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Happy 199th Birthday Montgomery!

Montgomery turns 199 today, and city boosters will begin the countdown to Montgomery's 200th birthday, December 3, 2019. The city was formed on December 3rd 1818....days before the State of Alabama was created.   One of the oldest existing photographs…

Alabama Fans React to SEC Champ Win, CFB Playoff Hopes

It was a fight to the finish and emotions were high as top-ranked Alabama faced the Georgia Bulldogs in the Southeastern Conference Championship game Saturday. Fans say they were on the edge of their seats all game. "It was a…

Double Shooting in Montgomery

UPDATE:  MPD Identified victim who died as 29 year old Stephen Hamby of Montgomery.   Montgomery police are investigating a double shooting late this afternoon. The police found an adult man shot to death and an adult women suffering from…

UPDATE: Second Montgomery Shooting Death of this Weekend

Montgomery police released this statement about the death not far from the Greyhound Bus Station. UPDATE: Police say the victim was 14 years old.  They are say the cause of death will be determined by a forensic examination.   "MONTGOMERY…

Alabama Fans React to Tide's Season

Baumhowers was crowded for Saturday's SEC Championship with the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs. "Roll tide. season tickets for 40 years. We do not miss a game. we love them. love our tide," says Bonnie Vinson. For many…

Montgomery's LifeSouth Blood Center in Critical Need of O-Negative Blood

Montgomery's Lifesouth Blood Center is in critical need of  O-negative blood. Friday, the center had 35 O-negative back-orders from hospitals. O-negative blood donors are universal donor whose blood is used more than others in hospitals. District Coordinator Melinda Hines says, the holiday's…

Alabama Ranked Toward Bottom on Best States for Business List

Forbes Magazine ranks Alabama 41st on their list of the best states for businesses.   "Forbes has rated the business climates of the 50 states annually since 2006, with only North Carolina (twice), Utah (six times) and Virginia (five times) finishing…

Fans Gear Up for SEC Championship

Alabama and Georgia will meet once again after a very close national championship in the beginning of the year. We caught up with some fans at Bama Fever Tiger Pride who are getting ready for the game. "Our family gathers…

Former Montgomery City Councilman Indicted

AP-AL--Investment Fraud Indictment BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama attorney and his son are accused of defrauding investors and a bank out of millions of dollars. A news release from U.S. Attorney Jay Town says an indictment was handed up…

Crimestoppers Relies on Community Support

Central Crimestoppers of Alabama helps law enforcement out with arrests as they are able to talk to people with anonymous tips. They have several initiatives that provide incentives for people to call in…

Auburn Students to Attend Symposium on Friday and Saturday in D.C.

"Supported by ARC and organized by the Center for Appalachian Studies and Services at East Tennessee State University (ETSU), ATP is an applied-research training program for college and graduate students to design community based economic development initiatives across the Appalachian…

Avoiding Holiday Scams

The season for giving is also the season for getting scammed as thieves can prey on a giving heart. Consumer protection specialist Emily Nichols works in the Attorney General's Office. She says you…

MPS Teacher Charged with Sexual Contact with Minor Student

A former Montgomery Public Schools teacher is charged with having sex with a student. Police say 24-year-old Natasha Patronsky is charged with having sexual relations with a male student under the age of 19. School officials confirm she taught at…

Did Your Income Recover From The Great Recession of 2007?

But several other state grew at even a slower rate, or not at all.: The other slowest-growing states, with annualized rates of 1 percent or less, were Mississippi (0.9 percent) and Illinois, Louisiana, and West Virginia (each at 1.0 percent).…

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