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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….

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…

J.C. Love III

Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced she has named J.C. Love, III to serve as Montgomery County’s Probate Judge. The governor signed Love’s appointment letter today. “J.C. Love, III has an impressive career, both in his work as an attorney and his involvement in the…

Mobile Air Passenger Traffic Grows

Written by David Preston on 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 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…

Governor Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Transportation has announced that more than $30 million in funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various road and bridge projects. The funding is made available through the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program-II (ATRIP-II), a…

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 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…

All three hospitals of the DCH Health System in West Alabama were closed Tuesday to new patients due to a ransomware attack on their computer system. The hospitals are located in Tuscaloosa, Northport and Fayette, AL. In a statement published on their website, DCH said…

The city of Birmingham was selected as one of five American cities to replicate Providence Talks, a free, citywide early childhood program that aims to increase interactive talk with children to foster early brain development. Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, through its What Works Cities initiative,…