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Bashinsky family leaves legacy of charitable giving; Trust, foundation to donate $32M to Alabama institutions

It is often said that legacies outlive those who forge them. In the case of the Golden Flake founders, the Bashinsky family's philanthropic legacy...

Rosa Parks artwork unveiled at Montgomery museum

On the warm afternoon of Dec. 1, 1955, as recalled by famed civil rights attorney Fred D. Gray as “very similar to the weather today,” Rosa Parks finished...

Communities across the state to benefit from latest Gateway grants by the Alabama Power Foundation

The Alabama Power Foundation has awarded nearly $60,000 in Gateway grants to support communities across the state – part of its longstanding commitment to elevating Alabama. The...

University of Montevallo unveils new Center for the Arts

The stage is set at the new Center for the Arts at the University of Montevallo (UM) – a stage dedicated to one of the...

Alabama mom: ‘CoachSafely helped save my daughter’s life’

Ronni and Lennox Vinson, 6-year-old twin sisters from Highland Home, were honorary coin-toss team captains for the Class 3A championship football game Thursday at...

Former Auburn University student and ‘Top Chef’ winner publishes new cookbook

Former Auburn University student Kelsey Barnard Clark always knew she wanted a career as a chef, but if she had not begun her education at Auburn,...

‘Be a Blessing Birmingham’ provides aid to those experiencing homelessness

Erica Robbins has always had a heart for people, but it wasn’t until 2013 when she moved to downtown Birmingham that her passion for...

Alabama Power retiree helps make robotics competition a winning event for students

For years, James Thrash has put his mind toward helping students at Wetumpka High School compete in the annual Boosting Engineering Science and Technology (BEST) Robotics...

Auburn students win $1 million Bass Pro Shops U.S. Open National Bass Fishing Amateur Team Championships

Auburn University students Logan Parks and Tucker Smith have a million extra reasons to be thankful this week. The Tigers, who are members of the Auburn Bass...

Record-setting Morgan Wallen ‘The Grounds’ concert has $8.1 million economic impact for Mobile area

MOBILE -- Last month's Morgan Wallen concert at the Mobile Fairgrounds, branded "The Grounds," was declared a "tremendous success" by the event's organizers, 46...

King’s Home expands Equine Therapy Program after generous Morton family donation

King's Home, a Christian-focused and service-oriented organization in Chelsea, Alabama, recently expanded its Equine Therapy Program. The organization, which serves youth, women and mothers seeking...

Glenwood expands services in Avondale

Due to high demand for services for individuals with autism and other mental health concerns, Glenwood, Inc. is expanding in Avondale for the fourth...

Nick Saban, Miss Terry detail significance of ‘life-changing’ Habitat for Humanity homes

During Saturday's edition of ESPN's "College GameDay," the sports network gave viewers an inside look at Nick and Terry Saban's charitable impact on the...

Regions Bank celebrates Christmas season with Birmingham HQ tower light display

After months in the making, the Regions Center tower in downtown Birmingham has once again staked its claim as the Magic City's tallest holiday...

Space One Eleven is an Alabama Bright Light illuminating art

In 1986, Peter Prinz noticed artists in Alabama did not have many places to exhibit their work. He decided to do something, and the...

Alabama publisher releases anthology of ‘gritty’ Southern Christmas stories

A new book from Gritty South, an imprint of Bluewater Publications, aims to remove the rose-tinted lenses and cut the sugar-plum sweetness often associated with...

Coffee shop coming to Alabama focuses on the ‘ability in disability’

A new coffee shop is coming to Auburn that is working to shift the way people view individuals with disabilities. North-Carolina-based Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is planning...

Old Glory Lookout at Cheaha State Park becomes home to retired American flags

Cheaha State Park in Delta, Alabama, will soon become the final resting place for the ashes of retired American flags no longer fit for...

University of Montevallo fishing team earns second School of the Year title

The University of Montevallo’s bass fishing team has earned its second School of the Year title after topping more than 200 collegiate fishing programs...

Explore Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail in Tuskegee

In the 1950s and 1960s, the Civil Rights Movement changed the course of history in America forever. Many of the places that created the...

Plating Change Initiative plans to feed 5,000 people in central Alabama

The national recreational-vehicle dealer Camping World, Baumhower’s Victory Grill, and the University of Alabama’s basketball program are teaming up for a full-court press against...

Legacy of Harold A. Franklin, Auburn University’s first African American student, preserved at dedication ceremony

The legacy of Harold A. Franklin, Auburn University’s first African American student, will live on forever through a specially designed desegregation marker expanse that was...

University of Alabama study: Avoid travel after dark during Thanksgiving week

A study of Thanksgiving week vehicle crash data from the past five years in Alabama shows travel after dark increases risk for crashes and...

Auburn raptor center show Nov. 26 to feature bald eagles Spirit, Indy

Auburn University’s Southeastern Raptor Center will hold a special Football, Fans and Feathers show at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, featuring retired bald eagle...