Across Alabama, people whose livelihoods largely depend on imports or exports are keeping an eye on what could become an all-out trade war between the U.S., China and even some of America’s closest allies. With all sides escalating the rhetoric, and threats that are sometimes vague, the nature of the conflict often seems cloudy at best. Read the full story
The meeting – attended by about a dozen local officials, community residents, and bicycle enthusiasts – is the beginning of the process to update the MPO’s Bike and Pedestrian Plan, which was last modified in 2012. Read the full story
Andy Kirkland, a truck driver who lives in Wellington, decided to found Beards With a Cause in May along with Robert Stevenson, also a Wellington resident, to give back to the community. Read the full story
The meeting – attended by about a dozen local officials, community residents, and bicycle enthusiasts – is the beginning of the process to update the MPO’s Bike and Pedestrian Plan, which was last modified in 2012.
Next week Brodie, 9, will play in the Baseball Players Association’s World Series in Chattanooga and his dad, Sam Watts, credits the rock-strewn field that Brodie grew up on as one of the reasons why.
Andy Kirkland, a truck driver who lives in Wellington, decided to found Beards With a Cause in May along with Robert Stevenson, also a Wellington resident, to give back to the community.
Yolanda Marshall-Nickerson is the author of “I Am Pretty Enough” and eight other books. She said she’s traveling to six cities in Alabama to empower young girls and women and teach them how to love themselves.
Now, after 30 years in the industry, Windi Robinson has returned to her home state to direct and produce her first major movie, On Places Thin, at her farm in Delta.
Can't we all just get along? Well, out of court we can, this week in Calhoun County. Folks previously asked to show up for jury duty don't have to, for all affected parties have settled out of court, officials said.
If they could turn back time, some groups who bury capsules of memorabilia would have a better idea of where their treasure lies. Not a problem for a group of way-former Alexandria middle schoolers, who'll know exactly where to look Monday.
There will be a plaque dedicated to Torre Mallard in front of a pavilion. Tables will be placed underneath, and behind the pavilion will sit a barbecue grill.
Two new businesses have been approved by the McClellan Development Authority to be established at the former fort, both of which will net the board a total of $114,000 in property sales revenue.
Immigrant aid agencies say new federal policies are making it harder to attract sponsor families who can take in kids detained without their parents in immigration facilities.
This week, one local minister reacted to the religious charges, which stem primarily from Sessions’ actions in relation to harsh tactics used at the U.S.-Mexico border. Sessions is a member of a United Methodist church in Mobile.
When they’re not on duty as sergeants for the Alabama National Guard, Flanagan and her friend Ranzy Green, who lives in Jacksonville, are the self-appointed keepers of a tiny, neglected, almost-secret park. It lies just off Bain’s Gap Road, a highway that winds through the wooded hills north of Anniston.
The approximately $1.76 million project will let RMC relocate the 25 geriatric psychiatric beds from the Jacksonville hospital to its main Anniston campus. It’s the latest step in RMC’s reduction in services at the Jacksonville facility.
A 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed a more than 20-year-old Supreme Court ruling that let online retailers avoid state sales taxes, meaning possibly more revenue for area government services and business for local shopkeepers.
Black or white, Republican or Democrat, voters in the state list more or less the same top public policy priorities, according to a recent study by the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, a nonprofit research organization at Samford University.
"I complained about it and helped get it named a public nuisance. I was helping to clean my neighborhood up. I think somebody got mad at me because of that.”
Anniston is the new Calhoun County when it comes to accommodating female inmates. The city jail had room for them; the county jail did not, so Wednesday was a 5-block moving day for 127 of them.
The Anniston Main Street board members want Makers Market to be self-sustaining. The goal is to not expend too much labor in preparation or the event itself.