Alabama NewsCenter is a credible, direct source of the news and information that matter most to Alabama Power customers. Alabama NewsCenter also tells the stories of the people and businesses powering our state, striving to make Alabama a wonderful place to live and work.

In keeping with Alabama Power’s century of work in economic development, Alabama NewsCenter aims to promote the good news of this state through original and shared content. This site spotlights businesses that have found success in Alabama, economic developers who work daily to grow jobs in this state, companies and entrepreneurs doing innovative things, communities that make our quality of life so much better, and people doing things both great and small that make all the difference.

Our stories are intended to be shared by traditional media, blogs and social media outlets or enjoyed on this site to help promote the state – its businesses, its innovation, its people and its communities. We hope this is one of the sites you return to frequently to stay informed and inspired about the state we call home.

Alabama NewsCenter is one of several ways Alabama Power communicates with and advertises to its customers in the rapidly evolving digital age.


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Power to Play grant program accepting applications

Athletics and arts grants available for high schools The Alabama Power Foundation’s Power to Play grant program returns today for its fourth year of helping Alabama high schools increase students’

Volunteers set to clean Lake Demopolis Sept. 29-30

What: The Renew Our Rivers Lake Demopolis cleanup is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29-30. Volunteers coming to Saturday’s community cleanup should report at 7 a.m. to the Demopolis City Landing....

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