Montgomery Alabama http://apr.org en Alabama City To Host World Horseshoe Competition http://apr.org/post/alabama-city-host-world-horseshoe-competition <p></p><p>Alabama has a ringer in Montgomery, which has won its bid to host the World Horseshoe Tournament.</p><p>City officials on Thursday announced that the tournament will be held at the Cramton Bowl Multiplex in Montgomery in July 2016.</p><p>The Montgomery Advertiser reports that Montgomery was one of several cities vying for the competition, presented by the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association.</p><p>Kay McCreery, the city's special recreation programs director, said the final choice came down to Montgomery and Spokane, Washington, before Montgomery landed the event.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:40:41 +0000 The Associated Press 56498 at http://apr.org Alabama City To Host World Horseshoe Competition Civil Rights Tourism: Montgomery http://apr.org/post/civil-rights-tourism-montgomery <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>2013 marks the fiftieth anniversary of a number of key moments in the fight for civil rights. Alabama Public Radio’s Stan Ingold recently began a trek to several spots around the state that are linked to the civil rights struggle. Visitors from around the world are coming to these sites as tourists. Stan recently took us to Selma and this time we look at Montgomery where to voting rights march took place.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:16:51 +0000 Stan Ingold 29120 at http://apr.org Civil Rights Tourism: Montgomery