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    Thursday, June 20, 2024
    WHO: Trenholm State Community College   WHAT: Trenholm State Community College in partnership with Alabama State University is proud to host the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) HBCU Scholars SOAR Summer Program.  SOAR, which stands for Seeking Observing & Achieving Results, will provide 94 rising seniors from 17 states the opportunity to discover academic and career opportunities available ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 19, 2024
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                   CONTACT:   Wanda Miller 205-296-3837                                                                                                                     VOCAL Office 334-262-7197 June 17, 2024                                                                                                    It is with ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 18, 2024
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): The Montgomery Zoo is proud to announce the birth of male bison, Appa, on May 26, 2024. The baby and mother made their public debut on June 10, 2024 in the North America viewing exhibit with staff closely watching.   Appa is the first Bison birth at the Montgomery Zoo. He is the son of Sakari (mother) and Tank (father). Tank is 22 years old and Sakari is 11 years ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 18, 2024
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (June 18, 2024) – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s practice areas have earned inaugural rankings in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 United States.   Bradley is recognized in the following practice areas: Energy Litigation: Oil & Gas Government Contracts   The firm’s Cannabis Industry team launched in 2019 and has a deep ...read more
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    Friday, June 14, 2024
    Montgomery, AL – June 14, 2024 – Jackson Thornton Asset Management (JTAM) is pleased to announce that it has again been named to the Accounting Today Wealth Magnets list.   The recently released 2024 list ranked CPA financial planning practices by assets under management (AUM) and featured 150 firms throughout the US. JTAM ranked 37th and has been featured in the rankings since 2021. Click here ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 12, 2024
      MONTGOMERY, AL — On June 15, 2024, the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) will unveil a new statue honoring Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Legacy Plaza, across from the Legacy Museum. The statue will be the first full-sized sculpture of Dr. King in Montgomery. The statue will join the sculpture of civil rights legend Rosa Parks unveiled in February and a planned sculpture of the ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 12, 2024
    WHO: Trenholm State Community College   WHAT:  Trenholm State Community College is thrilled to introduce STREAM Camp, a FREE dynamic summer program tailored for seventh and eighth grade students enrolled in the Montgomery Public Schools System.   WHEN: Monday, June17, 2024 at 9am   WHERE:  Trenholm State Community College, Patterson Site – Building D, 3920 Troy Highway   BACKGROUND: This ...read more
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    Friday, June 07, 2024
    Cool Off This Summer at Kick Back Ranch with Newly Opened Water Slides! Ramer, Alabama – June 7, 2024 – Kick Back Ranch & Event Center, a premier 125-acre family getaway located just south of Montgomery, is thrilled to announce the seasonal opening of its thrilling water slides, marking the beginning of what promises to be an unforgettable summer season. Kick Back Ranch & Event Center, known for ...read more
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    Monday, June 03, 2024
    AmeriFirst Bank promoted and congratulates 7 employees to its senior management team at its Board of Directors Meeting.  The goal in creating the senior management team is to improve communication of bank goals and strategies, seek input, foster engagement and generate buy-in.  Delanda Boswell was promoted to Senior Vice President and continues to serve as the Director of Loan Operations.  She ...read more
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    Friday, May 31, 2024
    Dogwood Media Solutions Expands Creative Team with Two New Hires MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA – Dogwood Media Solutions announces the expansion of its Creative Team with the addition of two new talents: Nick Wells and Nalin Crocker. This strategic move aims to enhance Dogwood's creative capabilities and better serve its growing clientele. Nick joins Dogwood as the new Creative Director. In this pivotal ...read more
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    Thursday, May 30, 2024
    Montgomery Zoo for FREE on Military Appreciation Days, June 12-13, 2024. The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, the City of Montgomery, the Wright Flyers, Montgomery County Commission, and the Montgomery Zoo partner to hold this annual event that recognizes our nation’s men and women in military services.   Military Appreciation Days admission includes: (for registered military personnel and ...read more
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    Thursday, May 30, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (05/30/2024)- The Montgomery County Commission and Montgomery County Sheriff’s office officially kicked off Summer in Montgomery County Thursday at Elton Dean, Sr. Park. Summer in Montgomery County is a collection of innovative and educational summer programs hosted by Montgomery County. Throughout the summer, the County will offer a wide array of different offerings including ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 28, 2024
    The Montgomery County Commission and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a press conference and media availability on May 30 to announce and kick off several summer programs for Montgomery County families.   Location: Elton N. Dean Sr. Park  (7251 Old Selma Rd, Montgomery, AL 36108) Date: Thursday May 30, 2024 Time: 11:00AM
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    Thursday, May 23, 2024
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): Come celebrate Memorial Day at the Montgomery Zoo on May 27, 2024. The Montgomery Zoo is the perfect place to explore the great outdoors and learn about the animals throughout the world.   We will be open during our regular business hours from 9:00am – 5:00pm with our last admission at 4:00pm. Daily admission for adults is $18, for children $14, for seniors 65 ...read more
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    Thursday, May 23, 2024
    Montgomery, AL. (May 23, 2024) — Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors is pleased to announce our annual firmwide promotions. The firm promoted 16 individuals in our Montgomery office.   Hunter Smith, CPA, was promoted to Senior Manager in the firm’s Tax Division. Hunter’s primary responsibilities include reviewing tax returns at the corporate, partnership and individual level.Susie Hicks was ...read more
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    Thursday, May 23, 2024
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): Thrifty Tuesdays are back this summer at the Montgomery Zoo. Starting June 4 – July 30, every Tuesday we will offer ½ price admission after 12pm (noon) until 4pm.   We are excited to provide this discount to our River Region community and beyond. This is a great opportunity to visit our amazing park at an affordable rate while still enjoying everything the zoo ...read more
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    Thursday, May 23, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (MAY 23, 2024) – Holler if you’re ready for some Summer Nights! Summer Nights at The Shoppes at EastChase will return every Thursday night in June from 7-9 PM for a free concert series, presented by Max Credit Union, near Sephora and H&M! Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, friends, and family to enjoy a free, family friendly evening out at The Shoppes to kick ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2024
    MONTGOMERY PLANETARIUM (Montgomery, AL): New Saturday shows have arrived at the Montgomery Planetarium for the Spring. We have two new shows playing at the Planetarium which include “The Magic Treehouse:  Space Mission” and “Extreme Planets.” Additionally, The Planetarium will be hosting Astronomy Day on May 18, 2024 from 10 am – 2pm.   The new schedule for Saturday shows includes the ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2024
    MONTGOMERY PLANETARIUM (Montgomery, AL): It is with regret that the Gayle Planetarium announces the cancellation of Astronomy Day, scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at the Planetarium. This decision has been made due to technical difficulties with equipment.   We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused to our customers and the public. We are also cancelling the Saturday ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 14, 2024
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): The Montgomery Zoo invites everyone to join us for an exhilarating visit to our Spring Animal Enrichment Day on May 18, 10am – 3pm. Guests can explore the zoo and witness our animals interacting with a variety of creative and stimulating activities. This year’s theme is video games and our animals are ready to win big!  Visitors will be able to watch over 20 ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 14, 2024
      MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): The Montgomery Zoo is excited to host its Spring Magical Creatures Education Program on Saturday, May 18, 2023. The event will take place from 10 am to 12 pm.   This creative and educational event allows children and families to get up close and personal with animals from some very magical movies like Harry Potter and The Hobbit. Children will learn about ...read more
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    Monday, May 13, 2024
    Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors was named one of Accounting Today’s 2024 Best Firms for Technology. Accounting firms on the 2024 list use deliberate and intentional AI efforts, advancements in technology infrastructure and a comprehensive and solution-focused view of the ever-evolving technology landscape. Accounting Today is the leading information resource for public accountants, providing ...read more
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    Monday, May 13, 2024
    (Montgomery, Ala.) – Hilltop Public House is hosting a special meet and greet with the Alabama Football Club South (AFC South). AFC South is Montgomery’s first semi-professional soccer team. This event will offer fans and friends the opportunity to mingle with players, coaches and other AFC South supporters. The meet and greet will be on Thursday, May 16 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. “We’re so ...read more
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    Monday, May 13, 2024
      MONTGOMERY, Ala. (05/13/2024)- The Montgomery County Commission and the City of Montgomery will host a joint Community Broadband Update Meeting Tuesday evening at G. W. Carver High School. This public meeting will give residents a chance to learn more about current and future internet expansion plans across Montgomery. Internet service providers will be on hand to provide updates and answer ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 08, 2024
    Montgomery, AL – Trenholm State Community College is thrilled to announce its 2024 Spring Commencement on Thursday, May 9th at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will occur at the Multiplex at Crampton Bowl, 220 Hall St, Montgomery, AL 36104. At the commencement ceremony, Trenholm State will honor the achievements of over 200 graduates who will receive certificates and/or associate degrees across various ...read more
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    Thursday, May 02, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (MAY 2, 2024) – The Shoppes at EastChase is pleased to announce the opening of its newest retailer, LoveSac! LoveSac is a furniture company known for its innovative and versatile products designed for comfort, sustainability, and style. This showroom will be Alabama’s 3rd location and will occupy more than 1,800 square feet. “We are so excited to officially welcome LoveSac to the ...read more
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    Monday, April 29, 2024
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): Montgomery, AL – The Montgomery Zoo will hold its annual Spring Zoo Volunteer Serve Day on May 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Zoo is looking for volunteers from across the River Region to help with landscaping, trimming bushes, mulching, cleaning, and overall prepping the Zoo for upcoming events.   Volunteers at the Montgomery Zoo are very important and play a ...read more
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    Thursday, April 25, 2024
    Thursday night, April 25, 2024, HandsOn River Region honored the outstanding volunteers who generously give their time, talent, and energy to make our community a better place to live. Through all of Carter Goodwyn’s efforts with Brantwood Children’s Home, Carter was awarded the Adult Volunteer of the Year Award. We are so proud of Carter and grateful for his commitment to improve the River ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 17, 2024
    THE SHOPPES AT EASTCHASE ANNOUNCES 20th ANNUAL FARMERS MARKETMONTGOMERY, Ala. (April 17, 2024) – Saturdays are for veggin’ at the Farmers Market at the Shoppes at EastChase! To kick off the 20th season, the market will hold a Grand Opening on Saturday, May 18th from 7 AM-12 PM near Sephora.   Since opening in 2004, the Shoppes at EastChase Farmers Market has grown every year and is now one of ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 17, 2024
    Birmingham, AL. (April 17, 2024) — Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors was named a Most Prestigious Accounting Firm by Vault, a trusted authority in career intelligence resources for professionals and students. This is the third time that Warren Averett has been named to this list.   The 2025 Top 50 Most Prestigious Accounting Firms list was determined through a survey filled out by accounting ...read more
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    Friday, April 12, 2024
    Furniture Manufacturer Teams up with Montgomery-based Division 12 Consulting to Expand Regional Operations   Ecologic Furniture, in partnership with Montgomery-based Division 12 Consulting, is excited to announce the expansion of its warehouse operations in Montgomery, Ala. This strategic move is designed to enhance service delivery and operational efficiency for Ecologic’s clientele in the ...read more
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    Thursday, April 11, 2024
    Jason Gardner joins Valley National Bank as Senior Vice President, Market President for Central Alabama. With two decades of experience in the banking industry, he possesses a deep understanding of the Greater Montgomery financial landscape and a commitment to adding value to his clients’ businesses.   In his new role, Jason will provide executive leadership for Central Alabama operations and ...read more
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    Thursday, April 04, 2024
    The City of Montgomery was awarded $3.9 Million by the Office of Minority Health (OMH) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in July 2021. The Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19 grant seeks to demonstrate the effectiveness of local government implementation of evidence-based health literacy strategies that are culturally appropriate to ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 26, 2024
    The City of Montgomery was awarded $3.9 Million by the Office of Minority Health (OMH) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in July 2021. The Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19 grant seeks to demonstrate the effectiveness of local government implementation of evidence-based health literacy strategies that are culturally appropriate to ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 26, 2024
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL):  The Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum is thrilled to announce the return of the anticipated Dino Dig event to be held on April 6, 2024. Dino Dig offers an immersive experience for children, aged 4-12 years old, that indulges their curiosity and encourages them to explore the fascinating world of dinosaurs.   Participants will get to experience a ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 20, 2024
    Christopher J. E. Carver has joined CorpFinancial as an Executive Vice President. In this new role, Mr. Carver will be working to build and maintain client relationships.  He comes to this position after 23 years in the banking and finance industry where he successfully specialized in working with a range of businesses and individual clients. CorpFinancial uses a consultative team approach to ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 19, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (MARCH 19, 2024) – The Shoppes at EastChase is pleased to announce its newest restaurant, Everbowl. The health-focused restaurant featuring acai bowls, pressed juices, and craft superfoods will open on March 29th near lululemon. The restaurant will be Alabama’s 1st location and will occupy more than 1,500 square feet. “We are so excited to welcome Everbowl to our restaurant mix,” ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 19, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (MARCH 19, 2024) – Raise the woof! The Shoppes at EastChase’s favorite fundraiser, Puppy Palooza, will return for its 7th year! This event will be held on Saturday, April 13th from 11AM – 2PM near Pies + Pints and will benefit the Montgomery Humane Society. This free, family-friendly event promises to be a paw-ty for dogs and owners alike! “Puppy Palooza is one of our favorite ...read more
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    Friday, March 15, 2024
    New Child Care Benefits Propel Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama’s Commitment to its Automotive WorkforceMarch 15, 2024, Montgomery, Alabama – Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) is proud to announce a partnership with TOOTRiS, the nation’s leading Child Care solutions provider, to provide Child Care Benefits to its automotive workforce. This strategic alliance underscores HMMA's ...read more
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    Thursday, March 14, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, ALA., March 14, 2024 – For the third year in a row, female workers at Four Star Freightliner gathered for a retreat to strengthen their bond, increase their knowledge in essential workplace skills, and learn important life-saving lessons.  "EmpowHERment" was the theme for the retreat held at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. on March 7 & 8. The idea came from the Human Resources ...read more
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    Saturday, March 09, 2024
