Category Archives: Alabama

Ghost Stories of America: Restaurant workers recall mysteries of former home

Ghost Stories of America: Restaurant workers recall mysteries of former home Updated: 2:44 AM CDT Oct 30, 2020 It’s Halloween season, so we’re revisiting spooky stories from yesteryear.In Merrimack, New Hampshire, a restaurant called “The Common Man” was formerly the home to Matthew Thornton, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. The restaurant… Read More »

MPS parents speak out against Auburn anti-tax group’s ‘campaign of lies’

Parents of Montgomery Public School students gathered at Lanier High School on Thursday afternoon to speak out against an Auburn group that is campaigning against a tax increase to help Montgomery’s school system.  Our Republic has spent thousands of dollars on Facebook ads, radio commercials and text messages urging Montgomery residents to vote no to the proposed property tax increase on Tuesday’s ballot, which… Read More »

Huntsville driver accidentally runs over alligator on Zierdt Road

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Emergency crews and utility providers in Northern Alabama, are on standby as the remains of Hurricane Zeta make its way across the state. “What we expect to see here is wind damage, trees into power lines, and things like that,” said Joe Gehrdes of Huntsville Utilities. Huntsville Utilities, as well as a… Read More »

Mayor imposes 24-hour curfew for city of Mobile – Lagniappe Mobile

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson has issued a general curfew order in the city of Mobile beginning at 6:30 p.m. today, citing “power outages at numerous intersections, dangling limbs and traffic lights and leaning or weakened trees” in the wake of Hurricane Zeta. The curfew order does not apply to members of law enforcement, first responders… Read More »

Governor announces $219,000 in grants for ALEA

If Amendment 2 on the Nov. 3 ballot is approved by Alabama voters, it could pave the way for an end to an office in Alabama with a history in the U.S. that dates back to the 17th century, according to the Alabama Constable Association.  Chauncey Wood III, president of the Alabama Constables Association, reached… Read More »

Alabama high school football week 11 schedule

Alabama high school football is about to head into the playoffs, but there’s one more week of games to get through.  Here is a full list of this week’s games. All dates and times are subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors.  This schedule will be updated with scores throughout Friday… Read More »