Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Across Alabama

Google Building $600 Million Data Center in Alabama
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says Google is planning to build a $600 million data center in northeast Alabama.

Alabama Police Dog Dies After Being Left in a Patrol Car
Authorities in coastal Alabama say a police dog has died after being left in a hot patrol car.

Anniston Fires Officer With Link to Pro-Confederate Group
An east Alabama city says it's firing a police supervisor over ties to a neo-Confederate group that believes the South should leave the United States.

UA System Trustees Approve Tuition Increases
Tuition is going up for students in the University of Alabama System.

University of Alabama Announces New President
An administrator at Louisiana State University has been named as the new president of the University of Alabama.

Two Anniston Officers Accused of Belonging to Hate Group
Anniston officials say two police lieutenants are on administrative leave during an investigation into allegations that they belong to a hate group

Airbus Supplier Adding Second Painting Facility in Mobile
A German company is expanding its operations near the Airbus plant being built in Mobile.

Salaries of Public University Presidents in Alabama
The salaries of many university presidents in Alabama are well into the six figure amounts.

LSU Educator is Top Choice to Lead University of Alabama
A Louisiana State University administrator has emerged as the top choice to become the next president of the University of Alabama.

Silver Airways Postpones Plans for New Birmingham Flights
Plans to offer nonstop commercial flights from Birmingham to New Orleans and Jacksonville, Florida have been put on hold indefinitely.