    MONTGOMERY ZOO, MONTGOMERY, AL: Get excited for the most sensational weekend of the year, Montgomery Zoo’s 48th Annual Zoo Weekend. This year’s Zoo Weekend will be held on Saturday and Sunday March 16-17 at the Montgomery Zoo. Zoo Weekend dates back to the mid-70s and the success of this event allows the zoo to grow and build new exhibits. This year, the funds raised during Zoo Weekend will be ...read more
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    Thursday, March 07, 2024
    Maximized Growth, LLC Spearheads Leadership Excellence with First Graduating Class of Leadership Academy of Dixie Electric, Heating, Air and Plumbing Montgomery, AL – In collaboration with Maximized Growth, LLC, Dixie Electric is proud to announce the successful graduation of its inaugural class from the Maximized Growth Leadership Academy. These distinguished graduates have completed an ...read more
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    Thursday, March 07, 2024
    (Montgomery, Ala.) – Hilltop Public House is painting the town green this St. Patrick’s Day with an entire weekend dedicated to Irish music, cocktails, food and fun. Starting on Friday and going all the way to Sunday, Hilltop will be hosting many events for everyone.   The party kicks off Friday, March 15 at 5:00 with a family friendly night on the Hill. All the way from Birmingham, Celtic band ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 06, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (03/06/2024)- In a bid to promote literacy and encourage reading, the Montgomery County Commission is proud to announce the installation of 14 new Little Free Libraries across the County! The small weatherproof sharing boxes allow residents to take a book to read or leave a book for others to enjoy. This encourages reading and literacy, while also promoting a sense of ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 05, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (MARCH 5, 2024) – Welcome in everyone’s favorite season and join us for The Spring Edit at The Shoppes at EastChase! The Spring Edit will feature live music by Wesley Hill, pop-up vendors, exclusive shopping pass, and giveaways at the EastChase tent near the fountain on Thursday, March 14th from 6 PM – 7:30 PM. It wouldn’t be a celebration of spring without a colorful new mural, ...read more
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    Monday, March 04, 2024
    (Montgomery) — The VOCAL Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Wanda Miller has been selected as the organization’s new executive director. Miller has extensive experience as an advocate for crime victims, with her efforts focused on legislative concerns, law enforcement training, public awareness, and the establishment of programs to benefit crime victims across Alabama. She recently ...read more
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    Monday, March 04, 2024
    Birmingham, Ala.—The annual Business Alabama Awards took place at luncheon in Birmingham on Friday, March 1, 2024. Elliot B. Maisel, Chairman and CEO of Gulf Distributing Holdings, LLC, was named Alabama’s CEO of the Year.Among a pool of five exceptional finalists from businesses across the state, Maisel was awarded the top executive in the state for 2024.Maisel has been at the helm at Gulf since ...read more
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    Friday, March 01, 2024
    Winners in seven categories and five chosen for Lifetime Achievement at a luncheon in Birmingham. Montgomery Whitewater was chosen for the Project of the Year:   Project of the Year – Montgomery Whitewater; Finalists: Aerojet Rocketdyne expansion, Cerrowire expansion, City Walk BHAM, Discovery Life Sciences new global headquarters, Innovate Alabama, production of the Genesis GV70, development of ...read more
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    Friday, March 01, 2024
              March 1, 2024 – Montgomery, AL –  Jackson Thornton (JT), a certified public accounting and consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Montgomery-based MST CPAs & Advisors will join the firm, effective March 1, 2024.   The merger will offer MST’s clients an expanded depth of services while maintaining the personalized service for which the firm is known. MST was founded in 2014 by ...read more
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    Friday, March 01, 2024
    MONTGOMERY ZOO, MONTGOMERY, AL: Embark on a wild adventure at the 48th Annual Zoo Weekend, taking place at the Montgomery Zoo on Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, from 9am - 6pm daily, with the last admission at 5pm. Bring your friends and family to the festive spring fundraiser, where the Montgomery Zoo will be transformed into a vibrant carnival atmosphere. Experience the excitement with ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 28, 2024
    With a Two-Year Revenue Growth of 175%, Fast Forward, LLC (dba exploreMedia) Ranks No. 104 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Southeast Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies     Companies on the 2024 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Southeast list had an average growth rate of 166.43 percent.     Montgomery, AL, February 28, 2024 – Inc. magazine revealed that exploreMedia is No. 104 on its fourth annual ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 28, 2024
    During the February General Membership Meeting, the Junior League of Montgomery donated $1,000 to support Trenholm State Community College’s Councill Food Pantry to Combat Student Food Insecurity. “Trenholm State Community College has been a long-time supporter of the Junior League of Montgomery’s efforts, allowing us to deepen our community impact; we were eager to find a way to support the ...read more
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    Friday, February 23, 2024
    Birmingham, AL. (February 23, 2024) Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors, one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the Southeast, has been recognized on USA Today’s 2024 America’s Most Recommended Tax Firms and America’s Most Recommended Accounting Firms lists.   USA Today partnered with Statista to create the national lists of highly recommended firms for tax and accounting services; ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 21, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (02/21/2024)- The Montgomery County Commission adopted a resolution Tuesday encouraging residents to go to the polls on March 5, 2024, to make their voices heard on Amendment 1 Since 1984, the Alabama Constitution has required that no legislation be considered by the Legislature until both of the State’s annual budgets are passed and delivered to the Governor. There is an ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 14, 2024
    Wesley Merillat joined Beasley Allen in February 2024 as an Of Counsel in the firm's Toxic Torts Section, where he handles Camp Lejeune claims.    A first-generation college student, Wesley grew up on a farm in rural Ohio. He's grateful for the lessons about faith, family and hard work that helped shape him.    Wesley finds joy and fulfillment in being a plaintiffs' attorney because it allows ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 13, 2024
    Saima Khan joined Beasley Allen in February 2024 as an Of Counsel in the firm’s Toxic Torts Section. Her focus will be on AFFF cases, and she is deeply committed to advocating for others. Driven by her passion for social justice, Saima pursued a career in law to help those who are unable to fight for their rights or are unaware of their legal options. Saima earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political ...read more
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    Friday, February 09, 2024
    The Montgomery Area Chapter, Military Officers Association of America (MAC/MOAA) annual Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on April 11th at the Arrowhead Country Club. Registration begins at 1030, Lunch from 1100-1230, shotgun start at 1:00.  This tournament is open to all. Proceeds from the Tournament fund the Chapter’s Scholarship program, which has awarded over a quarter million dollars ...read more
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    Friday, February 09, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala., (February 9, 2024) — Governor Kay Ivey recently appointed Mario Gallardo, Rob Lyda, and Gary Whitley, Jr. to the Council on the Arts. They began serving their terms on the agency’s governing board on January 1, 2024. The Council is a body of fifteen members appointed for six-year terms to help promote the arts statewide; the primary responsibility of board members is to make ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 06, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Feb. 6, 2024) – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Lillie A. Hobson has been recognized by the Montgomery County Bar Association (MCBA) with the annual Tom Methvin Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award.   The award honors one Montgomery attorney based on the total number of pro bono hours or complexity of cases staffed, the impact of the pro bono work and ...read more
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    Monday, February 05, 2024
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL):  Love is in the air, and what better way to celebrate Sweethearts Day than with a wild day of adventure and fun at the Montgomery Zoo and Mann Museum? This special event is set to take place on Saturday, February 10, from 9 am to 4 pm. Bring the whole family for an unforgettable experience! Moms, bring your sons; dads, bring your daughters, and spend a delightful ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 31, 2024
    Spherion's Sandy Mazur Scholarship Applications are now open to anyone who is pursuing higher education! Go to spherion.com/sandymazur to learn more or apply! Applications are open now through April 30th. 
