Selma No Stranger to Confederate Monument Controversy

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The violence in Charlottesville has sparked a national debate about race and history. Its an issue people in Selma have been dealing with for years. A monument honoring Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest has been…

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Preparing for the Solar Eclipse

It's been busy at the Montgomery planetarium lately as people get ready for the solar eclipse production and come to find out a little more about it. "I've seen so many pictures. I always wondered what it would feel like,…

AG Marshall Files Lawsuit Against Birmingham Mayor and City

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Wednesday that his office has filed suit in Jefferson County Circuit Court against the City of Birmingham and Mayor William Bell for violating state law by constructing barriers to deliberately obscure a historically significant monument in Linn…

USDA Disaster Designation for 11 Alabama Counties

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, announced that 11 Alabama counties are under a Secretarial natural disaster designation.  Farmers in these counties which are classified by USDA as “primary” may be eligible for emergency loans from the USDA Farm…

Trump Disbands Business Advisory Councils

President Donald Trump says he's ending a pair of White House advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives. CEOs have been resigning since Saturday, when Trump blamed both sides for the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white…

Sports

Biscuits Complete Sweep of the Generals, Win Eighth Straight

For the first time ever, the Biscuits (68-52) swept the Jackson Generals (60-60) in a five-game series winning the series finale against their North Division Rivals by a score of 5-3. Montgomery is now on a season-high eight-game winning streak,…

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