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How three underdog cities are fighting for Amazon HQ2

Chad Emerson, president and CEO of Downtown Huntsville, Inc., knows that the odds are stacked against the city of Huntsville, Alabama being selected as home of Amazon's proposed second headquarters - but he takes a page from the city's space race past when explaining why he believes anything is poss

SONETHING.COM - 2017-11-24 02:00:00

Week 13 Predictions: Hate Week

This is a week full of a hate, but we're full of turkey so it's kinda hard to hate anything right now. This is the best, but toughest picking week of the year, so let's get to it. 11/23 Ole Miss at Mississippi State- I finally learned Ole Miss's coach's name. It's Matt Luke. He looks like he can put

WARBLOGLE.COM - 2017-11-24 01:53:39

Woman says rats, bugs forced her from Madison apartment complex

Rats, roaches and bugs are forcing some people out their Charleston Oaks apartment in Madison. Loretta Thomas said she told them time and time again she wasn't comfortable in her home and wanted to leave. She even says she's woken up to dead bugs on her pillow. Thomas said her trouble started when s

WAFF - 2017-11-23 00:35:52

12-year-old killed in Thanksgiving Eve car crash in Bibb County

A single-vehicle crash killed a 12-year-old and injured two others Wednesday afternoon in Bibb County. A 2006 Chevrolet Impala left the roadway and overturned on Alabama 25 about eight miles north of Centreville at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The 12-year-old

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 20:50:09

Moore did nothing wrong dating teenage girls

Teenage girls dating older men was a common practice in Elizabeth City when I was a kid. It didn't seem to pose a problem for most folks. Conversely, older women would give a teenage boy a tumble quicker than a girl. The reason I seldom dated girls my age was simply because the married men had them

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Woman, child killed in Sumter County crash were not wearing seat belts

Livingston, Ala. (WTOK)- State troopers in Alabama say the victims killed in Wednesday night's crash on Interstate 59 in Sumter County near Livingston are from Gainesville, Georgia. The crash happened around 4:20 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 59 near the 18 mile marker, approximately one mile north

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-23 22:11:00

Infant mortality rate spikes in Alabama

Opelika, Al.- More babies are dying in Alabama, the most since 2008. The infant mortality rate for 2016 was 9.1 per 1,000 live births. The Alabama Department of Public Health says 537 babies did not reach the age of 1 in the state in 2016. The top three reasons babies are dying remained the same: co

WRBL.COM - 2017-11-23 02:33:38

UA students provide Thanksgiving meals for soup bowl

In what's become a family holiday ritual, University of Alabama senior Juan Carrasquilla helped deliver pans of food donated by fellow students to the East Tuscaloosa Community Soup Bowl for the nonprofit's annual Thanksgiving meal. "It is amazing that it is the fifth year already. I have been reall

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Montgomery natives talk, compete, reunite in Iron Bowl

AUBURN - Auburn safety Daniel Thomas can picture it. He drops back in coverage. He's watching Jalen Hurts' eyes and suddenly, a familiar flash darts in his area - Alabama freshman receiver Henry Ruggs III. They know each other very well. The two were teammates in youth football for the Chiefs. They

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-11-23 06:05:04

Lack of funding impacting Limestone County bridges

According to Limestone County Engineers, over thirty percent of the bridges in the county need to be inspected more frequently than the federal standard. That is because problems in those bridges have started to pop up and they need to make sure drivers can still use them. There are 161 bridges i

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-23 01:27:00

Animal shelters raise money through Iron Bowl competition

Animal shelters in Auburn and Tuscaloosa are tapping into the Iron Bowl rivalry to raise money and awareness in support of the community shelters. The Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter is competing with the Lee County Humane Society in the Bark Bowl, a contest inspired by the instate rivalry between t

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-23 19:00:00

2 of Madison County's 'most respected prosecutors' take on new leadership roles

Two Madison County prosecutors have taken on new leadership roles since the office lost a longtime lawyer to the federal court system. Randy Dill and Maggie Wallace have been promoted from assistant district attorney positions to deputy prosecutors. They are helping lead an office with more than 20

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

18-wheeler driver discovers hidden talent thanks to jazz

SAN ANTONIO - We all have a gift, a talent that comes naturally. Some of us find what we love to do early in life, but others discover their calling years later. That was the case for 54-year-old Roy Randall, a truck driver with a love for jazz. On a normal day, Randall, from Alabama, is moving carg

KENS 5 - 2017-11-23 03:39:33

Westside Terrace ranked a top nursing home by U.S. News & World Report

(PR) - In a ranking of the more than 15,000 skilled nursing homes, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Dothan's Westside Terrace Healthcare as one of America's Best Nursing Homes. Of the 225 Alabama nursing homes ranked, there were only 44 recognized as top performers. "We are thankful for ever

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-23 18:10:00

Turn back time, 1835 Alabama: Metal teeth, fancy dresses, quack medicine and the Alamo

A few yellowed and crumbling pages of newsprint from exactly 182 years ago today paint a vivid portrait of life in Alabama circa 1835, a life by turns luxurious or hard scrabble depending on your place in the world. This was long before Birmingham was even a village, when Tuscaloosa was briefly cons

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 13:35:08

Miss Destin reflects on Destin Fishing Rodeo, her future

Following her month-long stint at the Destin Fishing Rodeo, Miss Destin 2017 Rachel McMullen said she is "doing great" and getting back into the swing of college applications and school activities. DESTIN - Following her month-long stint at the Destin Fishing Rodeo, Miss Destin 2017 Rachel McMullen

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 16:00:00

Students in West Alabama help local first responders search for new recruits

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (WTOK) - The Demopolis Police and Fire Departments are looking for men and women to serve and protect the city, but finding qualified candidates is not always easy. So, Police Chief Tommie Reese thought of a creative way to grab potential recruits and the chief asked students at Demo

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-23 00:47:00

Eric: Keep it coming - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

On this Thanksgiving, we'll enjoy a healthy serving of quiet weather. It may be cold turkey this morning, but we'll open the oven into a warm afternoon. It's out of my system. I'm done now. TODAY: Temps have been hovering around freezing across parts of the area this morning, but we'll be back into

WSFA - 2017-11-23 14:55:17

Turkey Trot for Hope 2017 Takes Over Downtown Mobile

MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) - Hundreds came out for the annual Turkey Trot for Hope in Downtown Mobile on Thanksgiving morning. The 5k/fun run benefits Camp Rap-A-Hope, a camp for children age 7-17 who are battling or have ever battled cancer. "It serves kids all along the Gulf Coast with cancer not just

WKRG - 2017-11-23 15:23:03

Carrie Carver joins RE/MAX on the Coast

CarverCarrie Carver comes to Remax on the Coast with 15 years of experience in customer service and sales. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where she attained a bachelor's degree in Business. Throughout Carrie's professional and personal life, she has consistently demonstrated dedic

GULF BREEZE NEWS - 2017-11-23 08:00:00