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State Health Officer Harris on possible anti-vaccine mandate legislation: ‘Don’t want to send a message that we need to protect Alabamians from being vaccinated’

During his weekly appearance on the latest broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris addressed the possibility Gov....

UAH, Spelman College join in research to improve air quality monitoring

Improved air quality monitoring is the goal of a research collaboration to develop a machine learning model that involves The University of Alabama in...

Alabama’s ULA successfully launches exploration mission for NASA

An Alabama-built United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Lucy mission for NASA lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Lucy will...

Girls State set to return to campus of Troy University in summer of 2022

The campus of Troy University in the summer of 2022 is set to play host to Girls State as the leadership program returns to...

UAB’s hepatitis C-positive organ transplant program extends to heart and lung patients

On the afternoon of April 25, 2018, Colin Tucker felt as though a railroad spike was being shoved through his chest. Tucker was taken to...

Ivey orders flags lowered to half-staff for fallen Sheffield Police officer

On Saturday, the Sheffield Police Department announced Sgt. Nick Risner, one of two officers shot while on duty a day earlier, had died from...

Marion Military Institute dedicates new First Responder Building

Marion Military Institute (MMI) recently dedicated its new First Responder Building and thanked community and state partners in its latest workforce development endeavor. The building,...

Teresa ‘Tee’ Croyle awarded lifetime service award

Behind every thriving service-oriented organization is one person that can be credited as being the integral key to its foundational success and the backbone...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama strongly encourages Alabamians to get a flu shot

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama cares about the health and safety of our members and all Alabamians. Because of the ongoing COVID-19...

Alabama Medical Association to host Facebook Live webcast regarding COVID-19, flu vaccinations

Expert physicians with the Alabama Medical Association, during the organization's weekly Facebook Live webcast, will answer questions regarding COVID-19 and flu vaccinations. Medical Association president...

Irma Tuder is a 2021 Woman of Impact

Founder, former CEO and chairperson of the board of Huntsville-based Analytical Services, Inc. (ASI), Irma Tuder is well regarded as a titan of industry. Her...

Beth Woodard is a 2021 Woman of Impact

Beth Woodard began her career at PowerSouth Energy Cooperative 30 years ago. She is still there today, as executive vice president and chief financial...

Brigadier General Tara D. McKennie is a 2021 Woman of Impact

“I’m not the first person to deserve this, just the first to be recognized. I’m so amazingly proud to be the first woman and...

Fort Payne City Schools, state officials hold groundbreaking for vocational training center

FORT PAYNE -- Local and state officials joined Fort Payne City Schools to break ground on the school system's new BEAT (Building, Electric, and...

Scott Chambers announced as news director of Yellowhammer Network News

Yellowhammer Network News has announced the appointment of Scott Chambers to serve as the organization's news director. Chambers, a 22-year veteran of broadcast news,...

University of Alabama welcomes record numbers of freshmen, graduate students

The freshman class this fall at the University of Alabama is the largest ever to enroll, and includes a record number of National Merit Scholars, one indication...

Nancy Kane is a 2021 Woman of Impact

From the Ivy League to the Yellowhammer State, Nancy Kane's journey has set ablaze a trail of business excellence and charitable service every step...

Jackie Graham is a 2021 Woman of Impact

State government in Alabama is home to an intricate web of employment rules, regulations and requirements. Jackie Graham is the person tasked with untangling that...

U.S. Space & Rocket Center receives FBI Community Leadership Award for Cyber Camp partnership

HUNTSVILLE -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Birmingham Division, in a formal presentation at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration, bestowed the U.S....

Lindsay Rane Carter is a 2021 Woman of Impact

With a passion for her community, her state and the company she works for, Lindsay Rane Carter regularly makes an impact in her small...

Legendary Alabama A&M University president prepares to move on after record growth

Alabama A&M University President Andrew Hugine, Jr. recently announced plans to retire, ending more than a decade of leadership at the historically black college...

Alabama League of Municipalities selects 30 communities for new Economic Development Academy

The Alabama League of Municipalities (ALM) has selected 30 communities from across the state to participate in its newly-formed Economic Development Academy. ALM created the...

Lynn Troy is a 2021 Woman of Impact

As a 2021 Woman of Impact honoree, Lynn Troy’s career journey from 18-year-old entry-level employee to co-founder & CEO of her very own aerospace...

Report shows Alabama making progress in fight against deadly opioid epidemic

The state of Alabama has long suffered in the nationwide battle against the devastating opioid epidemic. Community leaders, elected officials and medical professionals have...