Alabama Department of Mental Health Commissioner Lynn Beshear told the Senate General Fund committee during an informal meeting on Tuesday that she hopes the centers can open by May of next year.
Calhoun County and surrounding areas could see flash flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Sally Wednesday and Thursday. Or the area could simply see a lot of rain.
Anniston and surrounding areas can expect heavy rainfall Wednesday and Thursday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Sally swing across Alabama, forecasters say.
Alabama’s state government has plans to expand a program that provides mental health care for people in county jails, mental health advocates say, although it’s unclear whether Calhoun County will be one of the jurisdictions affected by the change.
Bingo fans are closely watching an amendment on the Nov. 3 election ballot, one that will allow Calhoun County voters to finally end the fiasco that landed their long-running bingo game in legal trouble in 2018.
State Superintendent Eric Mackey did not say exactly when that data will be published, but said once it’s available it would be updated weekly.
State leaders hope to shift funds to the state’s unemployment compensation fund, which is due to run out of money in as soon as four weeks.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many entertainment venues and typical family activities to be canceled this year. and Alabama’s agritourism industry is no exception. But as students and parents continue to be stuck inside their homes for school and work, farmers are optimistic for this year…
In fiscal 2021, 17 additional Alabama counties will participate in the Stepping Up Initiative, which aims to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jails by developing mental health referral and case-management systems, the Alabama Department of Mental Health said.
The state attorney general's office said in a press release that Burkette, a Democrat, failed to properly deposit campaign contributions in the proper bank account during his run for Montgomery City Council in 2015 and 2016.
Statewide, 2,120 people had died from the virus as of Thursday morning, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health, with 118,601 infected in Alabama since the beginning of the pandemic.
Dr. Scott Harris explained that because of the way Centers for Disease Control and Prevention define antigen tests, it has to be classified as a “probable” case, but he believes that in almost all such cases the individual has contracted COVID-19.
The General Fund, which supports non-education related state agencies, and the Education Trust Fund are expected to end the 2020 fiscal year at the end of this month with more revenue than in 2019.
Coronavirus infections in Calhoun County are on the rise again, with 2,377 people in the county infected and 30 dead from the virus, according to numbers released Monday morning by the Alabama Department of Public Health.
The Montgomery chamber conducts events such as women in business roundtables, which allows women from different fields to talk to each other about their various challenges and possible solutions.
Bill Harbour, the Piedmont native who joined the famed Freedom Riders protest against segregation on interstate buses in the 1960s, died this week, according to one of Harbour’s friends. He was 78.
Russian actor and director Eugene Lazarev was a favorite in Anniston's theatrical community around 1995 and prior, but he was apparently a favorite in Moscow, too.
Gov. Kay Ivey has extended the statewide mask requirement by five weeks to combat the spread of COVID-19, she announced Thursday morning during a live-streamed news conference.