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Chief Paul Prine Alabama News
Beards and Badges: Mobile PD loosens facial hair policy for trial period

You may have noticed Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine is looking a little different these days. For the first time in his nearly 30-year career in law enforcement, Prine has grown a mustache and beard. But he isn’t alone.

Covid Mask Alabama News
Lawmakers join letter opposing proposed ADPH rule change on mandatory COVID reporting

A group of lawmakers recently sent a letter to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) relating to continued state reporting of COVID-19.  

Spot of Tea Alabama News
Spot of Tea flagship restaurant in Mobile accuses health department of extortion, blackmail

The Spot of Tea restaurant in Mobile has been closed down by the Mobile County Health Department three times in a week, according to a Facebook post on the restaurant’s own page.

Eagle Forum of Alabama Alabama News
Eagle Forum applauds 11th Circuit lifting VCAP enforcement injunction

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals recently lifted an injunction on Alabama’s ban on transgender surgeries and hormone treatments for minors and Eagle Forum, along with Alabama Eagle Forum responded.

Scott dawson Alabama News
Kanye West, tornadoes and COVID-19: Ensley native Scott Dawson details 'rocky road' that led to massive growth of evangelistic ministry

Scott Dawson was born in Ensley, with just over 7,000 residents today. He now leads the Scott Dawson Evangelistic Association (SDEA), which hosts conferences and events that regularly draw thousands of students nationwide.

Satsuma HS Alabama News
Two South Alabama school systems celebrating making all A's on State Report Card

The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) released the report card for the 2022 – 2023 school year in December to show what is working in schools and what needs improvement.

Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan portrayed. Alabama News
New opera ‘TOUCH’ about Helen Keller premiering in Birmingham January 19, 21

Helen Keller is the subject of an opera, "TOUCH, and its first-ever showing will be in Birmingham on January 19 and 21.

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.

Books Alabama News
State library board reverses position on keeping challenged book list private

The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) has reportedly done an about-face on its previous position to keep the state list of challenged books private.

Cpt. Maggie Amadei Tuberville Jan '24 Vet of the Month Alabama News
Tuberville announces January Veteran of the Month: Captain Maggie Amadei

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) announced U.S. Army Captain Maggie Amadei of Enterprise "Veteran of the Month" for January. A combat veteran of Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Army Aviator, and Gold Star Spouse.

U.S. Reps. Jim Jordan (left) and Barry Moore (right) Alabama News
Jim Jordan making two stops in Alabama for Barry Moore AL-1 campaign

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) is heading to Baldwin County for a public rally at the end of January.

ABC Board Alabama News
ABC Board halts plans for new warehouse and office

The Alcoholic Beverage Control is halting plans for a new warehouse and office, according to reports.

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.

Will Ainsworth at the ESRW meeting in Fairhope, 1/11/2024 Alabama News
Ainsworth predicts 'fireworks' early in legislative session: 'We're getting ready to run over some Democrats'

Lieutenant Gov. Will Ainsworth reiterated his 2024 New Year's resolutions that included passing a school choice bill and fighting so-called woke policies during a gathering hosted by the Eastern Shore Republican on Thursday.

NEA head Becky Pringle Alabama News
NEA boasts about AEA efforts killing school choice, securing pay raises for teachers and nurses

The president of the National Education Association (NEA) recently praised the Alabama Education Association’s work in the 2023 legislative session, including killing an education savings account bill.

Red Sea Alabama News
Britt: Strike on Iran-backed rebel group in Yemen ‘long overdue’ to reestablish deterrence in Red Sea

While some are concerned tensions in the Middle East could escalate into World War III, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt said the recent strikes were “long overdue” to reestablish deterrence in the area.

Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall praises federal court for striking down injunction preventing Alabama from enforcing ban on trans surgeries for minors

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals recently struck down an injunction prohibiting the state of Alabama from implementing its ban on performing transgender surgeries and hormone treatments for children.

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.

Fentanyl Arrests Alabama News
More than 2,000 fentanyl-laced pills taken off streets in South Baldwin County

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of two people in connection to a months-long drug investigation.

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.

ULTRASOUND BABY ABORTION BIRTH Alabama News
Democrat State Sen. Figures files bill to repeal constitutional protection of unborn children, add right to abortion

An amendment to insert the right to abortion in the Alabama Constitution and repeal the section that affirms the state recognizes “the sanctity of unborn life and the rights of unborn children” has been filed in the Alabama Senate.

Winter Jam 2023. Alabama News
Winter Jam 2024: 40-city Christian music tour starts in Alabama on Friday

"Winter Jam 2024," the largest Christian music annual tour, will perform in 40 U.S. cities. Kickoff is in Mobile for well-known contemporary Christian music acts and a message.

Tuberville at Capitol Alabama News
Tuberville claims Democrat interest in border due to upcoming presidential election

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) continues to sound the alarm on the crisis at the U.S. southern border, claiming the Democrats' seemingly new concern for border security is merely a tactic to boost their chances of winning in the upcoming 2024 election.

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.

elmore prison fence Alabama News
Federal judge denies injunction preventing nitrogen hypoxis execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith

On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Austin Huffaker denied a petition for a preliminary injunction to prevent the scheduled nitrogen hypoxia execution of condemned killer Kenneth Eugene Smith.

Kids to Love Madison Ribbon Cutting Alabama News
Kids to Love celebrates first Safe Haven baby box in Madison

Kids to Love cut the ribbon on their first Safe Haven baby box Wednesday in Madison.

Toomers Corner Alabama News
Auburn fans roll Toomer’s Corner in response to Saban retirement

It was a cold night on the Plains Wednesday as Auburn fans celebrated the news that University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban was planning to retire.

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