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Prominent HIV/AIDS researchers were among the 298 victims identified aboard flight MH17. To honor their legacy, the Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation is hosting a candlelight vigil. We spokeMore >>
The Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation to host candlelight vigil to honor top HIV/AIDS researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 18th, 2014. More >>
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Montgomery police say two people were injured when the vehicle they were traveling in hit a tree Thursday night. Sgt. Denise Barnes with the Montgomery Police Department says the single-vehicle crashMore >>
Montgomery police say two people were injured when the vehicle they were traveling in hit a tree Thursday night.More >>
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As new teachers in the Butler County school system introduced themselves to the community Thursday night, the school board also introduced and approved its new strategic plan- its five year plan for improvement.More >>
A community effort and plan for the future of the Butler County school system has become a reality. The school board outlined aspects of the new strategic plan tonight and the impact they hope it will have across the district. More >>
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -
A fifth grade student, Elena Tetrault, from Hampton Cove Elementary, has won the state's 2014 Arbor Day State Poster contest.
On Wednesday Elena spoke on the capital grounds on the topic, "What the Arbor Day Contest Means to Me," and received an Arbor Week proclamation signed by Governor Bentley.
She was awarded $50 and a one year AUFA membership for her winning poster, designed around the theme "Trees are Terrific...and Energy Wise."
Around 1,400 students in 26 schools across the state participated in the contest.
Two runners-up, 2nd place Mary Mac Powell from Gulf Shores Elementary and 3rd place Courtney Horn from Columbia Elementary in Madison, were also recognized.
In addition to their cash awards, each student and teacher will receive other prizes provided by contest sponsors.