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Alabama Barbecue Bracket: Birmingham's Jim 'N Nick's tops Sam's in ... - al.com

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 16:16

Alabama Barbecue Bracket: Birmingham's Jim 'N Nick's tops Sam's in ...
al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Birmingham's Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q defeated Montgomery's Sam's Bar-B-Q to win the championship of the first Alabama Barbecue Bracket social-media contest sponsored by the state tourism department. The final results were ...

Alabama football: Backup QB makes strides in Tide's scrimmage - Montgomery Advertiser

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 09:04

Alabama football: Backup QB makes strides in Tide's scrimmage
Montgomery Advertiser
Alabama returns to practice today for the ninth of 15 practice sessions. The Crimson Tide will practice again on Wednesday and Friday before Saturday's scrimmage. After two practices the next week, the Tide will wrap up spring practice on April 20 with ...

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Alabama pharmacists worried about Medicaid care-model proposal - Montgomery Advertiser

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 09:06

WALA-TV FOX10

Alabama pharmacists worried about Medicaid care-model proposal
Montgomery Advertiser
“I think it's really very important for lawmakers in Alabama to be very sensitive to the fact that access to a pharmacy for Medicaid patients is very important,” said Sen. Billy Beasley, D-Clayton, a pharmacist for more than 40 years. “A lot of the ...
Legislators start talking about changing MedicaidNECN

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Alabama football: Saban not happy with Tide's performance - Montgomery Advertiser

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 09:00

Alabama football: Saban not happy with Tide's performance
Montgomery Advertiser
“Obviously, for the first scrimmage of the spring, we're not where we want to be or would like to be,” he said, sounding a lot like he does after the first scrimmage in every year since arriving at Alabama in 2007. “We've got a lot of work to do with a ...

Mobile man killed during dispute with brother outside restaurant near Montgomery - al.com (blog)

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 03:00

Mobile man killed during dispute with brother outside restaurant near Montgomery
al.com (blog)
mex.JPG William Grady Pitts was shot and killed by his brother, Marion Edward Pitts Jr., at Habanero's Mexican Restaurant in Millbrook, just north of Montgomery. (Google Maps). MILLBROOK, Alabama -- A Mobile man was killed Friday night during a fight ...

Alabama football: Barrett Jones wins McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Award - Montgomery Advertiser

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 09:00

Alabama football: Barrett Jones wins McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Award
Montgomery Advertiser
“The University of Alabama gave me a great opportunity to become the best person, student and football player because of the support I received during my five years in Tuscaloosa. I have been blessed, and I am honored to be able to represent the ...

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Alabama's Barrett Jones wins McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Award - Montgomery Advertiser

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 22:50

Alabama's Barrett Jones wins McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Award
Montgomery Advertiser
Alabama senior Barrett Jones added another award to his bulging trophy case on Friday when he was named the male recipient of the Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. Jones was a favorite for the award after the National Football ...

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Georgia businessman convicted of bribery in Ala. - Macon Telegraph (blog)

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 22:13

Georgia businessman convicted of bribery in Ala.
Macon Telegraph (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A Georgia businessman intends to resign his city council position after being convicted of offering a bribe to a state employee in Alabama. A federal court jury in Montgomery returned a verdict Thursday against Leland J. "Sonny" ...
Georgia man convicted in the bribery of state of Alabama employeeal.com (blog)
Police Blotter, April 7, 2013Columbia County News Times
Grovetown Councilman Convicted of BriberyWJBF-TV

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Husband, active duty Marine charged in shooting death of his wife in Montgomery - al.com (blog)

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 19:59

WNCF

Husband, active duty Marine charged in shooting death of his wife in Montgomery
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The husband of Monday morning's homicide victim is now charged with her murder, Montgomery Police released. Marquis Cheatham, 23, of Montgomery, is charged with one count of capital murder. Cheatham is an active duty ...
Two Arrests Made in Woman's Shooting Death in MontgomeryWNCF
Victim's husband's girlfriend now charged in Lower Wetumpka Rd. homicideWSFA

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Alabama Voices: GOP threatened by hubris - Montgomery Advertiser

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 17:18

Alabama Voices: GOP threatened by hubris
Montgomery Advertiser
Among the first two “illegal immigrants” caught in the law's net were a German Mercedes-Benz executive on a business trip to Alabama, who left his passport in the hotel, and a Japanese Honda executive, who was arrested at a checkpoint to catch ...

