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Preventing Child Mental Health Issues Across Alabama

The Alabama Department of Mental Health encourages Alabamians to learn about Alabama’s Early Intervention System. AEIS, a program of the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services, coordinates services statewide for infants and toddlers with disabilities and developmental delays from birth to… continue reading ›

Bill Proposed for Alabama Lottery

Lottery legislation is getting its first debate in the Alabama Legislature. The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee on Wednesday will hold a public hearing on a proposal to create a state lottery. The bill by Republican Rep. Alan Harper… continue reading ›

North Alabama Gets Snow

In North Alabama, schools altered schedules and roads quickly turned to slush as that part of the state received a dusting of snow from a winter weather system. Several school systems delayed opening or closed early Tuesday because of the… continue reading ›

Judge Reschedules Hubbard Hearing

A judge has rescheduled a hearing on indicted House Speaker Mike Hubbard's request to dismiss ethics charges against him. Circuit Judge Jacob Walker delayed the hearing until Feb. 16 because of a scheduling conflict. Hubbard is alleging prosecutorial misconduct after… continue reading ›

Two People Found Shot in Coosa County

Coosa County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the shootings of two people. They say the shootings happened inside a home on County Road 93 in the Cottage Grove community on Wednesday. Deputies say the two victims were shot several times, but… continue reading ›

Hurtsboro Woman Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

A Hurtsboro woman has died following a single-vehicle crash near Opelika, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials. Lawanda Kelly, 35, was killed when the 1998 Ford Expedition she was driving left the roadway and overturned. Kelley, who was not wearing a… continue reading ›

Poultry Plant Layoffs

LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - A poultry company that has seven plants in Alabama says its Laurel, Mississippi, plant will close its deboning lines and lay off about 500 workers by the end of June. Officials with Wayne Farms say one… continue reading ›