Category: Partner News Stories

On This Day In Alabama History: Honda Manufacturing Of Alabama Broke Ground In Lincoln

On This Day In Alabama History: Honda Manufacturing Of Alabama Broke Ground In Lincoln

| April 25, 2017 @ 5:02 am

April 25, 2000 – Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA) broke ground on their plant in Lincoln. A subsidiary of Honda Motor Company of Japan, HMA chose Lincoln as the site of its plant after the state and Talladega County offered more than $158 million in incentives.

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Bama, Beans, Steak And Rings (and A Jovial Nick Saban)

Bama, Beans, Steak And Rings (and A Jovial Nick Saban)

| April 25, 2017 @ 5:01 am

The University of Alabama football team received their 2016 SEC Championship rings and then dined together for the annual Steak and Beans Dinner on Monday evening.

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Samford Student Ashley Steiner Wins Regions New Venture Challenge

Samford Student Ashley Steiner Wins Regions New Venture Challenge

| April 25, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Ashley Steiner’s business plan for her company wowed the judges, and she was awarded the top prize in Samford University’s Brock School of Business annual business plan competition.

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This Part Of Alabama’s Dauphin Island Is For The Birds

This Part Of Alabama’s Dauphin Island Is For The Birds

| April 24, 2017 @ 6:04 am

Spring bird migration is underway, and Alabama’s Dauphin Island is considered one of the top four birding destinations in all of North America.

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Hummingbird At Loom Is An Alabama Maker Quietly Weaving Beauty With Passion

Hummingbird At Loom Is An Alabama Maker Quietly Weaving Beauty With Passion

| April 24, 2017 @ 6:03 am

The Maker: Silvia Costantino. Hummingbird at Loom. Her fingers moved along the lines of yarn like a hummingbird, speeding for a few seconds, and then stopping, a few seconds here, a few there.

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Venture For America Draws Best And Brightest To Birmingham

Venture For America Draws Best And Brightest To Birmingham

| April 24, 2017 @ 6:02 am

More than 40 companies from Birmingham, San Antonio, New Orleans and Nashville were in Birmingham Friday hoping to hire one of 50 Venture for America fellows.

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On This Day In Alabama History: James L. Gilder Graduated From Graefenberg Medical Institute

On This Day In Alabama History: James L. Gilder Graduated From Graefenberg Medical Institute

| April 24, 2017 @ 6:01 am

April 24, 1854 – Graefenberg Medical Institute in Dadeville graduated its first student, James L. Gilder. The state’s first medical school, Graefenberg opened in 1852 after the legislature granted a charter to the school’s owner and professor, Philip M. Shepard.

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Passing Game Generates Excitement At Alabama Crimson Tide A-day Game

Passing Game Generates Excitement At Alabama Crimson Tide A-day Game

| April 24, 2017 @ 6:00 am

After a day highlighted by prolific passes, it was JK Scott’s 30-yard field goal on the final play that gave the Crimson team a 27-24 win over the White team in Alabama’s 2017 Golden Flake A-Day spring football game Saturday before a crowd of 74,326 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Voters Back A Statewide Constitutional Convention

On This Day In Alabama History: Voters Back A Statewide Constitutional Convention

| April 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

April 23, 1901

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New Millbrook Business Park Set To Open In Elmore County

New Millbrook Business Park Set To Open In Elmore County

| April 23, 2017 @ 5:01 am

Economic development efforts in one of Alabama’s fastest-growing cities are poised to get a boost from the opening of a new 90-acre business park just off Interstate 65 in Elmore County.

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Get Savory With These Made-from-scratch Croque-Madame Turnovers

Get Savory With These Made-from-scratch Croque-Madame Turnovers

| April 23, 2017 @ 5:00 am

 To keep the memory of her MawMaw alive, Laura Chancey took on the role of pie baker at every family gathering…

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Alabama Power And Signature Homes Launch Smart Neighborhood In Ross Bridge

Alabama Power And Signature Homes Launch Smart Neighborhood In Ross Bridge

| April 22, 2017 @ 8:29 am

 

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On This Day In Alabama History: Guy Hunt Was Removed From Office

On This Day In Alabama History: Guy Hunt Was Removed From Office

| April 22, 2017 @ 5:57 am

On this date in 1993, Gov. Guy Hunt, the first Republican governor since the end of Reconstruction, was found guilty on ethics charges and removed from office.

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Take Action: Don’t Forget Pets When Planning For Disasters

Take Action: Don’t Forget Pets When Planning For Disasters

| April 22, 2017 @ 5:56 am

Some simple precautions can reduce your chances of losing a pet if disaster strikes, Dr. Josh Klapow says.

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It Was All About The Cool Cars At The Alabama Power Education Event At Barber Motorsports Park

It Was All About The Cool Cars At The Alabama Power Education Event At Barber Motorsports Park

| April 22, 2017 @ 5:55 am

It was all about the cool cars at an Alabama Power education event at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

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