Alabama Power dividends declared - Oct. 26, 2007

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Oct. 26, 2007 - At a meeting held on Oct. 26, 2007, the board of directors of Alabama Power Company declared a partial quarterly dividend on an outstanding issue of the company's preference stock as follows:

 Preference Stock
($25 Capital Value)

6.50% - $.338542 per share

These dividends are for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2007, payable Jan. 1, 2008, to shareholders of record on Dec. 17, 2007.

Alabama Power, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO), provides reliable, affordable electricity to more than 1.4 million customers across the state.


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