Category: Partner News Stories

Alabama, Auburn Games Undercards To Main Event: Uab Vs. Florida

Alabama, Auburn Games Undercards To Main Event: Uab Vs. Florida

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

That ticking noise in your head isn’t your imagination. It’s the college football clock ticking down to what is shaping up to be a colossal Iron Bowl on the Plains between top-ranked Alabama and surging Auburn.

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Magic City Half-marathon, Mobile International Festival And Kirk Franklin In Can’t Miss Alabama

Magic City Half-marathon, Mobile International Festival And Kirk Franklin In Can’t Miss Alabama

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Magic City Half-marathon, Mobile International Festival And Kirk Franklin In Can’t Miss Alabama

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On This Day In Alabama History: Charles D. Kochakian Was Born In Massachusetts

On This Day In Alabama History: Charles D. Kochakian Was Born In Massachusetts

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 18, 1908: Scientist Charles D

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First Homeowners Set To Move Into Alabama Power’s Smart Neighborhood This Month

First Homeowners Set To Move Into Alabama Power’s Smart Neighborhood This Month

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Checking in on Smart Neighborhood™ – part one

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Satterfield’s Offers Fine Dining In Relaxed Setting

Satterfield’s Offers Fine Dining In Relaxed Setting

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Becky Satterfield believes that fine dining need not be pretentious. She’s also a woman who gets things done, so in 2005 she created a place “where the family dinner table and fine dining meet.”

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Airbus $50 Billion Dubai Jet Deal Will Be Boost To Mobile Assembly Line

Airbus $50 Billion Dubai Jet Deal Will Be Boost To Mobile Assembly Line

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Airbus SE announced the biggest commercial-plane transaction in its history, securing an order for single-aisle aircraft valued at nearly $50 billion at the Dubai Air Show, outdoing Boeing Co.’s own $20 billion mega-deal.

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Chocolate Gets First Addition To Color Palette In 80 Years

Chocolate Gets First Addition To Color Palette In 80 Years

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

A breakthrough by a Swiss chocolate maker expands the industry’s hues beyond just dark, milk and white.

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Piper & Leaf Is An Alabama Maker Concocting Fresh Takes On A Southern Favorite

Piper & Leaf Is An Alabama Maker Concocting Fresh Takes On A Southern Favorite

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Piper & Leaf tea is better than dirt. That might not seem like a bold statement, but that realization gave birth to the specialty tea company.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Samuel Younge Jr. Was Born In

On This Day In Alabama History: Samuel Younge Jr. Was Born In

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 17, 1944: Samuel Younge Jr

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Barrister Burger At Prop & Gavel In Monroeville Is One Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

Barrister Burger At Prop & Gavel In Monroeville Is One Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Perhaps it’s not surprising that virtually everything in a Monroeville restaurant has an interesting story. After all, the small Alabama town is synonymous with one of literature’s most beloved stories, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

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Try This Recipe For Easy And Incredible Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Try This Recipe For Easy And Incredible Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

| November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am

This favorite after-school snack can be made just a little bit healthier without sacrificing on flavor.

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Some Tips For Utility Scam Awareness Day

Some Tips For Utility Scam Awareness Day

| November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power is among the American and Canadian utilities joining forces to remind customers how to avoid scams.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Fort Mims

Alabama Legacy Moment: Fort Mims

| November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Public Television is producing a series of videos titled “Alabama Legacy Moments” that offer a quick history of the people, places and stories that have defined Alabama. Done in conjunction with the ongoing bicentennial celebration of the state that concludes in 2019, the short pieces should inspire you to learn more about the rich history of Alabama. “Alabama Legacy Moments”  are sponsored by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and the Alabama Broadcasters Association.

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On This Day In Alabama History: W.C. Handy Was Born In Florence

On This Day In Alabama History: W.C. Handy Was Born In Florence

| November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 16, 1873: Musician and songwriter W.C. Handy was born in Florence. Known as the “Father of the Blues,” Handy successfully transitioned blues from a regional musical style to the national pop culture scene.

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Toyota, Mazda Said To Narrow Choice To North Carolina, Alabama For $1.6 Billion Plant

Toyota, Mazda Said To Narrow Choice To North Carolina, Alabama For $1.6 Billion Plant

| November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Alabama and North Carolina are the final states in the running to win a prized Toyota and Mazda car factory worth $1.6 billion, according to people familiar with the negotiations.

