Alabama Local News

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...

Birmingham Early Childhood Education Gets A Boost From Bloomberg

David Preston | September 28, 2019

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,...

Mobile Airport Receives An Additional $2 Million Grant From The FAA

David Preston | September 26, 2019

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that the Mobile Downtown Airport in Mobile, Alabama, has received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant totaling $2 million to support airport infrastructure improvements.  The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), will fund the rehabilitation...

New FAA Grants Announced For Alabama’s Airports

David Preston | September 24, 2019

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that five local airports across the state of Alabama will receive $2.63 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants.  The federal funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation for various airport improvements to support infrastructure construction,...

Rebuild Alabama 2020 County Road Projects Announced

David Preston | September 23, 2019 Rebuild Alabama

The Rebuild Alabama Act requires transparency and accountability from Alabama’s county commissions, who are making their 2020 road and bridge construction plans available for public inspection. Adopted by each county governing body, the plans are available on the Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA)...

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