City of Montgomery

Montgomery Fire Rescue Department Receives $3.5 M Grant

The City of Montgomery Fire/Rescue Department has been awarded $3,553,843 as a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response grant program. U.S. Senator Richard Shelby announced the award Tuesday. “The funding will ensure the city has the proper resources and staff to adequately respond to emergency medical, fire, and rescue incidents throughout the…

City to Reopen Recycling Plant

The City of Montgomery is going green, again. It has announced plans to reopen its recycling plant later this year. In a partnership with Repower South, a recycling company out of South Carolina, the project will create more than 50 jobs for the city. There will be no additional cost to taxpayers and officials say they expect to recycle 60…

Alabama’s Walking Danger

Report Issued on Pedestrian Traffic Deaths

The group Smart Growth America is out with a report this week  about pedestrian deaths. You can see the Alabama portion of the report HERE. The report breaks down the deaths that happened between 2003 and 2012 by county and city. The Alabama County with the largest number of pedestrian deaths was Mobile….location of 144 of the total 723 state deaths…

i-Team: “Montgomery Rising?” pt. 3

Taking a walk up Dexter Ave. in downtown, Montgomery is like taking stroll down memory lane. It leads to the state capitol where the first and only president of the confederacy, Jefferson Davis, took the oath of office. Dexter was the final leg of the Selma to Montgomery march, which lead foot soldiers right past the church where Dr. Martin…