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Staying Warm And Saving Energy When Winter Winds Blow

Staying Warm And Saving Energy When Winter Winds Blow

| November 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

In Alabama, we tend to think of energy efficiency mostly in the summer, when temperatures are soaring and we’re trying to keep our cool. But don’t overlook the importance of practicing energy efficiency during the winter months, too.

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Tuskegee Mayor: T-100 Manufacturing Facility Will Lift Region

Tuskegee Mayor: T-100 Manufacturing Facility Will Lift Region

| November 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Sitting in the back seat of an F-16 jet on a flight over Tuskegee, Mayor Tony Haygood looked down at Moton Field and envisioned the historic airfield’s future as the production site of the U.S. Air Force’s next jet training aircraft.

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This Alabama Maker Turns Dreams Into Steel

This Alabama Maker Turns Dreams Into Steel

| November 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Iron Works, Fairhope

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Orange Beach’s World Food Championships A Foodie’s Dream Come True

Orange Beach’s World Food Championships A Foodie’s Dream Come True

| November 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

It was a foodie’s dream come true as 500 cooking teams and more than 1,600 competitors converged on the Alabama Gulf Coast for the World Food Championships Nov. 8-12.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Model Community Started In Fairhope

On This Day In Alabama History: Model Community Started In Fairhope

| November 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 15, 1894: Nineteen adults and nine children moved to Fairhope to start a model community based on the ideas of Iowan populist E.B

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Alabama Team To Tour Leonardo Aircraft Factory To Advance T-100 Project

Alabama Team To Tour Leonardo Aircraft Factory To Advance T-100 Project

| November 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield is leading an Alabama delegation traveling today to Italy, where the group will meet with executives of aerospace giant Leonardo and tour a factory where the company manufactures a jet trainer aircraft that could one day be produced in Alabama.

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Why Does The Iphone X Cost So Much More?

Why Does The Iphone X Cost So Much More?

| November 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

The components in Apple Inc.’s new iPhone X cost $115 more than the guts of the iPhone 8 because of its pricey new screen and facial recognition scanner, according to an analysis by IHS Markit Inc.

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Tuscaloosa’s Rise Graduation Celebrates Community, Love Times Two

Tuscaloosa’s Rise Graduation Celebrates Community, Love Times Two

| November 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

When Cathleen Hines gave birth to two beautiful baby girls, neither she nor her husband, Bo, truly grasped the challenges they would soon face.

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Alabama State Parks Earn 17 Tripadvisor Awards For 2017

Alabama State Parks Earn 17 Tripadvisor Awards For 2017

| November 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

TripAdvisor, an industry leader in online travel reservation services and user reviews, has presented 17 Certificate of Excellence awards to 11 Alabama State Parks for 2017. The 17 awards are the most ever for Alabama’s State Parks, tying last year’s number of honors from the world’s largest travel site.

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Updated Alabama Launchpad Competition Spotlights Entrepreneurs

Updated Alabama Launchpad Competition Spotlights Entrepreneurs

| November 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Alabama’s entrepreneurs have a growing list of opportunities to showcase their innovative ideas. The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama is expanding its successful startup competition, and the newest site is Auburn.

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On This Day In Alabama History: First Treaty Of Washington Was Signed

On This Day In Alabama History: First Treaty Of Washington Was Signed

| November 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 14, 1805: The First Treaty of Washington was signed between the United States and the Creek Nation

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Doc’s Seafood Shack A Favorite Culinary Coastal Landmark In Alabama

Doc’s Seafood Shack A Favorite Culinary Coastal Landmark In Alabama

| November 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Fun in the sun and delicious fried shrimp are signs of a great beach vacation. The fun part can happen at any of our state’s sugary sand beaches. “The best fried shrimp in the entire civilized world” might be found at Doc’s Seafood Shack & Oyster Bar.

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Research Paper Identifies Early Ice Age Shark Teeth In Alabama

Research Paper Identifies Early Ice Age Shark Teeth In Alabama

| November 13, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Sharks have been swimming the oceans for about 400 million years, 200 million years before dinosaurs roamed the Earth.

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Critical Care Transport Lauded For Consistent Reaccreditation

Critical Care Transport Lauded For Consistent Reaccreditation

| November 13, 2017 @ 5:00 am

The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Critical Care Transport program was reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems for the seventh straight review period.

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Stephen Black Is An Alabama Bright Light Turning Poverty Into Possibility

Stephen Black Is An Alabama Bright Light Turning Poverty Into Possibility

| November 13, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Stephen Black is convinced that the best way to help others is to teach them to help themselves.

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