SUMMERDALE, Ala. – Baldwin EMC announced today that it recently completed the payment of more than $2.6 million in taxes to the municipalities within its service area. The city license tax payments were delivered in person by Baldwin EMC board members and employees in January.


   Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday released the Affordable Homeowners Insurance Commission Report, which includes recommendations that could be used to address the availability and rising cost of homeowners insurance.


Baldwin EMC Shinning Star Students

SUMMERDALE, Ala. – Three local students have been named Shining Star Students by Baldwin EMC. These young people were nominated and chosen for the award because they demonstrated the Touchstone Energy characteristics of integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community.

Gov. Bentley

MONTGOMERY  -Governor Robert Bentley on Monday issued the following statement upon the conclusion of the Dale County hostage situation:

MONTGOMERY –   On November 27 at 9:00 a.m., State Treasurer and CollegeCounts Board Chair Young Boozer will announce the launch of a statewide scholarship program designed to offer financial assistance to Alabama students who plan to enroll in Alabama colleges and universities. Called the CollegeCounts Scholarship, the program will provide one-time awards of $4,000 to qualified recipients enrolling in four-year schools and $2,000 to those enrolling in two-year schools. Treasurer Boozer will announce the scholarship program, describe how it will be funded and answer any questions media may have during a press conference in the Wetumpka High Schoolgymnasium lobby.

MONTGOMERY –  For the third consecutive year, Alabama is among the top five states in the nation for doing business, according to the fall 2012 edition of Area Development Magazine.