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Pay It Forward: LaTonya Duncan of Millbrook

The Vance Law Firm and Alabama News Network are honoring LaTonya Duncan of Millbrook. She’s the founder of the non-profit 1Heart, an organization devoted to educating young men and women in the River Region about heart disease while using fashion to keep them engaged. Duncan was in her early 40’s when she had a stroke five years ago. Her own…

Tree Falls Onto Home In Montgomery

  A tree caused significant damage after it fell on a home in the Dalriada neighborhood Sunday evening. A Montgomery police officer tells us the storm knocked down at least 1-thousand trees in the city alone. If you have damage in your area and you can do so safely, please send us your pictures through social media, or to news@waka.com….

What a BUSY Weekend in Montgomery!

(Information from Visit Montgomery website) Fourth Annual Stuff the Truck Food Drive Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. You know I like to sprinkle these lists with the “feel good” stuff, but this event was just too easy to include. All you need to do is donate non-perishable food items to the truck parked in front of…

Young Person Seriously Injured in Montgomery Wreck

Four people hurt in all

The cars collided at the intersection of East South Street and Union Street alongside I-85. It happened about 7:15 PM on Saturday. Montgomery police say four people were injured and taken to the hospital, including one juvenile whose injuries are described as life-threatening. The bicycle was not involved in the accident. The rider stopped to help.     Categories: Montgomery…

Rosa Parks Letter about Her 1st Meeting With MLK to be Auctioned

She writes "I knew I would never forget him", after meeting him in Montgomery.

  The Guernsey’s Auction House will sell the two page handwritten note in which she wrote she was “….amazed and astonished” at the youthful appearance and the profound and eloquent speech delivered by M.L.K. Jr….”   You can see the letter and the other items being offered for sale HERE. Categories: Montgomery Metro, News, Statewide Tags: Gurnsey Auctions, letter, Martin…

AUM SGA President Upset with University Response to Alleged Sexual Assault

An email sent to students from school official at Auburn Montgomery following allegations of a sexual assault on campus  has many students upset. The AUM Police Department is investigating the alleged sexual assault that happened in a female student’s dorm room October 21st.   The university’s comments were included in a public safety email sent to the student body.  In…