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Sara MacNeil


Montgomery, AL, United States

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Recent articles by Sara:

Ed Crowell's appointment as Montgomery County probate judge rescinded

Gov. Kay Ivey suspended Crowell's appointment as probate judge after verification he was over the age limit to legally serve. → Read More

Ed Crowell appointed Montgomery County probate judge

Gov. Kay Ivey signed Crowell’s appointment letter Wednesday afternoon and his appointment is effective immediately. → Read More

Morehouse College alumni sing hymn at Steven Reed's inauguration

Reed and about 20 Morehouse graduates sang the university's sacred anthem after he was sworn in as Montgomery's first African American mayor. → Read More

Steven Reed, Montgomery's first African American mayor, is sworn into office

The first African American mayor of Montgomery was sworn into office Tuesday → Read More

City approves Whitewater funding agreement

Tuesday, the city approved a funding agreement for the $50 million Whitewater Park, opening the way for an entertainment facility near downtown. → Read More

Poor, black Montgomery neighborhood fears health risks from possible cell tower

The land is in a predominantly African American neighborhood that is one of the poorest in Montgomery. → Read More

Montgomery City Council takes up controversial panhandling ordinance again Tuesday

An ordinance to jail panhandlers and people who give to panhandlers could be put into law Tuesday. → Read More

Leaves piling up? Here's how to properly dispose of them

Proper leaf disposal is better for the city's waste sorting system and can prevent flooding → Read More

Statue of controversial Montgomery namesake unveiled near City Hall

The 600-pound bronze sculpture was unveiled at Lister Hill Plaza across the street from City Hall. → Read More

Four murals at Juliette Hampton Morgan Library unveiled to celebrate city bicentennial

Bill Ford’s murals serve as the centerpiece of the recent renovation of Morgan Memorial Library. → Read More

Tracy Larkin remains City Council seat winner by 6 votes after Marche Johnson pays for recount

A recount of votes in the runoff between Tracy Larkin and Marche Johnson yielded the same results. → Read More

The legend of the stolen Bible and a phone book: Truth unveiled at Court Square

Many rumors have circulated about the open Bible placed on a pedestal in Montgomery Plaza for decades. → Read More

Latino Festival organizer speaks out after Montgomery tries to shut down event

Latino Festival organizer claims city does not have authority to shut down event. → Read More

Montgomery takes steps to shut down Snowdoun's Latino Festival

A rural Montgomery neighborhood tried to shut down a Latino Festival when it first started, the city listened. → Read More

Tracy Larkin wins District 3 City Council seat by 6 votes

Incumbent Tracey Larkin won District 3 City Council seat Tuesday after provisional ballots were counted. → Read More

Focus on razor-thin Council District 3 race to sharpen Tuesday as provisional ballots are counted

Montgomery will find out who takes the city council seat Tuesday. → Read More

Montgomery real estate agent fired after offering to sell homes for those who didn't like Reed's election

The dog-whistle advertisement with Craig Schaid posing in it was posted after Steven Reed was elected Tuesday night → Read More

After a decade as Montgomery's mayor, Todd Strange prepares to pass the reins to Steven Reed

Mayor Strange talks about his tenure and his future plans. → Read More

Packed house and ready to party: Excitement fills Steven Reed's victory celebration

The Alley Station on Commerce Street was packed Tuesday night to celebrate the election of Montgomery's first black mayor Steven Reed. → Read More

‘A historic day’: Montgomery, Alabama, elects its first African-American mayor

Steven Reed, the Montgomery County probate judge, beat TV station owner David Woods and will be sworn in as the city's first black mayor Nov. 12. → Read More