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    Tuesday, January 30, 2024
    Pike Road, Alabama – January 30, 2024 – Jennifer Atkins, President and Managing Broker for New Waters Realty is excited to announce a new addition to the New Waters Realty team, Realtor® Ruby Jernigan. With a background in education, Ruby brings a unique perspective to the real estate industry, combining empathy, understanding, and exceptional communication skills to better serve her clients. ...read more
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    Thursday, January 25, 2024
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (01/25/2024)- Montgomery County is proud to announce the installation of 12 new dedicated parking spots for combat-wounded veterans. Located strategically near entrances, the spaces ensure ease of access for wounded veterans visiting County parks and Probate/Revenue Annex facilities. The spaces are marked with easily recognizable signage featuring the Purple Heart medal, the ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 24, 2024
    Travis Chin has joined Beasley Allen as a staff attorney in the firm’s Toxic Torts section, handling Camp Lejeune cases. Travis said he joined our firm because it “fights for clients, rights past wrongs, and works for the betterment of our country.” Travis earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance along with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in ...read more
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    Monday, January 22, 2024
    (Montgomery, Ala) – The spirit of Mardi Gras is taking over at Hilltop Public House! The two-week celebration begins on Tuesday, January 30 and concludes with a huge Fat Tuesday celebration on Tuesday, February 13. Guests can enjoy New Orleans inspired cocktails, jazz and blues music and, of course, decorations that will be sure to get the good times rolling.   Hilltop Public House will be THE ...read more
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    Thursday, January 18, 2024
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL):  The W.A Gayle is proud to announce the re-opening of the planetarium along with the recent appointment of the new Planetarium Coordinator, William “Lee” Tinker. The grand reopening event will take place on January 27, 2023. The event is free to all.   The opening day event schedule includes the following:   10:00 AM - Meet and Greet with public (opportunity to ...read more
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    Friday, January 12, 2024
     (MONTGOMERY, ALA) On Thursday, January 18, 2024, Valiant Cross Academy will welcome Janine Yass, Founder of the Yass Prize, along with Governor Kay Ivey and other notable guests for a special media event. This event will include an exciting announcement about expansion plans for Valiant Cross Academy, as well as a special announcement from the Yass Prize executives right here from Montgomery, ...read more
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    Friday, January 12, 2024
    Robert Broach, III located at Parsons Broach Financial Services, 4121 Carmichael Road, Suite 305, was recently named a member of the 2023 Executive Council II. This marks the 4t h consecutive year that Mr. Broach has qualified for this important recognition.   Mr. Broach, who joined Raymond James in 2011 to partner with Todd Parsons and open an independent office for Raymond James. They offer a ...read more
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    Thursday, January 11, 2024
    Montgomery, AL. (January 11, 2024) — Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors has relocated downtown to Montgomery’s Central Business District. As of January 2, 2024, the Montgomery team is operating out of a new workspace at 105 Tallapoosa Street, Suite 300, Montgomery, Alabama 36104.  The new Montgomery office location is in the historic Winter Loeb Building, which was built in 1903 and features ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 09, 2024
    Montgomery, AL (January 9, 2024) - Jere L. Beasley started the one-attorney practice on January 7, 1979, in Alabama’s capital. Having previously served as the state’s 22nd lieutenant governor and briefly as acting governor, Beasley was driven to channel his legal skills toward helping those who have been wronged obtain justice. His vision continues to shape the firm's commitment to its clients ...read more
    Tuesday, January 02, 2024
    Tyner joined Beasley Allen Law Firm in October 2017. He works in the firm’s Fraud Section, primarily handling whistleblower lawsuits, class action lawsuits, and business litigation. Tyner was named by The National Trial Lawyers to the Alabama Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers List, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 02, 2024
             MONTGOMERY, Ala., Tuesday, January 2, 2024 – Caddell Construction announces the promotion of Mac Caddell to Chief Executive Officer. The announcement coincides with the retirement of Eddie Stewart, who held the role from 2012 until the end of 2023.   As a yearlong celebration of the company’s 40th year in business came to an end, Eddie echoed his previous comments about Mac Caddell and ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 19, 2023
         MONTGOMERY, Ala., Tuesday, December 19, 2023 – Caddell Construction has announced the promotion of two new vice presidents. Clint MacDonald has been promoted to vice president / market leader – justice. Todd Roy has been promoted to vice president – international.   According to President Mac Caddell, the move is a logical next step in the company’s steady growth. “Our international ...read more
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    Monday, December 18, 2023
    December 18, 2023 – Montgomery, AL -- Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL, is proud to announce that it was recently named as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Alabama. This annual program, created by Business Alabama magazine and Best Companies Group, is in its fourteenth year.   The Best Companies survey and awards program ...read more
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    Monday, December 11, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): The Montgomery Zoo is excited for another few weeks of lights, visits with Santa, live entertainment and more. Come visit the 32nd  Annual Christmas Lights Festival at the Montgomery Zoo for a walk through a winter wonderland.   Zoo gates open nightly at 5:30 p.m. with the last admission at 9:00 p.m. Each admission includes entry to Zoo, the Christmas Tree ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 05, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Dec. 5, 2023) – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Montgomery partner Charles “Chuck” Stewart has been named president of the Alabama Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He will serve a one-year term effective January 1, 2024.   ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation ...read more
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    Friday, December 01, 2023
    Montgomery, AL, December 1, 2023 – KultureCity has partnered with the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) to make the Museum more sensory inclusive. This new initiative will promote an accommodating and positive experience for all guests with a sensory issue that visits the Museum. The certification process entailed the staff at the MMFA attending training on how to recognize those guests ...read more
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    Thursday, November 30, 2023
    Montgomery, AL- The Mayor’s Young Professional Council will host a panel on Monday, December 4th at 4pm at The Lab on Dexter, aiming to delve into the significance of the evolving role of Millennials and Gen Z in shaping the political landscape through participation in civic engagement and voting power. As Millennials and Gen Z increasingly assume the majority of eligible voters, understanding ...read more
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    Thursday, November 30, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL):  The Montgomery Zoo is excited to announce the return of Christmas Lights Festival. The 32nd annual tradition will commence on December 1st at 6:00p.m. and will run thru December 25th.   Experience a Winter Wonderland at the Montgomery Zoo’s Christmas Lights Festival, featuring thousands of sparkling lights and festive decorations. Whether you prefer a leisurely ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 29, 2023
    Santa Claus is Coming to Hilltop Public House Hilltop Public House to host several holiday events (Montgomery, Ala.) – We’ve checked the list twice and Santa has put Hilltop on the nice list! This Sunday, December 3 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Santa Claus will be at Hilltop Public House for photos, brunch and more. This is a family friendly event for all ages. Photos with Santa will be $10 ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 28, 2023
