Author: Jerome Jones

Wildlife Officials Hold Public Meetings on Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer

Monday afternoon, State Wildlife officials held an information meeting on Chronic Wasting Disease. Chronic wasting disease is a fatal disease affecting several species of the deer family, including the prized white-tailed deer. CWD has not been found in Alabama, but it has been found in 25 states including Mississippi and Tennessee. In 2018, a case was reported in Northern Mississippi….

Envison Montgomery 2040 Reveals Comprehensive Plan Draft

It was 1963, more than five decades ago the last time Montgomery had a Comprehensive Plan. Since then times have changed, the city has evolved, and Montgomery has outgrown the old comprehensive plan. A comprehensive plan is blueprint for community growth and development. It includes topics such as housing, transportation, and economics. This plan represents a 15 month effort in…

The Search Continues for Missing 3-Year-Old Girl from Birmingham

Tonight, Birmingham Police have two people of interest in custody and being questioned in the disappearance of 3-year-old Kamille McKinney. Kamille McKinney was abducted from a birthday party in Birmingham at around 8:30 Saturday night. Since then, police have been canvassing the Tom Brown Village Housing Projects where she was last seen, searching for any information that can lead to…

A “More Than Tours” Perspective

Michelle Browder is the owner and operator of More Than Tours. The company specializes in historic tours of Montgomery. Tours focus on the history of Montgomery from its founding up to present day. “When people leave Montgomery, i want them to see it differently” Browder says that many people that visit Montgomery, have assumptions about the south that are not…

Alabama News Network Day at the Alabama National Fair

It’s Alabama News Network Day at the Alabama National Fair! Get in for $1 with a non-perishable food. Rides are $1, or $30 for wristband. Fair open now, rides open at 3. Montgomery Public Schools are out Friday so tonight is a great time to let the kids have a great time! Organizers say they are ready for a long…

Judge Charles Price Weighs in on Historic Mayoral Race

Judge Charles price, has spent the majority of his accomplished career in Montgomery. He has seen it all, heard it all, and remained successful through it all. When asked about what the election of Montgomery’s first African-American Mayor means for the city, he says “we’re comin to grips with dealing with the racial divide that has existed.” Judge Price was…

Montgomery City Council District 3 Too Close to Call

At the end of a historic night in Montgomery, the District 3 City Council race was too close to call. Less than 10 votes separated incumbent Tracy Larkin and Marche Johnson. The election will now turn to provisional votes before a winner can be determined. Provisional votes will be counted and a winner announced one week from Tuesday on October…

Governor’s Study Group on Criminal Justice Policy Meets for 2nd Time

Sentencing was the topic of the Governor’s Study Group on Criminal Justice Policy meeting Thursday. Lawmakers were presented with pages and pages of data outlining Alabama’s booming prison population and complex sentencing guidelines. “There is no easy , simple, or free fix, and as hard as that is to swallow it’s just the truth,” said Bennet Wright, Executive Director of…

5th Annual Tickled Pink Women’s Expo

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Air University Graduates Huge Officer Training School Class

They are dubbed “The Godzilla Class” and for good reason. Friday’s Air University Officer Training School class is the largest since 1967. 650 cadets graduated, and were commissioned as U.S. Air Force Officers. Cadets were recognized for their achievements in a ceremony that took place at Cramton Bowl before hundreds of friends and family. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds roared…