In just a few short years, 1819 News has grown to reach millions of readers and impact state policy with its breaking news and investigative reporting. Much of that success is due to president and CEO Bryan Dawson, whose own life journey is nothing short of a miracle.
Since the late Smiths Station Mayor Fred “Bubba” Copeland killed himself last Friday following reports of his transgender alter ego, left-wing media outlets and public officials have jumped to defend his behavior, often leaving out key details in the process.
In the past two years, 1819 News has distinguished itself as a trusted, nonprofit news source by shining a light on corruption and waste and featuring the people, places and things that make Alabama great.
On Thursday, Yellowhammer Multimedia announced that it had been acquired by Alabama public affairs consultant Paul Shashy and businessman Thomas Harris.
Former Trump advisor and host of "War Room" Steve Bannon gave 1819 News and its editor-in-chief Jeff Poor some high praise during his show on Monday.
Fresh off his Alabama stop last week, former Fox News host Tucker Carlson has announced a new home for his show.
Veterans Day is a federal holiday set aside to honor U.S. military veterans. Today, 1819 News spotlights eight of these heroes.
Daycare director: "We heard a pop and after the pop white stuff from the ceiling tile went all over the floor. We didn’t find the bullet immediately. A child found the bullet."
Governor Kay Ivey announced on Friday that Alabama's unemployment rate had held steady at its record low of 2.6% for the month of July.
The Vincent City Council on Thursday voted to "temporarily abolish" the city's entire police department.
Fast-food chain Taco Bell announced plans to test out a new plant-based meat substitute made from soy and pea protein at its restaurants in Birmingham.
Mark Smith, CEO of gun maker Smith & Wesson, released a spirited statement this week, blaming "politicians and their lobbying partners in the media" for the "surge in violence and lawlessness."
The grand finale features scores of musical acts, with live performances by Closing Ceremony headliner and Alabama native Lionel Richie. Other performers on the lineup include Allison Sanders, Blind Boys of Alabama, Jamey Johnson, Martha Reeves, Pastor Mike Jr., Yung Bleu, Alabama, Bo Bice, Ruben Studdard, Taylor Hicks and Worth the Wait.
"So, when I pay $75-100.00 to fill up my service vehicle, paying the $2-3.00 extra in gas taxes doesn’t even register compared to the pain of the doubling of gas prices. I don’t even consider the additional gas tax. But you can believe I think about our Democrat friends, and President Biden - the founder of the pain that you are quick to blame our state leaders for. ..."
The Birmingham Stallions remained undefeated with a 26-16 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday at Protective Stadium. With the win, the Stallions clinched the second USFL playoff spot.
Scott Stantis lives in Birmingham and is currently the editorial cartoonist for The Chicago Tribune. He previously was the staff cartoonist...