                     MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Nov. 28, 2023) – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that multiple attorneys in the firm’s Montgomery, Alabama, office have been selected to the 2023 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Mid-South Rising Stars lists.   The following attorneys in Montgomery have been recognized in the 2023 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers:   George R. ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 15, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL):  The Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum announces Dino Dig event to be held on November 18, 2023. Dino Dig is an education program geared towards children, aged 4-10 years old, to indulge their curiosity and learn about the fascinating world of dinosaurs.   Participants will get to experience a realistic archaeological dig, discover historic bones, ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 15, 2023
    (Montgomery, Ala) – Miracle at Hilltop is opening its doors Monday, November 20 at 5:00 p.m. with a ribbon cutting by the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce. Just in time for the Holiday season, Miracle at Hilltop promises a holiday experience unlike any other! Hilltop Public House will transform into a festive and over-the-top Holiday bar with extravagant decorations, professionally developed ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 14, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): Montgomery, AL – The Montgomery Zoo will hold its annual Fall Zoo Volunteer Serve Day on November 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Zoo is looking for volunteers from across the River Region to help with landscaping, trimming bushes, planting flowers, raking leaves, painting, and overall prepping the Zoo for upcoming events.   Volunteers at the Montgomery Zoo ...read more
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    Monday, November 13, 2023
    MEDIA ADVISORY: Trenholm State Community College to open The Councill Food Pantry   WHO: Trenholm State Community College   WHAT:  Trenholm State Community College invites you to the soft opening of its student food pantry. A new initiative addressing food insecurity in the college community.   WHEN: Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at 10am   WHERE:  Trenholm State Community College, Trenholm ...read more
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    Thursday, November 09, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LBA Hospitality, an Alabama–based hotel management company, today announced that the 97-room Hilton Garden Inn Montgomery East and 91-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton Montgomery have completed renovations. All guestrooms and public spaces at the hotels were upgraded to include all new seating, lighting, flooring, wall coverings, furniture, window ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 07, 2023
    Seay, Seay & Litchfield Architects (SS&L) proudly announces receipt of prestigious awards presented to two staff members at the AIA Alabama Conference on Architecture.     Mr. Jimmy Seay, Jr., AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, is the recipient of the esteemed AIA Alabama Gold Medal of Honor. This prestigious award recognizes Seay's consistent visionary leadership and outstanding service to the architectural ...read more
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    Monday, November 06, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Nov. 6, 2023) – 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 and 10-Year Anniversary Gala. Associates Lillie Hobson, Anna Akers Hornsby and Jessica Sparhawk were also recognized with the Medal of the Samaritan Award at the program ...read more
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    Friday, November 03, 2023
    Leanna Pittard has joined Beasley Allen as an Of Counsel attorney in the firm’s Mass Torts Section, focusing on cases involving talcum powder. She has more than two decades of experience in product liability and mass torts with other law firms. When asked why she decided to join our firm, Leanna said she has long admired Beasley Allen. "Beasley Allen has a reputation for integrity and ...read more
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    Thursday, November 02, 2023
             BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares (NYSE:SFBS), announces the retirement of founding Chief Financial Officer, William “Bud” Foshee, effective after the filing of the Form 10-K in February of 2024. Kirk Pressley has been appointed as successor to the role of CFO. “Bud has guided us through our formation and initial stock sale of $35 million to ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 31, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL):  During Veterans Appreciation Week, The Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum will offer discounted admissions to all active duty, retired military, and veterans beginning November 5th through November 11th.   During Veterans Appreciation Week, all veterans, retired, and active-duty military personnel and their dependent family members will receive 50% ...read more
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    Monday, October 30, 2023
    Montgomery, Alabama - Newk’s Eatery is celebrating its 10th anniversary in Montgomery. Franchise owners, Matt Collins and his wife, Amberly, brought a Newk’s Eatery to Montgomery on Oct. 30, 2013, in the Cornerstone Center on Vaughn Road. Matt and Amberly saw an opportunity to share the unique fast-casual restaurant with the Montgomery market. “We are so grateful for how Montgomery has welcomed ...read more
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    Monday, October 30, 2023
    MEDIA ADVISORY: Trenholm State Community College to host EmpowerHER Manufacturing Day WHO: Trenholm State Community College WHAT: Trenholm State Community College will host EmpowerHER Manufacturing Day for area high school girls. WHEN: Monday, October 30, 2023, at 9am WHERE: Trenholm State Community College, Patterson site – Building D, 3920 Troy Highway. BACKGROUND: Trenholm State Community ...read more
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    Friday, October 27, 2023
    MEDIA ADVISORY: Trenholm State Community College to host EmpowerHER Manufacturing Day WHO: Trenholm State Community College WHAT: Trenholm State Community College will host EmpowerHER Manufacturing Day for area high school girls. WHEN: Monday, October 30, 2023, at 9am WHERE: Trenholm State Community College, Patterson site – Building D, 3920 Troy Highway. BACKGROUND: Trenholm State Community ...read more
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    Thursday, October 19, 2023
    River Bank & Trust to Open in Pike Road   River Region President Gene Crane is pleased to announce plans for a River Bank & Trust office in the Pike Road community. The bank has acquired a prime location at the southeast corner of Pike Road and Vaughn Road.   "Pike Road has experienced remarkable growth, which we believe will benefit the entire River Region," says Crane. "We will be a ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 18, 2023
    (Montgomery, Ala.) – It’s time to get in the Christmas spirits! Hilltop Public House has been selected as Alabama’s third Miracle Pop-Up bar. Miracle at Hilltop is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar that serves holiday cocktails in a festive environment. With kitschy and extravagant holiday decorations, professionally developed cocktails and the nostalgic energy of the best holiday party, ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 17, 2023
    Montgomery, AL, October 17, 2023 – The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) has been awarded $280,000 by the Art Bridges Foundation, the national arts nonprofit founded by philanthropist Alice Walton, as part of their “Access for All” initiative. These funds will enable the MMFA to offer free programs through December 2026. The new initiative aims to increase access to museums across the country ...read more
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    Thursday, October 12, 2023
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares (NYSE:SFBS), is pleased to announce its inclusion in the D.A. Davidson’s Inaugural Best-of-Breed Bison report, a prestigious recognition that underscores the bank’s commitment to excellence and long-term success. In an inaugural industry report released on September 28, 2023, D.A. Davidson named ...read more
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    Thursday, October 12, 2023
    Trenholm State Community College has been admitted into the Innovate Alabama Network and has received a grant in excess of $240,000 to expand its Automotive Service Program to focus on Electric Vehicle (EV) maintenance.   Innovate Alabama is a statewide public-private partnership whose mission is to assist innovators in establishing roots in Alabama through a focus on entrepreneurship, ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 11, 2023
