Alabama

Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth: “…working to produce COVID-19 test results in just three minutes”

According to a Tweet on Twitter Sunday, Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth says he is, “… working to bring an international company that can produce COVID-19 test results in just three minutes to Alabama. With a cost of $20 per test, their capacity is 600,000 tests per day, and they are already active in several U.S states and other countries.” I…

Alabama’s Kira Lewis Jr. is officially headed to the NBA Draft

  TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama sophomore point guard Kira Lewis Jr. announced Tuesday that he will forego his final two seasons of college eligibility and keep his name in the 2020 NBA Draft. Lewis, who is projected as a mid-first round pick, will look to become the 16th player in program history to hear his named called in the first round of…

Governor Ivey to Keep Stay-at-Home Order in Place Through April 30

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Three MPS Schools Ranked in Top 10 in State, LAMP Ranked in National Top 25

U.S. News and World Report has released its 2020 list of the top high schools in America. Three Montgomery County schools are ranked in the top 10 in Alabama, with one grabbing both the state’s top spot and a top 25 national ranking. LAMP (Loveless Academic Magnet High School) is ranked the No. 1 high school in Alabama and the…

Governor Ivey Discusses Coronavirus Pandemic and Alabama Economy

The state wide stay at home order is in effect until April 30, pending a flattened curve of new infections.

In a one-on-one telephone interview with Alabama News Networks Jerome Jones, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey shed some light on Coronavirus and the efforts her administration is taking to re-open Alabama’s economy and stop the spread of the virus. Q: Governor Ivey, has it been stressful for you, knowing that there is no easy answer and no state, local, or federal Government leader…