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Alabama Aerospace and Aviation High School earns State Commission approval; Free public charter set to open in 2022

Alabama Aerospace and Aviation High School (AAHS) has received approval from the Alabama Public Charter School Commission and is slated to open in the...

Local, national media exaggerate claims of Cullman County school absences to suggest post-Trump rally COVID ‘surge’ to blame

Prior to former President Donald Trump's arrival for the event staged by the Alabama Republican Party at York Family Farms near Cullman, both local...

Yellowhammer Multimedia honors Alabamians as Women of Impact

Yellowhammer Multimedia is proud to announce the fourth annual Women of Impact Awards, a celebration of strong women who shape and propel Alabama. This year’s...

UAH students deploy to Louisiana collecting crucial data on Hurricane Ida for future forecasting research

A group of University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) students with the school's Atmospheric & Earth Science Department have arrived in Louisiana to collect...

USA professor’s recent article widely read

Dr. Danny L. McCarty, assistant professor at the University of South Alabama, recently wrote an article that is now the third most-read article ever...

Get stuck with Chuck: UAB MHRC and Charles Barkley host COVID-19 vaccine rally

Charles Barkley is urging Alabamians to get stuck with Chuck. The Leeds native and Auburn and NBA basketball legend brings his plea for widespread vaccination against COVID-19 to a vaccine rally...

Alabama Medical Association to hold weekly COVID-19 discussion surrounding monoclonal antibody treatment

The Alabama Medical Association will host a Facebook Live webcast to discuss physicians' efforts to increase access to monoclonal antibody treatment. Monoclonal antibodies help the...

University of Alabama conducts research to address state’s opioid crisis, finds ‘structural barriers’ to treatment

According to research conducted by the University of Alabama, Alabamians face many structural barriers to the treatment of opioid addiction. The findings show Alabamians...

Huntsville’s Drake State receives $75K grant to expand LPN program as area experiences nursing shortage

Drake State Community & Technical College's Health Sciences department announced on Monday that it has secured nearly $75,000 from the Alabama Community College System...

Alabama Hospital Association’s Williamson explains state ‘negative’ ICU bed count — ‘We are in a critical situation’

Last week, Alabama ICU bed count reportedly trended into negative territory, which drew alarm from many throughout the state. According to the Alabama Hospital Association's...

New Second Avenue overpass improves traffic flow for University of Alabama campus

The days of having to wait for a train to pass to get to and from the University of Alabama campus are in the rearview mirror...

ADPH: COVID-19 surges in Alabama children; vaccination and other measures needed to prevent further spread

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reports a significant increase in pediatric cases of COVID-19 at this time of year, compared to the same time in 2020....

Gone phishing: UAB expert offers five ways to prevent cyberattacks

When it comes to hackers’ attempting to access unauthorized information stored on computers or networks, anyone is susceptible. Cybint research found that 95% of cybersecurity breaches...

University of South Alabama receiving $644K grant to renovate additive manufacturing lab, create cyber research hub

The University of South Alabama is receiving a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant totaling $644,045. The...

Alabama Medical Association urges federal government to expedite COVID-19 booster shot plans

The Alabama Medical Association has requested that the federal government accelerate COVID-19 booster shots for Gulf States, citing the region's high volume of cases...

Summer camp in Alabama’s rural Black Belt aims to improve STEM performance for local students

As students across the state prepare to return to the classroom, a group of Black Belt middle and high school students will be ahead...

Alabama Medical Association to hold weekly COVID-19 update combating ‘epidemic of misinformation’ surrounding vaccination

The Alabama Medical Association on Thursday will seek to combat common myths surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines and answer questions about becoming inoculated during a...

Paper on climate model’s warming bias co-authored by UAH’s Dr. Christy is top download

A research paper that found a significant warming bias globally in the newest climate models was co-authored by John Christy, a distinguished professor of...

U.S. Rep. Carl: ‘Jimmy Carter is probably sitting on the edge of his bed cheering today because finally there’s a president worse than Jimmy...

As conditions on the ground in and around Kabul continue to deteriorate, there continues to be a tremendous amount of uncertainty for Americans and...

Gov. Kay Ivey issues ‘limited, narrowly-focused’ state of emergency in response to rise in COVID-19 cases

Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) issued a state of emergency on Friday in response to the state's rise in COVID-19 cases. The state of emergency declaration...

Boeing to send Starliner back to factory to resolve valve issue

Boeing's Starliner space capsule will have to wait a little longer until it returns to space. The company announced on Friday that it was "de-stacking"...

Plan to widen U.S. Highway 280 in Mountain Brook meeting mixed reaction

The first phase to turn U.S. Highway 280 into eight lanes will soon begin in Mountain Brook. As part of the plan, the Alabama Department...

Huntsville surpasses Birmingham as Alabama’s largest metropolitan city, population grows to 215K

The Rocket City is officially the Yellowhammer State's largest city in terms of population, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau statistics. Huntsville now...

Alabama’s assets can help position state well for innovation economy

Stephen Haber was hiking the trails of DeSoto State Park in northeast Alabama and got himself good and lost. He continued to wander, fully...