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Plans for Alabama rural center scrapped amid disagreement

Jun. 12, 2022 10:27 AM EDT

CLANTON, Ala. (AP) — Plans for a large agriculture center in central Alabama have fallen through, with leaders unable to agree on final details about a project that was delayed during the pandemic and projected to cost about $150 million. First announced in 2019, the Alabama Rural...

Alabama school workers sue over county's demand for $55,000

May. 20, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

CLANTON, Ala. (AP) — Two school workers filed suit Friday claiming a central Alabama school system is wrongly trying to make them repay more than $55,000 total in salary that administrators claim they weren't due. Christie Payne, a cafeteria manager at Verbena High School, and...