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EXTRA: Hacked

Most of us are on social media, and we know the main risks. While we can’t always control what others do, we can do our part to avoid the pitfalls. It’s the information superhighway. Just a click of the mouse or a swipe of a screen and the world is at our fingertips. And so is our personal information… In…

Repentance and Restoration: One Church Addresses Sins of its Past

Sitting on land that once housed the Chantilly Plantation, The Church at Chantilly first opened its doors in downtown Montgomery in 1824 as First Presbyterian Church of Montgomery.  A move in 2000 brought the church East, to Pike Road. With a history that long, comes a responsibility to look back at decisions made by previous church leadership. Pastor Reed DePace…

Extra: Sunny Day Dangers

Fun in the sun during Spring and Summer comes with a potentially deadly danger, and everyone – young or old, black or white, male or female – is at risk of skin cancer. There are three main types of skin cancer: Basil cell, squamous cell, then melanoma. According to statistics from the American Cancer Society, more people are diagnosed with…

EXTRA: King, At Last

On the day set aside to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Montgomery City and County officials announced that a statue of King will be installed on on Dexter Ave. later this year. That prompted some people to ask, “What took so long?”. Senior Political Analyst, Tim Lennox has this Alabama News Network EXTRA: King, At Last.

Extra: The Dye Effect

Exclusive Interview With Pat Dye and Charlie Trotman

Sports Reporter Darrell Puckett, sat down for an Exclusive one-on-one interview with Auburn coaching legend, Pat Dye, ahead of the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Iron Bowl and his last game coaching.

EXTRA: Craig Air Force Base: 40 Years Later

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Craig Air Force Base was used a pilot training facility for 37 years before it was shut down in 1977. According to records, Craig Air Force Base had a population of 5,000 people and at one point in its history was one of the busiest airports in the United States. Craig had an annual payroll of…

Fighting Rumors: The Cost Of False Alarms And Threats

A bomb threat to a Bullock County High School, a threat of mass casualties in Crenshaw County Schools, and hearsay of a shooting at Troy University; all examples of costly rumors. The recent threat at Troy left the entire campus on high alert. ” a writing on the bathroom wall in the dining hall saying that there would be a…

EXTRA: 25 Years of TV Talk in Montgomery

2017 marks 25 years of the TV talk show “Good Afternoon Montgomery”, hosted by Joe Hagler. Through the years, the show has moved from CBS 8 to ABC Montgomery to its current home on CW Montgomery. But Hagler has always been at the helm. His show got its start as “Good Morning Montgomery” in 1992. He’s gone through several co-hosts,…

EXTRA: Gov. Kay Ivey Marks First 100 Days in Office

Gov. Kay Ivey is marking her 100th day in office this week. She took office April 10, after former Gov. Robert Bentley resigned during an investigation into his administration and personal conduct. Ivey sat down with Alabama News Network anchor Stefanie Hicks for an Exclusive one-on-one interview to talk about her first 100 days. Ivey pointed out that newly-elected governors…

Church Bus Safety

Tragedy struck an Alabama church last month when a bus full of people headed to do mission work crashed on an Atlanta highway leaving a 17-year-old girl dead. Since then the driver of that bus has been charged with second-degree homicide by vehicle. Now other churches are checking their safety protocols to make sure they’re safe when they take the…