All FEMA/State/Small Business Administration Disaster Recovery Centers in Alabama will close on Sundays.
Gov. Kay Ivey recently announced that sheriff's offices in all counties will be receiving funding in the first quarter of 2023 based on the collection of pistol permit fees. FULL STORYIvey announces grants for all sheriff's offices for pistol permit fee losses
On Feb. 14 the Symposium of Civil Rights will be hosted by the Alabama Civil Rights Tourism Association in Montgomery. FULL STORYMontgomery to host Symposium on Civil Rights Feb. 14
A portion of the Black Belt region - from roughly half of Montgomery and Crenshaw counties to western in Sumter and Choctaw - is under a marginal risk for strong weather on Wednesday night to early Thursday morning. FULL STORYPortion of Black Belt under marginal risk for storms on Wednesday
Montgomery County Schools have two athletes who signed to play at colleges during National Signing Day last week. FULL STORYMontgomery athletes sign to play for colleges
Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association (ALBBAA) wants you to share your deer hunting photos through its popular Big Buck Photo Contest. FULL STORYBig Buck Photo Contest continues, hunters encouraged to donate to Venison Provisions
There are so many wonderful and informative events around the Black Belt for the community and tourists. Here's a list! FULL STORYWhat's Happening in the Black Belt - Community Events
The Curry family from Selma, whose home was destroyed by the tornado on Jan. 12, will be guests accompanying Rep. Terri Sewell at the State of the Union address tonight. FULL STORYFamily whose home was destroyed in tornado to be guests at State of the Union address
Authorities are looking for a Montgomery resident who has been missing since Feb. 2. FULL STORYMontgomery authorities searching for man missing since Feb. 2
A 32-year-old Selma died in a single-car crash early Monday morning, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. FULL STORYSingle-car crash claims life of Selma man
Central-Hayneville High School football players signed to play at the college level. FULL STORYCentral-Hayneville football players sign to play for Goode Elite Prep Colts
If you are a victim of the recent tornado disaster and you have a disability, FEMA has made provisions to get you the assistance you need.
Drug Free Communities (DFC) of Dallas County and Arts Revive will hold several "Big Reveal" ceremonies for their anti-substance abuse mural to inspire youths away from drug use.
Morgan Academy's varsity boys basketball team won the regional championship for AISA Region 2 held at Fort Dale.
Selma Housing Authority (SHA) will partner with Rural Health Medical Program, Inc. (RHMPI) on Friday for a pediatric mobile unit at George Washington Carver Heights from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
A bake sale and art fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 12 at the 5&Dime will raise money for people who were affected by the tornado on Jan. 12.
The former American Candy Factory in Selma received extensive damage in the Jan. 12 tornado, but the current owner said he will stick to his plan of turning the building into a recreational facility for youths. In fact, he sees this as a blessing in disguise.
Owners of the former Concordia College campus have agreed to open up 200 rooms to house families displaced by the Jan. 12 tornado.
As seems to be the case with many lawmakers, State Rep. Danny Garrett (R-Trussville), the House Education Trust Fund Budget Committee chairman, is down on the prospects of permanent tax cuts under the current budgetary circumstances.
A group of girls at Robert C. Hatch High School are making history. They are forming the school’s first softball team.
When you drive through Selma’s Ward 6 or the Historic District or travel Dallas Avenue, you see the severity of the damage left by the Jan. 12 tornado. But in spite of all of the damage suffered, Selma is still here.
The Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education (ADECE) has been awarded $4 million by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Alabama’s Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five (PDG B-5) initiative for 2023, said an announcement from Gov. Kay Ivey.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will hold Fins, Feathers and Flowers in Eufaula on Feb. 17-19 for nature enthusiasts.
On Feb. 7-9 the Alabama/Louisiana/Mississippi Division of the Salvation Army will offer a pre-registration event for assistance to homes that were damaged by the Jan. 12 tornado in Selma.
Selma residents are asking what it will take to get somebody to pick up the debris piles that line many city streets three weeks after a tornado tore through town.
Autauga, Barbour, Chambers, Conecuh, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Hale and Tallapoosa counties are eligible for FEMA Public Assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures and permanent work due to the Jan. 12 severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes.
For many years, Alabama has been ridiculed in national publications for having fewer women in political leadership positions than other assumed-to-be-progressive states. States like Colorado, New York and California were lauded for having an inordinate number of females in public office.
According to results from a new poll the American Psychiatric Association commissioned on the effects of disasters on mental health, half of Americans are worried about a potential loss of income, 35 percent are worried about gun violence and 29 percent are anxious about natural disasters.
Southside High School played their last regular season game on Thursday night. The Panthers went up against the Demopolis Tigers on their senior night.
The Globe Metallurgical, Inc. plant in Selma has received $13.5 million in tax credits to refurbish its two furnaces and make other improvements.
A man convicted in the 2015 killing of another man in Montgomery has been sentenced to life in prison, said an announcement from the county district attorney's office.
Rep. Terri Sewell has been appointed to the House Armed Services Committee for the 118th Congress in addition to being named to the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Administration Committee.
Selma High School football players signed letters of intent on Wednesday to play for colleges.Marcus Walton, who played quarterback for the Saints, and cornerback Chase Miree will play for Omega Prep.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) addressed the media on Wednesday to discuss two public health oversight bills he signed last week.
Prattville, Ala. – FEMA may refer survivors of the Jan. 12 storms and tornadoes in Alabama to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) with information on how to apply for a disaster loan. It’s important to submit the loan application as soon as possible.
FEMA said Wednesday it has already approved more than $3.5 million in grants to homeowners and renters in eight Alabama counties impacted by the Jan. 12 tornado.