9 hrs ago
City seeking major impact with cash for museum, security and incentives
Birmingham city officials are expecting nearly $5 million in extra spending approved this week to jumpstart construction of a Negro League baseball museum , retain a downtown business and provide major enhancements to public safety departments.
Wed May 22, 2013
Alabama Power warns customers of bill scam
It's not abnormal for lawmakers to begin a political meeting with a prayer. But in Arizona, an atheist state representative began the daily session with a quote from a well-known atheist.
Charging now available in downtown Montgomery for electric vehicles
The City of Montgomery has become one of the first municipalities in the state to help citizens embrace electric automobiles.
Corporate, municipal fleet managers from around U.S. at Barber for clean fuels forum
About 180 corporate and municipal fleet managers and alternative fuel vehicle suppliers from across the country are at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum today for a forum on clean fuel technology.
Tue May 21, 2013
Scam artists targeting Alabama Power customers, utility says
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Scam artists pretending to be with Alabama Power Co. are trying to trick individuals and businesses into buying prepaid cards and then use the cards to pay supposedly delinquent bills.
Sat May 18, 2013
Lake levels rising, spillway gates opened after heavy rains across Alabama
At least two Alabama lakes are projected to rise above their normal summer pools because of heavy, unexpected rains, according to a statement from Alabama Power.
Thu May 16, 2013
City of Montgomery unveils first public charging station for electric vehicles
The city of Montgomery unveiled its first public charging station for electric cars on Thursday May 16, 2013.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Trussville Tribune
Trussville CEO serves as BBA panelist
Marketing 24/7 CEO Ruwena Healy, a marketing and social media networking professional, recently served as a panelist on the Women's Business Council as part of the Birmingham Business Alliance 2013 schedule of events.
Police cars, business incentives, baseball museum top nearly $5...
Birmingham Mayor William Bell proposes nearly $5 million in additional spending for projects including cash for business incentives, seed money for a proposed baseball museum and additional support for civil rights anniversary commemorations.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Alabama Democratic Party: "We're broke, broke, broke."
Acting state Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Worley lowered her head and slowly shook it side to side when summing up the financial condition of her once powerful party.
Sat May 11, 2013
#BirminghamGoRed luncheon draws record crowd
About 600 women and men crammed into the main ballroom at the Wynfrey Hotel for the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women luncheon yesterday morning.
About 1,200 without power in south Birmingham; Alabama Power working to restore service
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Alabama Power is working to determine the cause of a power outage affecting several neighborhoods in south Birmingham, a company spokeswoman said.
Fri May 10, 2013
Electric Energy Online
Employees safely return Plant Farley unit 2 to service following planned refueling outage
Unit 2 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.
Southern Given Buy Rating at TheStreet
's stock had its "buy" rating restated by equities researchers at TheStreet in a report issued on Friday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports.
Wed May 08, 2013
All eyes on Alabama Power, PSC as informal hearings begin
The public hearing complex atop the RSA Union building in Montgomery was packed on Wednesday morning, for Alabama Power's first informal hearing before the Public Service Commission.
Tue May 07, 2013
Southern Given "Outperform" Rating at RBC Capital
's stock had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at RBC Capital in a report released on Tuesday, Stock Ratings Network reports.
PSC: Mobile Gas rates will go down, more time needed for formal agreement
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Alabama Public Service Commission is still working to finalize a rate setting agreement with Mobile Gas, but PSC President Twinkle Cavanaugh is confident ratepayers' bills will go down.
Lake level 3 feet above summer pool thanks to weekend rain
The lake is expected to crest early this morning and was about 3 feet above the normal summer pool on Monday.
Sun May 05, 2013
Alabama Power preps for PSC
UAB baseball couldn't quite finish the weekend the way they started against no. 18 Rice, but the series finale was no easy win for the Owls.
Cherokee County Herald
Lake Conditions Alert
Due to lingering rainfall, Alabama Power is operating spillway gates at its Henry, Jordan, Lay, Logan Martin, Mitchell and Weiss dams on the Coosa River to help manage flows and rising lake levels.