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    Friday, January 27, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, Ala., January 27, 2023 – Caddell Construction celebrates 40 years in business today, commemorating when John Caddell filed the company’s Articles of Incorporation on January 27, 1983.   Caddell will mark the occasion with a small “birthday party” for employees at the corporate headquarters this afternoon. A more formal celebration took place at the companywide Christmas party last ...read more
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    Thursday, January 26, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, AL | January 26 – The Shoppes at EastChase is partnering with its newest retailer, lululemon, to host a month-long fitness series! Enjoy a free community workout every Saturday in February from 9 AM – 10 AM at lululemon. The fitness series will feature a variety of workout styles from HIIT (high intensity interval training) to yoga. All classes are beginner friendly and are the ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 24, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Faulkner University announced the promotions of two individuals to key roles in the university’s leadership in the new year.   Patrick Gregory was promoted to his new role as Chief Marketing Officer, effective January 1, 2023 in order to efficiently oversee all marketing efforts of the university.   Bringing marketing under one umbrella will help Faulkner be more effective ...read more
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    Monday, January 23, 2023
    We are excited to announce the newest addition to our MedSpa family, Anna Claire Dantro. Anna Claire graduated from the Aveda Institute in Birmingham and is excited to serve the Montgomery area for all their skincare needs. As a licensed esthetician, she is passionate about helping her patients look and feel their best. Some of her favorite procedures include chemical peels, tattoo eyebrows and ...read more
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    Friday, January 20, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): The Montgomery Zoo will be collaborating with local coffee house, Hilltop Public House and Montgomery’s American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) Chapter to kick off 2023 with a Coffee for Cougars Conservation Event at the Montgomery Zoo, January 28-29, 9am – 12pm each morning.  Enjoy three unique, freshly brewed coffees, especially blended in honor of our ...read more
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    Friday, January 20, 2023
    Writing skills are critical for lawyers. Whether they’re drafting motions, briefs, agreements, or correspondence, lawyers need to be effective writers to communicate, advocate, educate, and even market themselves and their practices. Because of this, Faulkner Law requires its first-year students to complete two legal writing courses and its upper-level students to complete a rigorous writing ...read more
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    Thursday, January 19, 2023
    Montgomery- Students interested in careers in the field of Advanced Manufacturing now have the opportunity to be trained in a new state- of -the art Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in Montgomery. On Thursday, January 19th, Trenholm State Community College and partner companies in the Alabama River Region FAME Chapter and industrial and technical education solutions provider Festo Didactic ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 18, 2023
    Montgomery, Ala. (January 18, 2023) – Beasley Allen has named twelve lawyers as new principals and three as new associates at three of its locations.  Demet Basar is an attorney in the Consumer Fraud & Commercial Litigation Section of Beasley Allen's Montgomery office. Demet has nearly 30 years of experience in complex class action litigation. Her practice is focused on representing consumers in ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 17, 2023
    The Troy University Chapter of FarmHouse Fraternity was recently awarded the 2022 Ruby Cup during the annual FarmHouse Leadership Institute conference. This is the third time the TROY FarmHouse chapter has received the award over its 27-year history.  Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., commended the chapter on their successes this past year. “This prestigious award reflects the high standards ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 17, 2023
      The Board of Governors has named John W. Desmarais Sr., CAP’s director of operations, to the top executive post at National Headquarters. He will officially become COO at the end of March, succeeding John Salvador, who is retiring. To maximize the number of applicants, the BoG developed a robust process that ensured the COO position was advertised nationwide via multiple job search platforms ...read more
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    Monday, January 16, 2023
      Riviere-du-Loup, January 16, 2023 - Premier Tech is proud to kick off this milestone year by launching the celebrations of its 100th anniversary.   With tomorrow in mind, Premier Tech is 100 years young and always making a difference with passion.   This timeless look toward the future and the energy that still drives us beyond this first century of history have inspired our team in the ...read more
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    Thursday, January 12, 2023
                     Caddell Construction has announced the promotion of three key leaders. Mike Ranieri has been promoted to executive officer. Isaac Sneeringer has been promoted to vice president – international. And Landon Hoppe has been promoted to vice president, field operations and support – international.   According to President and COO Mac Caddell, the promotions are part of the evolution ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 11, 2023
    President Joe Biden on December 29, 2022, signed into law the budget package, which funds the federal government and supports key developments across the nation.   Thanks to the efforts of U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), more than $25 million has been appropriated to projects in Montgomery.   “We are grateful to the Biden-Harris Administration – as well as the efforts of Representative Terri ...read more