         October 11, 2023 – Montgomery, AL -- Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL, is pleased to announce several promotions throughout their five Alabama offices.   Erica L. Bailey, based in the firm’s Montgomery office, was named a principal. With more than ten years’ experience working with utilities, she performs audit and ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 03, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL):  The Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum announces Dino Dig event to be held on October 7, 2023. Dino Dig is an education program geared towards children, aged 4-10 years old, to indulge their curiosity and learn about the fascinating world of dinosaurs.   Participants will get to experience a realistic archaeological dig, discover historic bones, ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 03, 2023
    Montgomery, AL, October 3, 2023 – This fall, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’ temporary galleries will feature more than 30 exquisite paintings on loan from the Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, South Carolina. On view from October 13, 2023, through January 7, 2024, European Splendors: Old Master Paintings from the Kress Collection contains works from Columbia’s Kress Collection along ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 03, 2023
    Zina Nour has been promoted to an attorney in Beasley Allen Law Firm’s Fraud Section, where she has served as a law clerk since 2021. Her duties include assisting with cases involving insurance fraud, fraudulent misrepresentations and defective products. Zina earned her bachelor's degree from Arizona State University in 2019, where she majored in psychology and minored in political science. She ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 03, 2023
      Trent Mann has been promoted to an attorney in Beasley Allen Law Firm’s Fraud Section, where he has served as a law clerk since 2021. Trent assists with cases involving automotive class actions. Trent graduated from Auburn University in 2020 with a bachelor's degree in business management, along with minors in entrepreneurship and family business, and political science. He continued his ...read more
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    Thursday, September 28, 2023
    Khadiga Carr has joined Beasley Allen Law Firm as an associate. She is a lawyer in the firm’s Toxic Torts Section, focusing on Paraquat and Camp Lejeune cases. Before joining Beasley Allen, Khadiga worked at law firms in Texas, representing clients in mass torts, personal injury and toxic torts. Khadiga earned her bachelor's degree in human development and family studies with a minor in legal ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 26, 2023
    The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts today announced that color blind visitors are now able to borrow EnChroma glasses for color blindness during visits to the museum.   One in 12 men (8%) and one in 200 women (.5%) are color blind—13 million in the US, 30 million in Europe, and 350 million worldwide. With an annual attendance of over 40,000 visitors and growing, an estimated 1,700 guests to the ...read more
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    Monday, September 25, 2023
                      September 25, 2023 – Montgomery, AL -- Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL, is proud to announce that three of their young professionals have recently been honored by various organizations.   Ashley Taylor, a principal in the firm’s Montgomery office, was inducted into Troy University’s Accounting Hall of Honor. ...read more
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    Friday, September 22, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL):  The Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum will be hosting the Ballet and the Beasts on Friday, September 29, 2023. This is a free performance presented by the Montgomery Ballet, in cooperation with Troy University, Alabama State University, and the Montgomery Symphony. This year’s presentation of Ballet and the Beasts will be a five-part performance ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 20, 2023
    MONTGOMERY – Gigi’s Cupcakes will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate moving to its new location………just across the street, and right inside Chappy’s Deli Peppertree. The Montgomery Chamber of Commerce event will be held at Chappy’s Deli/Gigi’s Peppertree, 8141 Vaughn Road, on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at 10 AM.   The Barranco family and the Chappy’s Deli team acquired Gigi’s Cupcakes ...read more
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    Monday, September 18, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares (NYSE:SFBS), proudly announces the addition of several new hires to its Montgomery office. With an extensive background in the banking industry, these new team members are set to enhance the bank's commitment to excellence and customer service. “We are thrilled to welcome these exceptional professionals to the Montgomery ...read more
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    Monday, September 18, 2023
     BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sept. 18, 2023) – The revolution of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies has rapidly spurred a multitude of legal and regulatory challenges with its fast-paced and escalated usage in virtually every industry. To assist companies with understanding the impact of AI and how it may transform their businesses, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has launched its Artificial ...read more
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    Monday, September 18, 2023
      Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College is once again listed among the top ten Best Values and among the  top ten Regional Colleges with the publication of the 2024 U.S. News and World Report “America’s Best Colleges” college guide, released earlier today. The College is listed among the top 10 Regional Colleges-South and among the top 10 Best Values in Regional Colleges-South. Earlier this month, ...read more
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    Thursday, September 14, 2023
    WHEN: Monday, September 18, 2023   WHERE: Multiplex at Cramton Bowl – 1037 Pelham St., Montgomery, Alabama WHAT: The Junior League of Montgomery (JLM) will host the 38th Annual College + Career Fair. For 38 years, the Junior League of Montgomery has hosted the largest college and career fair in the River Region. With over 90 expected college and career representatives, the fair allows a wide ...read more
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    Monday, September 11, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, ALA., SEPT. 11, 2023 -  Four Star Freightliner, Inc. was presented with an Innovator Award during the 2023 AlabamaWorks! Workforce Conference held in downtown Montgomery, Ala. The Innovator Awards, given on Sept. 8, the last day of the 3-day conference, were created to highlight people and programs across the state that take an innovative approach to solve workforce challenges and ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 05, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, AL (September 5, 2023) - MAX Credit Union, has once again been recognized by American Banker as one of the 2023 Best Credit Unions to Work For in the nation, which is an awards program designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best credit unions nationwide and is comprised of seventy credit unions. This is the second consecutive year MAX has received this honor and could not have ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 30, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Aug. 30, 2023) – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Derek Trotter is joining the firm as a senior advisor in the Governmental Affairs and Economic Development practice groups.   “We are excited to welcome Derek to Bradley,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan Skeeters. “With former chiefs of staff to a governor, speaker of ...read more
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    Monday, August 28, 2023
    Montgomery, Ala.—The Huntingdon College Office of Admission has announced three upcoming MUST SEE HC Preview Days planned for the 2023–2024 academic year. Dates are Saturday, October 14, and Saturday, November 11, 2023; and Monday, February 19, 2024. The events will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at approximately 12:45 p.m. During fall dates, prospective families are invited to attend the 1:00 p.m. ...read more
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    Monday, August 14, 2023
    Huntingdon College welcomes eight new full-time undergraduate faculty as the College prepares for the opening of the fall 2023 semester, Monday, August 7. According to Huntingdon College president J. Cameron West, the faculty members represent additions to the music and political science programs, in addition to new faces among English, psychology, and religion programs. A ninth new faculty ...read more
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    Friday, August 11, 2023
    Montgomery, Ala.—An essay written by Dr. Tom Perrin, professor of English and chair of the Huntingdon College Department of Language, Literature, and Communication and published in the July 24 issue of the journal, Christian Scholar’s Review, discusses Huntingdon College’s approach to teaching and helping students answer questions of vocation and calling. The article posits that, although students ...read more
