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Despite rising inflation, real estate remains the #1 investment for 8 years running

It’s no surprise in an annual Gallup poll, Americans chose real estate as the best long-term investment. And it’s not the first time it’s topped the...

UAB Callahan Eye Hospital offering new gene therapy treatment for an inherited retinal disease

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Callahan Eye Hospital has been named one of the newest sites for Spark Therapeutics’ Luxturna, the first gene therapy treatment approved...

Women’s Foundation of Alabama reports potential for the state’s overall GDP to grow by $22 billion

Friday, the Women’s Foundation of Alabama released its 2022 economic impact report during a research showcase at The Club in Birmingham. Over 100 women and...

University of Alabama professor expands STEM school program in the Black Belt

More students in Alabama’s Black Belt will have the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers through a unique program...

UNA state appropriation increases 13% for FY2023, will receive $45M in annual allocation

The University of North Alabama (UNA) will receive more than $45 million from its annual state appropriation, according to the institution. The appropriation, which was...

Alabama’s Gee’s Bend Quilting Collective creates garment for Questlove at the 2022 Met Gala

If you’re obsessed with pop culture, style trends, and avant-garde fashion like me, then you were probably tuned in to the a-list arrivals on...

Kronospan set to expand facilities in Oxford

Kronospan, a leading manufacturer of wood-based panel products and related value-added products, plans to invest $46.5 million to expand its North American headquarters in...

Illegal alien indicted on meth trafficking, distribution charges in North Alabama

A federal grand jury this week handed down a 17-count indictment against a previously deported foreign national for drug and firearm-related charges, according to...

Big Dig: South Alabama archaeologists excavate Mobile Bay Bridge site

The University of South Alabama Center for Archaeological Studies is in the final phase of excavating artifacts to make way for construction of the planned Interstate...

ADEM and State Parks pave new roads in recycling

Officials with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) working with the Alabama State...

EBSCO land sale increases Alabama’s largest park

Last week, members of the Forever Wild Land Trust Board of Trustees, Alabama State Park officials, local leaders, the Nature Conservancy and leaders from...

Secretary of State Merrill releases absentee ballot deadline reminder

Secretary of State John Merrill, in a press release Tuesday, reminded Alabama voters that there are 28 days remaining to apply for an absentee...

2022 POWER & INFLUENCE 50: Numbers 41-50

Yellowhammer Multimedia, once again, is publishing its list of Alabama's most powerful and influential political leaders. Taking into account conversations with political insiders, as well...

Alabama driver’s license offices temporarily close for statewide system upgrade

Those seeking to obtain or renew their Alabama driver's license will have to wait a week before doing so, according to the Alabama Law...

President Biden appoints Alabama State’s Quinton Ross to HBCU advisory board

President Joe Biden announced the appointment of Alabama State University President Dr. Quinton T. Ross Jr. to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Ross...

Alabama lawmakers approve historic investment for state’s children — ‘The state is making the right moves’

VOICES for Alabama’s Children this week released a report on the well-being of the state’s children. This coincided with Alabama lawmakers approving historic investments...

UA lands $360M National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research award

The University of Alabama has been selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to host a new hydrology research-focused cooperative institute. U.S. Sen....

Could a refined UAH space weather model help scientists find life elsewhere?

A refinement to a space weather model developed by a center director at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) could help scientists check...

Tuberville: ‘We’re losing the war on drugs down at the border’

According to the latest data from Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the number of illegal immigrants stopped along the southwestern border went up to...

UAH Space Hardware Club team’s robotic rover on its way to summertime competition in Utah

After two years of work, a four-function robotic rover developed for use on Mars by a 21-person Space Hardware Club (SHC) team at The...

Constitutional carry increases demand for proper training

Governor Kay Ivey recently signed legislation to make Alabama the 22nd state in the nation to adopt a constitutional carry law that eliminates the requirement...

Gov. Ivey highlights physicians’ contributions throughout pandemic by declaring March 30 ‘Doctor’s Day’

On Thursday, Governor Kay Ivey declared March 30 as “Doctors Day” in Alabama. In a proclamation marking the day to recognize and honor the approximately...

Club for Growth PAC stands by Mo Brooks endorsement — The only ‘principled, pro-growth conservative in the race’

Even though former President Donald Trump withdrew his endorsement of Senate candidate U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) earlier this week, others have solidified their...

Mo Brooks moving on from Trump endorsement — ‘This has allowed me to shed myself of a burden’

Wednesday, former President Donald Trump announced that he's withdrawing his endorsement of Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) for U.S. Senate. In a statement emailed to...