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    Thursday, January 05, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In light of the current economic stresses facing today’s families, Faulkner University leadership has decided to implement a tuition freeze.   Faulkner University President Mitch Henry made the announcement in December that the university will not be raising tuition costs for traditional students enrolling this fall 2023.  President Announcement Video   “As today’s ...read more
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    Thursday, January 05, 2023
    Troy University design students recently competed against top film schools from across the country in the second annual YellowHammer Film Festival held both virtually and in person at the Trojan Center Theatre on the Troy Campus on Saturday, Dec. 17. While the Best Film of the Year award in the college division went to "The Trobie,” a fantasy adventure film by student filmmaker Phnley Joel from ...read more
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    Thursday, January 05, 2023
    The Alabama Power Company board of directors has named Jeff Peoples as the 12th president and CEO of the company, effective immediately. Peoples also joins the board of directors as chairman.    Peoples succeeds Mark Crosswhite, who retired after eight years as the company’s leader.     “Alabama Power has been committed to serving our state for more than a century,” said Peoples. “It is an honor ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 04, 2023
    Suzy Herring, who currently serves as the Human Resources Director for Four Star Freightliner, graduated on Dec. 16 from the American Truck Dealers (ATD) Academy held in Washington, DC. ATD Academy is designed for future operators of truck dealerships and provides the fundamentals needed to operate a successful and profitable business. Herring traveled to classes from Montgomery, Ala. over the ...read more
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    Thursday, December 22, 2022
    Inflation is hitting all of us in a variety of ways. For America's chain restaurants, it's been something of a mixed bag. While sales at chain restaurants have been up lately, the number of visits to them is actually down somewhat. The higher sales figures come in part from the higher prices diners are being charged. Nonetheless, Americans still like going to chain restaurants–a lot. There are ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 20, 2022
    SAVANNAH, Ga. - December 20, 2022 – Several members of the Four Star Freightliner team were recognized during the 2022 Elite Support Summit held in Savannah, Ga. on December 12-15. The 4-day summit is a networking event that brings together more than 500 continuous improvement coordinators (CIC), dealer principals, and executive leaders from the Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) network to ...read more
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    Monday, December 19, 2022
    Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College ended the midpoint in the academic year with a record-setting number of new student deposits for Fall 2023. As of Friday, December 16, new student deposits are up 45 percent over last year, and 140 percent over the prior ten-year average. Additionally, the total number of applications for admission is up 63 percent over the prior ten-year average.  “We’ve had a ...read more
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    Friday, December 16, 2022
    Alabama Surgical Arts welcomed Dr. Joseph Ivory, an accomplished oral and maxillofacial surgeon, to their flourishing practice this summer. He completed a Bachelor of Science (with Distinction) in Microbiology at the University of Iowa and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. After five deployments and over twenty-seven years of service, he ...read more
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    Thursday, December 15, 2022
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Dec. 15, 2022) – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Lillie A. Hobson, an associate in the firm’s Montgomery office, has been elected to serve a two-year term as a member of the Montgomery County Bar Foundation Board of Directors.  Ms. Hobson recently was recognized with the Medal of the Samaritan Award for her individual contributions to the Montgomery ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 13, 2022
    TROY, AL-- Troy University and TROY TrojanVision surprised Banks School journalism students with an early Christmas present Tuesday afternoon with the donation of multiple cameras and other broadcast equipment. TrojanVision TV Manager Aaron Taylor said he had the idea to donate the studio’s surplus equipment after LaToya Gay, a 17-year English teacher, reached out for advice on the best camera ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 13, 2022
    Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Richard H. Boutwell, a 1991 Troy University alumnus, has been named the University’s Senior Vice Chancellor for Advancement effective Jan. 1. His new role will include responsibility for governmental relations, development/alumni affairs, public affairs and strategic oversight of the University’s relationship with all branches of the military services.   A native ...read more
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    Monday, December 12, 2022
    As we move into 2023, it is with great pleasure to inform you that on Dec. 6, 2022, Columbia Southern University was granted institutional accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). We have worked diligently towards this goal and today, we celebrate this historic milestone. Currently, CSU is also accredited through the Distance Education ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 07, 2022
    President and CEO of YMCA of Greater Montgomery Gary Cobbs said, “It’s such an honor to recognize Leslie Sanders as the 2022 Person of the Year. Leslie exemplifies the meaning of this award through her dedication to community service, church leadership, and youth mentorship. The YMCA of Greater Montgomery is thrilled to have her support year-after-year, said Cobbs.”
