Gov. Robert Bentley began the election-year session of the Alabama Legislature by defending his decision not to expand the state Medicaid program and by presenting better education and more jobs as the best strategy for escaping poverty.
Millport residents will soon have new, durable trash canisters.
Clay County supervisors entertained the possibility of meeting in the afternoon twice a year, but a motion to enact the policy failed to get a majority vote and was subsequently withdrawn.
The Tupelo City Council will allow employees to donate sick days to a police officer wounded in a shooting on Dec. 23.
The City of Vernon will save roughly $1,500 off its liability insurance policy after city council members voted unanimously Monday to renew its policy with the Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation.
Tennessee Valley Authority preliminary figures show demand for power at 7 a.m. CST on Tuesday reached the second highest winter peak in TVA history.
Thomas Cass Johnson, 27, of Maben, was killed and three others were injured after a three-car wreck occurred about 10 a.m. Monday on Hwy. 15 North in Webster County.
Farmers hustled to harvest citrus and protect strawberries, homeless shelters admitted all comers, Terrebonne Parish jail inmates got extra blankets and people were warned to protect pipes, plants and pets as arctic air smacked into the Deep South and temperatures plummeted in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Tupelo police want to donate unused sick leave to the officer who was wounded during a deadly bank robbery.
The Amory school system and parents of a 13-year-old have settled a lawsuit over a student drug testing.
Tupelo officer Joseph Maher who was shot while trying to stop a bank robber last week, has been released from the hospital.
A caller told an emergency dispatcher that a masked man raced into a Phoenix bank and then calmly described how police gunned down the suspect minutes later as he fled with a bag of cash. "They're shooting, they're shooting," the 911 caller said. Ten seconds later: "One guy down. He's down."
Dozens of lawsuits seeking damages from the federal government for Hurricane Katrina-related levee failures and flooding in the New Orleans area are over.
On the road that connects Steens, Miss., and Vernon, Ala., there is a man deer hunters sometimes wait in line to see. His name is Adrian Van Zyl. He is an intense but amiable 47-year-old South African with a mustache and thick forearms. Usually, he is wearing a red apron and holding a knife.
One of the largest leaseholders in the Tuscaloosa marine shale oil field that spans central Louisiana and southwest Mississippi says it has run into problems with a key well in the area.
There was a massive showing of support Friday for the family of deceased Tupelo Police Sgt. Kevin "Gale" Stauffer, who was shot and killed by a fleeing suspect when responding to a bank robbery on Monday.
Now that Christmas is over, Lowndes and Oktibbeha county residents have multiple options for disposing of their old trees. Columbus public works director Casey Bush said city residents can leave their trees at the edge of their driveways to be picked up or they can bring them to the landfill on Armstrong Road.
The city of Aberdeen will begin publishing the names of people owing the largest past-due fines and fees to the city.
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