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Interstate Resurfacing Project to Begin in Butler County

An Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) project on Interstate 65 in Butler County will begin on Tuesday, September 18. The project will consist of planing, resurfacing, and traffic stripe on Interstate 65 near the County Road 141 overpass to south of…

Auburn University Trustees Vote to Sell Fisheries Property

Trustees have authorized Auburn University to sell a property currently used by the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that the university's associate vice president for facilities, Dan King, told the trustees at a meeting…

Child Passenger Safety Week Begins

Police officials say 4 children die everyday in the United States because they are not properly restrained. "The seatbelt law applies to adults. Children-we are responsible for making sure that they are properly restrained as well and until that child…

Movie-Goers Get a First Watch of Lego Nijago Movie at AMC

Many people received free passes for the the Lego Nijago movie screening. The screening was held at the AMC in Montgomery Saturday. The movie is about young ninjas, defending their home, Ninjago City. We caught up with a few movie goers to…

Humane Society of Elmore County Hosts Bark in the Park

It was a fun day in the park for many dog owners Saturday in Elmore County. The Humane Society of Elmore County hosted their annual Bark in the Park. In addition to different activities, the event included a pup parade. There were…

"Alabama Arise" Members Vote on Key Issues to Tackle in 2018

The anti-poverty group "Alabama Arise" is deciding what specific issues they'll tackle in 2018.  Arise members voted on five of seven possible issues for next year, during their annual meeting. Each has the goal of helping low income people. The…

Search Underway for Missing Montgomery Senior

The Montgomery Police Department is seeking help from the public to find a missing senior. 93-year-old Harold Loyrd is 6' 2", 140 pounds and suffers from dementia. He was last seen in Montgomery wearing a gray shirt with black pants.…

Local Help Continues for Hurricane Relief

People in Montgomery are continuing to give in the wake of the latest hurricanes. Volunteers gathered at Aldersgate United Methodist Church Wednesday. They sorted and packed hygiene kits with personal…

State School Superintendent Michael Sentance Resigns

State superintendent Michael Sentance has resigned.  Below is the official statement from the Alabama Department of Education: Alabama State Superintendent of Education Michael Sentance has officially submitted his letter of resignation to the Alabama State Board of Education and to…

Tuskegee University Ranked Among Top Schools in the Nation

Tuskegee University remains one of the nation’s and region’s best historically black universities, according to national rankings released on September 12 by U.S. News and World Report. In U.S. News’ 2018 edition of Best Colleges, Tuskegee University tied for sixth…

U.S. Senate Race Heats Up with New Attack Ad

  In two weeks, voters will head to the polls for the U.S. Senate seat runoff between Luther Strange and Roy Moore. You've probably seen the attack ads. An ad against Luther Strange was just released. And it is linked…

Former NASA Astronaut to Speak at Auburn

Auburn alumna and former NASA astronaut Jan Davis will present “An Auburn Astronaut: My Journey into Space” Friday, September 15, as part of the Auburn University Libraries’ Discover Auburn Women of Distinction, a lecture series celebrating 125 years of Auburn women,…

President Trump Approves Disaster Declaration for Alabama

The office of Gov. Kay Ivey has announced that President has approved her request for a presidential disaster declaration for Alabama. The President declared that an emergency exists in the state and ordered federal assistance to supplement existing response efforts…

Unidentified Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

A single-vehicle crash on September 10th, has claimed the life of an unidentified male. The driver of a 2005 Honda Accord was refusing to stop for Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputies when the vehicle left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned.…

State Preparations for Irma

Hurricane Irma's force is being felt in south Florida it's headed toward Alabama, and state officials are preparing. "I've authorized the national guard personnel to be deployed immediately for pre-storm preparation efforts…

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