The Latest: Reward increases for missing Alabama girl
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Alabama girl (all times local):
A reward has been increased for information leading to a missing 3-year-old...
German plastics company to build Alabama facility, employ 50
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A German plastic manufacturing company will open its first facility in the United States in Alabama.
Gov. Kay Ivey confirmed in a statement Monday that ID Plastics LP has...
Alabama governor completes radiation treatment for cancer
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, who was diagnosed last month with a small spot of cancer on a lung, said Friday she has successfully finished outpatient radiation...
State announces $30 million for Alabama road, bridge work
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state says $30 million is available for cities and counties around Alabama to use on road and bridge projects.
The money announced Thursday is coming from a 10...
New plant to add jobs along Tenn-Tom Waterway in Alabama
EPES, Ala. (AP) — A planned factory will add badly needed jobs in an underdeveloped part of west Alabama.
Gov. Kay Ivey's office announced Friday that the Maryland-based Enviva Partners...
New automobile parts plant to open in Alabama
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — An auto parts manufacturer says it’s building a new plant in Alabama.
Gov. Kay Ivey announced the news Tuesday. She says South Korean company Shinhwa Group is investing...
Former Alabama state legislator Pete Turnham dies at 99
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former state legislator Pete Turnham, who was a force in the Alabama House of Representatives for decades, died Monday. He was 99.
Countdown begins for Alabama STAR ID requirement
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday urged people to update their driver's licenses to STAR ID, which will be required next year for air travel.
Alabama editorial roundup
Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers:
The TimesDaily on a new agency to examine how state funds are being spent:
Ivey appoints new Prole Board director
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has named a prosecutor as the new chairwoman of the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Alabama Gov. Ivey: ‘I’m doing fine’ after cancer diagnosis
OZARK, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Monday that she feels fine and has a good prognosis after announcing last week that she had been diagnosed with lung cancer.
Grant money to help assist immigrant crime victims
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Nearly $700,000 in federal grant money will go to a nonprofit group that works with Hispanic immigrants in central Alabama.
Alabama gov begins treatment for cancerous spot on her lung
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey underwent a scheduled outpatient procedure on Friday as she gets set for specialized radiation treatment for cancer, her office said.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says she is being treated for cancer
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday that she will receive radiation treatments for a cancerous spot on her lung.
Alabama parole chief resigns after less than year in role
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The chair of Alabama's Board of Pardons and Paroles is resigning from her governor-appointed station effective Oct. 1 after less than a year in the role.
Parole board director: It will take weeks to resume hearings
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The new director of Alabama's Bureau of Pardons and Paroles said Monday that it will take weeks to resume parole hearings canceled last week.
DOT had spent nearly $60 million on toll bridge project
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama had already spent almost $60 million on a south Alabama toll bridge project before the governor pronounced the project "dead."
New Parole Board director places officials on leave
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The new director of the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles has placed his predecessor and two others on leave, citing job performance.
Alabama governor doesn’t plan to resign over blackface skit
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Tuesday that she should not have worn blackface in a college skit decades ago, but she does not plan to resign over something that happened so...
FEMA stages in Montgomery for Dorian, Guard on standby
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian has grown into a massive Category 3 hurricane, and it's moving toward the east coast of Florida.
As the storm approaches the U.S. and continues to...
Alabama governor apologizes for wearing blackface in college
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey apologized Thursday for wearing blackface decades ago, becoming the latest politician to face scrutiny over racially insensitive photos and actions...
Governor: Mobile Bay toll bridge project is ‘dead’
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Wednesday that a proposed Mobile Bay toll bridge is "dead" after Baldwin County officials took a decisive stand against the controversial proposal...
Sawmill opening causes buzz in Henry County
ABBEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A new $40 million Abbeville sawmill is bringing more than 100 jobs to Henry County.
WSFA-TV reports that Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday attended the grand opening of...
5 companies compete to build new Alabama prisons
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Five companies have expressed interest in building new prisons for the state of Alabama, the governor's office announced Monday, as a prison construction plan inches...
Alabama Republican Party opposes appointed school board
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Republican Party is against a proposal to replace the state's elected school board with one appointed by the governor.
Ivey: Officials look for ways to cut proposed bridge tolls
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Friday that officials will continue to look at ways to eliminate, or at least reduce, tolls of up to $6 on a proposed Mobile bridge.
Prison construction proposal inches forward
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is inching forward with a plan to build three new prisons.
The Alabama Department of Corrections on Monday will open company responses to a "request for...
Ivey calls September meeting on Mobile area toll bridge
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has called a meeting of a state panel over a proposed toll bridge in coastal Alabama.
Ivey asked the Alabama Toll Road, Bridge and Tunnel...
Alabama seeks to preserve ‘last slave ship’ wreckage
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama on Friday filed a claim in federal court to preserve the wreckage of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States.
Auburn auto supplier expands, adds jobs
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has announced that an Italian auto supplier plans to expand its operation in Auburn.
Ivey's office said Tuesday that the $15 million expansion...
Governor says Alabama ‘working’ to avoid prison lawsuit
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As Alabama tries to address its troubled corrections system, Gov. Kay Ivey convened a new criminal justice study commission Monday and said the state is working to avoid a...
Ivey forms criminal justice study group
MONTOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday announced the creation of a study commission to make recommendations on criminal justice reform as the state tries to address overcrowded...
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A sizable increase in a state education fund is allowing local school systems to pay for school resource officers and maintenance projects and other items.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday named former attorney general Charles Graddick as the new director of the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's environmental agency needs to do a better job responding to chemical releases into the Tennessee River in north Alabama, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said...
Alabama editorial roundup
Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers:
Dothan Eagle on the taxpayer cost of legal cases involving elected officials:
ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A north Alabama judge says a current sheriff should get disputed jail food funds, not his predecessor.
WHNT-TV reports Marshall County Circuit Judge Chris Abel ruled...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Mobile City Council is delaying a proposal that endorsed the return of passenger rail service to the Gulf Coast through Mobile.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Department of Corrections is moving along with a plan to build three new prisons.
The prison system this week posted a "request for qualifications" from...
NEW BROCKTON, Ala. (AP) — A food and distribution firm plans to build a $100 million distribution center in southeast Alabama.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the Coffee County...
Ivey signs law allowing church to hire police force
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed legislation permitting Briarwood Presbyterian Church to establish its own police force for its church and school campuses.
Alabama orders ‘chemical castration’ of some child molesters
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Some Alabama sex offenders who abuse young children will have to undergo "chemical castration" while on parole, under a new law, but the requirement has prompted legal...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has announced the date for a special election for state House District 42.
Republican Rep. Jimmy Martin, who represented the district for 17...
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to attend Paris Air Show
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is taking a state delegation to the upcoming Paris Air Show.
The Alabama delegation includes economic development specialists, elected...
Alabama governor approves anti-voyeurism bill
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed an anti-voyeurism bill.
The legislation signed Tuesday outlaws "upskirting." That's when a photo is taken up a women's skirt or...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has ordered all flags to be lowered to half-staff following the Tuesday death of a Monroe County sheriff's deputy.