Rise to the Moment of Truth Saturday, May 25, 2024

Posts by Erica Thomas

Foley library books Alabama News
Foley library director refuses to remove pro-LGBTQ children books — Calls selection 'a pretty good reflection' of community

The director of the Foley Public Library says he would not remove a book deemed inappropriate by some from the children's or young adults section because he is against censorship and constitutional rights.

Florence Police Alabama News
WATCH: Florence PD release dash cam and body cam footage after arrest video goes viral

The Florence Police Department released body camera video to show officers' actions were justified during an arrest that went viral on social media.

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson Alabama News
Mobile Mayor Stimpson discontinues LGBTQ+ liaisons positions after ‘rift within the city’

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced Friday the LGBTQ+ liaison positions have been discontinued after months of debate and concerns throughout the community.

KENNETH HARRISON Alabama News
Driver beaten to death after hitting, killing woman outside Atmore bar had previous murder charge

A man has died days after being beaten by a mob outside a bar in Atmore, according to multiple reports.

Caleb White Alabama News
Pinson Valley High School student dies suddenly after suffering 'medical event' at school

The city of Pinson is mourning the death of a high school student that passed away Thursday.

FOLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKS Alabama News
'Really disgusting and sick stuff': Baldwin County residents concerned about books offered for children in public libraries

Williams and others checked out several LGBTQ books from the children’s and young adult section Thursday. They say they plan to look through them to get a better understanding of what children in Foley are being exposed to.

Doug Jones Alabama News
Doug Jones’ 2018 campaign committee listed in Michigan voter fraud investigation report

An investigation into possible voter fraud in Michigan revealed a connection with former Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones.

Grady Wilkes Alabama News
Auburn man on trial for 2019 death of police officer; Prosecutors seek death penalty

On May 19, 2019, Auburn Police officer William Buechner, 37, lost his life while on duty. Now, the man charged with capital murder in his death is on trial in Lee County.

John G Trump Alabama News
John G. Trump and his connection to Alabama native Gregg Phillips

When former President Donald Trump came to Alabama on August 4 to speak at the Alabama GOP dinner, he was met by Gregg Phillips, an Alabama native who has made national headlines during his quest to out voter fraud and ensure election integrity.

bullying Alabama News
Fairhope Middle School clarifies stance on bullying as it prepares for new year

At Fairhope Middle School, counselors say they take bullying very seriously but want students and parents to know the difference between bullying, being rude and being mean.

Starr Young Alabama News
Birmingham woman fighting for life after losing 68% of skin after taking prescription meds

A Birmingham woman is hospitalized with a rare and painful skin disorder caused by an allergic reaction to medication. Now, doctors say if she survives, the road to recovery will be long.

University of South Alabama Alabama News
Mobile City Council celebrates University of South Alabama’s 60th anniversary

The University of South Alabama was established on May 3, 1963. Tuesday, the Mobile City Council celebrated the school’s 60th anniversary with a resolution.

Foley City Council Alabama News
New Publix development coming to Foley Beach Express, Medical District made official

The Foley City Council approved a second amendment to the 1999 agreement with the Baldwin County Bridge Company. The council also made the city’s medical district overlay official.

City of Fairhope Alabama News
Residents of Fairhope under mandatory water conservation phase due to lack of rain and intense heat

The city of Fairhope enacted phase III of its water conservation ordinance Monday due to a lack of rain and heat, city officials said.

TENT 2 Alabama News
Etowah County storm survivor thankful for 'miraculous' happening during World’s Longest Yard Sale

Each year, thousands of people from all over flock to the World’s Longest Yard Sale. The sale spans six states, including Alabama.

Gilmer Family Farm 1 Alabama News
Milking the market: Lamar County farm transitions from dairy to beef production

After three generations of dairy farming, the Gilmer Family Farm in Lamar County is now producing cattle for beef. The dairy heifers have been sold and life is a lot different on the farm.

Javier Brykese Burney Alabama News
U.S. Marshals arrest Jefferson County road rage murder suspect

The U.S. Marshals Service conducted an operation in Jefferson County to make an arrest in connection to a May 16 murder investigation.

Plant Berry Alabama News
EPA proposes denial of ‘less protective’ ADEM-Alabama Power plan to manage coal ash

The Biden administration is celebrating a proposed denial of Alabama’s ability to manage coal ash.

Mobie Coast Guard Sector Alabama News
As a 'Coast Guard City,' Mobile to celebrate National Coast Guard Day

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said he hopes U.S. Coast Guard members know the city supports them as National Coast Guard Day (August 4) approaches.

Highway 278 Alabama News
Two inmates picking up trash struck, killed by car in Marion County

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) released information Wednesday after a deadly incident involving two inmates working on the side of the road.

Austin Patrick Hall from Eufaula Alabama Police Department Facebook Alabama News
Man accused of shooting two Bibb County deputies pleads not guilty to all charges

The man charged in the death of a Bibb County deputy pleaded not guilty during an arraignment Tuesday.

Clotilda Alabama News
Former Alabama reporter defends claim he found slave ship Clotilda, says he was 'intentionally written out' of history

A former news reporter who said he found Clotilda, the last known slave ship to bring captives to the United States, is defending that claim after he said some have attempted to write him out of history.

Danny Rary Alabama News
Vestavia Hills Chief of Police dies after 45 years of service

The City of Vestavia announced the death of long-time police chief Danny P. Rary.

Whittenton michael Alabama News
Man arrested after months-long investigation into car burglaries of vacationers in Fort Morgan

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a man in connection to several car burglaries that happened from April through July in Fort Morgan.

ALDOT Alabama News
DOJ suing ALDOT for not re-hiring worker who was thrown off back of truck, claims violation of ADA

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday against the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), claiming a maintenance technician who was injured on the job was denied re-hiring.

John Hannah on farm Alabama News
NFL Hall of Famer turned Alabama farmer John Hannah struggles to keep cattle farm as Congress debates Farm Bill

Alabama farmers are struggling to stay afloat and one former NFL Hall of Famer says he knows firsthand.

Foley Fire Department Photo Alabama News
Safe haven baby box allowing mothers to drop off newborns to be installed in Baldwin County

A bill passed this year in Alabama will allow for baby boxes to be placed across the state, and one of them is going to Baldwin County.

First Previous 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Next Last