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Autauga County Artist Has Work on Display at High Museum in Atlanta

We profile an Autauga County self-taught artist

Brenda Davis lives in Autauga County and can’t stop painting.  She paints framed works of art, but also art on ceilings, floors, even shoes. She is self-trained. She says her inspiration comes from visions, dreams and God. She said this to Alabama News Network Anchor Tim Lennox: “I wake up in the morning times, Mr. Tim, it goes on all…

I-Team: Seeking Shelter

When severe weather hits, you’re told to get to your safe place.  If you live in a mobile home that could mean getting out and moving to a safer, more sturdy building, but what if there are no shelters close to where you live? An Alabama News Network I-Team Extra found some parts of our viewing area with no shelters…

Extra: ASU Civil Rights Interpretive Center Scheduled to Open in 2020

Alabama News Network has an update on a story we’ve been covering for years. The civil rights interpretive center at Alabama State University is now scheduled to open in March 2020. That would be in time for the 55th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday civil rights march of 1965. The center was originally supposed to open in 2015, in time…

Extra: Burning Blight

You may think that vacant houses have no impact on your everyday life, but some city leaders beg to differ.  Everyone can agree that they’re an eyesore in neighborhoods all across Montgomery.  City leaders say they can also be dangerous, leading to crime and house fires in your neighborhood. Vacant house fire numbers released to Alabama News Network show this is…

EXTRA: Chronic Wasting Disease

Alabama Wildlife officials are fighting to keep Chronic Wasting Disease out of Alabama.  There have been three confirmed cases of Chronic Wasting Disease in Mississippi this year.  The most recent cases were confirmed this fall and the proximity to the Alabama border is causing concern. It’s compared to Mad Cow Disease but for deer;   Chronic Wasting Disease is a fatal…

EXTRA: Hacked

Most of us are on social media, and we know the main risks. While we can’t always control what others do, we can do our part to avoid the pitfalls. It’s the information superhighway. Just a click of the mouse or a swipe of a screen and the world is at our fingertips. And so is our personal information… In…

Repentance and Restoration: One Church Addresses Sins of its Past

Sitting on land that once housed the Chantilly Plantation, The Church at Chantilly first opened its doors in downtown Montgomery in 1824 as First Presbyterian Church of Montgomery.  A move in 2000 brought the church East, to Pike Road. With a history that long, comes a responsibility to look back at decisions made by previous church leadership. Pastor Reed DePace…

Extra: Sunny Day Dangers

Fun in the sun during Spring and Summer comes with a potentially deadly danger, and everyone – young or old, black or white, male or female – is at risk of skin cancer. There are three main types of skin cancer: Basil cell, squamous cell, then melanoma. According to statistics from the American Cancer Society, more people are diagnosed with…

EXTRA: King, At Last

On the day set aside to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Montgomery City and County officials announced that a statue of King will be installed on on Dexter Ave. later this year. That prompted some people to ask, “What took so long?”. Senior Political Analyst, Tim Lennox has this Alabama News Network EXTRA: King, At Last. Categories: News Extras

Extra: The Dye Effect

Exclusive Interview With Pat Dye and Charlie Trotman

Sports Reporter Darrell Puckett, sat down for an Exclusive one-on-one interview with Auburn coaching legend, Pat Dye, ahead of the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Iron Bowl and his last game coaching. Categories: Auburn, News, News Extras, News Video, Sports Tags: Auburn Football, coach pat dye, pat dye