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Steve Guthrie Alabama News
'He served with honor, integrity and dedication': Marshall County mourns loss of chief deputy

Law enforcement officials from across the state gathered in Albertville last Sunday to celebrate the life and mourn the loss of Marshall County Chief Deputy Steve Guthrie.

Illegal immigration border crossing Alabama News
AG Marshall files motion in lawsuit to defend Trump-era immigration policy

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed a motion to intervene in a federal lawsuit to stop a Trump-era immigration policy from expiring next month.

Tuberville1025 Alabama News
Tuberville sponsors bill to deny visas to Chinese Communists

Tuberville, who has been critical of the Chinese government, said he hopes the bill will stop the “blatant theft” and interference of the CCP.

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Former State Rep. Rich Wingo says NIL, transfer rules have 'ruined' college football since he played for coach Bear Bryant

Wingo came to the University of Alabama in the late 1970s. There he met his wife of 42 years and had four successful seasons with the Crimson Tide. But things nearly went a different direction when Wingo was cut from the team his junior year.

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Alabama Department of Education issues school report cards — Did your child's make the top 10?

The Alabama State Department of Education released on Friday its statewide school report cards for 2021-2022.

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Former State Rep. Rich Wingo fears big push for gambling next legislative session

When Rich Wingo first ran for office in 2014, he did it with the intention of only serving two terms. Now that he’s leaving, he still sees more work to be done.

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Heritage Foundation study ranks Alabama charter schools high for ‘wokeness’; Recommends school choice to ‘empower parents’

Alabama received one of the worst woke scores among the schools surveyed by The Heritage Foundation — worse than California and New York. 

Tab Bowling Alabama News
Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling caught violating city ordinance by renting out guest house on Airbnb

Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling admitted to violating the city’s ordinance prohibiting short-term rentals.

Randall Woodfin Alabama News
'Offensive and flagrant': Birmingham Mayor Woodfin battles GOP Congressman Pete Sessions for comparing marijuana trade to slavery

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin called out a Republican U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX) for “offensive” comments he made comparing marijuana and slavery.

Donald Trump Alabama News
Trump announces candidacy for 2024 presidential election: 'America’s comeback starts right now'

After months of speculation and anticipation, former President Donald Trump has officially announced his candidacy for the 2024 presidential election.

Judge gavel Alabama News
Marshall County judge sentences convicted killer Jimmy Spencer to death

A Marshall County judge has sentenced Jimmy Spencer to death for the murder of three people in Guntersville.

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Alabama Democrat infighting: Party split over race, generational divide says vice-chair Tabitha Isner

The Alabama Democratic Party has struggled to gain political momentum across the state since it last held legislative majorities in 2010, and that's partly due to continued infighting and dissension amongst the ranks.

Carnegie Hall Alabama News
Albertville High School senior to perform at Carnegie Hall

A student and band member at Albertville High School, Abney has been chosen to play at Carnegie Hall as part of its High School Honors Performance Series, which “is limited to the highest-rated young performers from across the world.”

Jefferson David High School Alabama News
Montgomery Public Schools flout Memorial Preservation Act — Approve renaming Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis High Schools

The Montgomery County Board of Education is moving forward with renaming two of its schools even though doing so may be against state law.

Mo Brooks 2 AP Photo by Vasha Hunt Alabama News
Mo Brooks blames Republican leaders for lackluster midterm performance; Praises DeSantis as lone ‘shining star’

Republicans went into the midterm election Tuesday hoping to take back Congress from Democrats in a “red wave.” When that didn’t happen, many began speculating about what led to the low performance, but Sen. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said the GOP has no one to blame but themselves.

Brock Colvin Alabama News
Brock Colvin to represent Alabama House District 26 as youngest member in state legislature

At 27, Brock Colvin will be the youngest member of the Alabama Legislature when his term begins next session.

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Madison County stays solidly red as 'toss-up' legislative races go in Republicans' favor

There was some speculation going into Tuesday’s midterm elections about whether a handful of races might turn Madison County from Republican red to a more Democratic purple.

Will Ainsworth Alabama News
Will Ainsworth wins reelection as lieutenant governor of Alabama

Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth has won reelection against Libertarian opponent Ruth Page-Nelson.

John Coffee Memorial Bridge Alabama News
Repair or replace? National Park Service asks for public input on Natchez Trace's John Coffee Memorial Bridge project

Since 1964, the John Coffee Memorial Bridge has served drivers on the Natchez Trace Parkway, going back and forth over the Tennessee River. However, during its 58-year lifespan, the nearly one-mile-long bridge has never had any significant repairs.

paving Alabama News
Huntsville approves $9 million to repave over 100 roads

Drivers in Huntsville got some good news recently when the Huntsville City Council approved repaving more than 100 roads.

Huntsville City Schools Alabama News
Huntsville City Schools continues 'focus on diversity' due to court-ordered desegregation plan

Since 2015, Huntsville City Schools has been under a federal consent order to implement racial equity practices and diversity quotas systemwide.

Mo Brooks 2 AP Photo by Vasha Hunt Alabama News
Mo Brooks slams Democrats over illegal immigration following Pelosi attack — ‘The worm turns’

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) wasted no time in calling out Democrats over their lax border and immigration policies that ostensibly helped facilitate the attack.

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Huntsville City Schools BOE member: No expulsion for student who fired gun at school allowed without DOJ, federal judge approval

Recent incidents involving guns misfiring at Huntsville City Schools have some school board members rethinking student disciplinary policies.

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Alabama Power announces rate hike, blames rising fuel costs

Alabama Power is raising its prices starting this December to combat rising fuel costs and increased demand.

Katie Britt rally Alabama News
Blackburn, Ainsworth, state lawmakers rally for Katie Britt at Madison campaign stop

Joined by U.S. Senator Marshall Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and a host of other state officials, Britt laid out her conservative plans should she take office, tackling key issues such as border security, reproductive issues, economic woes and education reform.

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Candidate for Auburn AD praised by and with close ties to Mississippi LGBTQ activist group

While many expect Mississippi State’s John Cohen to take over soon as Auburn University’s athletic director, it has not been without some pushback from within the Auburn family.

Marshall County Commission Alabama News
Marshall County mulls 1-cent sales tax increase for added school funding

While some argued against the tax, almost everyone in attendance agreed on one thing: the Marshall County School System is in dire financial need.

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