For weeks, school systems across the nation have been dealing with food shortages and as days after days go by where distribution trucks just don’t show up, the Elmore County Child Nutrition Program is finding alternative ways to put food on students’ plates.
Author: Mattie Davis
The Montgomery City Council voted on October 5 to rename Jefferson Davis Avenue for civil rights attorney Fred Gray. Gray, who is now 90, still practices law in Tuskegee but grew up on the street during the Jim Crow era and went on to represent Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. In a unanimous vote by the city council, his name will now take Jefferson Davis’s place.
As the Delta variant spread throughout the late summer, at one point Alabama hospitals were down -120 ICU beds. However, as of October 5, we now have a surplus of 107 beds.
As Pike Road is currently the fastest growing community in the state, the town continues to assess the need for a full-time fire department.
Medical providers in Alabama who administer monoclonal antibody treatments are adapting to recent changes brought on by the US Department of Health and Human Services on how the products are distributed.
Around the Auburn University campus students are shouting for accountability, after the university notified them of three alleged sexual assaults that have happened over the last week.
The Alabama National Fair is a Montgomery tradition but this tradition is now faced with another year during the pandemic. Nearly 70 years ago Kiwanis Club of Montgomery members came up with the idea for the first Alabama National Fair.
Last week, the Alabama Department of Education informed school board members on the results from standardized tests students took last spring, and Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey said the test showed a drop in proficiency, most dramatically in math.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the state, the Alabama Hospital Association says there aren’t enough ICU beds for all patients being hospitalized due to a number of reason including a health care worker shortage.
On Monday, parts of Millbrook got up to four inches of rain leaving many yards flooded and causing some resident to wonder whether enough is being done to stop flooding.