Uncle Ed, as the family called him, will one day return home to Alabama, his remains surrounded once again by red clay and affection. Tom Gross believes that with all his soul.
The Anniston area could get more than an inch of rain over the next three days after a wet weekend, a meteorologist said Monday, weather that led to the end of restrictions on outdoor burning.
The head of Anniston’s housing authority on Friday said that many details of a federal ban on smoking in public housing remain unknown, and that enforcing the ban could be problematic.
A statewide burning ban remains in effect despite recent storms that dumped inches of much needed rain, Alabama officials say.
Commissioner Joe Faulk pleaded guilty Thursday to using his office for personal gain, the Alabama attorney general’s office announced Thursday afternoon. Faulk, 56, accepted pay to promote the Coast2CoastRx discount drug card, one of a handful of discount drug cards endorsed by city or county officials in recent years — discount offers that have often irked local pharmacists who never agreed to the discounts.
Gov. Robert Bentley never used federal anti-terrorism money to pay his staff, a spokeswoman for the governor said Wednesday.
“That should be it for the heavy rain,” meteorologist Gary Goggins said by phone. “As of the last observations at 1 p.m., 0.85 inches fell in the Anniston area.”
A dark-money group at the heart of Gov. Robert Bentley’s ongoing political troubles declared Tuesday that it’s paying no current members of the governor’s staff — including two new staffers who have yet to get a paycheck from state government.
State officials are looking into allegations that members of Gov. Robert Bentley’s staff were paid with federal money meant for anti-terrorist efforts, the governor’s spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Storms Monday night brought Calhoun County “beneficial, but not enough rain,” and plunged some across the county into darkness, according to officials.
Several of Gov. Robert Bentley's staffers were dubbed "assistant directors of Homeland Security" to get around a state salary cap. A former security official says they were paid from federal funds; another former official denies that.
As two storm systems move through Calhoun County this week there is a possibility for damaging winds up to 30 mph and small tornadoes, forecasters said Monday.
This time next year, Jacksonville State University’s Center for Applied Forensics will likely be the only accredited forensic entity in the state for crime scene analysis thanks to a $34,179 federal grant.
Though the trend to begin holiday shopping earlier continued this year with online sales and promotions, retail groups and analysts expected Black Friday to still be one of the busiest shopping days of the season.
After a few days of higher humidity, the weather is expected to turn dry this weekend, a meteorologist said Friday, becoming more favorable for wildfires.
No new wildfires had been reported for Calhoun County on Wednesday as of 2 p.m., but there likely won’t be any rainfall until next week to help suppress any from sparking, meteorologists predict.
As more vehicles take to Alabama’s roadways for the Thanksgiving holiday, more state troopers will also be out in an attempt to cut down on the rising numbers of wrecks and fatalities, officials said Monday.
Newspaper editors across the state are just finding out about the law, which passed a final vote in the Legislature in May. Press advocates say it’s probably unconstitutional.
Due to a recently enacted Alabama program, this is the first holiday shopping season Amazon.com, the nation’s largest e-commerce company, and more than 70 other online retailers, will pay sales taxes in the state.
Disdain for the fourth estate reached a high water mark on Nov. 8. That was when a Reuters photographer tweeted a picture of a Donald Trump supporter with a T-shirt reading, “Rope. Tree. Journalist. Some assembly required.”
The Bigfoot Bio Bash comes a little more than a week after voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 2, a change to the state’s Constitution that prohibits lawmakers from taking Alabama park system money.