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The U.S. Department of Transportation initially ordered the company to stay through Sept. 5 after the airline announced it would not renew its contract with the Essential Air Service program.
An Alabama Department of Corrections veteran says she's using her position as deputy commissioner of women's services to improve worker education and inmate safety in women's prisons. The Montgomery Advertiser reports the state Department of Corrections appointed Wendy Williams to serve as a deputy commissioner in April.
VictoryLand casino is trying to break the attorney general's winning streak in a series of cases involving gambling machines seized in raids. A four-day trial ended Friday involving the legality of 1,600 gambling machines the attorney general seized from VictoryLand in Macon County last year.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- If the folks from the TNT Crew tailgate see you parking or walking to an Alabama game by yourself, prepare to for a little hospitality if you're in Lot A along University Boulevard near the student recreation fields. We ventured away from the Quad this week to find our AL.com Alabama Fan Tailgate of the Week, and we found a great one that sets a terrific standard in southern hospitality for others.
He began feeling run down last year and was diagnosed in January with ulcerative colitis , an excruciatingly painful intestinal disorder that produces so many ulcers in the colon that the body cannot properly absorb food. Shapira found a substance Cannabidiol , or CBD oil, that promises significant relief and possible healing of the lining of his colon.
Suffused with an overwhelming sense of dread and the director's signature psychosexual pyrotechnics, Ferrara's idiosyncratic reworking of Don Siegel's Cold War-era classic remains the most underappreciated of all the body-snatcher movies. The teenage heroine Marti moves to an Alabama military base when her father, an EPA agent , is dispatched to investigate the side effects of the army's mysterious experiments.
Most eyes are on college football, and most of those eyes are on the University of Alabama and Auburn University, the two most successful football programs in the state. When it comes to Miss Alabama winners' alma maters, though, Alabama and Auburn rank behind several other universities in the state.
Needtobreathe has been around the Christian rock world for a decade-and-a-half now, but the band from Seneca, S.C., is still packing them in.
The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday allowed a class action lawsuit seeking more than $3 billion to go forward against CVS Health Corp and several insurance companies, affirming the ruling by a lower court which said the plaintiffs could be certified as a class. The case dates back to a 1999 class action settlement for $56 million over alleged accounting fraud at MedPartners, a physician and pharmacy benefits management corporation.
"I'll feel a whole lot safer when Elmore County is the number one gun carrying county in the state" - Elmore County Probate Judge John E. Enslen Billy Bice, and his wife Dolly, both have concealed carry permits. Each keeps a gun in every vehicle they own just in case they run across a rattlesnake or a criminal bent on doing them harm.
Making their latest stop on a nine-city tour in the state, Common Core education opponents preached to the faithful Friday evening. The tour, sponsored by a coalition of groups, is intended to drum up support for repealing Alabama's participation in the national education standards program.
The attorney for one of four University of Alabama students charged with assault says his client denies the allegations that he attacked another student. Attorney Peter Ginsburg released a statement that said his client, Nicholas "Nick" Mitrow, 18, was himself "the victim of a vicious attack" last weekend for "spending time with an SAE pledge's female friend."
A "few simple lines of code" is saving time and money for the Alabama Medicaid Agency, the result of one employee's innovative idea to automate routine computer tasks in the Agency's Florence District Office. For his initiative in creating computer macros, or shortcuts, to automate office workflow, the State of Alabama Employees' Suggestion Incentive Program awarded $1,000 to Medicaid Senior Eligibility Specialist Adam Letson on September 2. Letson will receive the $1,000 bonus after statewide implementation of his suggestion is completed in the next six months.
An Etowah County man has been charged with first degree sexual abuse as a result of a federal child pornography investigation. Victor Gray Dingler, 33, was arrested on September 9, 2014 in Etowah County.
Alabama prison officials say it's against their policy to let Alabama taxpayers photograph a public record without paying for it first. "All that's required in Open Records Law is that we allow citizens to inspect records and get copies," wrote Alabama Department of Corrections spokeswoman Kristi Gates in an email.
For the past couple of weeks, we've asked our AL.com readers to nominate your favorite places to go to find Alabama's Best BBQ Ribs. You responded in a huge way, and we received more than 30,000 votes in the latest round to help us narrow the list down to our Final 15. Now it's time for us to go on the road and check out all 15 state finalists before we choose our overall winner.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:34 am
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