Alabama

Auto Supplier Expansion Adding More Jobs in Alabama

The state of Alabama says a planned expansion by a European auto supplier will add more than 180 new jobs in two cities. The governor’s office announced $56 million in projects by International Automotive Components Group North America Inc. on Monday. The company plans a roughly $34 million expansion and 119 new jobs in Cottondale, where it will make door…

No. 2 Alabama roars back for 41-24 win over No. 3 Georgia

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Mac Jones passed for 417 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama’s aerial assault picked apart No. 3 Georgia’s heralded defense in the second half of a 41-24 victory. The Crimson Tide, with coach Nick Saban stalking the sideline after a COVID-19 scare, rallied with three touchdowns in a 10-minute span starting late in the…

Nick Saban tests Negative for Covid19 on Thursday

Friday Statement from Alabama and Jeff Allen: “Coach Saban was evaluated again today by Dr. Robinson. He continues to be asymptomatic and without fever. We are continuing to follow the SEC Return to Activity and Medical Guidance Task Force Protocol for testing asymptomatic positives. A PCR test was repeated Thursday by the SEC appointed lab and was negative. For clarification,…

Governor Ivey: Alabama Completes 2020 Census with 99.9% of Households Responding

On Friday, October 16, Governor Kay Ivey, alongside the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and Alabama Counts!, announced the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and Alabama Counts! The census officially came to a close nationwide on Thursday, October 15. Alabama finished with an overall household response rate of 99.9%, on par with 48 other…

Harris is SEC Player of the Week, Alabama reacts to Ole Miss and Georgia

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama football’s Najee Harris was selected as the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. The honor is Harris’ first this season. Offensive Player of the Week Najee Harris The senior running back turned in a career effort with 248 all-purpose yards against Ole Miss Rushed for program-high tying and career-best five touchdowns…

Authorities Need Help Find a Missing Greenville Man

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 27-years-old Harley Scott Knight. We’re told he left ‘traveling’ on June 13, 2020 from Greenville. He left without any personal belongings. His mother says the last time she saw him was on August 29, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas when she tried to convince him to come back home. The last time…

No. 2 Alabama beats Ole Miss 63-48 in record SEC outburst

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Najee Harris ran for 206 yards and five touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama beat Mississippi and former Crimson Tide assistant Lane Kiffin 63-48 on Saturday night in the highest-scoring Southeastern Conference regulation game ever. Matt Corral passed for 365 yards for Ole Miss and the Rebels put up 647 yards on the Tide. The teams combined…

One Dead in Early Morning Shooting in Montgomery

Montgomery Police is investigating the city’s 49th murder of 2020. Capt. Saba Coleman says 19-year-old Kevontae Blount of Montgomery was shot in the 3000 block of Kelly Circle around 4:30 AM. Once police and fire medics arrived on the scene, Blount had sustained a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on the scene. No arrests have been made at…

Alabama will open Maui Invitational against Stanford

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama men’s basketball team will open with the Stanford Cardinal in the 2020 Maui Invitational, as tournament organizers announced the official bracket on Wednesday morning. The two teams will play the nightcap of the opening round, which will take place on Monday, Nov. 30 at 8:30 p.m. CT (9:30 p.m. ET). All 12 games of the Maui…