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Fitzgerald Washington, secretary of the Alabama Department of Labor, said the state gained 32,500 jobs last year, exceeding predictions by Economists by about 13,000. There were gains of 8,700 jobs in leisure and hospitality, 6,100 jobs in the construction sector, and 5,800 jobs in the manufacturing ...

The federal government is set to cease many operations in less than 24 hours - the deadline is midnight Friday - unless Congress can agree on a funding deal. House lawmakers approved a stopgap measure, but the Senate has yet to do so and the chances of that occurring are dimming. Immigration.JPG.
9 Alabama on Friday night to remain undefeated. LSU posted the second best bars score in school history with a 49.625 as all six gymnasts scored a 9.90 or better with Finnegan closing out the routine with a 9.975. Behind the success of this rotation, LSU topped Alabama 197.450-196.725. Alabama was ...
A bill to eliminate special elections when there are vacancies in the U.S. Senate is in position for a vote in the Alabama House of Representatives next week. It comes in the wake of last year's bruising battle to fill the seat Jeff Sessions left to become attorney general, won by Democrat Doug Jones.
Alabama filled the vacant defensive backs coach position on Thursday as it was announced that Karl Scott, who was in the same position the last two seasons at Texas Tech, would be coming to Tuscaloosa. Per BamaInsider.com, there was another name that Nick Saban was interested in: Patrick Surtain.
The memes makers took some time this week away from excoriating New Orleans Saints defensive back Marcus Williams to get back to doing what they do best … taking shots at Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. The 13-point lead the Bulldogs surrendered to the Crimson Tide in the College football ...
LSU gymnastics hosts the Alabama Crimson Tide on Friday for an SEC Network Friday Night Heights showdown. Follow below for information on how to watch, listen to and stream the event. The No. 1 ranked LSU squad comes into its second home meet of the season fresh off victories over Arkansas and ...
Pike Road Superintendent Dr. Charles Ledbetter said Zainab Momin was a third grader at the school. Zainab had been home from school since Tuesday due to a high fever and flu-like symptoms. She was taken to the hospital Tuesday night where she died. "We ask you to keep the Momin family in your ...
Sellers who participate in Alabama's SSUT collect an 8 percent use tax, an approximation of the total state, city and county sales taxes for much of the state. Half of the money goes to the state, while counties and cities split the other half, allocated by population. Amazon signed up for the SSUT and, as the ...
On Thursday, the Alabama House Judiciary Committee will consider Hollis' bill. It would make it a violation punishable by a fine of up to $100 to smoke in a vehicle with a minor, which means anybody under 19. Hollis said adults have a choice about whether to ride with a smoker, but children don't. She said ...
A former student at the University of Alabama has apologized after posting videos to social media in which she used the N-word repeatedly. Harley Barber, who identified herself as a member of the Alpha Phi sorority on Instagram, said Wednesday in an interview with the New York Post that she was ...
An explanation why Freeze would not be good for Alabama and Saban. What went right for Alabama and what went wrong for Georgia in the championship game. Bounds shares some thoughts on Saban and Alabama's championship. Bounds chimes in on the Tua Tagovailoa debate and what he expects ...
Alabama has some 1.043 million Medicaid enrollees, more than half of whom are children. Twenty-two percent of recipients are disabled or blind; 9 percent are senior citizens; and 18 percent are non-disabled adults ages 19-64. Nine other Republican states are seeking similar Medicaid work waivers.

Snow fell across Alabama on Tuesday, and some cities even reported seeing flurries Wednesday morning. Accumulations were higher than two inches in some places, and those totals stayed on roadways overnight because of freezing temperatures. Low temperatures were into the single digits as far south ...
Alabama was hit with snow and ice, along with bitterly cold temperatures, Tuesday. weather conditions haven't improved in most places with frigid overnight temperatures leaving ice on roads and bridges. Most schools are closed Wednesday, though some are opening after a delay. Here's a look at the ...
The Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency are warning Alabamians to expect dangerous conditions across the state as winter weather moves through today. ALDOT has pre-treated interstates and other primary state and federal highways. The agency ...
It was still snowing in parts of Alabama late Tuesday. Now comes the bitter cold. Temperatures continued to fall on Tuesday night in the wake of an Arctic cold front that has generated light snow today in parts of north, central and now south Alabama. Snow accumulations have been on the light side, as ...
There hasn't been a whole lot of snow in Alabama today, but what has fallen has caught the attention of many people -- not because of the amount, but because of the snowflakes themselves. They are especially pretty. Picturesque, even. And it has been easier than usual to identify individual flakes and ...
The flu outbreak in Alabama continues but conditions in some parts of the state may be improving. "The flu situation at UAB (hospital) continues to improve," said UAB spokesperson Alicia Rohan. UAB had resumed elective surgical cases that didn't need inpatient beds on Tuesday until winter weather hit ...
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day may be over, but Alabama's place in the new U.S. civil rights Trail is here to stay. According to information released by the states tourism department, the trail links "almost 130 museums, churches, courthouses and other landmarks that were essential to the advancement of ...
One Alabama lawmaker wants to make it harder for cities to breakaway from their county school system. Sen. Linda Coleman-Madison, D-Birmingham, filed SB44 last week, to curb the steady flow of breakaway districts in part because it stretches financial resources too thinly. She said more should be ...
Oprah Winfrey's Golden Globes speech may have sparked the latest national political buzz. But in Alabama, New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker is generating a buzz of his own. The 48-year-old senator, considered among the top Democratic candidates for the presidency in 2020, will be the keynote ...
The Nashville-based BrickTop's restaurant plans to open its first Alabama restaurant in Homewood in June. The upscale restaurant will be located in a new building on Highway 280 at Office Park Drive in the former location of Mountain Brook Inn. BrickTop's offers a diverse menu for lunch, dinner and ...
Alabama's road to securing the $1.6 billion Toyota Mazda manufacturing plant involved an huge corporate partnership, a multi-state search and a lot of other factors. Since the initial announcement last August, speculation settled early that the factory might land somewhere within the state's borders.
Lows tonight will fall into the teens again in north and central Alabama and the upper teens to low 20s in south Alabama, according to the weather service. Hard freeze warnings will continue tonight for parts of central and south Alabama. But things will start to gradually warm up by the weekend, according ...
If you are not PUMPED UP and ready to THROTTLE MEDIOCRITY after watching cartoonishly burly Alabama strength coach Scott Cochran SHATTER Crimson Tide's second-place trophy from last year's College football Playoff final with gravity and also a large hammer, then you're not ready to TACKLE ...
Set aside the old adage to follow the money. If you want to learn something about Alabama's economic future, maybe you should follow the furniture. United Van Lines has released its 41 annual National Movers Study, showing which way it hauled people's stuff in 2017. In its breakdown of the data, ...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Four people are being treated at a Huntsville, Alabama hospital after being wounded in a shooting at a New Year's Eve party, reports CBS affiliate WHNT. Emergency crews arrived to find three people shot, an 18-year-old and two who police say are in their 20s. All three suffered ...
is down to Alabama and LSU. He'll make his commitment live on ESPN2. After talking with some people, I think Watkins prefers Alabama, but I don't know if there's going to be space for him to commit when he makes his decision on Thursday. Watkins, along with Justyn Ross, Jacob Copeland and Jaylen ...
School district superintendents in Alabama have a diverse set of responsibilities with many of them wearing multiple hats within the school system. However, pay ranges are just as diverse as superintendent responsibilities. The superintendent of Jefferson County schools is paid more than $260,000 per ...
New Orleans -- Perhaps a new SEC day is dawning. Georgia just won the conference for the first time in a dozen years. Auburn clearly outplayed Alabama in late November. New hires at Florida and Tennessee signal the potential return to dominance of two championship programs. Then again ...
