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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

Plant Barry coal ash pond Alabama News
Does Alabama Power have enough 'power' to cover up toxic coal ash ponds?

A federal fight over coal ash contamination has environmental groups raising concerns over toxic materials coming from Alabama Power plants ending up in the ground and waterways.

Birmingham-Southern College Alabama News
United Methodist Church benefits fund approves $2.5 million investment in struggling Birmingham-Southern contingent on Birmingham City Council action

The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church’s Board of Pension and Health Benefits approved an investment on Thursday in Birmingham-Southern College for $2.5 million in support of the College’s efforts to remain open as it continues to secure funds for its permanent endowment. 

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Mozart to the masses: Alabama Symphony Orchestra performs for free at Birmingham brewery

Thursday night was Alabama Symphony Orchestra conductor Daniel Cho’s first time drinking beer while performing, he said. 

'Japan On Stage' at Mobile International Festival. Alabama News
International Festival brings 70 countries to Alabama November 18

If you would like to travel the world but lack the time and money, you can visit 70 countries without leaving Alabama.

Steve Perkins Alabama News
Decatur PD internal investigation completed in fatal officer-involved shooting of Steve Perkins

Decatur Police Chief Todd Pinion said the internal investigation into the death of Steve Perkins has been completed.

Kenneth Paschal Alabama News
State Rep. Paschal urging Alabamians to help veterans; Non-profit helping with transition period

State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) is asking Alabamians to use the Veterans Day weekend as a reminder to check on their veteran friends and family.

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AG Marshall calls for revoking visas for students supporting Hamas, other terrorist groups

In light of the recent terror attacks by Hamas on Israel, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has asked the Biden administration to revoke the visas for students who have endorsed terror activity or provided material support to foreign terrorist organizations.

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Vote to name Mobile's first electric garbage truck

The city of Mobile has narrowed down names for its first fully electric garbage truck.

Cannabis license Alabama News
Two cannabis companies appeal ruling allowing AMCC to consider old applicant scores

Two cannabis companies appealed a ruling in Montgomery County Circuit Court last week that allowed the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) to consider scoring evaluations its used previously  for a third time to award cannabis licenses in December. 

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Anthony Daniels joins crowded new District 2 Democrat primary

House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) announced Thursday his candidacy for Alabama’s new Congressional District 2.

Secretary of State Wes Allen Alabama News
Federal funds applied to help implement GIS mapping in all 67 counties to correct 2022 precinct, district snafus, says Sec of State Allen
Tuberville Alabama News
Group of Heritage Foundation national security experts, veterans 'stand united' in support of Tuberville’s DOD abortion policy fight

A group of veterans who also serve as national security experts with the Heritage Foundation gave their support to U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s battle over a Department of Defense policy that aids female soldiers in obtaining abortions. 

Steven Reed Alabama News
Montgomery mayor, police chief say no charges filed by police against Harriott II co-captain in viral Riverfront brawl

The co-captain of Montgomery’s Harriott II involved in a brawl in Montgomery's Riverfront Park that got national media coverage in August has not been charged with assault.

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State Rep. Juandalynn Givan enters new District 2 Democrat primary

State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D-Birmingham) will announce she’s running for Alabama’s new Congressional District 2 on Friday. 

Tuberville, Pearl Alabama News
'It's sad': Tuberville, Bruce Pearl condemn rise in anti-Semitism on college campuses amid Israel-Hamas conflict

During a roundtable addressing the rise of anti-Semitism on college campuses held by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) condemned anti-Semitism and read aloud a statement from Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall applauds federal court for denying relief in 2005 Radio Shack murder case

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall applauded a federal court on Thursday for denying relief in a 2005 murder case involving a Radio Shack employee in Birmingham.

Nathaniel Ledbetter Alabama News
Speaker Ledbetter honors vets, highlights legislative priorities during trip to Baldwin and Mobile Counties

Alabama House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) was in south Alabama Wednesday to honor veterans and give a legislative update.

Megyn Kelly Alabama News
'It will be the margarita of debates': Megyn Kelly to moderate December 6 GOP presidential debate in Tuscaloosa

The Republican National Committee announced on Thursday it had selected NewsNation, "The Megyn Kelly Show" on SiriusXM, the Washington Free Beacon and Rumble as partners for the fourth Republican presidential primary debate, which will take place in Tuscaloosa on December 6. 

Kenny Chesney, left, and Mac McAnally perform a tribute to Jimmy Buffett at the 57th Annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Alabama News
Musical celebration of Buffett’s life on CMA Awards show, led by Alabama’s Mac McAnally

The eyes of the country music world, and thousands of others who do not normally watch, experienced an unusual and moving musical celebration of the life of the late Jimmy Buffett.

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200th anniversary of Alabama Baptist State Convention set for November 14 in Montgomery

When delegates from Alabama’s Southern Baptist churches, called “messengers,” gather in Montgomery November 14-15, it will start as a celebration, a birthday party.

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