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Alabama chef John Hall bids goodbye to Birmingham, moves west

An award-winning Alabama chef has headed west. John Hall, the proprietor and executive chef of the popular pizzeria Post Office Pies, announced he will relocate to Portland, Ore. In a detailed post Wednesday on his Instagram account, the Birmingham native expressed heartfelt thanks for years of support before announcing he moved to the Pacific Northwest to place a greater focus on family:
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Alabama shooting leaves retired deputy and suspect dead: reports

A shooting in Alabama on Wednesday resulted in the deaths of a retired sheriff’s deputy who was working as a process server, and of the suspect, according to reports. The retired deputy, who was identified as Madison "Skip" Nicholson, and Wilcox County’s Chief Deputy Trenton Gulley were both met with gunfire when they arrived at a residence in Yellow Bluff around 5 p.m., WSFA-TV of Montgomery, Alabama, reported.

Alabama gunfire: Suspect, deputy killed; another deputy hurt

YELLOW BLUFF, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect and sheriff’s deputy are dead after a domestic call in Alabama erupted in gunfire. The shooting broke out Wednesday afternoon in the town of Yellow Bluff in Wilcox County. County District Attorney Michael Jackson initially said the deputies were injured. But he later said one of the officers had since died. Jackson said the deputies were responding to a domestic call when a woman ran out of a home. He said a man followed her, firing shots and that one of the deputies was struck in the neck.

Bryan Harsin updates T.J. Finley status, describes toughness shown vs. Alabama

The Auburn Tigers’ battled until the end on Saturday night in another Iron Bowl classic, but came up short 24-22 in a four overtime thriller. Tigers’ quarterback T.J. Finley injured his ankle in the game and spent some time in the medical tent, but was able to battle through the pain to stay in the game. Auburn head coach Bryan Harsin talked about his quarterback’s toughness after the game with reporters.

Police: FedEx packages found in woods at second Alabama site

JEMISON, Ala. (AP) — Police say nearly two dozen FedEx packages have been found in woods along a rural Alabama road about 75 miles from a ravine where hundreds of undelivered FedEx parcels previously were discovered. Police in Jemison said in a statement Wednesday that about 20 packages bound for locations on nine different roads […]

Ryan Peppins, Conner Harrell lead Thompson to 38-22 win over Central-Phenix City in Alabama 7A state title game

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The loss to Hoover seems like long ago. Alabaster (Ala.) Thompson not only rebounded from its only loss of the season in rolling through the AHSAA Class 7A playoffs, they also avenged that loss in dominant fashion in the semifinals before capping their season Wednesday night with a 38-22 victory over Phenix city (Ala.) Central in the state championship game.

This Alabama town celebrates Christmas like no other

Fifty years ago, when Christmas on the River was celebrated for the first time in Demopolis, Woody Collins was a freshman at the University of Alabama. The then-new event was the brainchild of his father, Barry Collins, along with another Demopolis native, Mem Webb, and Hal Bloom with the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce.

Abortions didn't cause these 947 fetal deaths in Alabama

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — According to a newly released CDC report, Alabama has the second highest fetal mortality rate in the country, right behind Mississippi. Between 2017 and 2019, there were 947 fetal deaths in Alabama, which is a mortality rate of 5.37 percent. These fetal deaths were due...

Alabama QB commit Ty Simpson honored as an All-American

Martin (Tenn.) Westview five-star quarterback Ty Simpson has two more high school football games on his calendar before enrolling early at Alabama. He’ll play in the state championship this weekend and then he’ll suit up in the All-American Bowl. Simpson was honored this week as part of the Road to...
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Opinion | Will Anderson Jr. is Alabama’s MVP

Over the years, the most valuable player on the Alabama Crimson Tide has been fairly obvious year in and year out. In 2009, Mark Ingram won the Heisman Trophy and led the Crimson Tide to a Bowl Championship Series National Championship win over Texas. From 2011 to 2013, quarterback AJ...

Dental access in Alabama is shrinking, what you need to know

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Alabama dentists say the state is on the verge of a workforce crisis. According to CDC data, nearly half of Alabama counties have less than 10 dentists, some have none. Those taking the hardest hit are patients in rural communities who drive hours for dental care.

5-star 2023 WR includes Alabama among his final 4 schools

Alabama Football coverage presented by — Zachariah Branch, one of the top prospects in the 2023 class, has trimmed his list to 4 schools. Making the cut for the 5-9, 172-pound speedster are Alabama, Oklahoma, Ohio State, and USC. Branch, who stars at storied Bishop Gorman High School in Las...

Dayton wins their fourth straight routing Alabama State

DAYTON — The Dayton Flyers had no hangover after winning the ESPN Events Invitational over the weekend as they defeated Alabama State, 93-54, Wednesday night at the UD Arena. UD held the Hornets to 35 percent shooting for game, 19-54 from the field. Kobe Elvis and Toumani Camara each scored...