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    Tuesday, December 06, 2022
    The Central Alabama Community Foundation (CACF) awarded $139,610.00 in grants to 17 River Region nonprofits that support education initiatives in Montgomery, Lowndes, Macon, Autauga and Elmore counties. The Shelter and Social Services Grants being awarded are part of the Cultural and Community Enhancement Grant Cycle that CACF manages. Funds from these grants will go directly toward assisting many ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 06, 2022
    Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Stubbs is pleased to announce that River Bank & Trust has been named one of 2022's Best Companies to Work For in Alabama, ranking #1 in the large business category. Business Alabama and Best Companies Group created the awards program to identify, recognize, and honor Alabama's best employers. River Bank & Trust is the largest community bank in the state and employs ...read more
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    Thursday, December 01, 2022
    Jackson Hospital is pleased to announce the official launch of a new family medicine residency program in Montgomery, Alabama. The Jackson Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The residency program will accept six residents per academic year. The program offers a curriculum designed to prepare ...read more
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    Thursday, December 01, 2022
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced today that Helena Duncan has been selected as the organization’s next President and CEO.   Helena Duncan came to BCA in 2020 with over 30 years of experience in the financial industry, primarily at the executive management level. Prior to her role with BCA, Helena served as Regional President for Liberty Bank & Trust. Duncan ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 30, 2022
    Montgomery, AL, November 30, 2022: River Region President Gene Crane is pleased to announce that long-time area banker Bill Renfroe has joined River Bank & Trust. As Senior Vice President & Relationship Manager, he will help clients throughout the River Region reach their financial goals.   "We're excited to see Bill join the River Bank team. He's a highly experienced, customer-oriented banker ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 29, 2022
    MONTGOMERY, AL – Renasant Bank announced today that Paul Walker has been promoted to Senior Lender, Senior Vice President, South Central Alabama Market. He is based at the Commerce Street location. “With this recent promotion, Paul will lead all aspects of Renasant's commercial banking in the South Central Alabama Market. Having been at Renasant for over eight years, Paul has done an excellent ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 29, 2022
    Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with SK On Co., Ltd., a leading electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturer, to secure a supply of EV batteries in North America. The signing of the MOU took place at SK Group Headquarters in Korea, participated by Heung-soo Kim, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Future Growth Planning Division & EV ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 29, 2022
     Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that 105 attorneys across the firm’s offices in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee have been selected to the 2022 Mid-South Super Lawyers or Mid-South Rising Stars lists.   Additionally, these Bradley attorneys have been named to the “Top Lists” in the 2022 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers: Montgomery, Ala.Charles Stewart    
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    Monday, November 21, 2022
    Troy University has broken ground for two new buildings on the Troy Campus – a center for research in the area of polymers and polymer recycling and a health sciences building that will bear the name of a TROY alumnus. TROY officials gathered on Saturday to break ground on a new building that will house programs of the University’s College of Health and Human Services. The building will be ...read more
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    Monday, November 21, 2022
    Clarence Wilbon has been elected Chair of the Adams and Reese Executive Committee, effective January 1, 2023. Wilbon will become the first African American in the law firm's 71-year history to be elected to chair its Executive Committee. He is a Litigation Partner, resident in the Memphis office. Wilbon has practiced at Adams and Reese since 2014 and was elected to the EC in 2021.   "It is an ...read more
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    Monday, November 21, 2022
     Alabama Power President and CEO Mark Crosswhite today announced his retirement, effective Dec. 31.    “Having the privilege of leading Alabama Power has been the high point of my career,” Crosswhite said. “It has been an honor working for a company that for more than a century has been dedicated to serving communities across Alabama. As I approach my 60th birthday, though, I have come to ...read more
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    Thursday, November 17, 2022
    Hampstead, a 416-acre master-planned residential and mixed-use development, today announced it is accepting contracts for homes under construction in Phase 6. The community’s newest phase, the largest expansion in its 14-year history, consists of over 120 residential lots. Available homes include private courtyard homes, townhomes, preserve view homes, cottages, and park and lake view homes. ...read more
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    Thursday, November 17, 2022
    Balch & Bingham is pleased to welcome eight new associates to the firm: Cody Austin, Nicholas Elliot Brown, Katherine Carey, John Collier, Tripp DeMoss, Christy Boardman Kuklinski, Samantha Renshaw, and Lindsey Yerby. These attorneys will work across the firm’s footprint in its nationally recognized Banking & Financial Services, Energy, Corporate & Commercial, Public Policy & Government Relations ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 15, 2022
