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Company opens moonshine distillery in south Ala
A south Alabama company has opened what's being described as the state's first legal distillery.
High Ridge Spirits is making legal moonshine in the Stills Crossroads area of Bullock County. It is now bottling Stills Crossroads 'Shine.
Alabama GOP won’t silence gay marriage proponent
Alabama’s Republican Party decided Saturday against a rule meant to silence a young party leader who supports gay marriage, even though the party doesn’t share her view.
Ala. couple sentenced to probation in son's death
A judge has sentenced a Gardendale couple to probation after they plead guilty to negligent homicide in the death of their 16-month-old son.
Wells Fargo to cut 365 jobs in Birmingham area
Wells Fargo plans to eliminate 365 positions in Alabama, officials announced Thursday.
Ala. superintendent says few transferring schools
Alabama's public schools aren't seeing an exodus of students taking advantage of private school tax credits, Alabama Superintendent of Education Tommy Bice told the state school board Thursday.
AEA’s future influence could hinge on lawsuit
A federal appeals court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that could determine the future political influence of the state teachers’ lobbying organization.
STATE: The Basement youth pastor Matt Pitt arrested after police chase
Authorities say the founder of a popular Alabama youth ministry who faces charges of impersonating a police officer has been taken into custody after they say he led police on a foot chase.
Cyber attacks spark demand for training, jobs
Dominique McCarroll gets surprised by how little people seem to know about computers here. It's something the Alabama State University senior said she's seen a lot as she pursued a computer information systems degree and got a security certification.
"There were things I thought would have been common knowledge," McCarroll said.
NTSB: No problem with controls in fatal UPS crash
Federal investigators said Saturday they haven't found any problems with the controls in a UPS cargo jet that crashed while landing in Alabama, killing the two pilots.
Birmingham-area youth pastor charged
A Jefferson County youth pastor has been charged with impersonating an officer less than a year after he pleaded guilty to a similar charge.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Randy Christian tells local media Matt Pitt has been charged after a June 15 incident. Christian says Pitt was out of town but was expected to turn himself in upon his return. His bond has been set at $15,000.
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