Alabama News

Alabama News: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey Announces 200 Schools Selected as Official Alabama Bicentennial Schools

MONTGOMERY, AL – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced Friday the 200 schools selected as official Alabama Bicentennial Schools.  Governor Ivey was joined at the announcement by superintendents, principals, teachers, students, and administrators from the selected schools along with legislators and other dignitaries from across the state. Launched by Governor Ivey in December 2017, the Alabama … Continue reading Alabama News: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey Announces 200 Schools Selected as Official Alabama Bicentennial Schools

Alabama News: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey awards grant for infrastructure, jobs in Arab, Alabama

MONTGOMERY, AL— Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has awarded a $150,000 grant to provide road improvements that will lead to a new restaurant and additional jobs in the Marshall County city of Arab. The Community Development Block Grant will fund the construction of a deceleration lane on North Brindlee Mountain Parkway (U.S. Highway 231) where a … Continue reading Alabama News: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey awards grant for infrastructure, jobs in Arab, Alabama

Alabama Health News: Multiple Alabama counties experience pertussis outbreak

MONTGOMERY, AL – The Alabama Department of Public Health’s (ADPH) Immunization Division is currently investigating a pertussis outbreak in Shelby and Jefferson counties.  Currently, ADPH has identified 9 children with positive pertussis laboratory results and 22 people with pertussis-like illness (PLI) linked to people who tested positive.  Persons with pertussis and PLI attended one or … Continue reading Alabama Health News: Multiple Alabama counties experience pertussis outbreak

Alabama News: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey awards grant to improve roads, create jobs in Eclectic

MONTGOMERY, AL — Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has awarded a $200,000 Community Development Block Grant to the town of Eclectic to assist in expansion of a production facility, creating 20 new jobs. The town will use grant funds to improve the existing roads leading in and out of the industrial park where Madix Inc. is … Continue reading Alabama News: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey awards grant to improve roads, create jobs in Eclectic

Alabama News: Montgomery, Federal Inmate Receives 7 Year Sentence for Assaulting a Correctional Officer

Montgomery, Alabama – On Thursday, July 26, 2018, Elvis Mark Hartrick, 42, of Panama City, Florida, received a sentence of 84 months for assaulting a correctional officer with a deadly weapon, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. Hartrick pled guilty to the charge in April. The assault took place in September 2017 while … Continue reading Alabama News: Montgomery, Federal Inmate Receives 7 Year Sentence for Assaulting a Correctional Officer

MONTGOMERY, Alabama | Alabama gives Saban 8-year deal worth more than $74 million

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban has received a new eight-year deal worth at least $74 million. The agreement runs through the 2025 season and was announced on Friday. Saban gets a one-year extension with a sizable raise for the 66-year-old coach, who has led the Crimson Tide to five national championships over the … Continue reading MONTGOMERY, Alabama | Alabama gives Saban 8-year deal worth more than $74 million

Louisiana News: Alabama man, Robert Tremaine Williams arrested in Lake Charles sentenced to 8 years in prison for trafficking cocaine

LAKE CHARLES, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a man from Alabama was sentenced Thursday to 96 months in prison for trafficking cocaine in his vehicle. Robert Tremaine Williams, 37, of Ozark, Alabama, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell on one count of possession with intent to distribute … Continue reading Louisiana News: Alabama man, Robert Tremaine Williams arrested in Lake Charles sentenced to 8 years in prison for trafficking cocaine

ATLANTA | The Latest: No hints from Saban on Alabama’s starting QB

ATLANTA— The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Nick Saban offered up a preemptive no comment to all questions about Alabama‘s quarterback dilemma.  Actually, make that “still to be determined.” The defending national champion heads into fall practice trying to determine who will be its No. 1 QB. It will come … Continue reading ATLANTA | The Latest: No hints from Saban on Alabama’s starting QB