on April 04, 2013 at 5:18 PM, updated April 04, 2013 at 5:25 PM
He was recruited by Mal Moore, then the Crimson Tide's offensive coordinator.
12:42 AM, Aug. 9, 2011 | Montgomery Advertiser
Johnny Davis and Ralph Stokes always love coming home.
The two former high school and college stars drifted to other cities as they grew older, but the Calhoun Enterprises Celebrity Golf Tournament always gives them a reason to return to the Capital City.
"I've been coming here eight or nine or 10 years," Davis said. "It's a good tournament, and I get a chance to come home, play golf, see my family, visit some friends and eat some good 'ole Southern soul food."
"This is my third or fourth year," Stokes said. "I just enjoy coming back over here and doing this."
By Matt Okarmus • August 7, 2010 • montgomeryadvertiser.com
Montgomery's police chief soon will be overseeing federal law enforcement efforts in 23 Alabama counties. Arthur Baylor received the unanimous approval of the U.S. Senate on Thursday night to become the new U.S. marshal for the Middle District of Alabama.
Baylor was on vacation at the time of the announcement and had not received official notification Friday. In a statement made through Capt. Keith Barnett, a police spokesman, Baylor said the move was "bittersweet" because he would be leaving the Montgomery Police Department after 27 years of service.
By Matt Okarmus • July 31, 2010 • montgomeryadvertiser.com
The Montgomery Job Corps Center was filled with balloons, cheers and smiles Friday as family and friends showed their support for the 149 graduates of the education and career technical training program.
Graduates received certification in facility maintenance, accounting services, automotive, carpentry, office administration, electrical, material handling, certified nursing assistant and certified medical assistant programs.
Column by Rick Harmon • July 9, 2010
Willie Cook was a classmate. He and I were both 1974 graduates of Sidney Lanier High School.
In a Hollywood movie, I would have been a racist redneck and Willie would have been a troubled delinquent angry at the restraints of Southern society until some injustice caused us to put aside our prejudices, bond and become as close as brothers.