A former chairwoman of the Alabama Republican Party, Twinkle Cavanaugh was first elected to the Public Service Commission in the GOP landslide of 2010. Two years later she defeated then-PSC President Lucy Baxley, the last Democrat to hold statewide office in Alabama. Cavanaugh won re-election unopposed last year.
The board plans a work session starting at 8 a.m. at Anniston Middle School. Items up for discussion include a line of credit with Regions Bank, the district’s one-month reserve solvency plan, staffing and other expenses for the 2017 fiscal year as well as budget amendments and carryover for 2017 fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30.
Cleburne County Probate Judge Ryan Robertson presided over a full courtroom Wednesday afternoon, but the gavel never fell as the proceedings were a retirement ceremony for three longtime county employees.
Just more than a year after a developer named five of the stores that would fill the second half of the Oxford Commons shopping center, two of those tenants have dropped out.
A resident during the City Council’s work session Tuesday night asked questions about a lawsuit against Oxford’s water board and the qualifications of its members, after detailing the issues she’s encountered with the utility.
Reading from a prepared statement during the board’s regular meeting, president Steve Smith said he believed board member Jeff Gossett violated the Alabama Open Meetings Act last month by way of emails he’d sent to the rest of the board.
The jail ministry of First Baptist Church of White Plains visits the jail every Sunday and Tuesday. On Sunday there is a church service and Tuesday is Bible study. The ministry holds separate Bible study sessions, one for men and another for women.
Here are five things to know about the Alabama Cycling Classic, set for April 8 and 9. The event includes the Sunny King Criterium, the 22-mile McClellan Road Race and the Noble Street Festival.
State lawmakers — and the rest of the public — will see an investigator’s report on allegations against Gov. Robert Bentley next week, according to a tentative impeachment hearing schedule released Tuesday.
Sexual violence survivors and supporters will take to Choccolocco Park on Saturday for the sixth annual Journey for Hope walk.
A little of everything made it into Anniston City Council's work session Monday: aggrieved parents from a sports event, a crime-fighting councilwoman and speculation about a new tax.
The notion of legal help for a practical purpose came up because of the 16 residents who applied for federally funded housing rehabilitation, nine have yet to be approved and could not provide documentation showing they own the home they need help repairing.
“There was a lot of loose change, there were quarters that had been wrapped up and they dropped them, they had busted open. I saw a couple of $10 bills,” said Heflin police investigator Stacey Hendrix.
Selling a smartphone or other Internet reading device without a pornography filter would become a crime under a bill before the Alabama House of Representatives.