    Filmore previously served as Director of Legislative Affairs for Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, where he served as a senior staff advisor on both fiscal and policy decisions while representing the governor to members of the Alabama Legislature, its leadership, and its staff. In addition, he previously served as the governor’s Local Government Liaison for mayors, county commissioners and other local ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 15, 2022
    The winners of the 2022 Stars of the Industry Awards were announced Monday, November 14 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The Stars of the Industry is the Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Association's (ARHA) annual awards dinner honoring the restaurant, lodging, and tourism industry. The Stars awards are peer-nominated and winners were voted on by the Stars ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 15, 2022
       Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been included on the American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section’s list of Top 10 healthcare law firms in the nation.   “We are proud of our continued inclusion in this list, which recognizes talented healthcare practices across the country,” said Bradley Healthcare Practice Group Chair Jay Hardcastle. “The ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 15, 2022
    The City of Montgomery today announced plans to extend its high-speed internet network to Auburn, Alabama. This expansion will pave the digital path to cost-effective, efficient and accessible connectivity. The Montgomery Internet Exchange, MGMix, a peering network that supports internet service providers (ISP), will extend its network fabric to AUBix LLC, a mission-critical, multi-tenant ...read more
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    Monday, November 14, 2022
              Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm received the Gold Medallion Law Firm Award at the Montgomery Volunteer Lawyers Program’s (MVLP) Pro Bono Recognition Luncheon. Attorneys Lillie A. Hobson and Jessica Sparhawk were also recognized with the Medal of the Samaritan Award at the program.   The MVLP’s Gold Medallion Law Firm Award recognizes a firm that ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 09, 2022
    Three coverage opportunities took place on Troy University’s Montgomery Campus on Monday, Nov. 14.   The events began with a reception and ribbon cutting for the Montgomery Campus’ new Center for Student Success. The center is located in Rooms 327 and 329 in the Rosa Parks Library and Museum building.  Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, Ray White, Vice Chancellor of the Montgomery Campus, and ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 09, 2022
      Move Montgomery will host the 5K Gobble Wobble as part of its mission to promote wellness in the River Region by encouraging Montgomery residents to live healthier, happier lives. The run/walk will allow participants to exercise at their own pace while staying healthy and having fun!   Registration for the event is FREE! Everyone who registers will be entered into the Move Montgomery T-shirt ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 09, 2022
    The 12th annual Artist Market welcomed over 30 innovative and established artists  with works for sale—perfect for unique holiday gifts and collectors alike. Artist Market returned to the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts on Saturday, November 19, just in time for holiday shopping! Set against the backdrop of the Museum’s grand Rotunda and the Lowder Gallery, Artist Market brings local artists ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 08, 2022
    Gilpin Givhan, PC is pleased to announce that the firm and several of its attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers® for 2023:   2023 Best Law Firms (Metropolitan Tier 2) Gilpin Givhan, PC: Health Care Law, Litigation – Tax, and Tax Law   2023 Best Lawyers in America™ Robert E. L. Gilpin: Tax; Litigation and Controversy – Tax Robert M. Ritchey: Closely Held Companies and Family ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 08, 2022
      Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm is the recipient of Bank of America’s 2022 Law Firm Pro Bono Award, which was presented to the firm at a recognition event in November.   The Bank of America’s annual Law Firm Pro Bono Award is given to a law firm that has demonstrates an exemplary commitment to pro bono service, particularly in partnership with Bank of ...read more
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    Monday, November 07, 2022
    A new initiative titled “Success B4 the Nest” starts on Dec. 3 (Saturday) with the purpose of getting all newly accepted members of Alabama State University's 2023 freshman class (and their parents/guardians) to participate in a virtual one-hour series of workshops. The sessions will allow participants to receive valuable information to help incoming students transition successfully to the ...read more
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    Friday, November 04, 2022
    In their second year of giving to the American Cancer Society, Das North America, Inc. donated $3500.  They are looking forward to giving more next year.   Lexi Larson accepted the check for the America Cancer Society,
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    Thursday, November 03, 2022
    Huntingdon College honored two alumni with the Alumni Achievement Award, two with the Alumni Loyalty Award, and two with the Outstanding Young Alumni Award during Homecoming festivities last weekend. All of this year’s award recipients are educators. “In reflecting on each of these recipients and their lives of achievement, expressions of loyalty to Huntingdon, and the special ways they apply ...read more
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    Thursday, November 03, 2022
