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UAH becomes second university in Southeast to obtain specialized atmospheric spectrometer

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Department of Atmospheric and Earth Science this spring will become the home base for a new instrument...

Walker, Cullman Counties to benefit from state’s lawsuit settlement with Tyson Foods

The state of Alabama has reached a $3,025,000 settlement with Tyson Foods for a lawsuit alleging the company illegally discharged partially treated wastewater in...

Alabama Medical Association holding Facebook livestream providing update on COVID-19 hospitalization spike

Alabama is currently experiencing an alarming increase in hospitalizations associated with COVID-19, with some hospitals suspending elective surgeries due to the sharp spike in...

Cavanaugh highlights ‘Call 811 before you dig’ service for Alabama builders and homeowners

Citing the importance to public safety and local businesses, Public Service Commission President Twinkle Cavanaugh issued a reminder that anyone needing to dig on...

Alabama Community College System expands STEM Dual enrollment scholarships to high school students

The Alabama Community College System (ACCS) announced that it has expanded dual enrollment scholarships to high school students who are interested in taking college-level...

State Rep. Danny Garrett committed to fiscally responsible state education budget

State Rep. Danny Garrett (R-Trussville) has long been regarded as one of the Alabama legislature's financial wizards, and now the Trussville resident will get...

Beasley Allen files suit against trucking companies involved in deadly I-65 crash that claimed 10 lives

Beasley Allen Law Firm has filed a lawsuit against the parties it deems responsible for the fiery June 19 crash that claimed the lives...

Alabama Hospital Association head Williamson predicts ‘school outbreaks’ of Delta variant

With the school year in Alabama now underway, some are concerned as to how the Delta variant could impact the coming school-going population that...

State Education Superintendent Mackey likens school mask mandates to uniform requirements — ‘Mask is just part of that attire’

Some public school parents have objected to masking requirements of schools throughout Alabama mandated in the name of mitigating the threat of COVID-19. Such measures...

Attorney General Marshall: Fees for unvaccinated students ‘would not be permissible’ under vaccine passport ban

Last month, Birmingham-Southern College reportedly determined it would charge unvaccinated students a $500 fee “to offset continual weekly antigen testing and quarantining.” The call by...

State Rep. Lawrence: Shutting Lowndes County out of gambling bill ‘a bad thing’ — ‘We’re just asking for parity’

Along U.S. Highway 80 between Montgomery and Selma in rural Lowndes County's White Hall are two of Alabama's gambling facilities that are often overlooked...

Greg Gregerson, Gregerson’s Foods receives AGA’s Spirit of Alabama award

Gadsden, AL – The Alabama Grocers Association honored Greg Gregerson, Gregerson’s Foods with the Spirit of Alabama award, honoring his lifetime of work in...

Panel: Innovation imperative to Alabama’s future success

Alabama continues to position itself to take advantage of an innovation economy that is imperative to the state’s success, members of an “Innovating Alabama...

Protective Life’s corporate headquarters powered with 100% renewable energy from Alabama Power

Protective Life Corporation’s Alabama headquarters will now have 100% renewable energy thanks to a new collaboration with Alabama Power. Protective, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Dai-ichi...

State Sen. Elliott: Joe Biden, Birmingham-Southern College ‘disrespect for the rule of law’ is ‘pretty shameful’

Birmingham-Southern College's decision to charge unvaccinated students a $500 fee "to offset continual weekly antigen testing and quarantining" was seen by some as a...

Birmingham-based Doster Construction opens Huntsville office, overseeing more than $200M worth of business

Doster Construction Company on Thursday held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil its Huntsville office location, which will oversee more than $200 million in projects...

State Sen. Orr fires back at AL(dot)com’s Kyle Whitmire over vaccine passport ban — ‘Not an honest broker’

Earlier this week, AL(dot)com's Kyle Whitmire took exception to State Sen. Arthur Orr's (R-Decatur) suggestion that a Birmingham-Southern College $500 fee on the unvaccinated...

Mobile-based Austal USA awarded U.S. Navy maintenance and modernization contract for key combat ships

The U.S. Navy has awarded Mobile-based Austal USA a sustainment execution contract (SEC) to conduct repair, maintenance and modernization of all Littoral Combat Ships...

Huntsville’s Von Braun Center to host prestigious Space and Missile Defense Symposium

Huntsville will soon play host to the nation's leading aerospace and defense companies at a symposium consisting of the top space and missile defense...

Celebration held for renaming of Tuscaloosa’s 28th Avenue to ‘Nick’s Kids Avenue’ in honor of Nick and Terry Saban’s charity

What was once 28th Avenue in Tuscaloosa is now officially Nick's Kids Avenue, a tribute to Nick and Terry Saban's charitable children's service organization. The...

Tuberville slams Biden eviction moratorium, accuses him of ‘being controlled by the far-left of the Democratic Party’

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) appeared on Fox Business Network's "Kudlow" on Thursday to discuss an array of issues, including President Joe Biden's unilateral...

Orange Beach Mayor Kennon challenges Gulf Shores Mayor Craft to town hall over new bridge-toll bridge dispute — ‘Don’t call me corrupt’

Finding a solution to the long-standing traffic woes tied to crossing the Intracoastal Waterway to arrive to and depart from Baldwin County's beaches is...

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Kelli Wise announces reelection bid, earns BCA endorsement

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Kelli Wise on Thursday announced that she will seek another term on the state’s highest court. A Republican, Justice Wise...

Tua Foundation donates $93K to Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch after tragic crash, covering funeral expenses

The Tua Foundation has donated $93,000 to the Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch, after a multi-vehicle accident claimed the lives of 10 people, including eight...