Honor

People in Selma and Dallas Co. Observe Memorial Day

From the West Alabama Newsroom– People in Selma spent Memorial Day enjoying the freedom — that U. S. soldiers have been fought and died — for American citizens to have. All soldiers give some. But some soldiers gave all. Memorial Day — honors that ultimate sacrifice — to pay the cost of freedom. “Memorial Day is when we remember the…

Energy Institute of Alabama Honors Linemen for Hard Work, Sacrifice

When power needs to be restored after a storm, it is up to linemen to get the electricity up and running again. Those workers were honored for their hard work and sacrifice on Monday, otherwise known as Lineman Appreciation Day. The event was hosted by the Energy Institute of Alabama in Montgomery. ¬†Employees from electric companies represented by the EIA…

Bake Sale For Student Hit By Car

A community is rallying behind the family of a girl that was struck by a car earlier this week and they’re doing so in a very sweet way. Friday morning, Pike Road School held a bake sale honoring, Honour. Teachers, parents and students lined up ready to buy sweet treats at the bake sale to support 2nd grader Honour Nichols….

MPD Honor Fallen Officers

The Montgomery Police Department payed tribute to its 28 fallen officers and recognized the service of former and current police officers at the 2016 Police Memorial Day Service. Mayor Todd Strange joined Police Chief Earnest Finley in placing a memorial wreath on the Police Memorial. The program will include a Roll Call of Fallen Officers. Immediately following the program, the…

Co-founder of the SPLC Receives The King Center’s Highest Honor

Courtesy of SPLC Facebook The King Center will bestow its highest honor, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize to Mr. Morris Dees, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center. The ceremony will take place on the 48th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination in the Yolanda D. King Theatre for the Performing Arts, at 449 Auburn…

France to Honor WWII Vets in Montgomery

The Consul General of France in Atlanta will honor eight World War II veterans from Alabama and Mississippi.¬†The ceremony will take place Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Montgomery City Hall. The honor is to express France’s eternal gratitude to those who helped to liberate the country from oppression from 1944-45. Consul General of France in Atlanta Denis Barbet will bestow…