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American Red Cross reaches out to states hardest hit by tornadoes

American Red Cross reaches out to states hardest hit by tornadoes

Montgomery, AL – The American Red Cross is providing shelter, food, and comfort to people across the south after a major severe weather outbreak swept through the area over the weekend. States affected included Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee, and South Carolina. Mississippi was the hardest hit when a deadly tornado claimed at least ten […]

Jesus, Blue, and a Book Festival too

Jesus, Blue, and a Book Festival too

Montgomery, AL – About fifty novelists, poets, playwrights, non-fiction and short story writers took part in the Alabama Book Festival at Old Alabama Town in the Capital City on Saturday. According to Nancy Anderson, member of the Book Festival planning committee, the event operates smoothly because of volunteers. “This year we aimed for 150 volunteers, […]

River Region Honor Flight vets land to emotional welcome home

River Region Honor Flight vets land to emotional welcome home

Montgomery, AL – Emotions ran high Saturday night as the Honor Flight veterans returned home from a day trip in Washington, D.C. This was the fourth River Region Honor Flight journey and the vets once again returned to a heroes welcome at Montgomery Regional Airport. The Prattville Pops orchestra provided pre-landing entertainment and continuously played […]

Colbie Caillat brings tour to Montgomery’s Riverfront Amphitheater

Colbie Caillat brings tour to Montgomery’s Riverfront Amphitheater

Montgomery, AL – A large crowd gathered at the amphitheater in downtown Montgomery Friday night to listen to the mellow sounds of pop singer/songwriter and guitarist Colbie Caillat. At almost twenty-five years old, the Newbury Park, California native entertained her audience for about an hour with her smooth, catchy rhythms including “Lucky,” a duet she […]

Free mammograms, pap smears given in Alabama

Free mammograms, pap smears given in Alabama

Montgomery, AL – The Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection program is being offered through the Department of Public Health for women who are unable to pay for mammograms or pap smears which are tests to aid in early detection of cancer. The program provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women who […]

Montgomery author’s book explores the inside story behind the creation of Disney World

Montgomery author’s book explores the inside story behind the creation of Disney World

Montgomery, AL – Local writer Chad Emerson has been fascinated with theme parks since his first visit to Walt Disney World with his wife several years ago. “It was Betty’s first trip and the first one that I really remembered although I had been when I was much younger,” said Emerson. “We really enjoyed the […]

College Bass Tour set to strike in Montgomery

College Bass Tour set to strike in Montgomery

Atlanta, GA – The College Bass Tour heads to Alabama’s Capital City on April 10-11 to kick off its 2010 season with the College Bass East Super Regional during the second annual Bite the Tail off of Cancer Crawfish Boil. The tournament begins with daily morning launches at 6:00 AM at the Riverwalk Amphitheatre docks […]

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 […]

Stars fell on Alabama

Stars fell on Alabama

Montgomery, AL –About a thousand people were treated to some of the best the music world has to offer during the Alabama Music Hall of Fame’s 13th Induction Banquet and Awards show Thursday night at the Renaissance Convention Center. David Johnson, executive director of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, which is located in Tuscumbia, […]

Auburn takes second straight MAX Capital City Classic

Auburn takes second straight MAX Capital City Classic

Montgomery, AL – After rain forced a postponement on March 9, the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Auburn Tigers took the field tonight at Riverwalk Stadium to face off in the 2nd annual Max Capital City Classic. With 7,205 fans watching, Auburn scored first in the bottom of the second on a Tony Caldwell homerun […]

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