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Mount Zion A.M.E Zion Church Celebrates 155 Years and the Restoration of their Historical Building

Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion church boasts of being the backdrop to pivotal moments in the civil rights movement, though the original building itself has struggled to survive. As they celebrated 155 years Sunday, leaders seem more confident now than ever that brighter days are on the horizon.

Restoration Project Set at Historic Selma Church

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A restoration project at a historic church in Selma is set to get underway this spring. The Historic Brown Chapel AME Church Preservation Society was awarded two grants totaling $800,000 dollars to renovate the church. Brown Chapel was the headquarters for the Selma Voting Rights Movement of 1965. Project manager Juanda Maxwell says the church’s…

Restored Alabama Constitutions

Work is part of the the state's Bicentennial Celebration.

Members of  The “Friends of The Alabama Archives” group were given a first look at the “Ordinance of Secession” and two early Alabama Constitutions today. The documents been in Massachusetts for some much needed restoration. The other constitutions are now being restored and all of them will be back in the state in time for display in Huntsville next year. …

Restoration of Some Montgomery Roads Begin

The City of Montgomery began the process of repaving and restoring portions of Carter Hill Road from College Street to Zelda Road on March 1. Motorists should expect travel delays beginning March 14 as planned improvements will affect all lanes throughout this process. Officials ask residents to obey all detour and flag signaling and exercise caution in road work zones….