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Retired Alabama Power CEO recognized by company's union
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Alabama Power Co. 's workers union has made retired CEO Charles McCrary and honorary member, believed to be the first time the recognition has been given to a utility executive.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Southern Company Lowered to "Sector Perform" at RBC Capital
They currently have a $46.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $44.00.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Plant Farley conducts hostile action exercise; no cause for concern
On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 23, employees at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., will conduct a hostile action-based exercise in coordination with federal, state and local emergency officials that will be evaluated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Alabama Power has plans to grow industrial park in Shelby County
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- Alabama Power wants to expand the boundaries of its industrial park in Shelby County to encompass adjacent property the company owns and meet future growth needs.
Alabama Power Selects Contractors, Moves Ahead With Pollution-Control ...
Alabama Power Company , a subsidiary of The Southern Company , has selected National Steel City LLC as the general contractor for the installation of particulate-control equipment at units 8-10 of the William Crawford Gorgas Power Station, which is located in Parrish, Alabama.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Birmingham Zoo set to harness the sun's energy with donated solar panels
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Parts of The Birmingham Zoo will now harness the power of the sun to its full capacity: The Birmingham Zoo and Alabama Power recently joined forces to implement an educational demonstration system using solar panels on the pergola in the Junior League of Birmingham - Hugh Kaul Children's Zoo.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
PSC: Alabama Power rates flat since January 2012
Alabama Public Service Commissioner Jeremy Oden says Alabama Power electricity rates have been flat since January of 2012 despite investor-owned electric utilities in the Southeast increasing their power bills by $2.7 billion over the same period.
Magic City Newsmakers: Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Protective Life, Publix & more
Alabama Power Co. and a number of partners are collaborating on Power to Protect, a month-long series of education and conservation projects.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
PHOTOS: Southeast Hit By Heavy Rains, Major Flooding
Firefighters rescue a family from their home, surrounded by floodwaters, in a mobile home park in Pelham, Ala., on Monday, April 6, 2014.
Scattered flooding as storms drench the Southeast
The storms began spreading from Mississippi overnight into Alabama and Georgia. The system triggered scattered flash floods in the region, downing trees, causing power outages and snarling rush hour commutes.
Thousands without power as storms hit Alabama
As of 8:30 a.m., Alabama Power reported that 11,000 customers had lost power. A majority of those -- 6,500 -- were in the Birmingham area.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Logan Martin levels expected to rise soon
Brian Schoenhals/The Daily Home Logan Martin Lake remains at the winter pool level, but within the next couple of weeks people should start seeing the water level of the lake rise.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Southside: Niazuma Avenue closed after tree touches power line, sparks blaze
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Authorities have closed a portion of Niazuma Avenue in the city's Southside after a power line issue sparked a small blaze.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Alabama Power announces Power to Protect series in April
Alabama Power along with its community partners are announcing a series of collaboration efforts for education and conservation projects during April.
Mike Warren: UAB the biggest and best hope for Birmingham
I grew up in Auburn, attended schools there, and graduated from Auburn University.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Wreck causes power outages in Talladega
A single vehicle accident Sunday morning caused power outages in Talladega, according to police and Alabama Power.
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Southern Company recognized for leadership in nuclear industry
The National Atomic Museum Foundation has named Southern Company the recipient of the 2014 National Award of Nuclear Science and History in recognition of the company's leadership in and commitment to new nuclear development.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Take It from a Collector:A beginnera s guide to buying art
Although Birmingham is blessed with artists, crafters and experts on historic collectibles ranging from arrowheads to appliques, many residents aren't sure how to acquire and display art in their own homes.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Choccolocco Creek cleanup complete
Approximately 98 volunteers assisted the Choccolocco Creek Watershed Alliance in its third-annual cleanup of Choccolocco Creek Saturday.
Large tree falls, ruptures gas line in Montgomery neighborhood
The Montgomery Fire Department is on the scene where a large tree fell and ruptured a gas line in the Capitol Heights area of Montgomery.