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🚧 Traffic Alert Update: Lane Blockage on US 31 in Autauga County, AL
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Local transportation authorities report a crash on US 31 in Autauga County, Alabama. The accident has resulted in lane blockage. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when traveling through the impacted area. Please consider alternate routes to avoid delays as the situation is being handled. Stay alert for further updates on traffic conditions and clearances. Safety officials are on site to guide and assist motorists. Your patience and cooperation are appreciated during this time.
Fire Destroys General Store In Alabama’s Historic Tannehill State Park
A morning fire at West Alabama's Tannehill State Park has destroyed the general store there. The large, 2,000-acre park prominently features lovingly preserved buildings and the remains of the Tannehill Ironworks, which supplied iron for the Confederacy during the Civil War. It is about 30 miles east of Tuscaloosa, spreads...
Prattville's Pub Scene: Top 3 Joints You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore three notable pubs in Prattville. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comment section below:
Proposed Alabama bill would ban squatted trucks, cars
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Some Alabama state lawmakers are looking to restrict certain alterations on cars and trucks. House Bill 55, introduced by State Representative Ron Bolton, would ban squatted vehicles in Alabama. ‘Squatting’ is when the front end of the vehicle is raised higher than the back end. Bolton...
Update: Damaging winds expected with thunderstorms to hit North Alabama Wednesday
The National Weather Service issued an updated severe thunderstorm warning at 10:07 a.m. on Wednesday in effect until 10:30 a.m. for Jackson, Madison and Marshall counties. Residents should be prepared for wind gusts of up to 60 mph. "At 10:07 a.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from...
$2.5 million in fines proposed for Alabama sawmill after investigation into worker’s death
“This worksite has become all too familiar to OSHA,” said OSHA Regional Administrator Kurt Petermeyer in a statement.
West Alabama Wednesday Briefing
It is Wednesday February 28, 2024. A Wind Advisory is in effect until noon today. Winds will be 15 to 20mph with gusts upwards to 40mph. The highest wind gusts should peak before noon today, but the remainder of the day will continue breezy. However, gusty winds will pick up a bit again on Friday.
‘Armed and dangerous’ Alabama fugitive wanted by U.S. Marshals
(WTVY) - Federal law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s help in locating a fugitive that is considered to be armed and dangerous. The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force is searching for 46-year-old Burgess Chad Flowers, who is wanted for a state probation violation for second degree robbery.
Humid Conditions and Gusty Winds Precede an Approaching Cold Front with Expected Rain and a Temporary Cool Down
• The region is experiencing very humid conditions with gusty winds, and temperatures are expected to be near 80 degrees. • A cold front will move through in the afternoon, bringing a significant drop in temperatures and a little rain, but no severe weather is anticipated.
Attacked judge, in vitro, school choice: Down in Alabama
Below is the podcast player followed by the newsletter. Sign up to get it in your inbox each day here. The FBI has now launched a website to gather information on an “explosive device” that was detonated at 3:42 a.m. Saturday morning in front of Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office in Montgomery, reports AL.com’s Howard Koplowitz.
State and Federal investigators scour for clues into bomb detonated at the Alabama AG’s office
Federal and state investigators are asking for the public's help in trying to find the person who placed an explosive device outside the Alabama attorney general's office. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency asked anyone with information to submit tips at 1-800-CALL-FBI and upload any photos or digital files at ww.fbi.gov/alabamaagexplosion.
Governor Ivey supports gaming bill for now
Governor Kay Ivey says she supports the House passed version of the gaming bills. This would allow for casinos, a state lottery, sports betting, traditional raffles, and traditional paper bingo. But, Ivey says she wants to learn more about possible changes the Senate plans to make with the bill before...
Alabama Childcare Roadmap offers plan for childcare shortage
A collaborative partnership involving the Alabama Partnership for Children, the Alabama School Readiness Alliance, and VOICES for Alabama’s Children unveiled the Alabama Child Care Roadmap Tuesday, a strategic plan of recommendations for addressing six core areas of the intensifying challenges facing child care providers, families, children and employers and the overall child care shortage in Alabama.
The Weather Authority: Falling temps and some rain today
SHARP COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH TODAY: Just before sunrise temperatures are in the upper 60s across much of Alabama with a cloudy sky and gusty south wind. A sharp cold front will move through the state today with a few showers, and possibly a thunderstorm. But, there is no risk of severe storms despite a sharp thermal contrast associated with the front.
Alabama Restaurant is Home to Top-Rated French Fries in the U.S.
The Love Food group has ranked the best of the best of one of the ultimate side items, French fries. In this ranking of the finest fries in the nation, an Alabama restaurant has landed on this coveted list. Alabama food reviews, food establishment scores, Alabama cuisine, best Alabama restaurants,...
Will Tuesday be the hottest day of 2024 (so far)?
Tuesday could end up being the hottest day of the year for parts of Alabama, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service is forecasting high temperatures to reach the 80s across a large part of Alabama today. It could be warm enough in some spots to put records in jeopardy.
Video Captures Moment A Deer Smashes Into Alabama Classroom
These days, you never know what could happen inside your children's schools. On the heavy side, some parents worry that scary things could happen while their child is at school. Who could ever imagine a life-threatening event happening to their child while at school?. It's not something that parents would...