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Krista Johnson


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Recent articles by Krista:

Montgomery man accused of raping mentally disabled woman

Court documents indicate Michael Boykins allegedly had intercourse with a woman incapable of giving consent because of mental defect. → Read More

Montgomery woman gets 11 years in federal prison for part in 2016 robbery spree

The crime spree included the robberies of 10 Montgomery businesses. → Read More

Opening of Davis Elementary as a charter pushed back one year

The delay, the Montgomery Education Foundation director said, is to ensure quality is not sacrificed just to move quickly. → Read More

MPS superintendent will remain for at least another year

Although her contract ends in June, Ann Roy Moore can stay one more year without board approval. → Read More

MPS passes resolution seeks property tax increase

For a homeowner living within city limits in a $127,500 home, the increase would cost an additional $9.56 a month. → Read More

Attention parents: MPS delays school start time Thursday

Citing weather concerns, Montgomery Public Schools will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday. → Read More

Floyd Middle teacher charged with sexual abuse of student in school

The victim, according to MPD, was a 12-year-old female student. → Read More

'Lack of control and compliance': Charter commission gives LEAD 30 days to present updated plan

"You are asking for a substantive change with the application that you were originally awarded and approved," said Commission Paul Morin. → Read More

Faulkner announces former Congressman Trey Gowdy as speaker for annual benefit dinner

Trey Gowdy of South Carolina served four terms in congress. → Read More

MPD investigates shooting on Vandiver Boulevard

MPD is investigating a shooting near Montgomery Zoo. → Read More

Ex-Goodwyn bookkeeper faces sentencing after pleading guilty to stealing school money

Tiffany Franklin pleaded guilty to first-degree theft of property, stealing over $13,000 from Goodwyn Middle School. → Read More

Inspiring by giving back: Former Chisholm student returns to help beautify elementary

Kenyada Posey organized an event to paint 15 murals at Chisholm Elementary, where she went to school. → Read More

MPS middle schools land $70k grant for robotics programs

The money will help each Montgomery public middle school purchase robotics kits, train teachers and attend robotics competitions. → Read More

LEAD Academy asks county commission for portion of sales tax funds

In 2003, the commission approved a 1-cent sales tax increase to support public education. → Read More

Former Montgomery officer Stevie Rodgers found guilty of enticing child

Stevie Rodgers, who joined the department in 2015, faces 10 years in prison. → Read More

Sister of shooting victim Orangeal White starts fundraiser to provide scholarships to Carver students

Libbyada White has started a fundraiser in her sister's name to help Carver seniors with the early costs of college. → Read More

Attention seniors: Apply to Auburn University for free

Auburn University will waive the application fee for one week during January. → Read More

Startup charter hosts meeting to share plans for former St. Jude school

Representatives from Life Academy will host a community meeting to share their plans for the former St. Jude school. → Read More

Davis Elementary receives $1.5 million grant to help open as charter school

Three schools set to open as charters in fall 2020 received $1.5 million grants from New Schools for Alabama. → Read More

'Every day is a nightmare': The disappearance of Lakira Goldsmith overwhelms her mother

Lakira "Pigg" Goldsmith has been missing from Montgomery since Nov. 27, 2018. She has a 3-year-old son. → Read More