Decatur News & Articles

Workers Have Always Sacrificed

David Story | April 28, 2020 | Opinion Article

This year, as every past year, May 1st will come and go without much contemplation by anyone. As president of the Machinists Union Local 44 in Decatur, AL it doesn’t come as much of a surprise to me. I’m a fifth-generation Morgan County, AL resident,...

Alabama Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Senate

Brent Wilson | March 12, 2020

Alabama is one step closer to having access to medical marijuana. The Alabama Senate passed SB165 from Senator Tim Melson (R-Florence) with a vote of 22-11. The bill would be the strictest medical marijuana bill to be passed in the United States, requiring patients to...

Rep. Terri Collins Endorses Bradley Byrne for U.S. Senate

Dakota Layton | January 25, 2020

Rep. Terri Collins, the conservative firebrand from Decatur who has become more well known in recent days due to the controversial abortion ban bill that she introduced in the Alabama legislature and was eventually signed into law by Governor Kay Ivey. In an op-ed written...

Ivanka Trump To Visit Decatur Today

Brent Wilson | September 10, 2019

Ivanka Trump will be making an appearance in North Alabama today to make an announcement about workforce development and apprenticeship options across the state. The announcement will be made at the Alabama Robotics Technology Park in Decatur, AL. “The Administration is committed to ensuring inclusive...

13 Alabama Hospitals Have Closed Since 2010

Brent Wilson | February 14, 2019 Hartselle Medical Center

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 why they shut down. Randolph Medical Center – Closed 2011...

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