Masks will be required for nearly everyone — vaccinated and unvaccinated — in Jacksonville City schools from the start of classes Aug. 12 through Sept. 3, by a 5-0 vote of the city school board in a Thursday meeting.
Students in Anniston’s K-12 schools will wear masks when they return to school Aug. 9, but school leaders are planning to have most of the student body back in the classroom.
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.
Earlier this year, the board was poised to put out a bid for a single company to provide ambulance service for rural Calhoun County, and was calling on local cities to join in that bid.
The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office has hired former Piedmont police Chief Freddie Norton to work in courthouse security. Norton had been on administrative leave from Piedmont after complaints were filed against him.
The countywide P25 radio system allows police, fire, EMA, 911 and other organizations to communicate at the flip of a switch.
Consisting of eight races, the Piedmont Criterium marked the second day of the Alabama Cycling Classic which had begun on Saturday in Anniston with the Sunny King Criterium.
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.
Piedmont police chief Freddie Norton retired Tuesday, he said, after several department employees reportedly complained about him to the city.
A singular theme resonated Thursday at commencement ceremonies that shepherded hundreds of Alabama high school seniors into the next phases of their lives: Perseverance.
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.
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.