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Orange Beach Alabama News
Alabama tourism dollars more than double in 10 years; Orange Beach mayor says city has been 'blessed'

The Alabama Tourism Department is celebrating the economic impact of the state’s travel and tourism industry. New numbers show tourism dollars have more than doubled in Sweet Home Alabama over the past decade.

Susan Dubose Alabama News
State Rep. DuBose hopeful for 'What is a Woman' Act's return next session

Although the What is a Woman Act failed to receive deliberation in the Alabama House of Representatives, State Rep. Susan DuBose (R-Hoover) is confident in having the bill passed next session.

Alabama West Florida Conference Bishop David Graves Photo from the AWF Cs Facebook page Alabama News
United Methodist Church Alabama-West Florida Conference changes terms on churches voting to break away; Traditional Methodists call it a 'nail in the coffin'

Trustees for the Alabama-West Florida Conference (AWFC) of the United Methodist Church (UMC) released an updated disaffiliation eligibility policy on Tuesday, which conservative Methodist leaders are calling a “nail in the coffin” for conservative churches in the conference who are seeking to leave the denomination while retaining church property.

Mark Shirey Alabama News
State Rep. Shirey says state medical association derailed State Health Officer reforms — 'I absolutely believe there's something to be done there'

Freshman State Rep. Mark Shirey (R-Mobile) says he believes State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris survived the scrutiny of the Alabama Legislature because of the lobby working under the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) banner in Montgomery this session.

Houston County Alabama News
Dothan news writer, City PR employee arrested in dispatch investigation

The Dothan Police Department arrested two individuals on Wednesday after the dispatch computer system used by the Dothan Police Department, Houston County Sheriff’s Department and the Houston County Emergency Management had allegedly been accessed by someone who was not authorized to do so.

Jefferson Domestic Relation Court Alabama News
Federal lawsuit alleges racketeering scheme in Jefferson County court drags out cases to increase profits

A federal civil lawsuit against 46 defendants, including Jefferson County Domestic Relations Court judges, claims there is a widespread and sophisticated racketeering scheme taking place.

Joran van der Sloot Alabama News
Not guilty plea in case of Joran van der Sloot; Natalee Holloway's mother in courtroom

Joran van der Sloot pleaded not guilty in a Jefferson County court Friday to charges of extortion and wire fraud.

Vicky White and Casey White Alabama News
Casey White, who escaped with Lauderdale County corrections officer Vicky White, given life sentence

The prisoner who escaped from Lauderdale County with a corrections officer, prompting a nationwide manhunt, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday. The sentence was part of a plea deal.

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Far-left SPLC activist who labeled parental rights organizations ‘hate groups’ met with Biden counterterrorism officials in January

The author of the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) recent annual report, which listed several parental rights organizations as “hate groups” along with the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis, met with a Biden administration counterterrorism official in January, according to a report. 

Trump Alabama News
Tuberville, Moore blast Biden, DOJ for Trump federal indictment — 'The Biden Administration is the most corrupt in American history'

On Thursday, Donald Trump announced he is being indicted for allegedly mishandling classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida, marking the first time a former president has been federally indicted.

Jeff poor Alabama News
Jeff Poor to lead 1819 News as editor-in-chief

Jeff Poor, the now former executive editor at 1819 News, has been promoted to editor-in-chief to lead the outlet to new heights as its “head coach,” CEO Bryan Dawson said.

SCOTUS Alabama News
SCOTUS ruling ‘kind of a surprise,’ former State Sen. Jim McClendon says

A Supreme Court of the United States ruling dealing with redistricting that was decided against the state of Alabama is “not a done deal yet” but was a surprise, according to former Reapportionment Committee Chair State Sen. Jim McClendon (R-Springville).

Daleville water tower Alabama News
Daleville, Ozark, Enterprise struggle with funding to adapt to Fort Rucker renaming

When the U.S. Department of Defense began renaming the nine Army installations named for Confederates soldiers, including Alabama’s Fort Rucker, it originally allocated $1 million to the effort. That figure quickly rose to $21 million, with the Army now expecting to pay $39 million for new signs, gates, patches and other changes. 

