Calhoun County’s mayors gathered at the Oxford Civic Center for State of the Cities, a yearly update on municipal activity organized by the county Chamber of Commerce. Read the full story
Pilgrim's Pride has officially approached the Gadsden Airport Authority by letter about 88 acres of airport property for the construction of a "state-of-the-art" rendering plant.
A singular theme resonated Thursday at commencement ceremonies that shepherded hundreds of Alabama high school seniors into the next phases of their lives: Perseverance.
Keeping a secret in a small town is no small feat, and Ohatchee is among Calhoun County’s smallest. But students and families of Ohatchee High School pulled it off Wednesday for their principal.
Anyone with property damaged or destroyed in the March 25 tornado can still apply for help through FEMA through June 25, and still get help with their application if they missed last week’s help sessions.
Gov. Kay Ivey is being asked to veto a bill approved Monday to delay until 2024 a requirement that third grade students who can't read proficiently must repeat the grade.
The Senate on Monday gave final passage to House Bill 137 to create a sexual assault survivor “bill of rights” and set a requirement for how long law enforcement must preserve evidence from sexual assault cases.
Residents affected by the March 25 tornado can get help filling out requests for FEMA aid at Oak Bowery Baptist Church on Friday and Saturday.
In one of its final moves of the 2021 session, the Alabama Legislature Monday ensured that restaurant owners don’t have to pay state income taxes on the newest round of COVID-19 federal relief.
A bill that would have shortened state of emergency orders and given the Legislature a say in extending them died Monday, the final day of the legislative session.
The Alabama Legislature moved to allow city police officers to issue citations for some misdemeanor offenses rather than taking offenders into custody. Senate Bill 59 now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey.
Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday signed Senate Bill 46, which outlines the usage of medical marijuana along with its regulation and distribution. The law goes into effect immediately.
The EMA office will provide computer access for residents as well as on-site individuals who can provide assistance with FEMA applications, the EMA announced in a press release.
Lawmakers quietly gave final approval to a bill seeking more legislative oversight of government agencies’ spending, including that of the executive branch. But it didn’t pass in time to avoid a possible veto.
As the state’s plan to lease new mega-prisons hit another apparent roadblock Monday, more lawmakers appear ready for the state to instead borrow money to construct its own new facilities.
The Alabama Legislature gave final approval this week to a bill creating a new state authority to oversee the expansion of high-speed broadband internet services throughout the state.
Alabama could reach herd immunity from COVID-19 by mid-summer, the state's top doctor told lawmakers on Wednesday. But it could take longer if the vaccine rate continues to decrease.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill allowing for the public release of photos of those who solicit prostitutes, but members requested a significant change.