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i-Team: “Montgomery Rising?” pt. 3

Taking a walk up Dexter Ave. in downtown, Montgomery is like taking stroll down memory lane. It leads to the state capitol where the first and only president of the confederacy, Jefferson Davis, took the oath of office. Dexter was the final leg of the Selma to Montgomery march, which lead foot soldiers right past the church where Dr. Martin…

Montgomery is “Shrinking”!

Census finds it is the only big Alabama city to lose population.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – New Census data shows that Huntsville could be on track to become the state’s largest city by around 2030. The data  shows that more than 10,000 residents have been added to Huntsville since 2010. At that rate, Huntsville would pass Birmingham as the state’s largest city within 15 years. The data also shows that among the…

Butler County Population Shrinking

Butler County population numbers have been on a steady decline since 2010, according data from the U.S. Census Bureau. On average, more than 150 left Butler County every year. County Commission Chairman Joey Peavy attributes this loss on Butler County’s businesses moving out of the area over a number of years. “We have lost some textiles jobs over the past…