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Alabama Law Enforcement Appreciation Foundation Hosts Week-Long Events for Law Enforcement Officers in Oxford


Oxford, AL – The Alabama Law Enforcement Appreciation Foundation (ALEAF) dedicated a week to honoring current and retired law enforcement officers, providing lunch from Monday through Thursday to over 500 officers and distributing more than $30,000 in door prizes. Each law enforcement agency also took the opportunity to recognize their outstanding officers. The lunches, described as […]

Governor Kay Ivey Signs Senate Bill 231, Advocates for Alabama’s Automotive Industry

Governor Ivey Announces Signing of Senate Bill 231 During Huntsville Speech

Huntsville. AL – Governor Kay Ivey announced the signing of Senate Bill 231 during the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber’s Alabama Update, addressing a crowd of over 1,000 attendees. The bill, sponsored by Senator Arthur Orr and Representative Scott Stadthagen, mandates that businesses receiving state incentives must conduct elections by secret ballot. In her speech, Governor Ivey emphasized […]

Jacksonville Police Stats 5/5/24 – 5/12/24

Jacksonville Stats

Jacksonville, AL – The Jacksonville Police Department has shared the weekly stats for the dates of 5/5/24 – 5/12/24. There were a total of 211 answered calls for service. There were 45 criminal incident/offense reports taken. There were nine felony arrests made and 11 misdemeanor arrests. There were three traffic accidents, 191 traffic stops, and […]

Valley Cubs Lead

Alexandria’s girls, shown here after finished second in their Class 4A-5A North sub-state tournament last week, lead the state tournament after one round. (Submitted photo)

Florence, AL – While baseball team vies for state title, and softball team eyes its state tourney opener, Alexandria’s girls’ golf team emerges with lead after state tournament’s first round   Alexandria just might bring home two blue maps Tuesday and three this week. The baseball team won Monday’s Game 1 of the Class 5A […]

Senators Urge Action on Mexican Government’s Treatment of Vulcan Materials Company

U.S. Senators Katie Britt, Tommy Tuberville, Bill Hagerty, and Tim Kaine Continue Advocating for Vulcan in Ongoing Dispute with Mexico

Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator Katie Britt (R-Ala.), the ranking member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, along with Senators Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), and Tim Kaine (D-Va.), have sent a letter to Alicia Bárcena, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, addressing the treatment of Alabama-based Vulcan Materials […]

Uber Allen

Alexandria pitcher Andrew Allen and third baseman Evan Snow celebrate after Allen gets the game-clinching strikeout.

Alexandria, AL – Alexandria’s Allen prevails in Game 1 of Class 5A title series after both pitchers fire three-hitters. By Joe Medley Alexandria’s winning formula for Monday’s Game 1 of the Class 5A title series was simple … lots of Andrew Allen and just enough aggressive base running. Allen matched the three-hitter pitched by Mobile […]

Talladega Man Dies Following Two-Vehicle Crash

Traffic Fatality

Talladega, AL – A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 1:54 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, resulted in the death of a Talladega man. Troy D. Harry, 77, suffered critical injuries when the 2016 Ford F-150 he was a passenger in was struck by a 2019 Ford F-550 driven by Joshua D. Shell, 42, of […]

State Softball in Oxford

State softball

Oxford, AL – Oxford, in Class 6A, and Spring Garden, in Class 1A, took to the Choccolocco Park softball fields for state tournament action on Tuesday.   Avery Steward spread out six hits while striking out eight batters, and Spring Garden rallied to open Class 1A state tournament play with a 5-3 victory over Maplesville […]

Gadsden State Community College’s Sixth FAME Cohort Signs with Industry Partners

FAME Program signs 38

Gadsden, AL – On May 6, the sixth cohort of Gadsden State Community College’s FAME Chapter signed with their respective companies during a prestigious signing ceremony held at the Oxford Civic Center. The Federation of Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) is an innovative apprenticeship-style program that combines classroom instruction with hands-on work experience in advanced manufacturing […]