Ala. lawmakers vote to pardon the Scottsboro Boys - MyrtleBeachOnline.com

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 14:48

MyrtleBeachOnline.com

Ala. lawmakers vote to pardon the Scottsboro Boys
MyrtleBeachOnline.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The legacy of the "Scottsboro Boys" is secure: The nine black teens were wrongly convicted more than 80 years ago in one of America's most infamous racial tragedies. Alabama is now moving to repair its own legacy, and correct past ...

Ala. lawmakers vote to pardon the Scottsboro Boys - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 08:49

Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Ala. lawmakers vote to pardon the Scottsboro Boys
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The legacy of the "Scottsboro Boys" is secure: The nine black teens were wrongly convicted more than 80 years ago in one of America's most infamous racial tragedies. Alabama is now moving to repair its own legacy, and correct past ...
Ala. Legislature votes to pardon Scottsboro BoysColumbus Ledger-Enquirer
Alabama's 'Scottsboro Boys' on path to pardon 80 years laterAlexandria Town Talk
Alabama lawmakers vote to posthumously pardon Scottsboro Boys wrongly ...The Denver Channel

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Montgomery superintendent: Closing offices, borrowing could bring millions to ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 05:28

Montgomery superintendent: Closing offices, borrowing could bring millions to ...
al.com (blog)
Barbara Thompson.jpg Barbara W. Thompson, Montgomery school superintendent, envisions closing and consolidating some central offices, borrowing, and other changes, to pay for improvements at several schools and to expand programs. (AL.com) ...

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Ala. limits aircraft lawsuits; law keyed to Airbus - MiamiHerald.com

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 22:37

Made In Alabama

Ala. limits aircraft lawsuits; law keyed to Airbus
MiamiHerald.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- In an effort to ensure that Airbus aircraft suppliers move to Alabama and not neighboring states, Alabama leaders have enacted a new law putting a time limit on lawsuits against the airplane manufacturer and its suppliers. The ...
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signs legislation meant to help land Airbus suppliersMade In Alabama

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Rep. Martha Roby conducts Montgomery media tour Thursday, to speak at 2 pm ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 18:21

Rep. Martha Roby conducts Montgomery media tour Thursday, to speak at 2 pm ...
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama – U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, visited the AL.com office in downtown Montgomery Thursday as part of an all-day tour to major media organizations across the River Region. The second term Congresswoman met at 10 ...

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Montgomery-based Beasley Allen law firm adds new investigator - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 17:23

Montgomery-based Beasley Allen law firm adds new investigator
al.com (blog)
He administered a budget of more than $180 million, employing approximately 1,500 employees statewide. He joined DPS in 1985, as a Trooper Cadet at the Alabama Criminal Justice Training Center, and was a Trooper, Highway Patrol from 1986-1991 ...

Ala. Legislature votes to pardon Scottsboro Boys - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 16:12

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Ala. Legislature votes to pardon Scottsboro Boys
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Legislature has voted to pardon the Scottsboro Boys, more than 80 years after the nine young black men were convicted by all-white juries of raping two white women. The bill still must be signed by Gov. Robert Bentley ...
Alabama lawmakers vote to posthumously pardon Scottsboro Boys wrongly ...The Denver Channel

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Alabama governor to sign abortion clinic bill - SunHerald.com

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 04:28

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Alabama governor to sign abortion clinic bill
SunHerald.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama's governor said Wednesday he plans to sign legislation mandating stricter abortion clinic standards, as Mississippi has done. Opponents said Alabama's law aims to put abortion clinics out of business and will be challenged ...
Ala. lawmakers tighten rules for abortion clinicsThe San Luis Obispo Tribune
Alabama governor to sign abortion bill - WSFA.com: News Weather and Sports ...WSFA
Alabama Bill May Threaten Abortion Clinics' ExistenceNewser
Alabama's13.com -al.com (blog) -LifeNews.com
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Alabama black leaders rally for Voting Rights Act - Montgomery Advertiser

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 19:16

WNCF

Alabama black leaders rally for Voting Rights Act
Montgomery Advertiser
About 25 legislative and municipal officials gathered on the state Capitol steps Wednesday in one of many activities being held across the South to support the Voting Rights Act. Congress passed the act in 1965 after the Selma-to-Montgomery march.
Coalition to Save Section 5 of Voting Rights Act rally's todayAlabama's13.com

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Montgomery Police, APOSTC opens emergency vehicle operation center; facility ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 19:10

al.com (blog)

Montgomery Police, APOSTC opens emergency vehicle operation center; facility ...
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Dozens of law enforcement officials from around the River Region celebrated the grand opening of the $4.19 million Alabama Law Enforcement Emergency Vehicle Operation Center today on Old Haynesville Road. The center ...