Drama is brewing in Chelsea after a proposed vote to create a separate city school system draws closer.
Fox Sports president Eric Shanks announced last week that the USFL will return next season. Ratings have been steady, with games averaging 1.034 million viewers on Fox and NBC. The overall average is lower (715,000) when games on USA Network and FS1 are included.
Superintendents struggling to fill teaching positions before the new year might be able to consider a new group of applicants, under a proposal being discussed by the Alabama Board of Education (ALBOE). The ALBOE is expected to vote as early as this month on a proposal that would lower the scores needed to pass the Praxis teacher qualification tests, which are needed in the most common route to teacher certification in Alabama.
High energy prices across the board will make 2022 a challenging year for Alabama's farmers, according to Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA) president and CEO Jimmy Parnell.
David Bronner, who has headed the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA), the state employee pension fund now valued at $50 billion since 1973, says turmoil in the financial markets can be primarily blamed on two phenomena: inflation caused by government overspending in response to COVID-19 and the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict.
“That’s why this collaboration in Alabama convened by Congressman Aderholt is so important. It will lead to new jobs and businesses, improve access to health care, empower students with new information, help farmers and businesses break into new markets and build wealth in rural Alabama for generations to come.,”. USDA RD Director Gordon said.
An officer with the University of Alabama Police Department has been hailed as a hero for rescuing a woman from the Black Warrior River.
The stone says, “Ike Coffee. Born a slave, 1857. Died free, Oct. 10, 1952.”
Citizen efforts to restore the Claude C. Brown YMCA to a public community center remain on hold after the Selma City Council again said no to purchasing the building, even for $1.
State Finance Director Bill Poole acknowledged difficulties in the long-term bond market. However, he downplayed the role politics had played.
Backup quarterback Alex McGough delivered the unexpected and linebacker Scooby Wright did what was expected from him by being in the right place at the right time.
“This award means a great deal to me, an African American civil rights lawyer who was born in the ghettos of Montgomery, Alabama,” said Gray. “It speaks volumes to Civil Rights workers who have devoted their talents and resources toward improving the quality of life of Americans in this country; and it speaks directly to African Americans in general. When I filed the various civil rights cases from 1955 to date, I was concerned about African Americans receiving the same constitutional rights as all other Americans." ”
“Writing is sometimes like running through the mall naked,” said bestselling author Don Keith. “You literally have to expose your innermost feelings at times to get that message across.”
he facts are undisputed because of Greenetrack's failure to properly oppose the Department's factual showing,” the Court wrote. “And the only reasonable inference the undisputed facts permit is that Greenetrack's "lease" system was no more than an attempt to cloak an illegal for-profit bingo operation with a veneer of legality based on the nonprofit organizations' nominal participation." the Alabama Supreme Court ruled.”
Guns in schools continue to be a part of the national conversation in light of the recent school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
It's now official. Auburn City Councilman Jay Hovey has pulled off the biggest upset of the primary cycle in unseating three-term incumbent State Sen. Tom Whatley (R-Auburn) despite being outspent 12-to-1.
State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine), whose State Senate District 32 is adjacent to the proposed bridge's path, called the proposal "improved" from the failed 2019 plan during an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5 on Friday.
Friday, just before the Alabama Republican Party's steering committee was set to reconvene to consider the disputed Senate District 27 Republican primary contest outcome between State Sen. Tom Whatley (R-Auburn) and Auburn City Councilman Jay Hovey, Whatley formally announced he was dropping his challenge.
“Dr. Selwyn Vickers has been a jewel of the Birmingham health care system,” said Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin. “While I'm happy that he's moving on to new opportunities, I'm very sad to see him leave the Magic City."
The Mobile Police Department (MPD) has launched a new program in response to the epidemic of violence that has scourged the city.
Every year, children become victims of hot car deaths. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) calculated a record number of deaths in 2019 when 53 deaths occurred.
A Jefferson County District Attorney has put his name on a joint letter, stating that he will not enforce the state’s abortion laws on the books.
During an appearance on "Rightside Radio" broadcasted on Huntsville's WVNN on Thursday, Bryan Taylor, legal counsel for Patsy Kenney, the so-called non-registered voter in the disputed Senate District 27 outcome, said his client was considering legal action if her vote winds up being rejected.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives in the majority, the court said that the Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants that contribute to global warming.
“The Prattville Police Department sends our prayers to the family of Deputy Bradley Johnson of the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. He was mortally wounded in the line of duty yesterday and is currently on life support so that he may continue to save lives through the organ donor process. The person responsible for this has since been captured and will hopefully face justice for this unspeakable act of cowardice and evil. "