Category: Local News

  • Alabama Dental Clinic Offers Affordable Care for the Underprivileged

    Alabama Dental Clinic Offers Affordable Care for the Underprivileged

    A dental office can help patients fix the problems that have developed with their teeth. People might say: my teeth are so bad. They might assume that nothing can be done to fix their teeth, and they’ll have to live with certain dental concerns for most of their lives. Instead, you should remind yourself that […]

  • Divorce Documents of Gov. Bentley and First Lady Sealed Upon Joint Request

    Divorce Documents of Gov. Bentley and First Lady Sealed Upon Joint Request

    If you’re looking for some hot gossip on Governor Robert’s Bentley’s impending divorce from the soon-to-be-former-First Lady, Dianne Bentley, you’re out of luck. A Tuscaloosa judge recently ordered that the divorce records of Alabama’s governor be kept sealed from the public eye. Tuscaloosa County Circuit Judge Elizabeth Hamner, who was appointed to her position by […]

  • Alabama Rally Lacking In Attendance Tally

    Alabama Rally Lacking In Attendance Tally

    In the 2013 U.S. census, descendants of confederate soldiers numbered anywhere between 50 and 80 million. This makes being a confederate descendant even more common than having acne! (As the most common skin condition in the country, it still only affects 40 to 50 million people.) That being said, organizers of the Alabama Flaggers Secession […]

  • U.S. Steel’s Alabama Furnace Plan on Schedule

    U.S. Steel’s Alabama Furnace Plan on Schedule

    U.S. Steel Corp. says that the new electric arc furnace at its Fairfield Works facility outside Birmingham will be completed on schedule, in the second half of 2016. That furnace will replace an aging blast furnace that is being idled, a move that could result in the loss of over 600 jobs starting this month, […]

  • University of Alabama Sorority Shoots Flirty Recruitment Video — and Draws Ire of Internet

    University of Alabama Sorority Shoots Flirty Recruitment Video — and Draws Ire of Internet

    A University of Alabama sorority has come under fire after releasing a recruitment video featuring sorority members. Critics say that the imagery is too focused on sorority sisters’ beauty and contains very little, if any, diversity. The Alpha Phi sorority published the recruitment video on YouTube but took it down amid accusations of objectifying women. […]

  • Everything We Know About Google’s Epic New Alabama Data Center…

    Everything We Know About Google’s Epic New Alabama Data Center…

    Many people might not know exactly what a data center is. In fact, a data center is a building, group of buildings, or a special space within a building that is used to house computer systems, as well as components that are associated with these systems. These may include storage systems and telecommunications systems, for […]

  • Rep. Accuses Judges Of Blocking DUI Law, Risking Lives

    Rep. Accuses Judges Of Blocking DUI Law, Risking Lives

    Republican Representative Allen Farley, currently serving his second term in the Alabama House of Representatives, is sounding the alarm bell about repeat DUI offenders. On Memorial Day he spoke out against state judges who refuse to implement a newly passed state law cracking down on drunk driving. The state representative sponsored the Ignition Interlock Bill, […]

  • Alabama Company to Install Solar Powered Charging Stations in Public Areas

    Alabama Company to Install Solar Powered Charging Stations in Public Areas

    Solar power is now used everywhere. People are now using it to charge almost everything. It’s becoming a part of daily life in a way that people would never have imagined several decades ago, and it was much less efficient than it is today. Most newer technologies don’t work especially well at first. If they […]

  • University of Alabama in Huntsville Students’ Computer Cooling System Could Save Americans Billions

    University of Alabama in Huntsville Students’ Computer Cooling System Could Save Americans Billions

    A stunning 97% of the 60 billion emails sent each day are spam, but avoiding viruses and malware is far from the only thing that operators of large-scale computer processors need to worry about. That’s because data centers can often consume as much energy as a small town. On average, the amount of energy it […]

  • Alabama Department of Revenue Considers Taxing Streaming Video and Music

    Alabama Department of Revenue Considers Taxing Streaming Video and Music

    In recent years, a growing number of Americans have begun shifting away from traditional sources of music and entertainment, turning instead to internet-based streaming services like Netflix and Pandora. However, a recent proposition has made many Alabamans think about putting down the remote. In April, the state Department of Revenue began considering a plan to […]