State of Alabama

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against State Over Prisons

The United States Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against the State of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Corrections in federal court today. The complaint alleges that the conditions at Alabama’s prisons for men violate the Constitution because the state has failed to provide adequate protection from prisoner-on-prison violence and sexual abuse, fails to provide safe and sanitary conditions,…

Butler County Celebrates 200th Birthday

Butler County is celebrating its 200th birthday this year- along with the state of Alabama’s 200th Bicentennial. A special celebration was held Saturday in downtown Greenville. ‘Its a once in a lifetime event, you know, it’s just fantastic. It brings so many people together from communities- whether it’s fire departments, churches, schools- all these people are participating,” chairperson of Butler County’s…

Montgomery County Gets an “F”

Annual March of Dimes Report Card

The March of Dimes is out with a new report card on Premature Births for the year. And both Alabama and Montgomery County get an “F” grade. See the report and the report card for Alabama: PrematureBirthReportCard-ALABAMA-2016 Categories: News, Statewide Tags: March of Dimes, Montogmery County, premature births, State of Alabama