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University of Alabama golfer Nick Dunlap becomes first amateur to win on PGA Tour in 33 years

Nick Dunlap, a native of Huntsville and a sophomore on the Alabama Crimson Tide men's golf team, won The American Express by one stroke on Sunday.

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Hundreds of thousands of Alabama businesses required to disclose ownership information under new federal law or face fines, jail time

Most Alabama small business owners will be required to share ownership information about their companies or risk being subject to civil and criminal financial penalties or imprisonment under a new federal law.

PPP Fraud Alabama News
Montgomery woman sentenced to 45 months in prison for using PPP loans to purchase luxury vehicles

A federal judge sentenced Zsa Zsa Bouvier Couch, 55, from Montgomery to 45 months in prison this week following her convictions for offenses related to fraudulent loans she received through the Paycheck Protection Program, announced Acting United States Attorney Jonathan Ross on Friday. 

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Alabama’s labor force participation, unemployment rates up in December

Alabama’s labor force participation rate for December increased to 57.2%, according to Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington.

SCOTUS Alabama News
Allen, Marshall urge SCOTUS to reverse Trump’s removal from Colorado ballot

Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen signed on to an amicus brief to be filed with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in the Trump v. Anderson case on Thursday.  

bloomberg Alabama News
Bloomberg donates $26 million for new health sciences high school in Demopolis

New York-based Bloomberg Philanthropies announced on Wednesday they were donating $26.4 million to the state of Alabama to assist in funding a potential new health sciences high school in Demopolis. 

Illegal immigration border crossing Alabama News
State Sen. Bell to re-file bill requiring fingerprinting, DNA samples of illegal aliens in custody

State Sen. Lance Bell (R-Pell City) plans to file legislation again in the upcoming session that would require law enforcement in Alabama to collect fingerprints and DNA of illegal immigrants in custody.

Highschoolfootball Alabama News
Dothan City Schools Superintendent Dennis Coe on high school NIL legislation: ‘That’s going to create some monumental changes for athletics’

Some high school athletes in Alabama will potentially earn more than their coaches if legislation is passed to allow high schoolers to profit off their name, image, and likeness, according to Dothan City Schools Superintendent Dennis Coe.

Bruce Pearl Alabama News
Bruce Pearl slams ‘State run media’ MSNBC for censoring Trump’s Iowa victory speech

Auburn basketball head coach Bruce Pearl ripped MSNBC on Tuesday after the network refused to air former President Donald Trump’s speech on Monday night after handily winning the Iowa Republican caucus.

Property tax Alabama News
State Sen. Sessions to file bill capping property tax increases from reappraisals

State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) will file legislation in the upcoming legislative session capping how much property values can be increased on annual reappraisals. 

Sixth congressional district debate, 1/13/2024 Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Palmer put on defense over 2014 campaign term-limit pledge at AL-6 GOP primary debate

If re-elected in 2024, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) would secure a sixth term in Congress.

Donnagivens Alabama News
State Rep. Givens files ‘Sound of Freedom Act’ requiring life imprisonment for human trafficking of minors

New legislation filed by State Rep. Donna Givens (R-Loxley) on Friday would establish a minimum punishment of life imprisonment for human trafficking of a minor in Alabama.

Mercedes-Benz HQ, Berlin, Germany Alabama News
Commerce Secretary Ellen McNair warns Vance’s Mercedes-Benz workers joining union ‘could bring unintended consequences’

According to McNair, workers at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance should “carefully evaluate the promises being made" by United Auto Workers before they continue down the path of officially unionizing.

School Lunch Tray Alabama News
Circuit Judge reverses City of Dothan’s firing of Stephanie Wingfield related to federal meals program

Houston County Circuit Judge Henry "Butch" Binford reversed the termination of former city of Dothan employee Stephanie Wingfield on Thursday.

Aderholt Alabama News
Aderholt on Mayorkas impeachment: ‘The real problem is the Biden administration itself’

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) said after the first impeachment hearing of DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas that the current border crisis stems from the Biden administration.

Governor Kay Ivey gave remarks to the Mercedes Benz Battery Plant Opening, 3/15/2022 Alabama News
'The Alabama model for economic success is under attack': Ivey goes on offense against unionization push at Vance’s Mercedes-Benz plant

A new unionization push by the United Auto Workers at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance shows “the Alabama model for economic success is under attack,” according to Gov. Kay Ivey.

Grocery Alabama News
Alabama opts out of summer EBT grocery program for kids

Alabama will be one of 15 states not to participate in an upcoming federally-funded summer program that provides EBT benefits to kids for groceries.

UAW strike Alabama News
Vance's Mercedes-Benz plant employees meet 30% threshold for UAW unionization push

United Auto Workers officials announced on Wednesday that 30% of the Mercedes-Benz plant’s workforce have signed union authorization cards.

Rtd Alabama News
Legislators consider expanding ‘ready-to-drink’ alcoholic beverages to grocery stores, gas stations

Legislators unveiled a tentative proposal to be considered in the upcoming session that would allow for pre-made mixed drink beverages to be sold in grocery and convenience stores in Alabama.

Judgeheadshots Alabama News
Democratic primary for Montgomery County Circuit Judge seat heats up: ‘He has stooped lower than a snake in a wagon rut!’

With less than two months to go before the primary election on March 5, a race for a Montgomery County Circuit Judge seat is starting to get entertaining.

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Judges decline to stop ballot disqualifications Democrat Jefferson County Treasurer candidates

Two Montgomery County Circuit Court Judges rejected restraining order requests on Monday filed by two disqualified Jefferson County Democrat candidates against Jefferson County Probate Judge James Naftel and Alabama Ethics Commission Director Tom Albritton.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville takes Michigan in CFB championship game, Crimson Tide ‘got exposed’ in semifinals

Michigan will defeat Washington in the college football national championship on Monday, according to U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn). 

Wallace Gilberry Alabama News
Former University of Alabama, NFL defensive end Wallace Gilberry drops out of AL-2 race

Retired NFL and University of Alabama defensive end Wallace Gilberry announced on Monday he was dropping out of the race for the newly-drawn second congressional district in Alabama.

Withun Alabama News
Classical charter school opening in Prattville in August — 'There’s the demand for it'

Alabama’s first classical charter school in Alabama is opening in Prattville in August.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville on Arkansas Air National Guard Commander’s resignation over Biden’s abortion travel policies: ‘We’re ruining our military’

An Arkansas Air National Guard Commander resigning recently over the Biden administration’s military abortion travel stance is another example of “good people” leaving the military over social justice policies, according to U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn).

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall on SCOTUS review of Trump’s Colorado ballot case: ‘The Constitution, not the Colorado Supreme Court, decides who can run for President’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall applauded an announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday that it will review the Colorado Supreme Court’s ruling to remove former President Donald Trump from the state’s ballot.

Garrett Crumby Alabama News
8 Alabama police officers shot, 1 killed in line of duty in 2023

Three hundred and seventy-eight cops nationwide including eight from Alabama were shot in the line of duty in 2023.

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