Decatur News & Articles

Proncey Robertson Parler Account

Alabama State Representative Proncey Robertson (R-Mount Hope) is one of many conservatives who have taken to Parler after either becoming frustrated with Twitter or seeking an echo chamber where their conservative views go largely unchallenged. A quick look at Robertson’s account shows that he has…

Tab Bowling Trump Facebook Post

In a Facebook post on January 6th, Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling posted a comment saying “Clearly our President, with military capabilities, is unstable to lead our nation.” The post included a photo that simply said “Unstable. This comes after the capitol was breached by Trump…

Police car lights

Pre-filed bill SB2, sponsored by six Alabama Republican State Senators, could allow police officers and other law enforcement officers to use license plate scanners on public highways. The bill is sponsored by Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), Greg Albritton (R-Range), Tom Butler (R-Madison), Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro), Greg…

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 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, 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…

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…

Ivanka Trump To Visit Decatur Today

Written by Brent Wilson on 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…

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…