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March 26, 1966 – A group of black craftswomen officially established the Freedom Quilting Bee cooperative in Rehoboth, Wilcox County.
Some dishes, such as massive seafood towers crowned with elaborate shellfish and seven-tiered weddings cakes, are best left to the professionals.
Birmingham and Gadsden-area ninth-grade students explored careers in engineering on March 23 at Alabama Power’s Linemen, Engineers and Apprentice Programs (LEAP) Career Day. Hosted at the 12th Street Crew Headquarters in downtown Birmingham, students heard speakers, participated in hands-on programs and saw firsthand some careers available to them.
Today, the Old State Bank in Decatur, recognized for its architectural significance, celebrates its 45th year on the National Register of Historic Places. The bank and the Somerville Courthouse Building, Alabama’s oldest existing courthouse, were the first Morgan County buildings to be honored.
March 25, 1931 – Local law enforcement arrested nine young black men ranging in age from 13 to 20 under false accusations of raping two white women on a train in Jackson County.
Re-Invention has a slogan: “Gorgeous goods for good, as one-of-a-kind as you are!”
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., archaeologist and associate professor in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences Department of Anthropology, has been named to the World Economic Forum’s community of Young Global Leaders.
An important Alabama Supreme Court decision will benefit Jefferson County.
March 24, 1832: The U.S. government and the Creek Nation signed the Treaty of Cusseta in Washington, D.C.
From career selection solutions to improving personal image, the 2017 Young Women’s Empowerment Conference (YWEC) was held with one main mission in mind.
Capstone Agency and Alabama Power are nearing the final stretch of the first phase of the Igniting Innovation grant competition that began on Feb. 20.
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By Gilbert Nicholson From Dwight Eisenhower to Barack Obama. For more than 50 years, and through 11 presidencies, Units 6 and 7 at Plant Gorgas in Walker County helped provide reliable electricity to Alabama Power customers. Almost two years ago, on April 30, 2015, however, toughening federal environmental regulations forced the retirement of the two […]
Rocket engineer Wernher von Braun was born in Wirsitz, Germany. Credited with inventing the world’s first ballistic missile, the V-2, for Nazi Germany, von Braun secretly moved to the U.S. in 1945 and Huntsville in 1950.
Every journey begins with a single, often small, step. But the challenge for many is getting started.
The Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust is a powerful economic engine that provides numerous fiscal benefits to communities throughout the state, a recently released analysis shows.