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Foley to begin work on new $20 million library

The City of Foley is clearing land for the new public library, which is expected to be completed in 2025. However, the city stated it plans to keep as many trees as possible on properties impacted.

Bryan Taylor Alabama News
Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn endorses Bryan Taylor for Chief Justice

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has endorsed Bryan Taylor for Alabama Chief Justice.

Westerman Alabama News
U.S. Rep. takes fight for imprisoned Mountain Gateway pastors to House floor

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) spoke in Washington, D.C. Wednesday on behalf of over a dozen people imprisoned by the Nicaraguan government.

South Baldwin Alabama News
Hospitals warning transgender patients to tell the truth about their sex: ‘Be truthful’

Transgender medical care is growing in hospitals across the nation as more medical institutions sign on to help those who do not identify as their biological selves.

OWA 1 Alabama News
High stakes game: Lawmakers eyeballing loopholes that could bring casino to Baldwin County

There are two loopholes in a proposed gaming bill that open the possibility of a casino in Baldwin County, despite years of denial from the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) to bring a casino to OWA Parks & Resort in Foley.

Lee County Sheriffs Office Alabama News
Smiths Station High School SRO self-applied NARCAN after vapes found in school; Student found disoriented

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident Tuesday morning at Smiths Station High School.

Young farmers Alabama News
Young farming families come together in Gulf Shores; $80,000 in prizes up for grabs for summer contest

The Alfa Young Farmers conference in Gulf Shores was a success this weekend. Hundreds of farmers came together for the Young Farmers conference and were able to take advantage of educational sessions.

Birmingham Zoo on youth camp pronouns question: Programs 'inclusive for all'

In response to a story on Birmingham Zoo’s summer and spring youth camp registration, the zoo sent a statement to 1819 News clarifying that a part of the registration form asking for pronouns is optional.

Church crime Alabama News
Groomed and abused: Woman pushes for law making sex acts with teens by clergy a felony

A new bill introduced in the Alabama Legislature would make it illegal for church clergy to have sexual interactions with children and teens under 19 years old.

Joe Biden Alabama News
‘Release the full recordings’ Palmer says, following ‘not surprising’ DOJ report on Biden investigation

The fallout from Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report on President Joe Biden’s handling of classified documents continued Friday with U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer requesting the full recordings of interviews with the president to be released.

Marco Perez left to stand trial for capital murder in the death of Mobile police officer Tuder right Alabama News
Perez sentenced to death in 2019 shooting death of Mobile police officer

Marco Antonio Perez, 24, of Theodore, was sentenced to death for the capital murder of Mobile Police officer Sean Tuder.

Birmingham Zoo Camp Alabama News
'Wild' learning experience at Birmingham Zoo starts with a lesson in preferred pronouns

Birmingham Zoo wants to know your child’s pronouns

Winter weather power bill Alabama News
Sticker shock: Residents across Alabama concerned after extreme power bill increases

Many power customers in Alabama are experiencing high power bills with some more than doubling in January.

Carl and Moore Alabama News
AL-1 candidates go head-to-head at Eastern Shore Republican Women luncheon

The Eastern Shore Republican Women (ESRW) hosted the two candidates for Alabama’s newly drawn first congressional district on Thursday for its monthly luncheon.

Marco Perez left to stand trial for capital murder in the death of Mobile police officer Tuder right Alabama News
Capital murder conviction for Mobile cop killer Marco Perez

Marco Antonio Perez, 24, of Theodore, was found guilty of capital murder for the 2019 shooting death of Mobile Police officer Sean Tuder.

AMBER ALERT Alabama News
Amber Alert issued for abducted toddler last seen near Decatur Morgan Hospital

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency issued an Amber Alert Thursday for one-year-old Prince Burge out of Decatur.

Lia Thomas Alabama News
‘It’s disgusting’: Tuberville pushes back against men in women's sports on National Girls and Women in Sports Day

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) continued his push for his new bill, the Women in Olympic and Amateur Sports Act Wednesday.

Bathroom man woman sex transgender by Juan Marin Alabama News
Eagle Forum of Alabama calls on lawmakers to define ‘woman,’ defund WHO in legislative priorities

The Eagle Forum of Alabama wants to know, “What is a woman?”

Sheriffs association Alabama News
Alabama Sheriffs Association trains on new technology, human trafficking and responding to those with developmental disorders

Sheriffs from all over the state were invited to participate in the 2024 Alabama Sheriffs Association Winter Technology Conference in Opelika this January.

Boyd Phillips Alabama News
Man shot, killed by ALEA SWAT after threatening people at Ozark bank had criminal history

A man is dead after an incident at a bank that led to a chase and eventual standoff with state SWAT officers.

Abney Alabama News
Foley attempted rape suspect prison records show history of forcible sex assault, weapons behind bars

Prison records show a registered sex offender who is accused of attempted rape in Foley had a violent past, even while behind bars for nearly 20 years.

Mountain Gateway Alabama News
'It's egregious': Mountain Gateway experiencing religious persecution in Nicaragua; Pastors, attorneys jailed

Spreading hope and the love of God is a mission one family from Alabama has been on for many years. Through blood, sweat, tears and dedication to the Word, Mountain Gateway works fiercely to serve those in need and has been doing so since 2006. Now, they are facing religious persecution, with their assets seized and members imprisoned without any way to communicate with the outside world.

Joshua Jones Alabama News
Mobile's Youth Violence Prevention coordinator is 'cringey optimist,' fulfilling God's purpose

Jones is the Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator with the city of Mobile. He was working on a new program for youth violence prevention at the moment the shooting happened. Any shooting or violent act involving teens in the city hits Jones in a personal way, but on Tuesday, the feeling was even worse.

Ronnie Hebert Main Alabama News
Meet UAH’s new vice president for student affairs, dean of students: Rabid left-winger Ronnie Hebert

The University of Alabama System (UAS) Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Ronnie Hebert as vice president for student affairs, dean of students for the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) on Friday.

Lester Cruz Alabama News
Suspect in Huntsville double stabbing on ICE hold, was on bond for January arrest

Investigators said two people were stabbed by their roommate, Lester Cruz, after a verbal altercation.

Spot of Tea Alabama News
Spot of Tea in Mobile to reopen after battle with health department

The Spot of Tea restaurant in Mobile will reopen Friday after previously announcing it was permanently closed.

Orange Beach Police Alabama News
Orange Beach rape suspect given bond; Still jailed on ICE hold

The suspect in a January 16 rape remains in the Baldwin County Jail on an ICE hold after being given bond on the first-degree rape charge.

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