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Federal Grants to Help Domestic Violence Victims in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama officials say $220,000 in federal grant money will be used to assist victims of domestic violence in the state. More than half the money will go to AshaKiran Inc., a Huntsville-based nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention in at least 49 languages in Jefferson, Madison, Mobile, and Montgomery counties. The money is from the U.S. Department…

Camellia Bowl Preps and Montgomery Bowl Kicks Off

Two bowl games are kicking off this week, bringing four different teams to the Capital City. The Camellia Bowl has been a Montgomery tradition for years. This year, though, the Montgomery Bowl is being added to the mix… Kicking off Wednesday night at 6. This, like many other sports, has been a unique year for The Football Championship Subdivision. Fifteen…

Final Preps Underway for Montgomery Bowl

The Montgomery Bowl kicks off Wednesday night at Cramton Bowl.  Memphis and Florida Atlantic will face off in the first of two bowl games Montgomery is hosting this year. Executive Director Johnny Williams was live on Alabama News Rising with more on this year’s bowl experience. Categories: News Tags: Local News, montgomery, News

Local Business Owner Relieved Following New Covid Relief Bill

Congress passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package late Monday night to deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals. It’s the second relief package this year, and many small businesses are going to get some much needed help. One business owner Samantha Williams talked with said the bill comes at the perfect time. The relief package was unveiled Monday afternoon…

Montgomery Police Identify Victim in Thursday Evening Fatal Shooting

Montgomery police have identified the victim in a Thursday evening homicide. MPD identifies 23-year-old Stephanie Hale from Montgomery as the victim in a fatal shooting that occurred Thursday, December 17. Police and medics responded to the 5600 block of Carmichael Road on a call of someone shot. At the scene, police located Hale with a fatal gunshot wound. Authorities pronounced…

Pay It Forward: Buena Browder of Montgomery

  Buena Browder has been serving the Montgomery and Chilton County communities for almost 30 years. She, along with her husband, co-founded the Faith Crusade Montgomery Rescue Mission, which provides shelter, a thrift store, and food to those in need. She recently opened Abner House, a place for women veterans. “There are homes for male veterans, but very few for…

First Pfizer Vaccine Doses Administered in Montgomery

  Just one day after Baptist South saw its highest COVID-19 hospitalizations, the first three Pfizer vaccines were administered in Montgomery. Three healthcare employees (Pulmonologist Dr. David Thrasher, Lab team member, Amy Bohannon, and RN/emergency department Jared Knighting,) met the requirements for the vaccine. All were included in Phase 1A, were eligible and were interested in taking the vaccine. All…

Montgomery City Leaders Discuss Hazard Pay for All Employees

Montgomery Ciyt HallThe Covid Cares Act has helped municipalities across the country give hazard pay to many city employees, but it doesn’t cover all employees. The Covid Cares Act covers additional pay for first responders, and Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed had city sanitation workers covered through the personnel board. At Tuesday night’s city council meeting, Councilman Glenn Pruitt asked to…

Montgomery Resident Charged with Armed Robbery in Millbrook

On Wednesday, December 9, Millbrook police made an arrest in reference to a robbery investigation. Police arrested Archie Green, 19, of Montgomery for a November 10th robbery. Archie Green, 19, of Montgomery     On November 10, Millbrook police responded to 145 Kelly Boulevard in reference to a robbery. The victim stated to police he had purchased a new Xbox…