BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Alabama Power is using A. G. Gaston's book to encourage children to become business leaders,
It also teaches them they can achieve their dreams.
Two Birmingham area students are learning that first hand.
Donald McKenzie and Aimee Patton are the winners of Alabama Power's A.G. Gaston American Dream Contest.
They were selected for essays they wrote.
The essays outlined their dreams to build new businesses in Birmingham
Patton suggested a shelter that helps battered women and children.
McKenzie would like to start a game show.
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The memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela on Tuesday is poised to be one of the largest such gatherings in generations with tens of thousands of local mourners and dozens of foreign leaders expected.
The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened early Sunday morning on the 2000 block of Pearson Avenue Southwest.
In death, Nelson Mandela unified South Africans of all races and backgrounds Sunday on a day of prayer for the global statesman — from a vaulted cathedral with hymns and incense to a rural, hilltop church with goat-skin drums and barefoot dancing.
Auburn wins the SEC Championship beating Missouri 59-42. Here's the full post-game press conference with Head Coach Gus Malzahn and MVP running back Tre Mason.
Stores like Academy Sports in Hoover have unleashed their 2013 Auburn Tigers SEC Champions gear.
The Auburn mascot couldn't help but show off some of his moves after Auburn's big victory!
Melissa Kim catches up with both Auburn and Missouri fans as they make their way into the SEC Championship.
Auburn amasses close to 700 total yards of offense on their way to winning the 2013 SEC Championship.