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Montgomery, AL, United States

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Past articles by Brian:

Does Montgomery need more police officers? We asked the mayoral candidates their thoughts.

With the election drawing near, candidates are focusing on crime as one of their major issues → Read More

Hobson Cox sees the mayor's race as a chance to uncover corruption. Will he be able to do it?

The optician and veteran is running a campaign based on rooting out corruption at the city and state level → Read More

Hobson Cox sees the mayor's race as a chance to uncover corruption. Will he be able to do it?

The optician and veteran is running a campaign based on rooting out corruption at the city and state level → Read More

Montgomery city elections: June campaign finance numbers show PACs getting into race

Two candidates crossed the $300,000 threshold, while four have yet to file a single dollar raised yet → Read More

Montgomery's municipal races are near. Here are some of the upcoming debates and locations.

There are several debates planned for both mayoral and City Council candidates → Read More

Mayoral debate drags into the night as candidates struggle to stand out

The 13-candidate field left little time for nuanced answers, instead limiting them to quick two-minute soundbites → Read More

Montgomery municipal elections 2019: Here's who has qualified for the 10 races

The unofficial tally puts the number of mayoral candidates at 13. → Read More

Montgomery unveils two new phone apps to help with parking, storm awareness

Those parking downtown will now be able to pay for their parking spots with a phone app → Read More

SPLC threatens to sue Montgomery if panhandling rule goes into effect

Mayor Todd Strange said he will delay the ordinance at least 60 days to allow for discussion → Read More

Alabama-based true crime podcast 'White Lies' explores guilt, justice in examination of 54-year-old cold case

Two University of Alabama professors wrapped up their podcast run on NPR last week → Read More

USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines during first deployment

The USS Montgomery has arrived at an important strategic port in its maiden deployment. The Independence-class littoral combat ship arrived in the Philippines last week and will host local military and civic leaders during its time in port. “My crew and I are very much looking forward to visiting Davao City,” Montgomery’s commanding officer (Blue Crew) Cmdr. Edward A. Rosso said. “Port visits… → Read More

Ordinance to punish parents for kids' crimes likely faces a rocky journey

The proposal, introduced Tuesday, faces many obstacles, according to legal experts, in its current form → Read More

Two blocks of Washington Avenue to be converted into two-way street

The changes will start July 1 and are meant to ease access to several features in the area → Read More

Fairview Ave. repaving done; work on Zelda Rd. starts next week

Road crews will hit the streets Monday to repave Zelda Road after wrapping up Fairview Avenue → Read More

City elections: May's campaign finance numbers show small uptick in council races

The Montgomery Advertiser compiled all campaign contributions and expenditures up to the beginning of June → Read More

David Sadler plans run for mayor, puts focus on west, north Montgomery

David Sadler talked with the Advertiser to announce his run for the city's top spot → Read More

Local Hindu community has once-in-a-lifetime event with new temple

The community celebrated Pran Pratistha, a four-day ceremony to fully prepare their new worship space → Read More

Presidential candidate Kamala Harris to campaign in Montgomery, speak at Democrat luncheon

The candidate will stop in Birmingham on Friday, Montgomery on Saturday and South Carolina at the end of the weekend. → Read More

Crews hit the streets to document Montgomery's civil rights buildings, history

The $50,000 grant from the federal government will record some of the lesser-known civil rights sites in the city → Read More

Envision 2040: How will the Montgomery mayoral candidates tackle the city's 20-year plan?

The Advertiser asked each candidate to read the reports, pick a fact and give their plan to address it → Read More