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Montgomery EMT Receives First Responder Hero Award

A long-time EMT walked in to some unexpected recognition for her work on the job, Thursday.  Sarah Kreauter was presented with Alabama News Network’s and Wettermark Keith’s First Responder Hero Award. Sarah has worked as an EMT for 28 years. She’s spent the last 19 years at Haynes Ambulance Service in Montgomery. The award may have came as a shock…

Energy Institute of Alabama Honors Linemen for Hard Work, Sacrifice

When power needs to be restored after a storm, it is up to linemen to get the electricity up and running again. Those workers were honored for their hard work and sacrifice on Monday, otherwise known as Lineman Appreciation Day. The event was hosted by the Energy Institute of Alabama in Montgomery.  Employees from electric companies represented by the EIA…

ASU Student Wins First-Place Prize at National Scientific Conference

Terrell Hilliard, an Alabama State University master of science candidate in biology, and a National Institute of Health scholar, took home a first-place prize for his research at the 2018 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Washington, D.C. “It was an honor and pleasure for me to attend the ERN conference and present my work. Winning first-place meant the world to me…

Gov. Bentley Awards $1.6 Million in Grants to Improve Trails in Alabama

Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded $1.6 million in grants to improve recreation opportunities in Alabama. Funds will be used to build or expand trails at 12 locations. In addition to those grants, Bentley awarded another grant to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to purchase equipment necessary to build and maintain trails at its state parks and install…

Alabama Lt. Governor Awarded the 2016 AIAA Public Service Award

Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey was awarded the 2016 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Public Service Award last night. The award was given at the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The AIAA Public Service Award was established in 1986 to honor a person outside the aerospace community…

Gov. Bentley Announces the 2016-2016 Alabama Teacher of the Year

Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday honored Alabama’s 2016-2017 newly selected Teacher of the Year Dana Jacobson at the monthly proclamation hour ceremony at the State Capitol.  Prior to the ceremony, the Governor met with Jacobson to discuss education issues and opportunities for Alabama. “Teachers are an important resource in lives of students, and the Teacher of the Year honor is…

Wanted Fugitive Raymond Pruitt Captured

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