Medical marijuana isn’t likely to become legal in Alabama this year, but investors appear to be getting ready for the day they can sell pot legally here. Read the full story
After the House Rules Chairman said a Senate-passed medical marijuana bill wouldn’t advance in the House, lawmakers were working on a compromise Wednesday that takes a more incremental approach and keeps an existing experimental treatment program in place. Read the full story
Brian Jones of the Alabama Tourism Department said Wednesday that visitors spent more than $95 million in Calhoun County in 2018, which created 1,112 jobs. Read the full story
After the House Rules Chairman said a Senate-passed medical marijuana bill wouldn’t advance in the House, lawmakers were working on a compromise Wednesday that takes a more incremental approach and keeps an existing experimental treatment program in place.
Brian Jones of the Alabama Tourism Department said Wednesday that visitors spent more than $95 million in Calhoun County in 2018, which created 1,112 jobs.
A bill prohibiting pay discrimination based on gender unanimously passed the Alabama House of Representatives last week, surprising even its sponsor who is now hopeful it will become law.
Nearly 20 years from the day Fort McClellan closed as a U.S. Army base, the Alabama Army National Guard opened its post Saturday to celebrate Armed Forces Day with visitors.
Alabama lawmakers this year have approved a statewide gas tax increase, told sheriffs they can’t keep money meant for feeding jail inmates and said they want a shot at the U.S. Supreme Court with the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban.
Around 1,000 cyclists will swarm Calhoun County today (Sunday) as a part of the Cheaha Challenge cycling competition, and their presence will be given priority on several area roads.
Much has changed since then. With 21,770 residents by the latest census estimate, the town has lost about 3,000 residents since the base’s 1999 closure. Much of base housing has been converted to civilian neighborhoods.
The biathlon’s founder and director, Paul Hammond, has worked with dogs for more than 30 years in various capacities with the British military, with a private organization that supported the U.S. State Department and Department of Defense, and in his current position as president of Vapor Wake K9.
The unemployment rate in Calhoun Country dropped to 4 percent in April, down from 4.2 percent in the same time last year, according to a report released Friday by the Alabama Department of Labor.
Biking trails under development at McClellan have a new name, and an expected open date, after a McClellan Development Authority Board meeting Thursday afternoon.
Ten special-needs students are preparing for full-time jobs following their graduation Wednesday from Project Search, a program at Regional Medical Center.
Anniston Army Depot has been selected as the primary repair depot for the Army’s newest armored vehicle, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby announced Wednesday.
Members unanimously voted in favor of issuing a bond for the development of an entertainment center at the old mill property at exit 185 of Interstate 20.
Contractors this year uncovered contaminated soil at the site of the former Cooper Homes, potentially threatening local officials’ plans to secure money to build a replacement for the public housing complex.
Rep. Barbara Drummond, D-Mobile, co-sponsor of the bill, said the need for this law was brought to her attention when a superintendent confiscated a Juul, a type of electronic cigarette, from a first-grader during school hours.