On June 11, 1963, federal authorities escorted two Black students as they enrolled in the University of Alabama. The desegregation of the University of Alabama was opposed by then Gov. George C, Wallace (D).
American Village near Montevallo in Shelby County will be holding a special Celebrate America program through the end of July where the whole family can learn about the Revolutionary War, the Constitution, and life in America during the eighteenth Century.
"Last night’s testimony revealed that even President Trump’s closest advisors knew that the 2020 presidential election was not stolen.” Congresswoman Terri Sewell said following the televised public hearing of the Jan. 6 committee. Congressman Mo Brooks called the committee investigation a "witch hunt."
The University of Montevallo bass fishing team finished the season as the top team in the country. They were followed in second by Auburn University.
The Alabama Cooperate Extension Service said that Alabama’s growing wild pig menace is causing millions of dollars in damage for Alabama farmers and landowners, while also harming Alabama’s native wildlife, both plant and animal.
The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission met on Thursday. Items discussed included new rules to govern the industry as well as presentations from Louisiana and Ohio officials on how those states dispense their medical marijuana. There will be a public hearing on the proposed rules on July 14.
"Gun grabbers use so-called 'red flag laws' as a gateway to push their disarming agenda," Katie Britt told the 1819 News following passage of national Red Flag legislation. "In reality, a 'red flag law' is an abridgment of the Second Amendment and can be abused to take away the right to self-defense with no due process.
"This significant expansion project shows the world that another world-class company is thriving in our state,” said Gov. Ivey. “This growth will solidify James Hardie’s presence in Prattville, and I know we can work together to create a bright future for the community."
“I was proud to vote for the Protecting Our Kids Act which advances common sense measures to keep Alabamians safe, from getting illegal guns off the streets to banning high-capacity weapons to raising the age to purchase semi-automatic weapons," Sewell said.
“It is my privilege to receive the forestry association’s trust as I continue my re-election effort. I will continue to work hard and fight for Alabama and keep DC policies out of our state," said Beeker.
Incumbent State Rep. Gil Isbell (R-Gadsden) is challenging former State Rep. Mack Butler's (R-Rainbow City) Republican primary win on May 24. Isbell's challenge will be heard by the Alabama Republican Party on June 25.
Anejos Logistics wants to build a facility to grow and process medical marijuana for the state's inaugural medical marijuana program. The company hopes to bring 100 to 200 jobs to Henager in Dekalb County.
The Alabama Republican Party will hear four election contests from the May 24 Republican primary. These are state senate district 27, and state house districts 2, 28, and 29.
The four nominees agreed with Sen. Tommy Tuberville that investing national security and military federal employees' retirements in China poses an unnecessary threat.
Both the Katie Britt and Mo Brooks' campaigns have asked former President Donald J. Trump for his endorsement in the June 21 Republican runoff; but it is possible that he won't endorse either of them.
The citizens of Henager, in Dekalb County, will be the first community in Alabama to hold a public informational session on the opportunity to welcome the marijuana industry. The meeting is at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Siting a legal marijuana facility requires approval of the city council and a license from the state.
Brooks and Tuberville applauded the GAO report that found that Huntsville's Redstone Arsenal was the best location for Space Command and that the Pentagon decision to move Space Command to Alabama was not tainted by politics.
Yolanda Flowers favors SROs in every school in Alabama, Flowers is in the Democratic primary runoff on June 21.
Alabama Farmers are paying more for fuel, fertilizer, seed, pesticides, parts, and labor than ever before the 1819 News learned in an investigative report.
"Mo Brooks will undoubtedly resort to embarrassing our state with false, desperate personal attacks. We are seeing his lies get more blatant by the day, and there is no way that a constructive or substantive debate can occur with his continually devolving behavior. Katie won’t participate in the final circus act of Mo’s career," said Katie Britt spokesperson Sean Ross announcing Britt's refusal to debate.
“This critical bill would crack down on illegal gun trafficking, raise the age to purchase semi-automatic weapons, strengthen background checks, and prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them," Rep. Terri Sewell said of the Democrats' latest gun control bill.
“The State Auditor’s office is the only office that gives the voter and tax payer a window of transparency to look through and examine how the state government uses their tax dollars,” Dr. Stan Cooke said. Stan Cooke and Andrew Sorrell are in the Republican primary runoff on June 21.
“I’m thrilled to have the endorsement of Sarah Huckabee Sanders,” stated Britt. “Sarah is a conservative fighter and an unwavering voice for the America First movement."
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Wednesday details of the Biden administration’s plan for a framework to transform the food system.