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Faith and Politics Institute Visits Alabama

The Faith and Politics Institute's annual pilgrimage took place over the weekend.

The Faith and Politics Institute’s annual pilgrimage took place over the weekend. “Since 1998, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) has led close to 300 members of the U.S. House and Senate, as well as Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, through Alabama on this nearly annual pilgrimage. In Montgomery, Birmingham and Selma, it  explored the events that dramatically challenged racial…

Alabama Story

Alabama Story playwright Kenneth Jones sits down with Chris Searcy

  Alabama Shakespeare Festival presents Alabama Story by Kenneth Jones on the Octagon Stage March 5 through March 22, 2020. Directed by ASF Artistic Director Rick Dildine, this production brings home a play that was inspired by true events from 1959 Montgomery and was created on this very soil. Rich with all the complexities of human nature, this tale from Alabama history remains stunningly relevant…

Meet A Mayor

Mayor of Talladega Tim Ragland Visits AUM

  Mayor Tim Ragland is the youngest and first African American Mayor in Talladega’s history. He is also a graduate of Auburn University at Montgomery. Today he returned for an event called Meet A Mayor. He shared his story with students and faculty members. Categories: Good Morning Chris

Community Leader Charles Lee Authors Book

"Boy With No Name" - Charles Lee Story

Local community leader and business owner Charles Lee has traveled the country telling his unique story. Charles created a non-profit organization called That’s My Child. His non-profit focuses of mentoring inner city youth in hopes that they avoid the pitfalls that entrapped Charles. Charles recently turned his life story into a book titled: “Boy With No Name” – The Charles…

Kevin Harrington visits AUM

Auburn Montgomery's Chancellor's Business Breakfast Series

Kevin Harrington is an American entrepreneur and business executive. Harrington is the founder of As Seen On TV. He has appeared on the television series Shark Tank. Harrington’s claim to fame is that he is the “inventor of the infomercial”. In 1985 he created his first infomercial after identifying an opportunity to fill late night and early morning dead air time…

Remembering Kobe Bryant

NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on a steep hillside in dense morning fog in Southern California on Sunday, his sudden death at age 41 touching off an outpouring of grief for a star whose celebrity transcended basketball. The chopper went down in Calabasas, about 30 miles  northwest of…

Harlem Globetrotters Return

  The Harlem Globetrotters are on their way back to the Capitol City. They will be performing at The Garrett Coliseum on January 20th. Ahead of the big game Hops Pearce will be on Good Morning Chris to preview the upcoming event. Categories: Good Morning Chris

DBA Jazz Night

Jazz artist Morrell Pruitte stopped by Good Morning Chris to preview the upcoming DBA Jazz Night.   “Live jazz and blues every Thursday night in #downtownmgm! Join us on November 14 from 6pm-9pm for a #live Jazz Jam Session at Island Delight at Dexter Grab a drink, pull up a seat, and enjoy the show. In addition to bringing more…

Artist Market

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is having its 10th annual Artist Market Friday, November 15 from 5:30 to 8 PM. Chris Searcy want to make sure you know the details.   “Join us for our 10th annual Artist Market! Shop local and support the River Region’s artist community. In addition to our outstanding Museum Store artists, we’ve invited some…