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Alabama upends Arkansas in SEC second round

May. 25, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Dylan Ray struck out the only batter he faced to close out 11th-seeded Alabama's 4-3 win over third-seeded Arkansas on Wednesday in the second round of the SEC Tournament. Ray came on for Antoine Jean after Jalen Battles singled with two outs in the ninth, just...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

May. 25, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

Dothan Eagle. May 25, 2022. Editorial: Governed by a dwindling few Many candidates this election cycle have made election integrity a plank in their platforms, although recounts, investigations, and legal actions have uncovered no evidence of voter fraud beyond few...

Abortion rights graffiti on tiny, rural Mississippi church

May. 25, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in a rural Mississippi county are stunned and perplexed after finding a tiny, isolated church vandalized with abortion rights slogans. “It’s mystifying, you know?” said St. Elmore Armistad, a deacon at Mt. Avery Missionary Baptist Church in...

Anu, Fogel homer in 9th, Kentucky tops Auburn in SEC opener

May. 25, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Oraj Anu and Adam Fogel hit back-to-back home runs to begin the ninth inning and 12th-seeded Kentucky surprised fifth-seeded Auburn 3-1 in the SEC Tournament opening round on Wednesday. The Wildcats (31-24) did not qualify for the league tournament until taking...

Alabama congressional races to feature one runoff in June

May. 25, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

Control of Alabama's seven-member congressional delegation likely will remain firmly in Republican hands, but not without a contest. Two GOP candidates are in a runoff for the open District 5 seat in north Alabama, and three Republican incumbents and the only Democratic member face...

Cooke, Sorrell to compete in GOP runoff for state auditor

May. 25, 2022 09:32 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — State Rep. Andrew Sorrell of Muscle Shoals and Stan Cooke, a pastor from Kimberly, were the top two vote-getters in the GOP primary for state auditor and will compete in a runoff. Sorrell, who led balloting on Tuesday, and Cooke eliminated Rusty Glover, a...

Zeigler, Allen in GOP runoff for secretary of state

May. 25, 2022 02:09 AM EDT

The Republican nominations for four statewide races were on the ballot Tuesday, along with a constitutional amendment to fund improvements at state parks and historical sites. Here is a rundown on key races: SECRETARY OF STATE Outgoing State Auditor Jim...

Holton leads Vanderbilt past Mississippi 3-1 in SEC tourney

May. 25, 2022 02:02 AM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Carter Holton threw six shutout innings to lead No. 8 seed Vanderbilt to a 3-1 victory over No. 9 seed Mississippi in the single-elimination first round of the SEC Tournament on Wednesday night. Vanderbilt (36-19) moves on to play No. 1 seed Tennessee (49-7) on...

Midterm updates | Nguyen in runoff in Democratic SoS primary

May. 25, 2022 02:01 AM EDT

ATLANTA — State Rep. Bee Nguyen is advancing to a runoff in the Democratic primary for Georgia secretary of state. It was too early to tell which of the other four Democratic candidates she will face in the June 21 contest. They are Floyd Griffin, a state senator and former mayor...

Katie Britt, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks in Alabama Senate runoff

May. 25, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate is going to a June runoff between Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, who overcame losing former President Donald Trump's endorsement to remain a contender for the GOP nomination. The candidates are seeking...