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Oxford and Anniston Participate in Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Torch Run

Oxford and Anniston, AL  – On Wednesday, May 15, the communities of Oxford and Anniston came together for the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics, an event dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the Special Olympics movement. The mission of LETR is to unite law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes […]

Valleys and Rallies for Calhoun County Team

Alexandria celebrates after Bray Goode’s single plus an error clears loaded bases for four runs to give the Valley Cubs a 6-3 lead in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s Game 2 of the Class 5A title series.

Jacksonville, AL – Thinking of ailing father, Welch goes from ejected to tears of joy while leading alma mater Alexandria to its first state baseball championship. (Includes photo gallery and three videos) By Joe Medley The brew of emotions spilled out of Zac Welch like multicolored water, a refracted swirl of pride, frustration, joy and […]

Senators Britt and Peters Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Body Armor for Female DHS Officers

U.S. Senators Katie Britt, Gary Peters Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Equip Female DHS Officers with Next Generation Body Armor Technology

Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator Katie Britt (R-Ala.), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Senator Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, have introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at providing next-generation body armor specifically tailored for female law enforcement personnel at the Department […]

Oxford High School Fire Science Program Celebrates Graduation of Future Firefighters

Oxford High School Fire Science Program Celebrates Graduation of Future Firefighters

Oxford, AL – Tuesday night marked a significant milestone for students of the Oxford High School Fire Science Program as they celebrated their graduation. These dedicated young men completed over 350 hours of classroom work and hands-on training to earn their Firefighter 160 certification. The ceremony, a proud moment for the students, their families, and […]

Things Work Out in Jacksonville

Things work out

Jacksonville, AL – Jacksonville’s Hammack, Sawyer and Peeler find their opportunity to compete in college … or, more like, opportunity found them. By Joe Medley A day on the virtual range led to Reagan Hammack’s chance to play college golf. Gavin Peeler and girlfriend Lizah Sawyer found their way to compete for the same college. All […]

Rep. Mike Rogers Supports Pro-Law Enforcement Legislation During National Police Week

Rep. Rogers Announces Support of Several Pro-Law Enforcement Bills During Police Week

Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (AL-03) announced his support for several pieces of pro-law enforcement legislation in the 118th Congress today, in recognition of National Police Week. Known for his strong alliance with law enforcement, Rep. Rogers continues to collaborate with Alabama’s local law enforcement officials to address their concerns and support their […]

State Champs

Flanked by assistant coach Brenard Howard (left) and head coach Craig Kiker, Alexandria’s girls’ golf team poses with the state-championship trophy they won over Monday and Tuesday at RTJ-The Shoals. (Submitted photo)

Florance, AL – Led by seventh-grader Stokes, Alexandria finishes off second team state title in girls’ golf and first in 16 years at RTJ-The Shoals.    History doesn’t often repeat, but it rhymes like a rapper. Playing on the same course where they won a state title in 2008, Alexandria’s girls finished off their second […]

Alabama Attorney General Announces $10.25 Million Settlement with Wireless Carriers Over Deceptive Advertising Practices

Attorney General Marshall Announces $10.25 Million Settlement with Major Telephone Carriers Over Deceptive and Misleading Advertising

Montgomery, AL  – May 15, 2024 — Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced today a $10.25 million settlement with major wireless carriers including AT&T Mobility, LLC, Cricket Wireless, LLC, T-Mobile USA, Inc., Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless, and TracFone Wireless, Inc. This settlement resolves investigations by state attorneys general into the deceptive and misleading advertising […]