TroyFest Brings Artists from Around the Country to Downtown Troy

Preparations are underway for the annual Troyfest Arts Festival in downtown Troy. The event begins this weekend. “TroyFest is the premier fine art and craft festival held in the central Alabama region,” TroyFest co-chair Morgan Drinkard says. The festival will…

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State Sets New Record With 2018 Economic Development Projects

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that companies locating new facilities in Alabama or expanding existing operations invested $8.7 billion in growth projects during 2018, establishing a new annual record for the state. These economic development projects, outlined in the…

Bill Wants to Restore Bingo to Dog Tracks

As lawmakers debate a proposed state lottery, separate bills seek to restore electronic bingo operations to state dog tracks. Democratic Rep. Pebblin Warren on Wednesday urged a House committee to approve the proposal for Macon County. The proposed constitutional amendment…

Lottery Bill Heads to Senate for Vote

The Alabama Senate will debate a lottery bill today. Senate Rules Chairman Jabo Waggoner said Thursday that he expects a lengthy debate on the bill. Waggoner said it is the only bill on the proposed debate agenda. The bill by…

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