Alabama Local News

Prayer Vigil Held for Fallen Huntsville Police Officer

Dakota Layton | December 9, 2019 Billy Clardy III

On Sunday, The Thin Light Support held a candlelight vigil for Officer Billy Clardy III, a Huntsville Police Officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty on Friday. Huntsville Police Department Chief Mark McMurray, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, members of The Thin...

Group Wants to Bring Baseball Back to Mobile

David Preston | November 22, 2019 Hank Aaron Stadium

A group headed up by one of the owners of the Southern League’s Biloxi Shuckers wants to bring minor league baseball back to Mobile. The group also includes support and investment from legendary Baseball Hall of Famers from Mobile, Alabama Hank Aaron and Ozzie Smith....

Governor Ivey Approves $18.7 Million to Help Improve Alabama Communities

Brent Wilson | November 22, 2019 Kay Ivey

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $18.7 million in grants for improvements in 58 Alabama communities. The funds from the Community Development Block Grant program will enable communities to provide water, improve roads and sewage systems, construct public community buildings and remove blight. “Community Development Block...

Mobile Air Passenger Traffic Grows

David Preston | November 6, 2019

Mobile Airport passenger traffic grew almost 7.4% in the fiscal year 2019 over the fiscal year 2018. This growth rate is double their normal growth rate for Mobile and over three times the projected growth rate of passenger traffic nationwide. Several factors led to this...

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder to Speak in Alabama

Jacob Morrison | November 6, 2019

Black Lives Matter co-founder and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance Alicia Garza is speaking in Huntsville Wednesday night. She is speaking at the University of Alabama in Huntsville in the Charger Union Theater as part of the kick-off event for the North Alabama...

DCH Hospitals Pays Ransom For Cyber Attack

David Preston | October 7, 2019

After this week’s ransomware attack, three DCH hospitals are starting to come back online.  On late Tuesday, a variant of the Ryuk Ransomware struck the IT networks of the DCH Hospitals in Tuscaloosa, Fayette, and Northport.  The hospitals had to start diverting all but the...

Madison County Releases 2020 Transportation Plan

Brent Wilson | October 3, 2019 Madison County 2020 Transportation Plan

Better late than never. Madison County has released its 2020 Transportation Plan, the last county to do so. The plan lists road projects for the county that will take advantage of extra funds from the Rebuild Alabama Act. Madison County commissioners approved a $4 million...

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