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When The Gods Fall Mortal – The Story of Charles Cleveland

Al Blanton is a former college basketball coach, a former lawyer, a magazine publisher, editor, reporter, author and journalist.....titles that only a few people can claim in this short life. He owns and publishes...
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Dog Found in Cage, on Hwy 25 – Badly Burned

On Monday of this week many social media post began appearing telling of people seeing a metal dog crate at the intersection of Hwy-25 North and River bend road.   After someone pulled over to...

The Alabama Open Meetings Act – Not Just For Big Government

Recently an issue over a closed door meeting of a City Council in a small Alabama town caught the attention of a reporter from the Montgomery Advertiser. An article he wrote was carried by...

Constitutional Amendments To Appear on November Ballot

The office of John Merrill, Alabama Secretary of State published on Monday four plain language summaries of each statewide constitutional amendment to be presented before voters in November. The summaries were developed by the state’s...

Senator Doug Jones Legislation Aims to Improve Reporting on VA Nursing Home Facilities

Senator Jones calls for full transparency after troubling reports of poorly performing VA nursing homes in Alabama Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) today (June 19 2018) filed an amendment that would require the...

Sessions Speaks Up On DACA Issue

Despite a federal judge’s recent decision that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) must be fully restored, Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed to press forward with the Trump Administration’s efforts to rescind the program. Last Friday, Judge John...

Drug Task Force Makes Arrests In Bibb County

Al.com reported Monday that four people were taken into custody in an ongoing attack on drug-related activity in Alabama's Fourth Judicial Circuit. The Alabama Drug Task Force, the Alabama Law Enforcement's Tactical Unit, the federal...

Pertussis Outbreak Reported In Jefferson & Shelby Counties

The Alabama Department of Public Health’s (ADPH) Immunization Division is currently investigating a pertussis outbreak in Shelby and Jefferson counties. Currently, ADPH has identified 9 children with positive pertussis laboratory results and 22 people...

Jack Daniels Makes Whiskey Barrels In Alabama

Here is one of the things that I will be you did not know was made in Alabama. Whiskey Barrels for the Jack Daniels company in Lynchburg, TN. It was a shock to me...

Huntsville Company Building Battlefield Laser For U.S. Army

A Huntsville, Alabama company has won a $10 million contract to help the U.S. Army develop a battlefield, truck mounted laser. It's a 100-kilowatt high energy laser, and it rides on top of a tactical...