Category: Aggregated

Weekend Digest- February 17, 2019
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Weekend Digest- February 17, 2019

Here is your Daily News for February 17, 2019. 1. New FEMA Director Prattville native Jeff Byard has been nominated by President Trump to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency after it’s former director, Brock Long, resigned earlier this week. Byard has held several positions with the Alabama Emergency Management Agency before he joined FEMA...

Weekend Digest- February 10, 2019
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Weekend Digest- February 10, 2019

Here is your Daily News for February 10, 2019. 1. AL Prison Suicide Crisis Gov. Kay Ivey is expected to announce a proposal soon to replace state prisons, possibly leasing facilities built by private firms. But the Southern Poverty Law Center, locked in a court battle with the state over prison mental health deficiencies, is not...

Weekend Digest- February 3, 2019
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Weekend Digest- February 3, 2019

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! Punxsutawney Phil saw no shadow yesterday, but the Alabama opossum did, so you decide who’s right. Here is your Daily News for February 3, 2019. 1. Medicaid expansion? There has been lots of talk about infrastructure, prisons, and education funding lately. But one state issue that has left the forefront ever...

Daily News Digest – January 29, 2019
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Daily News Digest – January 29, 2019

Good morning! Too bad you can’t build a sleet-man. Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, January 29. 1. Snow? Meh. It doesn’t look to be much of a snow event. We’re more on the “bust” side of the forecast where about 1 inch is expected to fall in North Central Alabama. No fun for kids...

Weekend Digest- January 27, 2019
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Weekend Digest- January 27, 2019

Here’s your daily news for Sunday, January 27, 2019. 1. It’s finally over… …At least for the next three weeks. President Trump has signed a short-term Continuing Resolution funding the seven shutdown government agencies through February 15. The Senate passed another resolution setting up a Conference Committee of negotiators from the two chambers charged with...

Weekend Digest- January 20, 2018
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Weekend Digest- January 20, 2018

Here’s your Daily News for Sunday, January 20, 2019. 1. Wetumpka Hit By Tornado The town of Wetumpka suffered sever damage after a tornado touchdown in the area on Saturday. Mayor Jerry Willis says there is only one serious injury and no deaths so far. Much of the damage occurred the west side town, across...

Weekend Digest- January 13, 2019
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Weekend Digest- January 13, 2019

Here’s your Daily News for Sunday, January 13, 2019. 1. Ivey Inauguration: What to Expect The Inauguration for Gov. Kay Ivey will take place tomorrow and will official mark the beginning of Ivey’s full term as Governor for Alabama. Part of the festivities started last night at the new hotel and resort at Gulf Shores...