Study claims an Alabama metro is the best in the nation for manufacturing jobs
Newgeography.com has released its rankings for the top U.S. metros for manufacturing jobs and an Alabama metro topped the list.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Well-rounded Biloxi native making his mark in the U.S. Navy
U.S. NAVY Biloxi native Lt. Richard Fail is the national trainer for the U.S. Navy's medical recruiting programs.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Indian Wars in the Colonial Southeast
Largely due to Hollywood films, when Americans think of "Indian wars", they think of what we now call the West, particularly the Great Plains, or the "new" Southwest.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Outdoor specialty store Gander Mountain to open Montgomery location in the fall
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Gander Mountain , an outdoor specialty store, will open a new location in the Promenade Montgomery North shopping center.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Opelika man appeals conviction in college shooting
A man convicted of killing his mother-in-law and wounding his estranged wife at a community college in Opelika is appealing his case.
Southern Union shooter files appeal on sentence
A man convicted of murdering his mother-in-law and injuring other members of his family is appealing his sentence as he sits behind bars at the Lee County Justice Center.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
'Auburn resident uses math to lead political campaigns'
The Opelika-Auburn News reports: It is not uncommon for John Pudner to work 18 hours during an average day--mostly from his home in Auburn--writing up political campaign plans for politicians and analyzing data.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Ala. man convicted in campus shooting to appeal
An Alabama man sentenced to life in prison without parole for shooting his mother-in-law to death on a community college campus is planning an appeal.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Phenix City Council to consider 5 percent water and sewage rate increase
Those who use and access Phenix City water and sewage services are facing an across-the-board rate increase beginning Aug. 1 if council adopts a rate-hike proposal from the Utilities Department.
500hp VW Golf R - New German Perfection
Once a seed is planted in your head, you can't seem to shift it, no matter what you do.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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Valley man arrested on rape and burglary charges
Rhashaud Malik Ali, 21, of Valley, was arrested at his home after a Valley woman reported he allegedly raped her.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Huntsville growing, Montgomery shrinking: a metro-level look at Alabama's latest jobs...
May was a weak month for Alabama job growth at the statewide level. Employers added roughly 12,000 jobs, the lowest-such reading since late 2012.
Coca-Cola mural in Opelika could be over 100 years old
Police in Dothan say three men are under arrest after officials found an active meth lab.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
High-speed Internet, riverfront development, AL.com audience favorites for regional projects, getting traction
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Just more than a month after The Times/Al.com kicked off its "What Works: Regionalism" project in North Alabama , two of the major regional priorities our audience identified in online chats, forums and polls are already getting hard looks by local governments.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Man accused of beating ex-girlfriend's new beau; holds her captive
An Opelika, Ala., man is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home Tuesday and assaulting her new boyfriend with a gun, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said.
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Good Sam Announces Top Fourth of July RV Parks for 2014
The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory announced its list of Top Fourth of July RV Parks for 2014.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Porter's Precious Birthdays: A big fish did not get away
The inherited disorder, for which there is no cure, progressively destroys the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
Judge won't dismiss charges against state Rep. Barry Moore
A judge in Opelika has refused to dismiss charges against Republican Rep. Barry Moore and he has released a document related to a public corruption investigation that includes the name of House Speaker Mike Hubbard.
Tractor trailer drivers critically injured during Opelika collision
Two tractor trailer drivers were critically injured Friday after one of the drivers rammed his 18-wheeler into the back of the first truck, according to an Opelika Police Department press release.
Police probe report of ropes that resemble nooses at Opelika plant
Police are investigating a report of ropes resembling nooses at an Opelika manufacturing plant.