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McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...More >>
McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:25:16 GMT
It's a crime that continues to generate anger and disbelief in Montgomery and beyond- the destruction of the home of Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks. The case took center stage this Labor Day at an annualMore >>
The community is uniting to help catch the criminals who desecrated a piece of Montgomery history. The vandalism of Rosa Parks' home angered many across the city and hundreds have donated in an effort to help find those responsible. Crimestoppers is hoping a bigger reward will crack the case.More >>
HOBSON CITY, Ala. (AP) - A gunshot rang out in Hobson City on a Monday afternoon in July 2011, the bullet lodging in a wall of the Sable Learning Center, where inside 45 or so kids sat reading books.
No children were hurt, but the gunfire served to underscore how desirable it is for the town's children to have a safe place to gather. That advantage could now be in jeopardy, however, and some of those children might find themselves on the streets, according Maudine Holloway, director of Community Enabler Developer.
The Anniston Star reports (http://bit.ly/YHsQHQ ) that Holloway's Anniston nonprofit, which oversees the center, has suffered for years from dwindling funds. As a result, she said, the center's after-school program may end this year. She said the summer program will remain open for now.