AHSAA announces fines, ejections for 2018-19

MONTGOMERY - The Alabama High School Athletic Association has announced fines and ejections for the 2018-19 school year in their annual report for coach/student ejections during a contest. Schools listed are those in the northern part of the state.
Oct. 1, 2018
Addison, ejection, D 7, 2A, FB, unsportsmanlike conduct, student, $100;
Nov. 13, 2018
Addison, ejection, D7, 2A, FB, unsportsmanlike conduct, student, $100;
Jan. 28, 2019
Addison, ejection, D7, 2A, BK, unsportsmanlike conduct, student, $100;
March 15, 2019

Ivey signs rural broadband inititative into law

Governor Kay Ivey signs SB90 into law. Standing far right is State Senator Greg Reed, who represents a portion of Winston County.
MONTGOMERY - In a major step toward continued expansion of broadband internet service in rural Alabama, Governor Kay Ivey today signed Senate Bill 90 into law. Sponsored by Senator Clay Scofield (R-Guntersville), SB90 expands an existing grant program under the Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund, which was established by the Alabama Legislature in 2018.

2018 state auditor candidate arrested

MONTGOMERY - Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the arrest of Elliott Owen Lipinsky, a candidate for 2018 Republican nomination for state auditor, on three felony charges related to illegally accessing and attempting to access confidential law enforcement records, two of which are related to his opponents in the primary.

Alabama's congressional district lines to remain unchanged for 2020

MONTGOMERY - Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Wednesday that a federal judge’s favorable initial ruling in a voting rights lawsuit against the State of Alabama’s congressional districting plan means there will be no change in Alabama’s congressional district map for the upcoming 2020 U.S. House elections.