Happy Friday, neighbors! Here’s everything you need to know going on locallytoday.
First, today’s weather:
Partly sunny. High: 61 Low: 45.
Here are the top three stories today in Montgomery:
- A program with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System aims to build Montgomery youth’s confidence while building birdhouses for endangered species. The program is being run by Urban Regional Extension Agent Roosevelt Robinson. He hopes the program will empower underserved Montgomery youth to pursue careers and studies in STEM programs. (Montgomery Advertiser)
- A new campaign to increase safety on interstates has been launched by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and the Alabama Department of Transportation. According to the campaign, 13 percent of the state’s roadway fatalities occurred along the interstate. The campaign is focusing its initial efforts on Interstate 85 in Montgomery. (WTOK)
- Alabama’s Attorney General traveled to Washington D.C. to testify against the confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorney General Steve Marshall was invited by members of the Republican party to testify about public safety. Jackson has received exceptional reviews from the American Bar Association. (WSFA News)
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- The Montgomery City-County Library now has 50 internet-ready hotspots, iPads, and Chromebooks available for check-out. The items can be checked out for up to one week. (Twitter)
- The city’s first-event Girls 7-on-7 Flag Football Tournament is happening tomorrow, Mar. 26, at The Stadium at ASU. Click to learn more about the event and the women competing to be torchbearers. (Twitter)
- The Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library will be hosting a Business Expo on Saturday, Apr. 9. (MCCPL)
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— Danielle Fallon
About me: Danielle Fallon is a writer who loves using her creativity to fuel her passion for communication. She is an employee of content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and assists Patch.com with community newsletter curation. Danielle also holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and works part-time as a pediatric speech therapist.