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Montgomery Police Officer selected for FBI National Academy

Montgomery Police Officer selected for FBI National Academy

Montgomery, AL – According to a statement released on March 29 by Colonel A.D. Baylor, Chief of Police, Montgomery Police Department, Major Huey Thornton has been selected to receive the world-class training offered by the FBI National Academy. “I know the advanced training Major Thornton will receive, as well as the professional contacts he will […]

Autauga County BOE announces plans for Marbury stadium

Autauga County BOE announces plans for Marbury stadium

Prattville – The Autauga County Board of Education held a special session on Thursday at noon to discuss plans for the new Marbury High School stadium. After revisions and recommendations from Greg Faulkner, Autauga County Superintendent, the members voted unanimously to begin construction on the new athletic field. “Marbury being in my district, I am […]

Candidates interviewed for open Autauga BOE seat

Candidates interviewed for open Autauga BOE seat

Prattville – Seven applicants vying for the vacant District 1 position on the Autauga County School Board were interviewed Tuesday night during a special session. A decision is expected to be made during the regular school board meeting on March 25. The board seat has been unoccupied since Tammy Starnes officially stepped down on March […]

No Idling Campaign kicks off in Prattville

No Idling Campaign kicks off in Prattville

Prattville – The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the Alabama Department of Education (ALDOE) have partnered to develop a program that will protect the health of children and ensure clean air at schools in the state. A press conference was held at Prattville Primary School this […]

Autaugaville and Marbury football coaches chosen

Autaugaville and Marbury football coaches chosen

Prattville – Two area football coaching positions were filled during Thursday night’s Autauga County Board of Education meeting. Antonio Richards and James Strickland were chosen to coach and head up their respective athletic programs at Autaugaville and Marbury high schools. Richards, offensive coach at Prattville High School for the last four years, will be transferring […]

Starnes resigns Autauga BOE seat

Starnes resigns Autauga BOE seat

Prattville – Tammy Starnes, who represents District 1 on the Autauga County School Board, has resigned after serving in that position for five and a half years, and announced that decision during Thursday night’s meeting. Starnes read an emotional resignation letter stating that this would be her last board meeting and that she would be […]

Request to annex Prattville High School passes City Council

Request to annex Prattville High School passes City Council

Prattville – A proposal, sponsored by Council President Dean Argo, to request for annexation of Prattville High School, was passed unanimously Tuesday night at the Council meeting, despite a motion by Councilman Ray Boles to table the discussion for two weeks. “The Autauga County Board of Education and Mr. Boles have been in meetings and […]

Thinkfinity.org brings educational resources together

Thinkfinity.org brings educational resources together

Teachers consistently remind parents and students to continue educational activities over the summer break to ensure that the following year gets off on the right foot. Kids, however, see the summer break as a time for fun rather than learning. Now there is a legitimate way to combine learning and fun. Thinkfinity.org is a website […]

Prattville High School Band director resigns

Prattville High School Band director resigns

Prattville – According to a source involved with the Prattville High School Band, Jon Bowman, who has been the Prattville High School Band Director for the past four years, announced his resignation yesterday. He has accepted a position as the director of bands for Lowndes County High School in Valdosta, Georgia. Mr. Bowman, a graduate […]

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