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Talladega and Montgomery Just Elected Their First Black Mayors in the Same Week, On the Same Day

Steven L Reed is the new mayor elect for Montgomery Timothy Ragland is the new mayor elect for Talladega. At 29 years old, Timothy Ragland is also Talladega’s youngest mayor. Mayor elect Ragland will be sworn in on November 4th Mayor elect Reed will be sworn in on November 12th Continue reading Talladega and Montgomery Just Elected Their First Black Mayors in the Same Week, On the Same Day

ASU’s ‘400 Forward’ Fall 2019 Dance Concert!

WHEN: Opens tonight & runs through Saturday; at 7 p.m. nightlyWHERE: ASU’s Leila Barlow Theatre; corner of N. University and S. Jackson St. The “400 Forward” Fall 2019 Dance Concert opens tonight at 7 p.m. in ASU’s Leila Barlow Theatre and runs through Saturday evening. It is presented by Alabama State University’s Department of Theatre Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Dance Program.   This concert celebrates what the African-American experience will possibly be 400 years … Continue reading ASU’s ‘400 Forward’ Fall 2019 Dance Concert!

ASU SBDC to Host Lowndes County Financial Education Seminar!

Education Seminar!–  Free event designed to help small businesses learn about the business loan market & identify the right type of financial product – WHEN: Oct. 29, from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.WHERE: 215 W Tuskeena St, Hayneville AL 36040. A small business lending and financial education seminar is being held to help small business owners in the River Region and the Black Belt learn about the business loan market … Continue reading ASU SBDC to Host Lowndes County Financial Education Seminar!

ASU Alumna & a Montgomery Native Wins Torch of Global Enlightenment Award 

An alumna from Alabama State University and a native of Montgomery has won the 2019 Torch of Global Enlightenment Award from the World Affairs Council, which honors organizations and individuals that have contributed to global understanding and appreciation of different cultures, languages and lands.ASU’s own Dr. Armenta Early Hinton, the recipient of the Global Enlightenment Award, received her B.F.A. in music history and piano from … Continue reading ASU Alumna & a Montgomery Native Wins Torch of Global Enlightenment Award 

MPD Makes Second Arrest in Investigation into August Double Homicide

MONTGOMERY — The Montgomery Police Department has arrested a second suspect in the Aug. 15 shooting deaths of Justin Martin, 24, and Jacquez Hall, 21, of Montgomery and the wounding of two other adult males. MPD charged Charles Jackson, 16, of Montgomery with two counts of murder and two counts of second-degree assault in connection with the shooting. Jackson was taken into custody this morning … Continue reading MPD Makes Second Arrest in Investigation into August Double Homicide

Alabama State Bar President Christy Crow speaks to students at Faulkner University

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – President of the Alabama State Bar, Christy Crow, spoke to students at Faulkner University on Monday, Oct. 14.  Philip McCallum, Executive Director of the Bar, also presented. Crow is the 144th President of the Alabama State Bar and only the third female president. She the first president from Bullock County. She has practiced with the firm of Jinks, Crow & Dickson since 1997. Her … Continue reading Alabama State Bar President Christy Crow speaks to students at Faulkner University

Twin Judges Keynote ASU Business College’s FIRST Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series!

– Identical twins who are both ASU alumnae and both district court judges in Jefferson County speak Thursday – WHEN:  Thursday (Oct. 17), from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.WHAT: First-ever ASU College of Business Distinguished Lecture Series has twin alumnae judges as dual keynote speakers.  WHERE: ASU’s John L. Buskey Hall’s auditorium, corner of N. University & Harris Way; near the ASU Gateway over I-85.Talk about a “Double Mint” moment! Join us at Alabama State University on Thursday as identical twins who both … Continue reading Twin Judges Keynote ASU Business College’s FIRST Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series!

News Conference/Signing Ceremony for Exhibit Honoring Selma’s “Courageous-Eight” Historic Civil Rights Movement Leaders of the 1960’s!

– These eight individuals led the peaceful protests in Selma that culminated in the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March – WHAT: News conference & signing ceremony for exhibition to honor Selma’s historic “Courageous-Eight” civil rights leaders. WHEN: Wednesday (Oct. 16), at 1 p.m. WHERE: ASU Library (Levi Watkins Learning Center), located at 1140 N. University Drive.   A Memorandum of  Understanding (MOU) will be signed during a news conference between Alabama State University’s Levi Watkins Learning Center’s … Continue reading News Conference/Signing Ceremony for Exhibit Honoring Selma’s “Courageous-Eight” Historic Civil Rights Movement Leaders of the 1960’s!