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It's been an eyesore for almost five years. But now, one part of Montgomery is getting new life.
Crime seems to be the hot topic among Montgomery mayoral candidates this election period.
It's almost time to go back to school in Montgomery.
A former Prattville police officer has been indicted on several charges.
Taking audiences "under the sea" is a huge undertaking and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival is up to the challenge this summer.
National News
July 30th
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense lawyers for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday, urging jurors to consider mental illness in his sentencing even though they rejected his insanity claim when they convicted him of murdering 12 people and t…
July 30th
CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges and was ordered jailed on $1 million bond.
July 30th
Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor, who has been tapped to succeed Mullah Mohammad Omar as the Taliban's leader, is said to have close ties with authorities in Pakistan.
National Entertainment News
July 30th
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Game of Thrones" fans, brace yourselves: The fantasy saga's end is perhaps just a few years away.
July 30th
NEW YORK (AP) — A television director with credits on "Law & Order" has been arrested in suburban New York on child pornography charges.
July 30th
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC said Thursday that it is canceling three of its afternoon programs, part of a network-wide shift to a straight news focus during the daytime hours.
National Sports News
July 30th
HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros have added another bat to their lineup as they make a push for the postseason, acquiring two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers.
July 30th
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods got back to shooting in the 60s. But he didn't make it look easy.
July 30th
DETROIT (AP) — Toronto acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the second major move in less than a week by the Blue Jays as they chase their first postseason appearance since 1993.
Local News
July 22nd
Salem-Macon Baptist Church, located on the borderline of Tallapoosa and Macon Counties, celebrated its 175th anniversary last Sunday morning, with approximately 250 persons attending from several states. According to spokesperson Ann Owsley, the Alabama t…
July 22nd
While several organizations in Tallassee and surrounding area are dedicated to the growth of the city (including bringing new businesses to town), the Tallassee Redevelopment Authority (TRA) puts forth its efforts in a methodical-if-not-highly-publicized …
July 22nd
In a child’s mind when the school year ends, schools become desolate buildings growing nothing but cobwebs and dust bunnies as the days pass. But, that’s not the case. “There really is a great deal to do in June and July,” wrote ne…

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Former Culture Club singer Boy George (O'Dowd) was ordered to do community service by picking up trash on New York City streets after pleading guilty last March to false reporting of an incident. He called police with a bogus report of a burglary at his l…
The Eurythmics had the No.1 position on the UK singles chart with 'There Must Be An Angel, (Playing With My Heart). The song which was the Eurythmics' first (and to date only) No.1 single features a harmonica solo by Stevie Wonder.
Survivor's 'Eye Of The Tiger' was at No.1 on the US album chart. The song, which was commissioned by actor Sylvester Stallone for the theme for the movie Rocky III, received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song and go on to sell over five mi…
James Taylor went to No.1 on the US singles chart with the Carole King song 'You Got A Friend', (included in her album Tapestry and James Taylor's album Mud Slide Slim). The song would go on to win the 1971 Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal male Performance…



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Troy University Football News
July 24th
Purchase Season Tickets | Sun Belt Media Day RewindThe opening of the first fall camp under Neal Brown is just over a week away for the Troy football team, as the Trojans will hit the practice field for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 10 a.m.

July 24th
Photo GalleryEighteen Troy University student-athletes received their degrees Friday at Troy's 2015 Summer Commencement ceremony in Trojan Arena. Former Troy football All-American Lawrence Tynes delivered the keynote address to the some 350 students who p…