Melissa Brown, MontgomeryAdvertiser

Melissa Brown


Montgomery, AL, United States

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Recent articles by Melissa:

Coronavirus in Alabama: Montgomery Baptist releases 6 of 8 patients

"Non-essential" businesses must close by 5 p.m. Saturday in a shutdown that will run at least until April 17. → Read More

Alabama coronavirus cases top 600 Friday afternoon

Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday announced the closing of some businesses in the state through April 17 in an attempt to slow the spread of infections. → Read More

Alabama Air National Guard airman tests positive for coronavirus

The airman is recovering at home, base officials said. → Read More

'Stay at home': What Alabama's 'non-essential' business closures mean for you

The newly announced business closures will run through April 17. → Read More

Man injured in Cobb Street shooting in Montgomery

The man is hospitalized in stable condition, MPD said Thursday. → Read More

Confirmed Alabama coronavirus cases swell to 386

Montgomery County currently as 13 confirmed cases, though Baptist Health says some tests are still outstanding. → Read More

Coronavirus in Alabama: Mobile County reports first death, 4th in state

The majority of Alabama counties have now reported at least one coronavirus case. → Read More

Are you a health care worker in Alabama? We want to hear your coronavirus experience

Your expertise can help us inform the public about what is going on and what they need to do to help fight COVID-19 spread. → Read More

Coronavirus separation can't keep loving husband from serenading his 'sweet Ann'

He has supported Ann through her journey with Alzheimer's Disease for 17 years. The forced separation has changed how the connect, but not stopped it. → Read More

Coronavirus separation can't keep loving husband from serenading his 'sweet Ann'

A video captures him leaning close to a screen window, leading Ann through the words of Amazing Grace. → Read More

Alabama shutdown: What's closed to limit coronavirus and for how long?

Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued wide shutdowns in a bid to increase social distancing as the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow in Alabama. → Read More

Alabama unemployment claims surge amid COVID-19 pandemic

The number of unemployment claims made since March 9 has nearly surpassed February's claims total in Alabama. → Read More

Alabama reports 12 COVID-19 cases by Saturday night amid ongoing closures

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alabama doubled in 24 hours. → Read More

Alabama coronavirus cases rise to 6 by Saturday

Six COVID-19 patients were identified as of Friday night as Alabama public life grinds to a halt. → Read More

'Chaos, confusion and corruption': Violence persists in Alabama's prisons despite federal investigation

In 2019, the Alabama prison system had one of its most violent years in a decade. Sixteen prisoners were killed. → Read More

Hours before execution, attorney files for another stay for Nathaniel Woods

Nathaniel Woods was convicted in 2004 in connection to the deaths of three Birmingham police officers, though the gunman says he played no part. → Read More

'Give us time': Family of Nathaniel Woods set for execution makes plea to Gov. Ivey

Woods was convicted under the accomplice law in the killing of three Birmingham officers, despite the gunman saying he had no part in the events. → Read More

Joe Biden wins Alabama Democratic primary 2020 in presidential race

Here's how Alabama voted in the presidential Democratic primary. → Read More

Alabama inmate, guard indicted in 2017 prisoner death

The indictment preceded two additional inmate deaths allegedly at the hands of Alabama correctional officers. → Read More

Montgomery police open 3 homicide investigations after weekend shootings

Montgomery police have opened five homicide investigations this month. → Read More