    Balch & Bingham is honored to announce 104 practices are recognized by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® in the 2023 edition of "Best Law Firms." Balch received seven national designations and 58 first-tier rankings in metropolitan regions.    The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings recognize law firms for their professional excellence. The annual list is based on a rigorous evaluation ...read more
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    Thursday, November 03, 2022
                     Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL, is pleased to announce that Nancy M. Brown, Sarah V. Chandler and Ashley S. Taylor have been selected as the firm’s newest principals.   Nancy M. Brown is a principal in the firm’s Montgomery office and has more than 25 years of experience providing accounting and auditing with ...read more
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    Thursday, November 03, 2022
    Huntingdon College honored a staff member and a member of the board of trustees with the Mary Mildred Sullivan Award during Homecoming festivities, October 28. The Mary Mildred Sullivan Award is given annually to a non-student member of the Huntingdon community whose benevolence, values, and character, among other traits, set an example and reflect the values of faith, wisdom, and service for ...read more
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    Thursday, November 03, 2022
    Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the 2023 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" has recognized the firm with five Tier 1 national rankings in the practice areas of Construction Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Litigation – Banking & Finance, Litigation – Construction, and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants. The firm also earned 159 Tier ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 02, 2022
     An exhibit of works by artists from the River Region is on display in the gallery at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum through Dec. 10. “Art of the River Region” highlights the work of current River Region residents such as Nathanial Allen, Alisa Beck, Madeline Burkhardt, Maalik Camp, Alana Enfinity, Sueann Gomez, Patricia Hackett, Keith J.R. Hollingsworth, Rebecca Olson, Jayla Poe, J. ...read more
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    Thursday, October 27, 2022
    The Alabama State Department of Education just released their annual report card for all educator preparation programs, which showed that Faulkner graduates, who are now in their first year of teaching, are well prepared for the classroom.   The first part of the report entitled, Educator Preparation Institutional Report Card for Performance on Required Content Knowledge and Pedagogy Tests, is a ...read more
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    Thursday, October 27, 2022
    Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that 50 of the firm’s partners have been recognized in the 2023 edition of Benchmark Litigation, including five attorneys who were recognized as “National Practice Area Stars.” Dallas Partner Richard A. Sayles also was ranked in the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers.” In addition, the firm was ranked Tier 1 nationally for Product Liability and Recall, ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 26, 2022
    A $3 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will enable Troy University’s College of Health and Human Services to develop and administer a certificate program to train Community Health Workers. The three-year grant will be administered through the University’s School of Nursing and School of Social Work and Human ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 25, 2022
    Montgomery Academy's Speech & Debate team, led by coaches Jay Rye, Chris Colvin, and Evan Price, recently earned the 2021/2022 Leading Chapter Award in the Mockingbird District. This honor is the highest recognition a school can receive from the National Speech & Debate Association. Only the top school in accumulated members and degrees per district earns this designation each year. Out of more ...read more
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    Monday, October 24, 2022
    Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, has been named as a finalist for the 2022 Armed Forces Merit Award presented by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). Created in June 2012, the award honors an individual and/or a group with a military background and/or involvement that has an impact within the realm of college football. The announcement of the 2022 Armed ...read more
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    Monday, October 24, 2022
    In its 11th year, the YMCA of Greater Montgomery’s annual Golf Classic brought together some of central Alabama’s strongest community leaders and supporters to raise over $82,000 to benefit the Historic Cleveland Ave YMCA.    Hundreds gathered at the Wynlakes Golf and Country Club on October 24th for the annual Golf Classic to strengthen the foundations of our community. Because of generous ...read more
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    Monday, October 24, 2022
     Southeast Gas announces Jimmy Black as Director of Community Development for the company’s expanding community development commitment. A long-time employee of Southeast Gas with extensive experience in marketing and operations, Black will lead community outreach initiatives and build on established partnerships in the region for the company and region’s next phase of growth. “Jimmy Black was ...read more
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    Thursday, October 20, 2022
    MAX Credit Union, a local financial institution based in Montgomery, AL, is pleased to announce that Keith Branch has joined the leadership team taking on a pivotal role with MAX Insurance Services. Branch brings over 26 years of insurance experience to his new role at MAX. Branch, a North Carolina native, has spent his career taking on various roles in the insurance industry where he has a built ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 18, 2022
