Alabama

Census: Alabama More Diverse, A Few Counties Driving Growth

    Alabama’s population has become more diverse over the last 10 years and a handful of counties helped drive the state’s population growth, according to U.S. Census Bureau numbers released Thursday. Mirroring a trend across the country, Alabama showed an increase in racial and ethnic diversity in the new Census numbers. The percentage of people who identify as white…

Longtime Montgomery County DA Investigator retires after 30 years

Montgomery County DA’s Office Throws Retirement Party for Denny Merritt/Source: Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery County DA’s Office Throws Retirement Party for Denny Merritt/Source: Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery County DA’s Office Throws Retirement Party for Denny Merritt/Source: Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery County DA Investigator Denny Merritt received a proclamation…

Alabama’s Primo drafted No. 12 overall, Jones goes in second round

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Two Alabama men’s basketball players were selected in the 2021 NBA Draft, which was held in Brooklyn, N.Y., at the Barclays Center on Thursday night. Guard Joshua Primo was a first round selection of the San Antonio Spurs at No. 12 overall and guard/forward Herbert Jones went No. 35 to the New Orleans Pelicans It was a…

Alabama jobless rate at 3.3% in June, better than US average

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s jobless rate declined to 3.3% in June, well below the national average, as state leaders emphasized keeping the economy going amid concerns about a resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Kay Ivey’s office said Friday the state unemployment rate was down slightly from 3.4% in May. That’s much better than the rate of 7.7% from…

Governor Ivey Appoints Rep. Bill Poole As State’s Next Finance Director

Poole's appointment is effective August 1.

Rep. Bill Poole/Source: Governor’s Office Governor Kay Ivey has tapped State Rep. Bill Poole to serve as the newest finance director. Rep. Poole, who is the Republican lawmaker out of Tuscaloosa, is a member of the Alabama House of Representatives and has served as the House Ways and Means education chairman for the last eight years. “Bill Poole is one…

ASU Tennis: ITA announces 2021 Division I Women Academic Awards

TEMPE, Ariz. | The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the 2021 Division I Women ITA Scholar-Athletes and All-Academic Teams this week, with Alabama State well represented with eight individuals and a team award.Alabama State was one of three teams from the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) to earn the All-Academic Team distinction, while the Hornets also had eight student-athletes earn ITA Scholar-Athlete honors.

ASU Tennis: ITA announces 2021 Division I Men Academic Awards

” TEMPE, Ariz. | The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the 2021 Division I Men ITA Scholar-Athletes and All-Academic Teams this week, with Alabama State well represented with five individuals and a team award. Alabama State was one of two teams from the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) to earn the All-Academic Team distinction, while the Hornets also had five student-athletes earn ITA Scholar-Athlete honors […]” For more visit AlabamaNews.Net!

ASU Football: SWAC Media Days to be held Tuesday in Birmingham and aired on ESPN3

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) will host its annual SWAC Football Media on Tuesday, July 20 at 10:00 am CST at the Sheraton-Birmingham. The event will be streamed live on ESPN3 with college football commentators Tiffany Greene and Jay Walker teaming up to host the event.
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