Two students from the Black Belt were named to Mississippi State University's fall 2022 President's List.
Marion Military Institute will soon benefit from Selma's new aviation program coming to Craig Field. FULL STORYMMI set to benefit from new aviation academy coming to Craig Field
Work on County Road 12 in Perry County was among 33 road projects announced Thursday by Gov. Kay Ivey. FULL STORYImprovements on CR-12 in Perry County announced by governor's office
The Fellas of Marion will host "The Talk" on Sunday, Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. to discuss the "issues" concerning the city of Marion. FULL STORY"The Talk" to discuss Marion issues on Sunday
Rep. Terri Sewell has introduced a bill to the 118th Congress to designate Dec. 1 as a federal holiday dedicated to Rosa Parks. FULL STORYTerri Sewell introduces bill to make Dec. 1 Rosa Parks Day
Vaccines are safe and effective in protecting children against a variety of potentially dangerous infectious diseases. The Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics (AL-AAP) and the Alabama Department of Public Health encourage parents to keep their children and teens healthy by ensurin… FULL STORYParents: Make sure your children are up to date with their childhood vaccinations
The Uniontown City Council will meet at the City Auditorium at 6 p.m. on Jan. 17. FULL STORYUniontown City Council meeting rescheduled to Jan. 17
A tornado was confirmed by the National Weather Service to be moving in a northeastern direction in Perry County. FULL STORYUpdated: Tornado confirmed in Perry County
When I was Gov. Fob James’ appointments secretary in 1995, there was a woman who insisted we find qualified women and get them appointed to various positions in state government. It’s good to see that woman is practicing what she was preaching, because that woman was Kay Ivey, now soon-to-be… FULL STORYOpinion: 2022 was the Year of the Woman in Alabama state government
Perry County is under a tornado watch until 1 p.m. and is under an enhanced risk for other severe weather threats. FULL STORYPerry County under tornado watch until 1 p.m.
Uniontown Water and Sewage Authority received a disbursement of $99,767 from the Perry County Commission during a meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10. FULL STORYUniontown Water Authority receives $99,000 from Perry County Commission
All of Central Alabama including the Black Belt is under a slight risk for strong storms tomorrow, with the main threat being potentially damaging winds.
There’s been a great deal of debate about last week’s debates in Washington. I’m sure that you’ve heard about the saga of Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s now successful bid to be the Speaker of the House. Final votes have been counted, fingers were pointed, names were called and hands were wrun…
A number of student athletes from Marion Military Institute (MMI) were among 1,104 to be named to the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Academic Honor Roll for Fall 2022.
When Priscilla McMurtry and her husband cancel their cruise to New Zealand, their cruise line decides to keep their $17,000 airfare. Can it do that?
On Monday, Governor Kay Ivey issued an executive order to address some of the mounting issues affecting the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC).
Marion city leaders ask residents for help curbing crime as law enforcement works to solve two murders that happened last week.
Breakthrough Charter School teacher Kathryn Dustan has been named to famed Alabama attorney Alexander Shunnarah's Teacher of the Month initiative.
A teacher at Breakthrough Charter School in Marion was named Teacher of the Month by Alexander Shunnarah.
President Joe Biden signed into law on Friday a bill submitted by Rep. Terri Sewell that declares the Black Belt region in Alabama a National Heritage Area.
A years long study has found that Marion Military Institute (MMI) graduates are among others to go on to earn the most money in Alabama.
Start the new year off right with a renewed commitment to take charge of your health. Here are my top five picks for healthy eating resolutions.
Marion Military Institute (MMI) has received $35 million in federal funding from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 to build a new math and science facility.
Mark Graham is planning a trip to Sicily and France with his wife this summer. He's still working out some of the details, but one thing he is sure of: getting travel insurance. Graham can't imagine traveling without it.
State lawmakers are criticizing the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) for its decision to change reporting criteria on inmate deaths.
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) encourages you to get up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations as a new subvariant of concern emerges. COVID-19 vaccine and the new bivalent boosters are important for your maximum protection as the Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 overtakes other O…
The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) is revising its reporting measures, removing the current monthly reports on inmate deaths and switching to quarterly reports, which are already six months behind.
At the convening of the 118th United States Congress in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, two of Alabama's freshman lawmakers will take their oath of office.
Broadband in Perry County is on hold for now because the state of Alabama has changed the requirements for the system causing a number of road blocks, according to Harry Slaughter of E-Footprints, the Pelham based company building a broadband network in the county. And it all comes down to g…
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) recently announced its Firearms Prohibited Person Database, a system that allows officers to look up people forbidden from carrying a firearm.