Category: Partner News Stories

Alabama Power’s Hudson, Peoples Taking Leadership Roles At Southern Company Gas

Alabama Power’s Hudson, Peoples Taking Leadership Roles At Southern Company Gas

| August 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Two long-standing Alabama Power executives have been named to new roles of increased responsibility within the Southern Company system.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Hugo Black Confirmed To High Court

On This Day In Alabama History: Hugo Black Confirmed To High Court

| August 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

August 17, 1937: Hugo Black of Harlan, Alabama, President Franklin D

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Accelerator Program Propels Birmingham Startups To Successful Launches

Accelerator Program Propels Birmingham Startups To Successful Launches

| August 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Fledging – one of seven student-led ventures of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Commercialization Accelerator – has moved into Innovation Depot, allowing students to work in the hub of Birmingham’s startup network.

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Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Alabama State University

Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Alabama State University

| August 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Donald Hill-Eley had to flip the script in Montgomery last season. The former Alabama State assistant coach was handed the reins after the Hornets opened with an 0-5 record.

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Party At The Sidewalk Film Festival With Can’t Miss Alabama

Party At The Sidewalk Film Festival With Can’t Miss Alabama

| August 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Sidewalk Film Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary Aug. 20-26 with films, food and parties. Opening night begins with two films, 27 documentary features, 27 narrative features, 23 shorts, six blocks of kids and family programming, four encore slots, and an awards show.

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Walmart Opens $135 Million Distribution Center In Alabama

Walmart Opens $135 Million Distribution Center In Alabama

| August 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Walmart on Tuesday officially marked the opening of a $135 million distribution center in Mobile that will create 750 jobs and strengthen the retailer’s supply chain network.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Stanley Dent Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Stanley Dent Was Born

| August 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

August 16, 1869 : Born on this day in Eufaula, Stanley Dent began his political career a few years after moving to Montgomery in 1899

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Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Tuskegee University

Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Tuskegee University

| August 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Like his Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference counterpart at Miles College, Tuskegee head football coach Willie Slater added athletics director to his job description going into the 2018 season.

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Respect for the Recent Show by Hurricane Hector!

Respect for the Recent Show by Hurricane Hector!

| August 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Within the past two weeks and then some, the world had the opportunity to watch Hurricane Hector evolve in quite an impressive fashion.  As is shown in the animated radar loop above per the radar site in southern Hawaii, there was quite an impressive radar display on-hand for all those who had the chance to observe this intense tropical cyclone evolve.

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UAB’s New Bioinformatics Program Is First Of Its Kind In State

UAB’s New Bioinformatics Program Is First Of Its Kind In State

| August 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The University of Alabama at Birmingham will launch a Bachelor of Science degree in bioinformatics this fall. The interdisciplinary program is the first of its kind in the state.

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Co-Founder Of Alabama Restaurants Finds American Dream By Following His Heart To Tuscaloosa

Co-Founder Of Alabama Restaurants Finds American Dream By Following His Heart To Tuscaloosa

| August 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

For Jheovanny Gomez, the path to the American dream began by pursuing his high school sweetheart to Tuscaloosa.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Willie Mays

Alabama Legacy Moment: Willie Mays

| August 15, 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 Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Samford University

Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Samford University

| August 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Samford football began the 2017 season with a bit of an identity crisis. But it didn’t last long as the Bulldogs made a historic run.

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Alabama Music Maker Rebecca Egeland Celebrates Debut Album Release

Alabama Music Maker Rebecca Egeland Celebrates Debut Album Release

| August 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Since her Alabama NewsCenter story and Facebook Live Alabama Music Maker’s concert this past January, Birmingham-based singer-songwriter Rebecca Egeland has completed her debut album, Only the Good.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Businessman Erskine Ramsay Died

On This Day In Alabama History: Businessman Erskine Ramsay Died

| August 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

August 15, 1953 : Born near Pittsburgh in 1864, Erskine Ramsay was already an accomplished businessman in the coal industry when he arrived at the age of 22 in Birmingham as a superintendent and engineer for the Pratt Mines

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Common Bond Brewers Is An Alabama Maker That Brings Folks Together In Montgomery

Common Bond Brewers Is An Alabama Maker That Brings Folks Together In Montgomery

| August 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Common Bond Brewers, Montgomery

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Putting The Recent Hurricane Hector Into Perspective

Putting The Recent Hurricane Hector Into Perspective

| August 14, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

There is no debate that over the past two weeks and then some, Hurricane Hector put on quite a show across the Eastern, Central, and now Western Pacific Ocean basins.

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Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: University Of North Alabama

Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: University Of North Alabama

| August 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Purple lion paw prints line Court Street in Florence, just as they have when previous football seasons drew near. That’s a constant for North Alabama football.

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