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Timothy Ragland Elected First Black Mayor Of Talladega

Brent Wilson | October 8, 2019

Timothy Ragland will be the next mayor of Talladega, AL after defeating sitting Mayor Jerry Cooper 1,014 votes to 991. Candidate Votes % Timothy Ragland 1,014 50.6 Jerry Cooper 991 49.4 Ragland will also make Talladega history by being the first black mayor of the...

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,...

Alabama Ranks No. 1 For Jobs From Foreign Investment In 2018

Brent Wilson | September 13, 2019

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that a highly respected survey of international corporate investment decisions from experts at IBM Services names Alabama as the top U.S. state for job creation from foreign investment in 2018. Alabama also scored high rankings in other metrics related...

Gadsden To Spend $5,000 A Month On Lobbying Firm

Brent Wilson | February 21, 2019

Gadsden elected officials need help and that help is going to cost tax payers $5,000 per month. The city council voted to hire a lobbying group to advocate on behalf of the city in the upcoming legislative session, according to the Gadsden Times. The initial...

13 Alabama Hospitals Have Closed Since 2010

Brent Wilson | 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 why they shut down. Randolph Medical Center – Closed 2011...

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