In one of the most successful of its 15 years the 2018 George Washington Carver Festival in downtown Tuskegee on May 5 drew many attendees — locally and from far away.
A current private college provost and a current public university president are among the two finalists being considered for Tuskegee University’s eighth president.
On Saturday, April 28 the Macon County Commission and local hunters sponsored the second annual “Taste of the Wild” fest at the Tuskegee City Square. The event consisted of residents and visitors sampling a variety of dishes prepared from wild game that is not commonly eaten by Macon County …
Macon County students, teachers and administrators have a heavy schedule at the end of April and during May, the final month of the 2017-18 school term.
The City of Tuskegee will no longer be responsible for providing a vehicle for the mayor. during a called meeting on Monday, April 23, the Tuskegee City Council voted to pay Mayor Lawrence “Tony” Haygood a monthly allowance for his transportation.
George Washington Carver Elementary hosted a Career Fair on Friday, April 20. The school is following the mission statement to construct partnerships between schools, parents and the community that empowers students to develop into productive, self-motivated individuals with a life-long love…
St. Joseph Catholic School in Tuskegee hosted its Annual Spring Festival on Friday, April 20. Children from Montgomery Catholic School joined the students at St. Joseph in enjoying games and prizes, while others enjoyed spending money for different little items and excellent food. The food i…
The Annual Relay for Life in Macon County and the Celebrating Hope for the American Cancer Society was held downtown Tuskegee in the Square on Friday, April 20.
At separate events held the week of April 2, the Tuskegee University student body selected its new reigning Miss and Mister Tuskegee University and their attendants for the 2018-19 school year.
The City of Tuskegee is one of 11 cities that have Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) solar panel demonstrations set up.
A Tuskegee University student arrested on felony charges of obtaining property under false pretense has been extradited to North Carolina.
The Praise Dancers of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church recently sponsored a Flying High for Jesus kite event. Children and adults brought their kites or made kites to fly on Saturday, March 24. The low sky was dotted with beautiful array of kites for an afternoon of fun, spiritual uplif…
George Washington Carver Elementary School is working on the failing grade they received on the Alabama Report Card by having Reading Rockers. The Reading Rockers are community leaders, governmental departments and citizens who are participating in reading to the third-grade students at Carver.
Utilities Board of Tuskegee (UBT) customers have good news after experiencing higher bills for the months of December and January.
In recent years Extreme Sports has become a phenomenon in the world of sports. The recently completed Winter Olympics has become an extreme sports event with the younger generation taking skiing, surfing and skateboarding to a whole new level.
The phrase “behind every good man is a good woman” is epitomized by Carol Gray of Tuskegee — and the members of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) acknowledged that recently during a program in Omaha, Neb.
Paul Davis, the late owner and publisher of The Tuskegee News, and Kathryn Tucker Windham — both icons in Alabama community journalism — will be inducted into the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor during ceremonies at Auburn University on Saturday, April, 7, 2018.
With the age-mandated requirement that dictates that must step down as Macon County Probate Judge after reaching the age of 70, seven Democratic candidates have qualified to run for the position being vacated by Alfonza Menefee.
Work on infrastructure for the Exit 38 development has become evident in recent days. Blue pipes were lined along Highway 81 to indicate that water and sewage lines are ready to be put in place.
The Martin Luther King holiday is a time to reflect on the work of this civil rights icon did and to encourage citizens to practice some of the principles he followed. In Omaha, Neb., Tuskegee attorney Fred Gray did just that with several groups and organizations.
A 19-year-old Tuskegee man who died in Opelika over the weekend from multiple gunshot wounds may have mistaken the address he intended to visit and lost his life to a resident who claims he was simply defending himself, police said.
National Park Service (NPS) Northeast Regional Director Gay Vietzke has named Deanna Mitchell as the new superintendent of Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Maryland.
The T-100 Tuskegee-Leonardo DRS jet trainer project continues to gain support from organizations, friends, community leaders, students, elected officials and others from Tuskegee and across the United States with supporters who are saying “Count Me In”, we support the T-100 project.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Beta Xi Omega Chapter of Tuskegee, celebrated the second annual "Pink Goes Red for Heart Health Community Impact Day" on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018.
GOODMAN, Ms. Lula M., a resident of Tuskegee, died on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Her funeral was held on Friday, Feb. 9, from the Tuskegee University Chapel. Burial followed in Greenwood Cemetery.
In the spirit of giving, the Nobles of Shaaban Temple No. 103 in Montgomery and the Mizraim Temple No. 119 in Tuskegee, along with the Daughters of Mizraim Court No. 110, held a combined food distribution on Monday, Jan. 29 at Washington Chapel AME Church in Tuskegee.
Tuskegee native Dante’ Whittaker was exposed to national forests all his life, starting with the Young Adult Conservation Corps with the USDA Forest Service in 1979.
In my travels to the many cities and communities of this great and diverse nation, I am always reminded of the special relationship that unites Italy to the United States. I particularly enjoy visiting the South, where I feel at home among people who treasure friendship and love for family a…
Tax preparation services can cost $200 to $300, which can be a burden on low-income families, says Wil Golden of the Macon County Extension office.
Cotton grown in Macon County is also ginned in Macon County. Cotton grown in central Alabama is also ginned in Macon County, in Shorter, at the largest cotton gin in the central Alabama at the Milstead Farm Group. Here’s another agriculture fact: 8 percent of the cotton ginned in Alabama is …
Fifty years on from the tumultuous, transformational experiences of 1968, Auburn High School is organizing a ceremony to honor veterans of the Vietnam War.
Macon County Emergency Management Director Frank Lee and County Engineer J.D. Smith are working together along with the County Commission to further advance the delinquent repair projects to flood damaged roads, bridges and structures in Macon County.
On Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, former players and coaches from Notasulga High School were recognized at the halftime of Notasulga High’s 48-46 win over Booker T. Washington High School. The coaches are members of Hall of Fames in three states while the players were the first NHS participants in t…
The U.S. Justice Department has announced that two former Tuskegee Police Department lieutenants — Alex Huntley, 53, and Darian Locure, 44 — have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in the beating of an arrestee and an attempted cover-up.
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron — America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen — is the proud sponsor of an annual Tuskegee Airmen Essay Contest for students in grades four through 12.