 as College Colors Day in Alabama. The proclamation signing event will take place at 11:30 a.m. on…

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

  President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. That's according to two people familiar with the decision who demanded anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private conversations. Bannon was a key adviser…

Alabama Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.5%

Alabama's unemployment rate has fallen to 4.5 percent. A news release from the state says the jobless rate dipped one-tenth of a percent in July from June. That puts the current rate well below the unemployment rate of one year…

Community Forum Tackling Social Issues

On the heels of the deadly Charlottesville rallies, Prattville community leaders, church members and law enforcement gathered at Ward AME Church Thursday evening. It was a time to discuss issues especially those that…

Teachers Educating Students on Eclipse

For many kids, this will be their first time seeing a solar eclipse. That's why teachers are explaining to students what to expect on the rare occasion. Their first lesson-safety while viewing.…

Southern Anger: Nazis, KKK 'Hijacking' Confederate Debate

White Southerners who equate Old South symbols with regional pride rather than hate are even more on the defensive since neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and other extremists became the face of the fight over Confederate monuments. With more than two…

Family Court Judge Charged with Ethics Violations

Family court judge, Anita Kelly, has been charged with six counts of ethics violations. Consequently, Kelly has been  suspended by the Montgomery County Family Court System. Judge Kelly took office as a family court judge in Montgomery County (15th Judicial…

Twinkle Cavanaugh Switches to Lt. Governor's Race

Public Service Commission President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh is not running for governor, but will run for lieutenant governor instead. Cavanaugh, a Republican, made the announcement Thursday. Cavanaugh had been mulling a bid for governor in 2018. She filed paperwork to…

Preparing for the Solar Eclipse

It's been busy at the Montgomery planetarium lately as people get ready for the solar eclipse production and come to find out a little more about it. "I've seen so many pictures. I always wondered what it would feel like,…

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