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Nancy Kane is a 2021 Woman of Impact

From the Ivy League to the Yellowhammer State, Nancy Kane's journey has set ablaze a trail of business excellence and charitable service every step...

Jackie Graham is a 2021 Woman of Impact

State government in Alabama is home to an intricate web of employment rules, regulations and requirements. Jackie Graham is the person tasked with untangling that...

U.S. Space & Rocket Center receives FBI Community Leadership Award for Cyber Camp partnership

HUNTSVILLE -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Birmingham Division, in a formal presentation at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration, bestowed the U.S....

Lindsay Rane Carter is a 2021 Woman of Impact

With a passion for her community, her state and the company she works for, Lindsay Rane Carter regularly makes an impact in her small...

Legendary Alabama A&M University president prepares to move on after record growth

Alabama A&M University President Andrew Hugine, Jr. recently announced plans to retire, ending more than a decade of leadership at the historically black college...

Alabama League of Municipalities selects 30 communities for new Economic Development Academy

The Alabama League of Municipalities (ALM) has selected 30 communities from across the state to participate in its newly-formed Economic Development Academy. ALM created the...

Lynn Troy is a 2021 Woman of Impact

As a 2021 Woman of Impact honoree, Lynn Troy’s career journey from 18-year-old entry-level employee to co-founder & CEO of her very own aerospace...

Report shows Alabama making progress in fight against deadly opioid epidemic

The state of Alabama has long suffered in the nationwide battle against the devastating opioid epidemic. Community leaders, elected officials and medical professionals have...

Linda Sewell is a 2021 Woman of Impact

Alabama is blessed with an abundance of out-of-state professionals who have come to call the Yellowhammer State their home. These individuals contribute day in...

Kendra Scott gives back to Children’s of Alabama in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Kendra Scott is offering two unique ways to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Alabama. Custom necklaces designed by four special "guests of honor" from...

Merceria Ludgood is a 2021 Woman of Impact

The story of Merceria Ludgood’s impact on her community and her state is that of a journey, in the truest sense of the word. As...

UA researchers seek to address vaccine hesitancy, access among Black Alabamians

Faculty and graduate students with the University of Alabama are seeking to address the root causes of low vaccination rates among the state's citizens,...

Alabama unemployment drops to 3.1%, down from 7.1% a year earlier

Alabama's unemployment rate dropped to 3.1% in August, according to new data released on Friday by Gov. Kay Ivey's office. That number is down from...

Melissa Morrison-Ellis is a 2021 Woman of Impact

As a first chair violinist is to an orchestra so is program director Melissa Morrison-Ellis to Raytheon Technologies, one of the world’s largest aerospace...

Alabama Medical Association to address monoclonal antibody treatment during Facebook Live COVID-19 update

Physician experts with the Alabama Medical Association during Thursday's live-streamed COVID-19 update will answer questions surrounding the use of monoclonal antibody treatment. According to the...

Rita Cowell is a 2021 Woman of Impact

Rita Cowell, Ph.D., has always had an interest in neuroscience and behavior. From a young age, she knew she wanted to do research related...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama providing coverage for monoclonal antibody treatment

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama continues to support the health, safety and well-being of its members and has taken comprehensive steps to...

Kids to Love announces thrill-filled Regions Center fundraiser in downtown Huntsville

There will be no shortage of adrenaline at the fourth annual Kids to Love fundraiser this weekend at the Regions Center in downtown Huntsville. More...

Orange Beach Mayor Kennon touts ‘Freedom Fest’ event in defiant move against COVID cancellations — ‘The crisis is manufactured’

Earlier this week, the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber and Annual National Shrimp Festival Committee announced it was canceling its 49th Annual National Shrimp Festival...

Patti Yancey is a 2021 Woman of Impact

Leaders have the foresight to spot an issue and implement effective solutions to address it. For Patti Yancey, she has well exceeded her intention...

Auburn University establishes merit-based scholarship catered to students on the basis of need

Auburn University has announced a new scholarship and financial aid initiative designed to make obtaining a college education more affordable for students who otherwise...

Judy Miller is a 2021 Woman of Impact

There are leaders in state government who seek no spotlight, tirelessly working behind the scenes to deliver for the citizenry. For Judy Miller, this...

Alabama doctors express concerns over federal government limiting state’s access to effective COVID-19 treatment

The Alabama Medical Association is pushing back against the federal government for taking steps to limit access to monoclonal antibody treatment, which it says...

River Region United Way launches initiative to increase reading proficiency in mid-South Alabama schools

River Region United Way (RRUW) is working to increase reading proficiency rates among Alabama children, according to a recently launched campaign. A virtual forum consisting...