Joran Van der Sloot Alabama News
Joran van der Sloot booked into Hoover City Jail

Eighteen years after the disappearance of Mountain Brook teen Natalee Holloway, the suspect in her death has been extradited to Alabama to face charges in connection to the case.

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Fairview High School principal threatens to bar local media outlet Cullman Daily from public events for not removing Facebook comments about resignation of basketball coach

An owner of a local news outlet is accusing Fairview High School (FHS) principal Chris Gambrill of threatening to ban the organization from school athletic competitions and other public events after it refused to remove comments from one of its Facebook posts.

Cathedral Basilica Of The Immaculate Conception Alabama News
Prayer event at Cathedral in Mobile to address 'spiritual battle' through prayer and love

A prayer event Thursday in Mobile is aiming to bring together people of faith and allow for the power of prayer to be felt throughout the city.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall on SCOTUS redistricting decision: 'This case is not over'

Despite a surprising 5-4 Supreme Court of the United States decision against the state of Alabama in its redistricting case, the case is not over, according to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall.

ALGOP Chairman John Wahl Alabama News
ALGOP ‘disappointed’ in SCOTUS redistricting ruling; Wahl vows to 'work hard to win all seven congressional seats'

The Alabama Republican Party will “work hard to win all seven Congressional seats” after the smoke clears from a 5-4 Supreme Court of the United States decision against the state of Alabama in its redistricting case.

Terri Sewell Alabama News
Terri Sewell does victory lap on CNN in wake of SCOTUS congressional district ruling

Thursday, immediately following the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling declaring the Alabama Legislature's congressional maps unconstitutional, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) appeared on CNN to declare the decision a win for "black Alabama voters."

ROY BROOK 2 Alabama News
Missing U.S. flag located after Alabama’s ‘flag guy’ lost it during trip

Roy Brook, the Alabama man who started the “American Flag Project,” will soon be reunited with his United States flag.

Shane Stringer Alabama News
State Rep. Stringer says prison death of convicted cop-killer 'closes a painful chapter in Mobile’s law enforcement history'

State Rep. Shane Stringer (R-Citronelle) calls the recent death of a man convicted of the 1975 murder of two Mobile County deputies “long overdue.”

SCOTUS Alabama News
SCOTUS rules 5-4 against Alabama in redistricting decision

The Supreme Court of the United States upheld in a 5-4 decision by Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday a lower court’s ruling that Alabama will have to redraw a second majority-black congressional district. 

files Alabama News
‘We are very disappointed’ — Alabama Press Association executive director laments failed bill to place deadlines on public information requests, cites opposition from Ivey’s office

The Alabama legislative session is now over, and a bill to require state entities to put deadlines on public information request responses ran out of time. The Alabama Press Association (APA) isn’t happy about it.

Pride items Alabama News
A 'radical, authoritarian, totalitarian spirit': Mobile, Fairhope residents fear advancement of LGBTQ movement could threaten children, U.S. Constitution

Concerned citizens in Mobile and Baldwin Counties are taking action to protect family values and children during LGBT Pride Month. At least one expert even believes part of the LGBT movement is connected to a much more sophisticated, dangerous operation that is a threat to the U.S. Constitution.

Greenetrack Alabama News
Ethics Commission refers Greenetrack CEO’s case to District Attorney

Members of the Alabama Ethics Commission unanimously found an ethics violation case involving Luther Winn, Greenetrack CEO, should be referred to a District Attorney on Wednesday.

Trump in Waco, Texas Alabama News
Trump to headline ALGOP event in Alabama this summer

Former President Donald Trump is planning to visit Alabama this summer as part of his campaign to reclaim the White House in the 2024 presidential election.

Space Command Alabama News
SPACECOM commander James Dickinson assures Tuberville, Strong, Britt that Huntsville remains best location for U.S. Space Command HQ; Ohio makes last-ditch effort to host

After meeting with U.S. Space Command commander Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) said the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force has “some explaining to do” on why it appears to be wavering on choosing Alabama as the permanent headquarters for SPACECOM.

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