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Driving change with Rolling Study Halls

Editor’s note: We’re sharing the stories of bus drivers from Talladega County, Alabama who participate in Rolling Study Halls. This program powers their buses—along with others across the U.S.—with Wi-Fi, devices and onboard educators to help thousands of students reclaim 1.5 million learning hours. As part of our Grow with Google initiative to help provide more Americans with access to the tools and skills they need, we expanded the program across the country in 2018. In the past academic year,...
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Driving change with Rolling Study Halls

Editor’s note: It’s National School Bus Safety Week and we’re celebrating by telling the story of two incredible bus drivers from Talladega County, Alabama who participate in Rolling Study Halls. This program powers their buses—along with others across the U.S.—with Wi-Fi, devices and onboard educators to help thousands of students reclaim 1.5 million learning hours. As part of our Grow with Google initiative to help provide more Americans with access to the tools and skills they need, we expand...
Tags: Google, Education, Kim, Wi Fi, Talladega County, Talladega County Alabama, Grow With Google, Rolling Study Halls, National School Bus Safety Week, Suzanne Lacey, Alabama State Department of Education, Kim Gaither, Munford Elementary and High School, Michelle Head, Stemley Road Elementary, Drew Middle School


Black Women Are Running In Record Numbers — But Are They Getting The Support They Need?

When Dr. Adia McClellan Winfrey, a Democrat competing for a U.S. House seat in Alabama’s 3rd District, was first exploring her run, she met with a higher-up in the Democratic Party. The official, who himself was Black, told her matter-of-factly that although she’s a highly qualified candidate, there’s no way she could win.“He told me there’s no point in continuing it,” Dr. Winfrey tells Refinery29. “‘You can’t win because you’re Black.’ It was really an eye-opener. That meeting showed me where ...
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Georgia man killed in rollover crash on Interstate 20

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — A Georgia man was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 20 in Alabama’s Talladega County. Al.com reports 36-year-old Jordan Michael Toddings, of Warner Robbins, was traveling west on Interstate 20 when the 2000 Ford Ranger pickup he was driving left the roadway, struck an embankment, collided with a guardrail and […]
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Scenes from Alabama's Silk Stocking District: How the wealthy lived

If you mention Talladega, the first things that typically come to mind are NASCAR races and the town's famous Superspeedway. In fact some people don't realize Talladega, a town of about 16,000 residents in Talladega County, is a city with a long and colorful history.
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Alabama mineral, ore exports down 38 percent from 2014, but auto exports up

Workers at the Honda auto assembly plant in Talladega County build the Acura MDX SUV and Honda's Odyssey minivan and Pilot SUV. Transportation equipment, which includes cars, was the top category for exports with $9.3 billion, an increase of 7.5 percent from 2014.
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Alabama mineral, ore exports down 38 percent from 2014, but auto exports up

Workers at the Honda auto assembly plant in Talladega County build the Acura MDX SUV and Honda's Odyssey minivan and Pilot SUV. Transportation equipment, which includes cars, was the top category for exports with $9.3 billion, an increase of 7.5 percent from 2014.
Tags: Alabama, Honda, Talladega County


These Alabama-made models led the pack in 2015 auto sales

U.S. sales of Honda's Pilot SUV jumped 25 percent in 2015, the biggest increase among all models built in Alabama. Produced at the Japanese automaker's Talladega County operation, the SUV went through a major redesign last spring, revealing a sleeker version than its boxy predecessor.
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Coroner: Woman dies in fire in Talladega County

TV reports that the blaze happened around 4:15 p.m. Sunday, at a camper in the Oak Grove community of Talladega County. [email protected]>2E:@? [email protected]>i (q#r\%'[ k2 9C67lQ9EEAi^^HHH]>[email protected]=][email protected]>^Qm9EEAi^^HHH]>[email protected]=][email protected]>^k^2mk^Am Thank you for reading 5 free articles on our site.
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Anniston woman killed in wreck in Talladega County

A two-vehicle crash at 7:25 a.m. today, Jan. 8, has claimed the life of an Anniston woman.
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Honda's Alabama auto plant contributes $6.8 billion to state economy

Employees at Honda's Talladega County auto assembly plant celebrate the launch of the redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot SUV in spring of 2015. Honda's Talladega County auto assembly plant contributed $6.8 billion to the state's economy last year, according to a study issued today by the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama.
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New effort under way to organize United Auto Workers union at Honda's Alabama plant

Workers at the Honda auto assembly plant in Talladega County build the Acura MDX SUV and Honda's Odyssey minivan and Pilot SUV. The Honda Ridgeline pickup will soon rejoin the lineup.
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Alabama Farmers, Congressmen Meet During Washington Legislative Conference

Counter-clockwise from top left: U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, third from right, visits with Talladega County farmers David Wilson, Del and Carolyn Hill, and Sharon and Jimmy Hugh White during the May 21 Congressional breakfasts. Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell welcomes U.S. Sens. Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions to the afternoon luncheon.
Tags: Mike Rogers, Congressional, Jeff Sessions, Talladega County, Sharon, Alabama Farmers Federation, Jimmy Parnell, David Wilson Del, Carolyn Hill, Jimmy Hugh White, Sens Richard Shelby