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    Friday, August 11, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): The Montgomery Zoo has two upcoming events on August 26: Conservation Car Wash and Zoo Volunteer Serve Day. The Conservation Car Wash is a great opportunity for guests to come by and get a car wash by the zoo staff and volunteers. Serve Day allows volunteers to help out the zoo and give back to our community.   The Montgomery Zoo is looking for volunteers for Zoo ...read more
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    Thursday, August 10, 2023
    Pike Road, Alabama – August 10, 2023 - New Waters Realty is thrilled to announce the addition of Aimee Vinson to their brokerage team. With her extensive background in public relations and marketing, Aimee brings a unique perspective and a passion for helping clients achieve their real estate goals. Aimee's journey in the real estate industry began in 2018, and since then, she has demonstrated ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 09, 2023
    WHO: Trenholm State Community College and Tuskegee University   WHAT:  Trenholm State Community College and Tuskegee University will sign an agreement between the two institutions, formalizing a partnership to support students interested in transferring to Tuskegee University.   WHEN: Wednesday, August 9th at 2:30pm   WHERE:  Tuskegee University - Margaret Murray Washington Hall Rotunda, ...read more
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    Friday, August 04, 2023
    Troy University has earned the 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School designation from G.I. Jobs magazine, along with the organization’s highest gold ranking. More than 1,800 colleges and universities participated in the survey, with 665 earning special awards for going above the standard. Institutions earning the designation were evaluated using both public data sources and their responses to a ...read more
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    Friday, July 28, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): The Montgomery Zoo is excited to host its annual Magical Creatures Education Program on Saturday, August 12, 2023. The event will take place from 10 am to 12 pm.   This creative and educational event allows children and families to get up close and personal with animals from some very magical movies like Harry Potter and The Hobbit. Children will learn about ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 26, 2023
    Trenholm State Community College will host students from the Blackbelt Scholars STEM Camp, a program that exposes middle and high school students in the Blackbelt area to science, math, engineering, and technology instructions that are not included in the regular classrooms.  The camp consists of four weeks of extensive exposure to STEM work, careers, and stem research, through hands-on ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 26, 2023
    Montgomery, AL (July 26, 2023) – Trenholm State Community College hosted students from the Blackbelt Scholars STEM Camp, a program that exposes middle and high school students in the Blackbelt area to science, math, engineering, and technology instructions that are not included in the regular classroom.    The camp has provided students with four weeks of extensive exposure to STEM related work, ...read more
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    Monday, July 24, 2023
      Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College invites high school youth with a connection to Methodism for a special Methodist Youth Day, Saturday, September 16, 2023. The event includes both a worship experience and an opportunity for prospective students to learn more about Huntingdon College. "Methodist Youth Day will be a combined college visit and time of worship," said Chaplain Rhett Butler. ...read more
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    Thursday, July 20, 2023
    Montgomery, AL (July 20, 2023) – The White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic Opportunity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Initiative) has announced the selection of two Trenholm State Community College students to participate in the 2023 HBCU Scholar Recognition Program.   The HBCU Scholar Recognition Program highlights a diverse group ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 19, 2023
    Caddell Construction, a leading global general contractor offering a comprehensive menu of project management and construction services for commercial and government clients, announced today the hiring of industry veteran Brian Sheehan as head of the company’s new Phoenix office, marking the latest chapter in Caddell’s ongoing national expansion. Sheehan will assume the role of Construction ...read more
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    Friday, July 14, 2023
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSX (NASDAQ: CSX) has announced its latest group of high-ranking properties to receive CSX Select Site designation under the newly expanded industrial development program. Eight sites in seven states have earned a Gold, Silver or Bronze rating based on an evaluation of a wide range of site characteristics. CSX worked with more than 60 ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 12, 2023
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares (NYSE:SFBS), is pleased to announce they have ranked third in the top publicly traded banks with between $10 billion to $50 billion in assets, based on year-end 2022 data. Consulting firm Capital Performance Group partners with American Banker to compile the annual ranking, and this is the second year in a row that ...read more
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    Monday, July 10, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, Ala., (July 10, 2023) – The Jackson Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program Clinic is now accepting new patients in the Montgomery area.   Patients will be seen by appointment in a traditional private practice setting under the guidance of our experienced faculty. The Family Medicine Residency Clinic providers practice in conjunction with The Jackson Clinic. Our program is fully ...read more
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    Friday, July 07, 2023
      The CEO Publication, a unique digital platform featuring experts who have created ripples across various areas of expertise, has acknowledged Michael Coleman, CEO, of Montgomery Area Food Bank as a leader who is transforming the industry with his unique solutions   MONTGOMERY, AL – July 7, 2023 - Michael Coleman, CEO of the Montgomery Area Food Bank, is featured in the “Top 20 ...read more
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    Thursday, July 06, 2023
    US Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Selma, announced Thursday afternoon that Maxwell Air Force Base will get $15 million for a commercial vehicle inspection gate. Another $6.8 million will go for the F-35 weapons load crew training facility at the 187th Fighter Wing stationed at Dannelly Field. The 187th is one of only three Air National Guard units in the nation getting the F-35 Lightning II, the ...read more
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    Thursday, July 06, 2023
    Riviere-du-Loup, July 6, 2023 - In this milestone year where Premier Tech celebrates its first century of history, the company unveils its 2023 annual report today. This report is an opportunity to look back on the last fiscal year.   Fiscal year 2023 has been marked by much more volatility and turbulence than anticipated. Again this year, Premier Tech was able to count on the energy and ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 05, 2023
    On view now, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) is pleased to present Alabama A to Z, the 45th Biennial Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition, and Featured Artist Exhibition, Who Will Keep the Memories: Debra Eubanks Riffe on view through September 24, 2023.   Alabama A to Z was juried by Dana-Marie Lemmer, Executive Director and Curator at the Wiregrass Museum of Art in Dothan, Alabama. ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 27, 2023
    MONTGOMERY ZOO (Montgomery, AL): The Montgomery Zoo is proud to announce the birth of female pygmy hippopotamus calf on May 27, 2023. Mother (Lola) and calf (Meela) have been in the special nursing suite located in the South America realm. We invite the press and the public to join us on Wednesday June 28th at 10:00am for her public debut.   The birth of Meela is special as the pygmy hippo is an ...read more
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    Monday, June 26, 2023
    Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West announced today that Mr. Anthony Vittore, who has most recently served as director of bands for Elmore County High School, has been hired to serve as director of Huntingdon College Bands.   “Mr. Vittore has built a reputation for excellence in teaching, sound musicianship, and steady band leadership during his long tenure at Elmore ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 20, 2023
    Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West has recorded an interview with Dr. John N. Gardner, founder and executive chair of the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, as part of the Institute’s “Office Hours” podcast series. The interview, entitled Reclaiming the Mission, is available for listening today, June 20, 2023, at ...read more
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    Friday, June 16, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, AL (MONTGOMERY ZOO): Celebrate Father’s Day at the Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum, June 18. All fathers receive FREE admission, so make plans to join us for Dad's special day. The Overlook Café will have a special Father’s Day meal that includes pulled pork with sauce, potato salad, Texas toast, peach cobbler, and a drink for $12. Father's Day admission ...read more
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    Thursday, June 15, 2023
      MONTGOMERY, AL (MONTGOMERY ZOO): On June 17, the Montgomery Zoo will be celebrating World Giraffe Day in honor of the world’s tallest land animal. In an effort that began in 2013 by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, we want to join in and dedicate the entire day to the conservation of the Reticulated Giraffe. Festivities will take place at the Giraffe Encounter Post at the Overlook Café from ...read more
    Thursday, June 15, 2023
    June 15, 2023 – Montgomery, AL  -- Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL, and Jackson Thornton Asset Management (JTAM), a wealth management firm with offices in Montgomery, Dothan, and Opelika, AL, have been named to multiple lists by Accounting Today and Forbes. Jackson Thornton ranked 35th on Accounting Today’s “Beyond the Top 100 ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 13, 2023
                     MONTGOMERY, AL | June 13, 2023– Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors is delighted to announce the additions of First Watch, South Boutique and Goldfish Swim School to The Shoppes at EastChase in Montgomery, Alabama.    Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors listened to the local community’s continued requests for new restaurants and higher-end retail options. Vice President of ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 13, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, AL (MONTGOMERY ZOO): The Montgomery Zoo is excited to announce the return of Thrifty Tuesdays this Summer.   Receive half off regular price admission every Tuesday afternoon, beginning June 6 through July 25 (with the exception of Tuesday, July 4). Tickets must be purchased in person after 12pm (noon) in order to receive the discounted admission. This discount cannot be combined with ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 13, 2023
    Montgomery, AL (June 12, 2023) – Trenholm State Community College held a graduation ceremony for the Line Worker program, which consisted of nine students.  Trenholm State Executive Vice-President Dr. Bradley Fricks welcomed the graduates, their families and thanked the college's partners, Alabama Power and the Alabama Rural Electric Association (AREA) of Cooperatives, for providing support ...read more
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    Monday, June 12, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, AL (MONTGOMERY ZOO): All active duty and retired military, their spouses and dependents are invited to visit the Montgomery Zoo for free on Military Appreciation Days, June 15-16 2023. The City of Montgomery, Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Montgomery Zoo partner to hold this annual event that recognizes our nation’s men and women in military service.   Military ...read more
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    Friday, June 09, 2023
    GMC rose two spots to #16 on ENR Southeast’s Top Design Firms list, which ranks firms based on revenue in Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas, Florida, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. Meanwhile, the firm climbed 30 spots to #163 on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms list, ranking firms based on revenue nationwide. In addition, GMC landed among the top 10 on ENR Southeast‘s sector-specific lists, including #1 Top ...read more
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    Thursday, June 08, 2023
    Rejoice at the MMFA as we celebrate African American culture, creativity, and community on Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18. Montgomery, AL, June 8, 2022 – The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, in collaboration with the City of Montgomery and its Department of Cultural Affairs, is excited to invite the community to Juneteenth at the MMFA, a celebration of African American culture and ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 06, 2023
    Montgomery, AL (June 6, 2023) – Trenholm State Community College is one of Alabama’s six historically black community colleges accepted in the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.   The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced a resolution Tuesday, June 6, 2023, that establishes the following colleges as members: Bishop State, Drake State, Gadsden State, Lawson State, Shelton State and ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 06, 2023
    Montgomery, June 6, 2023- Premier Tech unveiled today its new state-of-the-art headquarters in the United States for its Systems and Automation business group in Montgomery, Alabama. The completion of this 33-million-dollar investment marks Premier Tech's commitment towards its customers and the U.S. market while strengthening its presence in this market. This comes just a few weeks after Premier ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 31, 2023
    On view this June, The Bias Inside Us unpacks and demystifies the concept of bias and helps visitors understand what they can do to counter their implicit biases.   Montgomery, AL, May 30, 2023 – The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts will host The Bias Inside Us from June 3 through July 2. The community engagement project from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) will ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 31, 2023
    MONTGOMERY, AL (May 31, 2023) – The MAX4Kids Foundation is pleased to announce that 10 high school seniors have been selected to receive $5,000.00 scholarships. “The MAX4Kids Foundation is honored to award ten worthy recipients with this scholarship to further their education” said Tony Graydon, MAX4Kids Board President. “We know that the increased cost of higher education can be a factor for ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 31, 2023
                             MONTGOMERY, AL (May 31, 2023) - MAX Credit Union, a local financial institution currently serving Central and East Alabama, is pleased to announce new additions to the team as well as an internal promotion to lead MAX into an era of growth while continuing to create positive member experiences. Drew Sullivan has joined the leadership team as Vice President of Payments. ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 30, 2023
    On view this June, The Bias Inside Us unpacks and demystifies the concept of bias and helps visitors understand what they can do to counter their implicit biases. Montgomery, AL, May 30, 2023 – The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts will host The Bias Inside Us from June 3 through July 2. The community engagement project from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) will ...read more
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    Thursday, May 25, 2023
    WHO: Trenholm State Community College & River Region FAME Chapter   WHAT:  Trenholm State Community College hosts FAME Class of 2023-2025 signing day ceremony   WHEN: Thursday, May 25th, 2023 at 3 pm   WHERE:  Trenholm State Community College, Patterson site - Auditorium, 3920 Troy Highway.   BACKGROUND: Trenholm State will host a signing ceremony for the 2023-2025 River Region FAME class. ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 24, 2023
    - Montgomery, Ala. – May 24, 2023 – Montgomery Whitewater, a new 120-acre state-of-the-art recirculating whitewater park and outdoor adventure center positioned at the gateway to historic downtown Montgomery, will celebrate its grand opening July 7-9. The event will feature a weekend-long festival that will include whitewater rafting and kayaking, a 5K and fun run, yoga in the park, a national ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 03, 2023
    Among 181 graduates, Huntingdon College will welcome its first-ever class of graduate students to Top Stage on the Huntingdon Green as the College community gathers to celebrate 2023 Commencement Exercises, Saturday, May 6, at 6:00 p.m. Five students will receive hoods as the first graduates in Huntingdon’s Master of Athletic Training program, the College’s first graduate program in its 169-year ...read more
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