Alabama News

Alexander City mayoral race goes to runoff election

The Alexander City mayoral election will be going to a runoff between Jim Nabors and the incumbent Charles Shaw. There were four total candidates in the running for mayor.  Jim Nabors received 47% of the votes but did not reach a majority.  Charles Shaw received 20% of the votes. Both candidates say they expected the election to go to a runoff….

City files lawsuit against mayoral candidates

The Tallassee City Council has filed a lawsuit against mayoral candidates Jeanna Kervin and Trey Taylor contesting their residency in the city. Both candidates though, argue that they are completely qualified to run for mayor. Jeanna Kervin says it’s simple. “I have a residence here inside the city limits, I’m a registered voter…I’m qualified,” she explained. She says the issue…

Alexander City Workers Continue Strike

Some city workers in Alexander City have been on strike since Tuesday.  The mayor of Alexander City says the strike is because the city’s finance director was reinstated Monday night at the city council meeting.   Mayor Charles Shaw fired the finance director July 22nd, after he says he had many issues with her. “It’s just continuously things that go…