Thursday, July 24 2014 12:52 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:52:54 GMT
Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in...More >>
The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to...More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 12:37 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:37:16 GMT
Scam artists are targeting customers of the Central Alabama Electric Cooperative, or CAEC, according to company officials.CAEC is issuing an alert to its members, as well as the general public, to be awareMore >>
The phone rings and the caller demands payment and threatens to shut off your power if you don't hand over bank or credit card information. Central Alabama Electric Cooperative and other Alabama co-ops are having it happen to customers and they don't want others to fall prey to con artists. More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:22:38 GMT
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.More >>
The Montgomery Area Food Bank has its own summer drought - monetary and food donations this time of year wane and it does impact our community.
The Food Bank serves over 250,000 needy Alabamians every year; four out of every ten are children and one in ten are elderly on fixed incomes.
These needy people receive the food through 700 partner agencies across 25 counties either directly or through satellite food banks in Dothan, Auburn and Selma.
They receive it free of charge, with no strings attached.
The service of this agency has been remarkable over the past 20 years. They provide eight pounds of nutritious food for every dollar donated. They are a model of efficiency.
The need is greater than ever - nearly 40% of households receiving food include at least one working adult. More than 15% of the people in our state live in poverty.
We salute the Montgomery Area Food Bank for their service to our local communities and all of you who have donated to them.
12 East Delano Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36105