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Andrew Jones Alabama News
State Sen. Jones: 'I hope a future where we’re at 0% for grocery taxes is on the way'

Members of the Joint Study Commission on Grocery Taxation met on Tuesday for their first meeting of the quadrennium to begin considering the feasibility of eliminating the state’s sales tax on groceries.

Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger Alabama News
‘Miracle-on-the-Hudson’ pilot Sullenberger to speak in Mobile November 30

The 72-year-old, now the U.S. Ambassador to the International Civil Aviation Organization, is the keynote speaker for Mobile’s Hargrove Foundation at their annual dinner.

Grandparents. Alabama News
Alabama officials seeking input from grandparents raising grandchildren as state commission studies ways to assist

Alabama officials are looking to hear from grandparents raising grandchildren in the state as a recently formed commission continues to study how the state can assist grandparents and others raising family members.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall sends letter to local officials to reinforce terms of $300 million in opioid settlement funds

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall sent a letter to municipal leaders around the state on Monday to explain how they are allowed to use the approximately $300 million in opioid settlement money to be paid over several years.

Photo from Rock the Country's website Alabama News
Rock the South producers launch new ‘Rock the Country’ festival; Star studded lineup coming to Mobile in June

The producers of the legendary three-day country festival Rock the South are bringing country music across the nation.

James Spann Alabama News
Weatherman James Spann off air for emergency surgery; Forecast for complete recovery this week

When most TV or radio weather personalities are not on the air as scheduled, not many folks notice. That is not the case when the meteorologist is Alabama’s James Spann.

Issac Hunter Dismuke Photo from Crossville High School Facebook page Alabama News
Former DeKalb County soccer coach sentenced in sex with student case

Former Crossville High School soccer coach Issac Hunter Dismuke was sentenced to 10 years in prison with 18 months to serve, after pleading guilty to one count of a school employee having sexual contact with a student under 19.

Stephen Dwyer Alabama News
Enterprise grad one of five U.S. Special Operations soldiers killed in tragic training accident near Cyprus

Five of the Army’s most elite aviators and crew from the 160th SOAR recently perished in a helicopter training accident over the Mediterranean Sea, according to the Department of Defense.

JH ISRAEL Alabama News
Alabama woman leading group in Washington March for Israel

A group from Alabama is among the thousands in Washington, D.C. Tuesday for the March for Israel.

Gotion Alabama News
Muscle Shoals officials blocked Chinese Communist Party-linked EV manufacturer from locating in Alabama: Report

An electric vehicle manufacturer with alleged ties to the Chinese Communist Party tried to locate in Alabama before local economic development officials turned down the project over national security concerns.

church Alabama News
Montgomery Judge dismisses lawsuit from Methodist churches seeking to disaffiliate with UMC, 'hopeful' for Supreme Court appeal

A Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge recently dismissed a lawsuit brought by 45 Alabama Methodist churches seeking a vote to disaffiliate with the United Methodist Church and retain church property amidst nationwide turmoil within the denomination.

Nancy Pack Alabama News
Clean Up Alabama claims state library director Nancy Pack plans to rejoin American Library Association in June after previously pledging to disaffiliate

The state organization behind challenging sexually explicit library books is calling for the resignation of Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) director Nancy Pack after Pack allegedly proposed to renege on APLS’s pledge to disaffiliate from the American Library Association (ALA).

Mobile Police Department Headquarters. Photo: Erica Thomas Alabama News
City of Mobile makes immediate changes to police policy after shooting of 16-year-old

The Mobile Police Department released information after a deadly incident involving officers early Monday and Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced immediate changes to the department’s policies and procedures.

Steve Friend Photo from You Tube Alabama News
U.S. Reps. Rogers, Strong vote to fund FBI's new $300 million HQ; Whistleblower decries Republicans in support of agency — 'Soulless demons. Go to hell'

After several Republicans and Democrats voted against an amendment that would’ve prohibited funds for a new FBI headquarters in the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations (FSGGA) bill, one former whistleblower has dubbed the Republicans in question “soulless demons.” 

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Former Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall arrested in Georgia

Former Auburn Tigers quarterback Nick Marshall, who led the team to contend for the National Championship during the 2013 season, has been arrested and charged with possessing a “sawed-off shotgun, sawed-off rifle, dangerous weapon or silencer.” 

Dale Strong Alabama News
Dale Strong announces support for Mayorkas impeachment resolution — 'He must go'

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Hunstville) is joining South Alabama U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) by supporting a privileged resolution calling for the impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for his failure to secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

Guns Alabama Alabama News
‘We dare defend our rights’ and our households: Alabamians locked and loaded

“Who’s going to protect you? The police are minutes away when you’ve got seconds.”

Aubrey Pate Alabama News
Man accused of hitting, killing Mobile runner turns down plea deal

The man accused of hitting and killing a Mobile runner in September last year turned down a plea deal, according to court records.

Kilmeade Alabama News
Fox News Channel's Kilmeade to hold book signing in Fairhope

Booker T. Washington was the founding president of Alabama’s Tuskegee Institute, now a university, and headed it for 30 years until he died in 1915.

Billy C. Bedsole Alabama News
Judicial Inquiry Commission chairman Billy Bedsole dies

Bedsole was a graduate of the University of Alabama Law School. He was admitted to the bar association in 1963 during the Kennedy administration.

Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band Alabama News
Excelsior Band to celebrate 140 years as Alabama’s jazz band

They started playing in Mobile in 1883. They marched and played in the very first Mardi Gras parade. The Excelsior Band will perform a free concert marking their 140th year as Alabama’s jazz band.

The Keener Family Alabama News
From the battlefield to the farm: Alabama veteran family participates in Operation Grow

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is focusing extra on military veterans with Operation Grow, a program that trains and supports veteran farms.

Riverboat brawl Alabama News
Attorney for Montgomery riverfront brawl pontoon boaters asks judge to recuse herself

An attorney for two individuals charged with assault in the Montgomery Riverfront brawl in August filed a motion on Thursday asking the judge to recuse herself, alleging she is “predisposed” against the defense.

Jays Charity Bingo Alabama News
'Rampant' illegal gambling in Jefferson County shows need for enforcement arm, House Speaker Ledbetter says

Alabama House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) has been working on legislation to combat illegal gambling across the state and he said the issue is a priority due to growing organized crime.

Birmingham Police Alabama News
Birmingham PD: Interstate shootout shows 'breakdown in our society'

Thousands of vehicles were stopped on Interstate 59 South Friday afternoon after what Birmingham police called a large shootout.

Will Kimbrough, Mac McAnally, Jimmy Buffett. Photo: Lawrence Specker Alabama News
Two Alabama boys to play Buffett music in his birthplace

Two Alabama musicians who played with and wrote songs with Buffett will perform in his town of birth, Pascagoula, Miss., on Sunday.

Gordon Persons Building Alabama News
Jackie Zeigler, David Perry win Republican nominations unopposed in State Board of Education races

Jackie Zeigler and David Perry are unopposed in the 2024 Republican primary for their State Board of Education seats.

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