Amea and Its Members Kick Off 2015 Scholarship Program
Will you be graduating from high school in the spring of 2015? Do you receive your electricity from a public power utility in Alabama? Then if your answer to these questions is "yes," you could be eligible to receive a scholarship from the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority and its 11 Member cities/utilities. Since 1992, AMEA and its Members have provided scholarships to area high school seniors through the AMEA Scholarship Program.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Mother, son in court for arraignment on federal charges of health care fraud in Alabama
A mother and son from Cullman were arraigned in federal court in Birmingham today in connection with charges to defraud federal health agencies and a nonprofit Alabama community health center of more than $100,000. Sheila Osborne Parker, 59, and James Robert Parker,33, each were released on $5,000 bond after a hearing before U.S..
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Former Macon County Sheriff's Investigator Sentenced for Assaulting Handcuffed Man at the Jail
An indictment against McCray, 42, charged that on July 4, 2013, he violated the civil rights of a door-to-door salesman who was selling alarm systems in McCray's Tuskegee, Alabama, neighborhood. There, McCray struck the victim four times in the face and head while the victim was handcuffed and posed no threat.
Fewer Alabama banks seen as 'troubled,' Bham banks get high ratings
Most Birmingham-based banks received top star ratings in Bauer Financial's newly released statewide report on second-quarter data. Most Birmingham-based banks received top star ratings in Bauer Financial's newly released statewide report on second-quarter data.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Student motivates peers to reach their potentialStudent motivates...
Student motivates peers to reach their potential Madison graduate, now at Tuskegee, has written a book and founded two programs Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/education/2014/09/08/student-motivates-peers-reach-potential/15305309/ Aneesa Sood, a graduate of Madison Academic Magnet High School, is being featured in Justine Magazine for the work she does encouraging students to take an active role in their education. Sood is the author of "Freshman Fifteen: The Most Important Things I Learned in My First Year of College" and the founder of two programs directed at students, But Words Will Never Hurt Me and Esteem 4 Girls.
17 years ago, Maurice Smith disappeared from the Tuskegee VA: 'It's the not knowing that's...
It's been 17 years since Maurice Smith told a nurse at the Central Alabama Health Care System he wanted to go play bingo. That's the last documented contact anyone had with the 67-year old veteran who was living at the Tuskegee facility's nursing home unit.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Trial over Alabama casino raid begins Tuesday
VictoryLand casino in Shorter, about 15 miles east of Montgomery, once drew crowds from neighboring states and was the largest taxpayer in rural Macon County. But it has been closed since Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange had state troopers raid it on Feb. 19, 2013.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Woman, son who admitted to federal health care fraud in Alabama agree to testify against others
Facing a maximum of 30 years in prison and fines totaling $250,000, the former chief financial officer at community health centers in Birmingham and Tuskegee has agreed to testify against others in exchange for a recommended reduced sentence.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
The Washington Post
a Va employee, a crack house, and a lengthy firing process
What does it take for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire a rogue employee? That's a question the Montgomery Advertiser asked after an agency employee allegedly drove a patient to a crack house and left him there overnight.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Alabama VA employee accused of sexually abusing patient
A Veterans Affairs Southeast Network employee who works at the Tuskegee VA medical center and was charged with sexual abuse of a veteran patient in February is still receiving a paycheck.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Tuskegee VA Employee Arrested for Sexual Assault Gets No Bond
A federal judge has ruled a worker at the Veterans Administration Health Center in Tuskegee will be held without bond until his trial on charges alleging sexual abuse of a mentally disabled volunteer.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Macon County hosts 4th annual celebration festival
The fourth annual All Macon County Day Festival is taking place Friday. This event, in honor of Macon County, is free to the public.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Director, chief of staff of Central Alabama VA placed on administrative leave
The director and chief of staff at the embattled Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System have been placed on administrative leave.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Tuskegee students have returned home
All six of the Tuskegee University students in Liberia have returned safely to the United States.
Money trail leads to criminal probe of community health centers, the backbone of Obamacare: AL.com investigates
The 1,300 community health centers across the United States are meant to serve as the backbone of the Affordable Care Act's plan to leave no one without health care.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Tuskeegee VA Employee Accused of Sexual Abuse
Federal court records showed Tuesday that 44-year-old Eric Allen of Auburn was being held on a charge of sexual abuse.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Montgomery Advertiser
Tuskegee ranked 25th in AFCA Division II Top 25 poll
Tuskegee ranked 25th in AFCA Division II Top 25 poll Golden Tigers are coming off their first NCAA playoff appearance as they finished 8-3 in 2013 season Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/rankinfile/2014/08/19/tuskegee-ranked-25th-in-afca-division-ii-top-25-poll/14271555/ Tuskegee enters the ... (more)
Tuskegee students staying in hotel due to housing shortage
Union Springs Police Chief Danny Jackson's daughter was shot to death early Sunday morning in Columbus, Mississippi.
Crack cocaine run at the VA: Report says VA employee took patient to buy crack, sexual...
Political troubles for the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System have just gotten worse, as a new report says a VA employee at the Tuskegee campus took a patient out in March to buy crack cocaine and solicit prostitutes.