Category: Partner News Stories

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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Don’t Be Salty About Your Health: 1,500 mg Is Ideal For Most Adults

Don’t Be Salty About Your Health: 1,500 mg Is Ideal For Most Adults

| November 13, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Sodium intake continues to be a major issue for many Americans. While the American Heart Association recommends an ideal limit of no more than 1,500 mg per day for most adults, recent findings showed that, from 2013-2014, the average daily U.S. sodium intake was 3,409 mg – excluding salt added at the table.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Meteor Shower Filled The Alabama Sky

On This Day In Alabama History: Meteor Shower Filled The Alabama Sky

| November 13, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 13, 1833: A dramatic meteor shower filled the sky with about 30,000 meteors an hour in an event remembered as the night stars fell on Alabama

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America’s Suv Thirst Hits Luxury Brands With Hidden Hangover

America’s Suv Thirst Hits Luxury Brands With Hidden Hangover

| November 12, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Luxury carmakers benefiting from red-hot demand for lucrative SUVs are dealing with a behind-the-scenes headache because of just how swiftly demand has shifted away from their sedans.

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Recipe: Ooey Gooey Autumn Spice Cake

Recipe: Ooey Gooey Autumn Spice Cake

| November 12, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Y’all know I’m all about quick, easy, no-fuss cooking. So it frustrates me to see folks making things way more complicated than they have to be. I saw a post last week where someone was talking about how you can spread peanut butter between two sheets of plastic wrap and then freeze it and cut it into squares so it’s easier to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with it. Well, as far as I’m concerned, that’s just too much sugar for a dime. (Have y’all ever heard that expression?)

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Ice Skating Returns To Birmingham’s Railroad Park Nov. 25

Ice Skating Returns To Birmingham’s Railroad Park Nov. 25

| November 12, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Get ready for a winter wonderland experience at Railroad Park in Birmingham.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Legendary Canoe Fight Occurred

On This Day In Alabama History: Legendary Canoe Fight Occurred

| November 12, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 12, 1813: The legendary Canoe Fight occurred during the Creek War of 1813-1814 in present-day Clarke County

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Volunteers Plant Native Trees Along Shades Creek Greenway

Volunteers Plant Native Trees Along Shades Creek Greenway

| November 12, 2017 @ 5:00 am

About 80 volunteers tried to make Homewood a little bit greener by taking part in the annual planting of native tree seedlings along the Shades Creek Greenway on Saturday, Nov. 4.

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The Homemade Soup At Dothan’s Basketcase Cafe Is One Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

The Homemade Soup At Dothan’s Basketcase Cafe Is One Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

| November 11, 2017 @ 5:00 am

There’s something about the cool fall weather that begs for comfort foods like homemade soups.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Mount Cheaha

Alabama Legacy Moment: Mount Cheaha

| November 11, 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.

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Three Nationally Acclaimed Heroes Put Leeds In A League Of Its Own

Three Nationally Acclaimed Heroes Put Leeds In A League Of Its Own

| November 11, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Perhaps former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley said it best: “Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times that the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.”

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