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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.
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 100-plus-mile bike ride, which takes cyclists from Jacksonville to the top of Mt. Cheaha and back, will take place Sunday with a record 1,136 participants.
Four Calhoun County food pantries received grant money from the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama last week, in addition to several more in the foundation’s nine-county service area.
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.
A wide-ranging gambling package advanced in the Alabama Legislature Tuesday and is expected to be considered on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday.
Locals who lost homes or businesses in the severe storms March 25-26 can apply for low-interest disaster loans, the federal Small Business Administration has announced.