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Alabama man sentenced to prison for marijuana garden

A north Alabama man is going to prison for growing marijuana in his backyard. A judge this week sentenced 40-year-old Robert Michael Musick of Athens...

Alabama advisory board gets updates on chronic wasting disease, snapper

As expected, the focus of the first Alabama Conservation Advisory Board meeting of the year was the increased awareness and efforts to keep chronic...

Sick! Washington Post writer said she’d kill her unborn child if test showed ‘intellectual capacity’ impaired

Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus wrote in a recent column that she would have killed her unborn child if a test determined it had Down...

‘Trumpsteria’ keeps Democrats acting like fools

If liberals would quit acting so crazy, maybe they would have a chance of making significant gains in Congress in the upcoming midterm elections...

Alabama Rep. Bradley Byrne on 2020 U.S. Senate run: ‘I’m actively looking at it’

In an interview published on Friday with The Baldwin Times' Cliff McCollum, Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Fairhope) validated speculation that he is considering a 2020 run...

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Out with the old, in with the ... news feed! Our website has undergone a complete redesign to better provide our readers with the information...

Official: School metal detectors not in use day of Alabama shooting

Metal detectors at an Alabama high school were not in use the day a 17-year-old student was killed in a shooting on campus, the...

Alabama communities raising a stink over sewage train

A train transporting sewage from New York and New Jersey has prompted complaints of a rotten stench and fly infestations in Alabama with Birmingham...

Huffman High in Birmingham where school shooting happened now closed

    Birmingham closed one of its largest schools for a thorough safety sweep Thursday after metal detectors and other security measures failed to keep students...

Alabama Rep. Bradley Byrne introduces the ‘‘Protecting Our Children’s Future Act of 2018” to reform congressional budget process

Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Fairhope) introduced the ‘‘Protecting Our Children’s Future Act of 2018” on Thursday, a bill that would significantly alter how Congress passes...

Will Ainsworth first lieutenant governor hopeful to air campaign ads, launches statewide radio effort

    It begins. Will Ainsworth became the first candidate for lieutenant governor to go up on the air after launching a statewide radio campaign Thursday. The conservative...

3 charged with murder of Alabama toddler killed in drive-by shooting

    Three people have been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of an Alabama toddler. Huntsville Police Lt. Michael Johnson says in a news...

Craig Ford’s newspaper deletes favorable reference to Mack Butler made by syndicated columnist – Heard in the Hallway

Yellowhammer News just heard in the hallway that the weekly newspaper owned by State Rep. Craig Ford, I-Gadsden, apparently removed a favorable reference to...

Dauphin Island mayor says town is ready for spring break

    Dauphin Island officials say the Alabama resort town has largely recovered from hurricane damage and is preparing to host vacationers as spring break season...

Attorney: Alabama inmate endured ‘torture’ before execution halted

    A lawyer for an Alabama inmate whose lethal injection was halted after staffers could not connect an intravenous line argued Monday that his client...

Some enviro-projects get funded along Alabama coast

The city of Mobile will get an infusion of $40 million to help with some environmental projects. The monies assigned come from a trust fund...

Lee County public fishing lake will reopen Feb. 1

    Lee County Public Fishing Lake will reopen on February 1, 2018, under the operation of new lake managers Chris and Tina Wright. The lake had...

Opelika mother turns baking hobby into serious business

  A cake-decorating hobby gone awry. Mandi Buckalew said that’s how her studio, Cakeapotamus LLC, got its start. She creates custom cakes for weddings, birthday parties and...

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...