Unemployment in Calhoun County rose from 2.9 percent in November to 3 percent in December. St. Clair County stayed level at 2.2 percent for both months, and Talladega rose from 2.8 percent to 2.9 percent.
More money for mental health care and legislation to increase access to care are expected in the upcoming session of the Alabama Legislature. The potential bills will likely result in the first major discussions in Montgomery about mental health care since the early 2010s.
Spann, who has been in broadcasting since 1973, is a former Emmy winner and National Weather Association Broadcaster of the Year.
The murals had been gone from campus for nine years, first to be cleaned, then to be toured, then to wait on construction of this new museum.
The program is set to begin at noon, with refreshments served at 11 a.m. Library officials note seating is limited, so groups should make reservations.
Several events have been planned in celebration of the return of the Amistad Murals to Talladega College and the opening of two new buildings on campus.
The next regularly scheduled work session and council meeting are slated for the first Tuesday of the month, Feb. 4, at 4 and 5 p.m., respectively.
“(It) brought in, by far, the largest attendance to date, the weather was beautiful and the feedback from local citizens, as well as those who came from outside our city limits, has been positive and supportive."
Wise was inducted into the St. Clair County Sports Hall of Fame in 2007 and is a charter member of the Ashville High School Quarterback Club.
The Ritz was selected to receive $2,500 of the $5,000 safety award to underwrite the theatre’s upcoming arts education programs with area schools for the 2020-21 academic year.
Friends and family members of the victims packed the first half dozen rows of the larger courtroom in the Talladega County Judicial Building.
The director of Oxford Emergency Medical Service and two relatives who'd worked there were no longer employed by the service as of Wednesday, according to the newly-constituted EMS board's chairman.
The outpouring was prompted by news that the federal government had defunded the Community Life Institute’s Senior Transportation Program in December.
Workers move crates containing Hale Woodruff’s critically acclaimed Amistad Murals on Thursday after the murals arrived back in Talladega.