Mayor Todd Strange

Charter Conversion Schools Coming to Montgomery

First four will be converted between next year and 2022.

The announcement of the state’s approval for the first charter conversion school in Alabama came during a news conference today in Montgomery. The four MPS schools that will be converted are Davis Elementary, E.D. Nixon Elementary Bellingrath Middle and Lanier High School. They’ll start with the two elementary schools between 2019 and 2020…Bellingrath will follow in 2020 or 2021…and Lanier…

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…

Former New Orleans Mayor Awarded for removing Confederate Monuments

Landrieu wins JFK Profile in Courage Award

BOSTON (AP) – The former mayor of New Orleans has been honored for his leadership in removing Confederate memorials in his city. Mitch Landrieu was presented with the 2018 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Sunday night in Boston for standing behind his decision to take down four monuments. The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation paid tribute to Landrieu…