Fifty years ago, an Alabama state trooper shot civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson. His death set off the historic marches from Selma to Montgomery a few weeks later.
Rate increase ahead for SRP customers
Nearly 1 million SRP customers can expect slightly higher bills starting in November.
The utility company’s board of directors unanimously approved a 3.9 percent rate increase Thursday. It'll average just over $6 dollars per month for residential customers.
SRP expects the rate hike to create $100 million in revenue to fund environmental upgrades, reliable service and renewable energy sources.