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Montgomery Regional Airport has Major Growth in Air Travelers

Officials have gone the extra mile to make Montgomery Regional Airport a viable option for travelers. Now they are seeing the results of their labor as the airport has reported and 11% growth in passenger traffic. An eleven percent increase in passengers equals roughly 34,000 passengers. Last year the airport added two non-stop flight. One to Washington D.C. and one…

Health Department Statement about Hepatitis “A” case at Panera Bread in Montgomery

Carter Hil Road location.

Here is the complete statement from the Alabama Department of Public Health: Hepatitis A virus identified in a food handler in Montgomery The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), in cooperation with Panera Bread in Montgomery, is investigating a food handler who is infected with hepatitis A virus. As a preventative measure, ADPH is suggesting customers who consumed food, whether…

One of Two Women Shot in Montgomery Has Died

MPD now conducting a murder investigation.

As we reported last night, the shooting happened in the 1200 Block of Marlow Drive, South of the EastSouth Boulevard. Police identify the woman who died as 42 year old Orangeal White. They say the women who was less seriously wounded is hospitalized. They also say “The circumstances remain under investigation. No arrests have been made…”     Categories: Crime,…

Looking In: National Geographic Writes about the Civil Rights Trail

The article features Birmingham, Selma, and Montgomery.

The Civil Rights Memorial at The Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery. Those of us who live here in Alabama know about the Civil Rights Monuments, the Maya Lin fountain, and the bridge, and the church, and Rosa’s bus stop. But it’s always  interesting to read what outsiders take in on their first trip to the three cities That’s what…

Recycling in Montgomery (Take 2)

Shut down plant is back in operation.

Officials with RePower South and the city of Montgomery have cut the ribbon, reopening the shut down recycling plant and reinstating a single stream operation. A City of Montgomery garbage truck delivers trash to the reopened recycling plant. The city’s garbage trucks deliver all of their contents to the plant, and workers separate recyclable paper, metal and plastics. The company…

Two Men Injured in Shooting

Montgomery police say two men were shot Saturday night in a parking lot in the 1600 block of Eastern Boulevard. They say one victim was found at the scene.  The other victim walked into a hospital for treatment. Their injuries are considered non-life-threatening. Police believe the shooting is drug-related. No arrests have been made at this time. Categories: Montgomery Tags:…

Alabama is 2nd Most Dangerous State for Pedestrians

State has 2nd highest Pedietrian Danger Index Rank in the US. Florida is #1.

  And Montgomery is a case in point…with some 20 pedestrian deaths between 2008 and 2017. The 2019 “Dangerous By Design” report indicates a cluster of those deaths occurred along the South Boulevard near I-65. That’s near the Greyhound Bus Station on one side of the street and several fast-food restaurants and hotels on the other. One of the most…

Montgomery Street Closings Announced for Monday’s Inaugurations

Street Closings During Inauguration on Monday January 14th

From State and City officials: When: Monday, Jan. 14 Details: This year’s event, which will occur one week earlier than most recent Inaugurations, will include the 10 a.m. swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol, followed at noon by a parade down Dexter Avenue. Street closures:  Beginning at 6:30 a.m. Monday, streets will be closed to form the parade perimeter (illustrated in…

Fireworks & Bullets Over Alabama New Years Eve

Montogmery women headed to council to urge action

Alabama News Network’s Bill Gill shoots video of Mary Catherine Phillips She was reading about someone hit by gunfire that had been fired into the air on New Year’s Eve in California. She worries about the same thing happening here in Montgomery.   Phillis says she and her husband thought it sounded like a war zone outside their home in…

Christmas Gift: Gas at $1.78

Almost all prices in the area are below $2.00 a gallon for regular.

Some Montgomery stations are selling gas at $1.78…the lowest price for regular in almost three years. In January of 2016 the Montgomery average was near $1.50   The highest price in recent years? …in 2012. Categories: Montgomery, Statewide Tags: $1.78 a gallon, low gas prices, montgomery