    Nearly 250 Troy University students took to the skies and traveled to 15 different countries during the 2021-2022 academic year after the resurgence of study abroad opportunities, thanks in large part to the Chancellor’s Award for Global Competitiveness (CAGC). The Chancellor’s Award aims to foster international awareness and better assimilation of Troy University students in the worldwide work ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 18, 2022
    Law Firm ‘Demonstrates Unwavering DE&I Commitment and Progress in Diversifying Leadership’ Adams and Reese has completed Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certification Process, therefore achieving Mansfield Rule Certification, a national standard recognizing law firms that demonstrate an unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and make meaningful progress on diversifying ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 18, 2022
    AMBER ROSE, JOSELINE HERNANDEZ, TIFFANY “NEW YORK” POLLARD, PARKER MCKENNA POSEY, IMAN SHUMPERT, KWAYLON “BLAMEITONKWAY” ROGERS, AND O’RYAN BROWNER WILL JOIN RAY J WHO RETURNS FROM SEASON ONE TO PURSUE DREAMS OF HIGHER EDUCATION   NEW SEASON WILL PREMIERE ON BET+ IN 2023   BET+, the leading streamer for Black audiences, announced today that “COLLEGE HILL: CELEBRITY EDITION” will be back on ...read more
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    Monday, October 17, 2022
      Each year, the Montgomery Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Montgomery area a great place to live, work and ...read more
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    Friday, October 14, 2022
    Rushton Stakely is proud to announce that Ginny Bradley has joined the firm as an Associate, with her practice focusing on civil litigation. Ginny is originally from Jackson, Alabama. She received her Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, from Troy University in 2019. She received her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2022. While in law school, ...read more
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    Friday, October 14, 2022
    Rushton Stakely is proud to announce that Pat Shegon has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), recognized as the leading trial lawyers organization in North America.  Pat was inducted as a Fellow at the recent annual meeting of the ACTL which was held in Rome, Italy.   The American College of Trial Lawyers is composed of preeminent members of the trial bar from the ...read more
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    Friday, October 14, 2022
    Troy University's arboretum has been awarded a $25,000 grant from Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama's (HMMA) Charitable Giving Program for continued upgrades to the arboretum grounds. Dr. Alvin Diamond, biology professor and arboretum director, said the funds will be used to replace the bridge to the island in Mullis Pond, clear fallen trees, purchase and install a floating pier for class ...read more
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    Thursday, October 13, 2022
    River Region Ethics and Public Service announced the recipients of the 2022 River Region Ethics and Public Service Awards, Thursday, October 13, 2022, at the Alabama Activity Center. The awards ceremony recognized businesses, organizations and individuals for their community leadership, service, and contributions to ethical business practices in the River Region. Awards were given to recipients ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 12, 2022
    Harmon Dennis Bradshaw, Inc. (HDB) is proud to be part of an elite group as a “Best Practices” Agency according to Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIBA or the Big “I”).  Only 282 independent agencies throughout the U.S. qualified for inclusion in the 2022 Best Practices Study. An IIABA affiliated state association or an insurance company must first nominate the agency which then ...read more
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    Friday, October 07, 2022
    Jackson Thornton Asset Management (JTAM), a wealth management firm with offices in Montgomery, Dothan, and Opelika, AL, is pleased to announce that it has been named to CNBC’s 2022 Top 100 Financial Advisors list.   From an initial list of more than 39,000 firms considered, JTAM was ranked 88th of the Top 100 firms across the US. “We are honored to be included in CNBC’s Top 100,” said Thomas ...read more
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    Thursday, October 06, 2022
    Southeast Gas announces the selection of Vincent Perez as Director of Economic Development. Perez will lead economic development throughout southeast Alabama as part of the Southeast Gas team.   “Vince brings statewide experience, excellent qualifications, and an exceptional energy to the roll of Economic Development for Southeast Gas, and for every community we serve,” said Greg Henderson, ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 04, 2022
     Valiant Cross Academy announces they have been gifted the Dexter Avenue Methodist Church. The property is at 301 Dexter Avenue, directly across from the Alabama Supreme Court Building. The building was built in 1887 and has served as a church home for many generations in Montgomery, Alabama. This same building will be the permanent middle school campus for the sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade ...read more
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    Friday, September 30, 2022
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sept. 30, 2022) – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that eight of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2022 Benchmark Litigation Labor & Employment guide’s “Labor and Employment Stars” list, which recognizes lawyers who are highly regarded by their peers and possess a strong case record based on positive client feedback. The firm is also listed as ...read more
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