Three COVID-19 vaccines have been widely available in Alabama for months now, yet the state is last in the nation in vaccination rate, with only 33.7 percent of the population fully vaccinated. Read the full story
Heavy rain caused a few flooding issues in the Anniston area Tuesday, but forecasters say that by the weekend, local residents should be able to put the clouds behind them for a while.
House Bill 1 would require employers to provide "reasonable accommodations" related to pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions.
On Monday morning, two COVID patients were breathing with the assistance of a machine at RMC. Six more were in hospital beds, not sick enough for the ventilator but too sick to go home.
Alabama’s K-12 schools have about $2.02 billion coming in from the American Rescue Plan Act that schools will be able to spend over the next three years.
Alabama’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.3 percent in June, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Friday morning — a number that underscores both the post-pandemic economic recovery and the labor crunch facing the state’s employers.
The federal Office of Management and Budget announced Tuesday that it would keep “metropolitan statistical area” (MSA) status for urban areas with more than 50,000 people.
Gov. Kay Ivey emphasized Wednesday on a visit to Birmingham that there’s no need for an incentive plan to increase vaccination rates in Alabama, even though the state has dropped to the bottom in percentage of the population vaccinated.
The Delta variant of COVID is in Alabama, and it's spreading fast. One researcher said a patient can transmit the virus in a minute of exposure to another person.
State Superintendent Eric Mackey on Friday said there will be no push from the state department to require students or staff to wear masks when schools resume next month.
Alabama had 980 drug overdose deaths in 2020, an increase of about 27 percent from 2019, according to preliminary numbers from the Alabama Department of Public Health.
Nearly 80 years after perishing at Pearl Harbor, the remains of an Alabama sailor are returning home to Boaz to be buried.
A second bill targeting how theories on race and bias are taught has been pre-filed in the Alabama House, this one applying to education institutions and the training state employees and contractors receive.
Alabama may see a summer surge of COVID-19 similar to last year’s with the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant, a top infectious disease expert at UAB says.
A bill that would change the definition of riot in state law and increase penalties for those who participate in one has been pre-filed for the 2022 regular legislative session.
Workers will begin resurfacing a stretch of I-65 from Butler to Lowndes counties on July 12 and officials from ALDOT are warning motorists to expect delays.
A federal judge will hold a hearing Tuesday in a long-running Alabama Democratic Party dispute that overturned party leadership in 2019.
Local health care institutions may end the summer with unused doses of COVID-19 vaccine, despite the fact that two-thirds of Calhoun County residents have yet to get their first shot.
With an increased number of boaters and swimmers expected on Alabama Power’s lakes and rivers this upcoming holiday weekend, the company is encouraging everyone to abide by common outdoor and water safety guidelines.