The winning ticket for Saturday's Powerball lottery drawing will be in excess of $1.5 billion after Wednesday drawing for a prize estimated to be worth $1.2 billion yielded no winner. If Alabamians wish to play, they will have to travel to neighboring states, given Alabama has yet to accept the lottery.
Earlier this week, Eutaw's Greenetrack closed as it is grappling with a tax bill that is coming in higher than its monthly revenue.
Greenetrack officials are finally speaking out after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled the casino must pay $76 million in unpaid taxes on its gaming enterprise in Greene County.
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5 on Tuesday, Brown said a renewed effort in the new quadrennium was possible.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chad "Chig" Martin emphasized the ability of a governor to be able to work across racial and political lines to do what is best for the people of the state. Martin favors the passage of a lottery with all of the proceeds going to education.
Iraq War veteran Mike Dunn told 1819 News on Monday that he is running for Alabama Senate District 17 in the Republican primary and...
By Brandon Moseley Chad “Chig” Martin announced on Thursday that he has qualified to run for Governor with the Alabama Democratic Party....