The order comes as in-person court proceedings remain on hold until April 30 due to orders from the Alabama Supreme Court.
In a special called meeting Tuesday, the council approved the resolution along with a resolution adopting leave options laid out in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
The blood drive is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will take place in the International Motorsports Hall of Fame’s FOX Sports 1 Dome, just outside the main entrance of the 2.66-mile Talladega track.
Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday afternoon ordered Alabamians to stay home in an effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor’s “stay at home” order is effective at 5 p.m. Saturday.
The call was hosted by Riverside Mayor Rusty Jessup, who also serves as chairman of the St. Clair County Mayors Association.
LINCOLN -- Honda of North America has announced another adjustment that will continue the shutdown of production at its Lincoln plant.
A spokesperson did not say if testing is taking place at the hospital. Attempts to reach hospital Administrator Lisa Nichols for clarification on the matter were unsuccessful.
In an emergency meeting held over Microsoft Teams on Tuesday, the City Council approved emergency actions taken by Mayor William “Butch” Isley Jr. in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Some Alabamians enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly called SNAP and formerly known as food stamps, will be getting additional money today as part of a federal response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Coosa Valley Medical Center in Sylacauga announced Monday its guidelines for testing during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
With Gov. Kay Ivey’s order that all schools will transition to online-only instruction for the rest of the academic year, many questions remain about what the last few weeks of school will look like for students.
Virus-related business closures have delivered a gut-punch to the nation’s economy, with jobless claims skyrocketing in the past two weeks. The bill passed Friday by Congress is by most accounts bolder even than the measures lawmakers took in the wake of the 2008 financial crash.
Gov. Kay Ivey this morning announced the state-mandated closure of all “non-essential” retail businesses beginning Saturday as Alabama’s death toll from COVID-19 rises.
With many businesses shutting their doors and people staying home, law enforcement officials are having to make changes to better serve the public while also protecting officers from exposure.
St. Clair County school systems are going through a transformation in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Alabama’s unemployment rate remained a record-low 2.7 percent in February. But few are likely to celebrate that news, as March’s numbers, to be released next month, should show the damage COVID-19 has inflicted on the economy.
ANNISTON -- Alabama’s K-12 public school students will likely stay home well after the state-mandated school break that ends April 6 — but they’ll still have to study and finish the academic year.
“All Civic Center memberships will be extended, at no additional cost, for the length of time that the facility remains closed."
“This extension is in response to the continued steep decline in market demand across the automotive industry due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy."