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Microsoft To Bring Internet Access To Rural American Communities

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Microsoft has organized a five-year plan to bring the Internet to rural America. The corporate giant has pledged to grant Internet access for 2 million Americans. Additionally, Microsoft is aiming to encourage additional phone companies to spread broadband accessibility to the whole 23.4 million Americans living in rural areas without Internet connection. As of 2016, […]

The Silent Danger Of Electric Shocks, How Boats And Pools Could Be Dangerous

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It’s important to be safe when swimming or boating, accounting for all possible dangers that can be seen. People, boats, and other objects all pose a threat or risk. But what if the threat is something that can’t be seen? Electric shock drownings are a danger that not many know exist in the water, and […]

Border Wall Could Cause Flooding In Mexico And Southern U.S. States, Officials Say

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As the Trump administration continues to develop plans for a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border, Mexican officials are concerned that wall construction could cause major flooding. Alabama Public Radio reports that the current border barriers are already causing floods, and adding to them could worsen the problem in Northern Mexico and the Southern United States. […]

Ben and Jerry’s Cereal Milk Ice Cream Brings Ironic Spin to National Cereal Day

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March 7 was National Cereal Day, and ice cream company Ben and Jerry’s definitely took home the bowl for the most interesting spin on cereal possible. In honor of this holiday, these ice cream professionals have created something quite unique for those who love cereal but want something even sweeter instead. They have developed cereal […]

Roofing Company Repairs Roof of Disabled Veteran at No Charge

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A retired and disabled veteran finally couldn’t stand it any longer when her home of 24 years continued to fall victim to weather damage. When Joyce McMillian was diagnosed with breast cancer sometime last year, it seemed like getting her long-time home fixed was never going to happen. However, a huge relief came in the […]

Alabama Scientists May Soon Make 20-Minute Tornado Warning a Reality

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Many of us may never have to worry about harsh weather conditions beyond ice, snow, and some strong winds. But in the southern states, tornadoes are typically one of the more frightening and potentially devastating types of storms. Roofs that are of poor quality or are more than 20 years old may deteriorate just due […]

Dayton Holiday Inn Holding Contest For Dream Wedding Package

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Data from 2014 revealed that the average couple invites 136 guests to their wedding, but if you win this incredible wedding package from the Holiday Inn Dayton Fairborn, you can almost double that number. A social campaign launched by the Holiday Inn Dayton Fairborn will give away a dream wedding package to one extremely lucky […]

Alabama Tragedy Shines Light On Dangerous Factory Conditions

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After a young Alabama woman’s fatal accident, a new, yet familiar, light is being shined on many low paying labor jobs in the United States. According to the Financial Times, Regina Elsea, 20, of Chambers County, Alabama, was planning to walk down the aisle on her wedding day two weeks before she was killed in […]

Victoria’s Secret Apologizes to Alabama Woman Kicked Out of Store for Being Black

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Earlier this month, a Victoria’s Secret employee at the Quintard Mall in Oxford, Alabama kicked two women out of the store solely because they were black. Kimberly Houzah told her story in a video that she posted on Facebook. She said that the incident started when another African American woman was accused of shoplifting. The […]

Proposed Bill Could Cut State Income Taxes on 401(k) Earnings

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A new bill proposed by Alabama state Representative Lynn Greer (R-Rogersville) aims to drastically reduce income taxes on 401(k) plans for Alabamian retirees. Greer’s proposal, which may come before the Alabama House of Representatives next year, would exempt 90% of income from 401(k)s or other defined contribution plans from state taxes. The exemptions would be […]