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Johnson has 20, North Alabama tops Jacksonville 80-62

Jan. 26, 2023 22:19 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — (KJ Johnson's 20 points helped North Alabama defeat Jacksonville 80-62 on Thursday night. Johnson shot 5 for 9 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 9 of 9 from the free throw line for the Lions (12-10, 4-5 Atlantic Sun Conference). Jacari Lane was 5 of 6 shooting...

Ivey issues rules for responding to public record requests

Jan. 26, 2023 19:06 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday ordered state agencies to follow new procedures for responding to public record requests, changes intended to provide structure in a state with one of the weakest open records laws in the country. Ivey signed an order...

EPA: $2.8M to snuff out Alabama landfill fire

Jan. 26, 2023 15:53 PM EST

MOODY, Ala. (AP) — The cost of extinguishing a landfill fire that's been burning since late November in Alabama's St. Clair County is now at an estimated $2.8 million, federal environmental regulators said. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved a budget increase for the...

Quinerly, No. 2 Alabama hold on to beat MSU, 66-63

Jan. 26, 2023 00:24 AM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The game didn’t look so easy for Alabama all of a sudden. The 3-pointers weren’t falling and the second-ranked Crimson Tide fell behind by double digits instead of building a commanding lead. The end result was the same: a ’Bama victory,...

Alabama beverage company to build bottling plant in SC

Jan. 24, 2023 17:44 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — An Alabama beverage company plans to invest $130 million and create more than 100 jobs in South Carolina's Spartanburg County. Milo's Tea Company, headquartered in Bessemer, Alabama, will open a new brewing and bottling operation in Moore, South Carolina. ...

Mental health crisis center opens in Birmingham

Jan. 24, 2023 15:58 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday marked the opening of a new mental health crisis center in Birmingham, one of six such centers in the state intended to address a dire service shortage. The centers provide care to a person experiencing a mental health or...

Grasslands institute gets $495K grant for Cumberland Plateau

Jan. 24, 2023 05:01 AM EST

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southeastern Grasslands Institute is developing a grasslands conservation plan for the Cumberland Plateau in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee, thanks to a $495,000 federal grant. The money from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will...

Akonobi powers Alabama A&M over Prairie View A&M 67-59

Jan. 24, 2023 00:34 AM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Olisa Akonobi finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead Alabama A&M to a 67-59 victory over Prairie View A&M on Monday night. Akonobi added four blocks for the Bulldogs (7-13, 3-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Garrett Hicks added 13 points...

Farooq powers Texas Southern over Alabama State 71-65

Jan. 24, 2023 00:29 AM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Kehlin Farooq scored 21 points to lead Texas Southern to a 71-65 victory over Alabama State on Monday night. Farooq added nine rebounds for the Tigers (7-14, 3-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Davon Barnes totaled 15 points and Zytarious Mortle scored...

McQuarter leads Alcorn State over Bethune-Cookman 76-68

Jan. 23, 2023 23:38 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Dontrell McQuarter scored 20 points as Alcorn State beat Bethune-Cookman 76-68 on Monday night. McQuarter was 7-of-9 shooting and 6 of 6 from the free-throw line for the Braves (9-10, 6-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won six straight. Jeremiah...