The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four U.S. troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the Americans on finding a political solution...More >>
Afghanistan's president said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the negotiations, while also insisting the militant group stop its violent attacks on the...More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-06-19 15:35:34 GMT
The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a Missing Child Media Alert after a 2-month-old baby was allegedly taken by a 14-year-old girl early Monday morning from Birmingham. Police say 2-month-oldMore >>
Birmingham Police have confirmed that missing infant De'Anthony Kelly and his abductor, Dor'Sayde Gathright were located in Dallas, Texas Tuesday night, and were taken into custody without incident. More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:33 AM EDT2013-06-19 15:33:48 GMT
Four men are now in custody in connection with three home robbery incidents in Montgomery. All four men, ranging in age from 27-years-old to 35-years-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connectionMore >>
Four men are now in custody in connection with three home robbery incidents in Montgomery.
All four men, ranging in age from 27-years-old to 35-years-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connection with these incidents.More >>
President Barack Obama's 26-hour whirlwind visit to Berlin caps three days of international summitry for the president, and marks his return to a place where he once summoned a throng of 200,000 to share his...More >>
Trying to tamp down concerns about government over-reach, President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended U.S. Internet and phone surveillance programs as narrowly targeted efforts that have saved lives and thwarted at least 50...More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:49 AM EDT2013-06-19 12:49:43 GMT
A new study ranks Alabama 19th among in the states in the amount of federal funding that goes into the state government's general revenue. The study by the Tax Foundation says federal funding accountsMore >>
A new study ranks Alabama 19th among in the states in the amount of federal funding that goes into the state government's general revenue. More >>
A new entertainment era begins Friday in downtown Montgomery with the first show at the new Performing Arts Center - the first of more than 100 planned this year alone!
This comes on the heels of impressive firsts this past month in Montgomery, as the city hosted the United Negro College Fund alumni meeting and the Alabama Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony for the first time ever, thanks to the new Convention center.
More than a half million dollars was spent by participants with the UNCF Convention.
Additionally, Alabama State University hosted the Alabama High School Athletic Association's Central Regional basketball tournament, showcasing its growing campus with new forensics science and life sciences buildings.
Montgomery's continuing renaissance that includes building three new state of the art high schools in the next six years, mirrors the growth of the entire state.
Governor Riley called last week's Air Force announcement awarding Mobile a contract worth up to 40 billion dollars over the next decade to build refueling tankers one of the greatest days in Alabama's history. It may bring 2,000 jobs and give Alabama an unstoppable one two punch with leadership in both the aviation and automotive industry. GKN Aerospace in Tallassee could be a big beneficiary in the deal.
The Wiregrass plans a Branson, Missouri like resort creating nearly 3,000 direct and indirect jobs.
The Forbes magazine website named three Alabama cities in the top six in the nation in fastest growing metro areas: Mobile first, Huntsville fourth and Auburn-Opeilka sixth.
All of us can be the best ambassadors for our state by not only appreciating how far we have come and where we are going, but telling others about us as well!