A wind chill advisory will be in effect for all of north Alabama until noon today. Another will go into effect tonight at 9 p.m. and last until noon Tuesday. Wind chills today and tonight could range fro zero to 10 below zero across north Alabama. Temperatures will fall off quickly tonight, with lows falling into the ...
"Once someone gets sentenced to death there's an automatic appeal in the state court system," he said. "Then after that it goes to the Alabama Supreme Court for the next part of the appeal, and then a person can ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take a look at their case. That's very, very rare. That's at the end ...
Apparently, though, some of that can be pinned on the fact that a lot of people in Alabama think of themselves as pretty clever pranksters, as The Hollywood reporter has shared a report on the 23,000 write-in candidates that people in the state voted for--many of which are hilarious joke names.
Nicholas Petit-Frere, one of Alabama's top tackle targets in the 2018 class, is arguably the most polished interview in the 2018 class. You won't get much out of him because he knows how to carefully answer questions. He said Alabama, along with every other school still recruiting him, is still in the mix, ...
Parts of Alabama may have to deal with winter precipitation on Sunday. And all of the state will be facing extremely cold temperatures (for Alabama) that will last for days. Sunday's winter weather is not expected to be snow but a mix of freezing rain, ice pellets and rain, according to the National Weather ...
Located just across the Alabama state line, JR sees customers from all across the south. "I've got Tallahassee, Panama City, Apalachicola, Quincy, Sneads, all around," Poppell said. When we asked JR what his hottest selling item is right now, he said it's hands down the Exterminator. "You have to drop the ...
"This increased rate of flu activity is concerning because influenza can be a serious disease for anyone, including children, pregnant women, and previously healthy young adults," said Dr. Burnestine Taylor, Medical Officer for Disease Control and Prevention for the Alabama Department of public health.
Alabama's students in grades 5-12 are better writers than those in Georgia, according to a website designed to improve such skills. In fact, the 2017 Grammar and Writing Year in Review by NoRedInk.com ranks Alabama No. 2 out of the 50 states when it comes to fewest errors, while Georgia is tied with ...
Every fall, on T.V., on the radio, online, you get plenty of football coverage in Alabama. It's in the air and you couldn't tune it out if you wanted to. So I thought, let's see if we can get up close to it. I wanted to delve into a game day and meet some of the people that make it special. Tuskegee University opened ...
Those are some the terms being used to describe the blast of Arctic air that is expected to make it to Alabama this weekend. While chances for snow or wintry precipitation are falling, concern is growing over an extended period of much below average temperatures set to take hold on all of Alabama starting ...
With both arms strapped to a gurney convicted cop-killer Torrey McNabb raised both middle fingers and told the State of Alabama "I hate you mother****ers" just before he was shot up with a lethal combination of drugs on Oct. 19. Whether it was from the execution chamber at Hollman Correctional facility in ...
Elmore Community hospital sits on a ridge just outside downtown Wetumpka. Sliding glass doors lead to a small entryway that sat empty on a recent Friday, except for two hospital volunteers in maroon vests. Down the hallway, a surgery suite buzzed with nurses and doctors. surgeons here typically handle ...
Disturbing photos showing a teen who was allegedly beaten by a police officer in Troy, Alabama, have his family calling for answers. At a news conference Friday morning, the mother of 17-year-old Ulysses Wilkerson demanded that those responsible be "held accountable" for her son being "handcuffed ...
12 included some perhaps unsurprising picks, like Alabama's appointed U.S. Senator Luther Strange, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Alabama Republican Rep. Mo Brooks, according to records released by the Alabama Secretary of State. Others included real people who were unlikely candidates for ...
But Mr. Jones won by fewer than 22,000 votes, and more than 22,800 residents, including Senator Richard C. Shelby, a Republican and the dean of Alabama's congressional delegation, elected to write in the names of other figures whether they were dead, alive or fictional. Many voters who opted for ...


 

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