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13 Alabama Hospitals Have Closed Since 2010

By Brent Wilson on February 14, 2019

13 Alabama Hospitals have closed down since 2010 due to lack of funding, leaving many without close access to emergency healthcare. Here are the 13 Hospitals that have closed down in Alabama and the reasons…

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Calhoun County Elected Officials Enjoy Decades of Tax Payer Paychecks Despite Continued Decline

By Matthew Tyson on February 13, 2019 | Opinion

In a recent USA today article, five Alabama towns were listed among the 50 worst place to live in America. My hometown of Anniston, AL managed to sneak in the top 10 at…

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Alabama House Democratic Caucus

Alabama Democrats Announce Town Halls Across State This Month

By Brent Wilson on February 11, 2019

This month Alabama Democrats want to hear from you. The Alabama House Democratic Caucus will be hosting 5 Town Hall events across the state in preparation for the upcoming Alabama Legislative Session. The events…

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Anniston, Alabama

5 Worst Cities In Alabama According To USA Today

By Brent Wilson on February 7, 2019

USA Today covered the 50 worst cities in America according to 24/7 Wall St., which created an index of over two…

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Gene Smith

Hoover City Council President Gene Smith Says E.J. Bradford Shooter Had No Racism In His Heart

By Brent Wilson on February 6, 2019

Hoover City Council President Gene Smith said in an interview with ABC3340 that the Hoover Police Officer behind the deadly shooting of E.J. Bradford “had no racism in his heart or in his…

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Alabama Bill Allowing Bible Elective Courses Raises Concerns

By Matthew Tyson on February 5, 2019 | Opinion

In late January, Republican Alabama State Senator Tim Melson pre-filed SB 14 in the Alabama legislature. This bill would grant public schools the permission to offer Bible-based elective courses to their students. More…

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Scott Walls Sheriff

Former Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls Sues To Keep Jail Food Funds

By Brent Wilson on February 1, 2019

Scott Walls, the former Marshall County Sheriff, says money left over from the prisoner food budget should be his in a lawsuit filed against the state comptroller.

The lawsuit states Gov. Kay…

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Alabama Gerrymandering Lawsuit Continues After Judge Rejects States Challenge To Jurisdiction

By Brent Wilson on January 30, 2019

A lawsuit filed on June 13, 2018 naming Secretary of State John Merrill and alleging the Alabama U.S. Congressional districts are in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act has cleared a…

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Scott Walls

Marshall County Sheriff Office Website Taken Offline By Former Sheriff Scott Walls

By Brent Wilson on January 30, 2019

It appears that former Sheriff of Marshall County Scott Walls owned the domain name associated with the official website of the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. The domain marshallcosheriff.org was the official website until…

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Butler County Vote No To Property Tax Increase Sign

Butler County Property Tax Increase For Schools Voted Down

By Brent Wilson on January 29, 2019

There will be no property tax increase for residents of Butler County after voters voted against it today.

Amendment 3 (worth 3 mills)YES- 1,131NO- 3,364Amendment 202 (worth 3 mills)YES- 1,098NO- 3,370…

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