On September, 30, 2021 an arsonist tried to burn down Montgomery’s First Baptist Church. With extensive damage and expensive repairs ahead, Pastor Mark Bethea joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss what the immediate plans are for his congregation and the surprising positives amidst a painful chapter.
Alabama lawmakers return to Montgomery this week to redraw congressional and legislative districts.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The mayors of Alabama’s 10 largest cities are holding two days of meetings in the capital to discuss legislative priorities and other issues. A statement from the city of Montgomery says Mayor Steven Reed will play host for the gathering, which began Sunday and continues Monday. The mayors of Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Tuscaloosa, Hoover, Auburn, Dothan,…
Halloween came to Riverwalk Stadium early as the Montgomery Biscuits held their annual “Ballpark Trick or Treat”.
River Region Trails has constructed a pop-up walking trail in old Cloverdale to give residents a sneak peek of their vision for an 85-mile master plan for walking and biking trails in Montgomery.
Our David Lamb recently discussed crime and education in the Capital City with Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed.
The U.S. Air Force has released an accident report detailing the events that lead to a training aircraft crash in Montgomery that killed two service members.
A sworn statement by a federal agent says the woman showed up at services before the fire. It says she raised suspicions with odd actions and a comment about the “rich white men” who had led the congregation.
One man is in custody after stealing a police car in Montgomery and later crashing it near Pine Level. Montgomery police say it started just after 1:00 p.m. in the 3900 block of Marie Cook Drive. Police responded to the area in reference to a suspicious person, detaining 36-year-old Brandon Bazzell. While Bazzell was in custody, he stole a marked…
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A new monument in Montgomery pays tribute to three enslaved Black women who were subjected to experimental surgery by a 19th-century physician celebrated for advancing women’s health. Al.com reports that the statues of Anarcha, Lucy, and Betsey were unveiled Friday. They were three of numerous Black women Dr. J. Marion Sims operated on while in Montgomery….