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Citing age restriction, Crowell will not be next Montgomery Probate Judge
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Citing age restriction, Crowell will not be next Montgomery Probate Judge

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News Retired Air Force Gen. Ed Crowell will not be the next Montgomery County Probate Judge. Gov. Kay Ivey announced Crowell’s appointment Wednesday evening. But on Thursday her office told Alabama Daily News that Crowell cannot accept the appointment because of his age. Alabama’s constitution prohibits the election or appointment...

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Possible changes to parolee education facility concern lawmakers 

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News Some Alabama lawmakers say they’re concerned about possible cuts to a parolee education program that state officials have touted as an example of success. Sen. Cam Ward, R-Alabaster, the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, told ADN he’d been informed by Alabama Board of Pardons and Parole staff that a “significant...