Alabama

Alabama women fall to 2-seed Maryland

SAN ANTONIO — Maryland and its offensive juggernaut are rolling fast and easy into the Sweet 16, getting 19 points from Angel Reese and overwhelming Alabama 100-64. The second-seeded Terrapins came into the women’s NCAA Tournament with the nation’s highest-scoring offense and have yet to take their foot off the gas. The Terps are averaging 99 points in their two tournament…

Alabama National Guard Begins COVID Vaccination Clinics in Rural Areas

The National Guard began its first round of vaccination clinics in Andalusia and Livingston, Alabama today to distribute COVID-19 vaccinations. The goal for the clinics is to give out roughly 1,100 vaccinations per day. They began giving out vaccinations at 9 am and before they opened, residents were already lined up eager to begin their treatment. The clinics close at…

Alabama men cruise past Maryland into Sweet 16

INDIANAPOLIS – The No. 2 seed Alabama men’s basketball team found its shooting touch by knocking down 16-of-33 three-pointers on its way to a dominating 96-77 victory Monday night over No. 10 seed Maryland to reach the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16. The Crimson Tide set NCAA Tournament program records for threes made and attempted while reaching the Sweet 16 for the…

Alabama women advance with win against North Carolina

SAN ANTONIO – Jordan Lewis had a career day to lead seventh-seeded Alabama to an 80-71 victory over 10th-seeded North Carolina in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament on Monday in the Alamodome. Lewis logged a near triple-double with a career-high 32 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. She was one-point shy of tying the program’s…

Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Wednesday Storms Across Alabama

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Pike Road Schools Proposes Property Tax Increase for Capital Improvements, Including New High School

The Pike Road Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution last month proposing the levy of an additional property tax within the city limits. System officials say the proposed public school property tax would provide for the finance of capital improvements to public educational facilities, including the construction of a new high school. The proposed new high school would allow…

Three Alabama Lawmakers Test Positive for COVID-19

Three Alabama lawmakers have tested positive for COVID-19. Alabama House of Representative spokesman Clay Redden said three lawmakers receive positive COVID-19 test results this week. He did not disclose the names of the legislators for privacy reasons. Lawmakers and legislative staff have been receiving regular COVID-19 tests since the session began last month. Lawmakers have been taking other precautions such…

How to Prepare for Severe Weather

Severe weather is expected to hit the entire state of Alabama, Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning. Below are some steps you can take to be prepared before the storms hit. Be Weather-Ready: Check the forecast regularly to see if you’re at risk for severe weather. Listen to local news or a NOAA Weather Radio to stay informed about severe thunderstorm watches and warnings….

Governor Ivey Issues State of Emergency Ahead of Expected Severe Weather Across Alabama

On Tuesday, March 16, Governor Kay Ivey issued a State of Emergency for all 67 counties in Alabama. Governor Ivey issued the State of Emergency ahead of potential Severe Weather across the state. The state of emergency goes into effect this Tuesday evening, March 16 at 6:00 p.m. The governor has also issued the following statement in response to her…

Troy, Alabama women hear names called during NCAA Selection Show

TROY, Ala. – The Troy women’s basketball team will open play in the NCAA Tournament against No. 2 seed Texas A&M, the team learned Monday evening during a selection show party inside Trojan Arena. The Trojans earned the No. 15 seed in the Mercado Region after winning the Sun Belt Conference Tournament last Monday for the third time in their…