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Enterprise mourns loss of Army aviator killed in crash

Enterprise, AL is in mourning following the tragic death of Chief Warrant Officer Stephen R. Dwyer, an Enterprise High School alum. Dwyer, 38, was among...

Leaders hopeful new State House will be ready by January 2027

Secretary of the Senate Pat Harris told Capitol Journal's Todd Stacy the new State House – home of the Alabama Legislature – will likely...

UAB sets new record with $774.5M in research funding for 2023

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has secured a record-breaking $774.5 million in new funding and awards for fiscal year 2023, marking an unprecedented...

Auburn Veterans Resource Center unveils Sledge display

Auburn University’s Veterans Resource Center (VRC) unveiled a display featuring a World War II dress uniform worn by late Auburn alumnus and United States Marine...

Mercedes-Benz partners with Buc-ee’s to expand EV charging locations

Mercedes-Benz announced they have formed a strategic partnership with Buc-ees, the company renown for some of the world's most beloved-travel centers. Their goal is...

Mountain Brook adds Alabama Veterans Memorial Park to park system

The City of Mountain Brook added the Alabama Veterans Memorial Park to its park system today. The official ceremony took place at the Mountain...

Designs unveiled for Alabama’s future State House

60 years after the current, once-temporary Alabama State House opened its doors, lawmakers and members of the public can now picture what the future,...

Sen. Katie Britt releases memoir on journey from the Wiregrass to Washington

On Monday, U.S. Senator Katie Britt (R-Alabama) released her book, "God Calls Us to do Hard Things: Lessons from the Alabama Wiregrass." The junior...

Ivey awards nearly $17.5M for improvement projects

Some 44 towns, cities and counties will see improvements in their roads, sewer systems and recreation facilities thanks to nearly $17.5 million in grants,...

Charlie Taylor named UA System Vice Chancellor for External Affairs

The University of Alabama System announced Charlie Taylor will step into the senior most external affairs role, responsible for state and federal governmental affairs...

Birmingham Veteran’s Day Parade: New route, same sacred tradition

Details for one of Birmingham's most celebrated occasions, the Annual National Veterans Day Parade, now in its 76th year, are now available. The parade route...

Study: Alabama ranks No. 1 for cybercrime losses

In unfortunate news for the state of Alabama, a study identifies it as the No. 1 state in the country for losses from cyber...

AmFirst annual campaign raises $150K for non-profits

America’s First Federal Credit Union announced its annual Community First campaign fundraiser drew in a total of $150,000 this year for several high-impact causes. The...

HudsonAlpha delivering more cancer screenings throughout Alabama

Thanks to a program from the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, cancer screening has become far more available throughout the state. In fact, since the Information...

Manufacture Alabama names Barganier to top role, succeeding founder George Clark

Manufacture Alabama, the only trade association in the state dedicated exclusively to the full array of regulatory, operational and competitive interests of manufacturers, announced...

Ivey proclaims Military Day, hails service members as ‘heartbeat’ of nation

Calling the men and women who serve in the military "the heartbeat of what makes the United States the greatest country in the world,"...

So-called journalists ignore a huge story because of the ideology of the transgender mayor

Journalists deserve some of the disdain they get. Dale Jackson is a contributing writer to Yellowhammer News and hosts a talk show from 5-9 a.m. weekdays...

State research, innovation projects receive boost thanks to $1 million grant

Governor Kay Ivey has awarded three major research entities in the state with a cumulative $1 million grant. The grant, from the Alabama Research and...

Poarch Creek Indians expands high-speed internet with $5.5 million investment

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has made a concerted effort to expand not only their tribal land's high speed internet -- but also...

Clay Ryan succeeds Zeke Smith as Alabama Power SVP for External Affairs

Following the retirement of long-time Alabama Power Company external and governmental affairs chief Zeke Smith, Clay Ryan has been elected senior vice president of...

Innovate Alabama awards $9.3 million to first class of designees

Innovate Alabama is taking a major leap in strengthening the state’s innovation and entrepreneurial landscape. The public-private partnership announced the inaugural designees of the...

Steve Livingston elected Alabama Senate Majority Leader

State Senator Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) was elected as Majority Leader by the Alabama Senate Republican Caucus in an official proceeding on Monday, succeeding Senator...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama medical scholarship program yielding results

Through a coordinated effort between the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at Auburn University, UAB’s School of Medicine, the Alabama College of Osteopathic...

Winn-Dixie celebrates employee’s 104th birthday with in-store party

There was a special at a Montgomery Winn-Dixie recently - a special birthday celebration, that is. The grocery chain and its parent company feted employee...