Category: Partner News Stories

Reuben Grill Makes List Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

Reuben Grill Makes List Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

| July 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Chappy’s Deli in Montgomery combines a casual atmosphere with good food right off the grill.

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Leonardo T-100 Factory Would Provide Massive Lift For Tuskegee

Leonardo T-100 Factory Would Provide Massive Lift For Tuskegee

| July 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Leonardo aircraft manufacturing facility that’s proposed to be built in Tuskegee would have a vast economic impact across Macon County and beyond, according to local officials supporting the project.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Football Favorite Jay Barker Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Football Favorite Jay Barker Was Born

| July 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

July 20, 1972: Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback and radio personality Jay Barker was born in Birmingham on July 20, 1972

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Alabama Aerospace Connections On Display At Farnborough Airshow

Alabama Aerospace Connections On Display At Farnborough Airshow

| July 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Farnborough International Airshow is the global industry’s grand event in 2018, highlighted by thunderous aerial flyovers and mindboggling billion-dollar aircraft purchase announcements.

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Former Alabama Power Ceo Charles Mccrary Makes 2018 Alabama Business Hall Of Fame

Former Alabama Power Ceo Charles Mccrary Makes 2018 Alabama Business Hall Of Fame

| July 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Charles McCrary, former president, chairman and CEO of Alabama Power, has been named to the Alabama Business Hall of Fame for 2018. The honor is bestowed by the University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business. Inductees will be officially honored in a special ceremony Nov. 15 at the Hyatt-Regency Birmingham.

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Hot Summer Days Bring Handy Festival To The Stage In Can’t Miss Alabama

Hot Summer Days Bring Handy Festival To The Stage In Can’t Miss Alabama

| July 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Learn more about the late musician and songwriter at the 37thW.C. Handy Music Festival presented by the Music Preservation Society July 20-29. Handy became the “Father of the Blues” after he wrote “Memphis Blues” in 1912. He was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame in 1985 and the Alabama Music Hall of Fame in 1993. This musical tradition is one of the largest tourist attractions in the state. More than 200 local and international artists will be featured at the festival. The show headliners are the Fame Gang featuring Candi Staton, Travis Wammack, Willie Hightower and other musical artists.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Ruffner Mountain Nature Coalition Was Formed

On This Day In Alabama History: Ruffner Mountain Nature Coalition Was Formed

| July 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

July 19, 1977: The Ruffner Mountain Nature Coalition was birthed July 19, 1977, thanks to a grassroots community with two goals: to protect the mountain ecosystem and halt plans to build an on-site apartment complex

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Alabama Team Departs Farnborough After 2 Days Of Promising Talks

Alabama Team Departs Farnborough After 2 Days Of Promising Talks

| July 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield departed London today after two intensive days of meetings at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow that left them encouraged about growth prospects in the industry.

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Alabama Shoppers Skip State Sales Tax On Back-to-school Items From Clothes To Computers July 20-22

Alabama Shoppers Skip State Sales Tax On Back-to-school Items From Clothes To Computers July 20-22

| July 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The summer shopping season is in full swing at Painted Pink in Montgomery.

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Public Contributes Ideas For New Birmingham Downtown Linear Park

Public Contributes Ideas For New Birmingham Downtown Linear Park

| July 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Dozens of individuals, plus representatives from local businesses, public agencies and nonprofits expressed themselves Tuesday about what should be in the mix of amenities and activities at a proposed linear park in downtown Birmingham.

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Gulf Shores Is An Alabama Community Of Excellence Adjusting To Shifting Sands For Growth

Gulf Shores Is An Alabama Community Of Excellence Adjusting To Shifting Sands For Growth

| July 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Given enough time – decades if not centuries – the steady combination of waves and wind will change the appearance of any coastal community. The city of Gulf Shores decided to escalate that process, and has undergone a major transformation in less than five years.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Construction Began On Logan Martin Dam

On This Day In Alabama History: Construction Began On Logan Martin Dam

| July 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

July 18, 1960: Pell City received an economic boost and a continuous boon to tourism when construction of Logan Martin Dam began on July 18, 1960

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Bo Jackson

Alabama Legacy Moment: Bo Jackson

| July 18, 2018 @ 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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Alabama Apps: App2talk Helps Nonverbal Children Communicate

Alabama Apps: App2talk Helps Nonverbal Children Communicate

| July 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama NewsCenter is highlighting apps developed in the state. This is the second story in a series.

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Birmingham Barber Vincent Oliver Lived A Life A Cut Above

Birmingham Barber Vincent Oliver Lived A Life A Cut Above

| July 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Buddy Holloway of Cropwell would drive 44 miles to get his hair cut. The 90-year-old lived in East Lake for years and retired to a life on the lake.

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Les Dames Advancing Alabama’s Food Community

Les Dames Advancing Alabama’s Food Community

| July 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

When women help other women succeed, good things happen. Tasty things do, too.

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