Statewide

Alabama Inmates Go on Strike

Alabama Department of Corrections officials report that some inmates at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, and the Elmore Correctional Facility are refusing to work in their assigned jobs at both facilities. Inmates at the correctional facilities failed… continue reading ›

New Tornado Guide Available

The University of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Insurance worked with a national insurance industry group to publish---and post online---a guide to preparing for tornadoes. It includes statistical information (and information about the 2011 outbreak that killed hundreds, including… continue reading ›

Alabama Ranked Low for Solar Power

An Arizona environmental group ranks Alabama among the ten sunny states with the lowest amount of solar energy being generated. The Center for Biological Diversity says some states are increase solar energy generation, but... "Unfortunately the vast majority of states… continue reading ›

Food Recall in Alabama

From the Food and Drug Administration:   "CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling fifteen frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections… continue reading ›

Alabama Teachers Are Getting a Raise

The Alabama Legislature has given final approval to the education budget and a four percent pay raise for teachers. The House of Representatives and state Senate on Thursday approved conference committee reports on the legislation. The two bills now go… continue reading ›