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Alabama State Sen. Greg Reed named to GOPAC advisory board

  Alabama Senate Majority Leader Greg Reed, R-Jasper, was named last week to GOPAC's Legislative Leaders Advisory Board for the coming year. “Members of our 2018...

Should Alabama be next? Florida State Reps voting on whether porn is a health risk

  Florida lawmakers are voting on whether the state should declare pornography a public health risk, according to a resolution which passed a House committee...

Yellowhammer News to host Q&A event with Alabama State House Speaker and Senate President Pro Tem

  Yellowhammer News will host a reception with Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh and Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon at 5 p.m.,...

Rep. Martha Roby to Democrats on CHIP: This is not time for political games

Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) appeared alongside some of her fellow House Republicans yesterday to call attention to the importance of the Children’s Health Insurance...

Alabama’s new prison health-care provider faces legal scrutiny

    The chairman of the Alabama Legislature’s joint oversight committee on prisons says lawmakers must “have transparent oversight” of a health-care provider picked to service...

Alabama State Senator to introduce human trafficking bill today

Alabama State Sen. Cam Ward (R-Alabaster) is expected to introduce a bill Tuesday designed to impose heavy penalties on anyone who obstructs human trafficking...

Alabama GOP Rep. Byrne: Trump ‘sh*thole’ remarks a distraction

    On Friday, Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Fairhope) fielded questions from reporters shortly before a town hall meeting at the city hall in Robertsdale. One of...

Report: Group seeks Alabama Republican Party censure of Richard Shelby

  According to a story from Politico's Alex Isenstadt, a group is seeking a censure resolution from the Alabama Republican Party's executive committee against Sen. Richard...

Spring Hill College, University of Alabama top 2018 list of hardest schools to get into in the Yellowhammer State

  If your children want to go to college alongside the likes of Tua Tagovailoa or someday stroll the Avenue of Oaks to get their...

Read it for yourself: Gov. Kay Ivey’s flu proclamation declaring a Public Health Emergency in Alabama

  (Editor's note: The following proclaimation was issued Thursday evening by Gov. Kay Ivey.) WHEREAS the State Health Officer has reported that an outbreak of the...

State Senator hopes to spur rural broadband development in Alabama with incentive program

  A state senator in Alabama hopes the third time is the charm in his effort to spur rural broadband development by creating tax incentives...

BOOM! Toyota, Mazda pick Alabama for $1.6 billion manufacturing plant

Huntsville, Alabama has been chosen for a massive $1.6 billion automobile manufacturing plant for Toyota and Mazda, according to reports. The details: -- The plant will...

$$$: Donations pour into account to help Roy Moore accuser whose house burned in possible arson

Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson lost her Gadsden home and all of her possessions in a possible arson this week and now a flood...

Roy Moore accuser’s home burns down in possible arson

  One of the women who accused failed Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct lost all of her possessions when her Gadsden home...

Oh, that smell: Alabama man arrested for stealing 26 bottles of body wash

A North Alabama man was arrested this week after being caught stealing 26 bottles of body wash from a grocery store and then assaulting...

Rick or Bubba? Who received more write-in votes for Alabama’s senator?

    More than 20,000 write-in votes were cast on Dec. 12 for Alabama’s special Senate election, along with the expected names of Luther Strange and...

DeKalb County human trafficking investigation leads to drug and child abuse arrests

    Rex Tidmore, 59, and Lea Meri Hearn, 31, of Geraldine have been apprehended by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office for charges related to the...

Rural hospitals face decreasing revenue; Winston County soon to be without a hospital

    In the last 8 years, Alabama has lost six hospitals and will soon see Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville close at the end of...

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joins the legal fight against US sanctuary cities

    A coalition of 11 states filed a friend-of-the-court brief on Dec. 22 to urge the overturning of a lower court ruling and to enforce...

Birmingham tech company DataPerk expands to Mobile

    Birmingham's DataPerk has acquired computer consulting business, IT Express, which allows the company to expand their services in the existing base in Birmingham and...

Senate majority PAC ‘predominantly funded’ Highway 31 PAC behind Jones promotions in Alabama

    The little-known, yet wide-reaching super PAC that spent millions of dollars promoting Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama's Senate race has been found to be...

Grant adds treatment options for Alabamians fighting opioid addiction

    A $1.5 million federal grant has been made available to the AL Department of Mental Health and will help make addiction-fighting medication an option...

Moore’s motion denied, Doug Jones officially certified as Alabama’s Senate winner

    Despite multiple attempts from Republican Roy Moore’s campaign to offer objections to the December special election’s results, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and Secretary of...

Criminal justice at its worst: Shocking, shoddy, bias-filled investigation and DNA mishandling in Holtzclaw case

    In Oklahoma City, words don't mean what they plainly mean. Asking government officials simple questions prompts Orwellian acrobatics. By distorting language and obfuscating actions,...