It would be easy to repeat the results uncritically and watch the web traffic flow in — but that’s not what local newspapers do. And when we do dig deeper into the numbers, we often find that they’re based on research that’s not being used in the way the researchers intended. Read the full story
Alabama legislators passed hundreds of new laws this year, but they also sent several decisions to Alabama voters in the form of proposed constitutional amendments.
It would be easy to repeat the results uncritically and watch the web traffic flow in — but that’s not what local newspapers do. And when we do dig deeper into the numbers, we often find that they’re based on research that’s not being used in the way the researchers intended.
Mac Gipson, the ABC administrator, was appointed by Gov. Robert Bentley. He said he didn’t have any conversation with Ivey about the new appointments, but she’s within her rights to make the changes.
The Calhoun County Commission Thursday morning approved District Attorney Brian McVeigh’s request to submit an application for $48,190 for the unit.
In recent years, local libraries have pared back on hours, staffing and new-book purchases to keep up the services patrons depend on, librarians say. It’s happening because funding for some local libraries still hasn’t completely recovered from the recession more than a decade ago
Truth is, it’s been a rough few weeks for Carbon Hill, and it’s Chambers’ fault. Totally. All because he recently wrote on Facebook that gays, lesbians, transgenders, supporters of abortion rights and socialists are societal curses worthy of extreme violence.
The public libraries in Gadsden and Opelika have stopped charging late fees, which directors said created positive press for the library, but others said they can’t afford to lose the revenue from the fines.
The Alabama Commission on Artificial Intelligence and Associated Technologies will study the growth of artificial intelligence in the state, its potential uses in various private and public sectors and AI’s effect on Alabama residents and their quality of life.
Security contractor Xtreme Concepts will stay in the military barracks known as the Starships for at least another weekend, as Circuit Court Judge Debra Jones ponders the company's lawsuit against its landlord, the McClellan Development Authority.
The Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education announced 164 new classroom grants Thursday for its First Class Pre-K program, and five are set to go to schools across Calhoun County this fall.
Calhoun County Board of Education is moving forward with its student code of conduct for the next school year, even though school board members have concerns about its wording on sex offenders and their access to school grounds.
A Calhoun County Jail inmate charged with beating another inmate in December, leaving him comatose, waived his arraignment Wednesday and pleaded not guilty to the charge.