Tag Archives: Alabama

DR efforts underway in Dothan

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) efforts in the Dothan area are underway after a heavy storm last night and assessments are being conducted, according to Mel Johnson, DR strategist for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions. … Continue reading

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Burgess calls lottery legislation ‘lazy plan’

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — As lottery legislation is currently being considered by legislators, the Alabama Policy Institute released its first video of Alabamians speaking out against gambling. The video features Rick Burgess, co-host of the nationally syndicated “Rick and Bubba Show” … Continue reading

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‘Clearing the stage’ for God’s glory

DAPHNE, Alabama (TAB) — “Clear the stage and set the sound and lights ablaze if that’s the measure you must take to crush the idols. We must not worship something that’s not even worth it. Clear the stage, make some … Continue reading

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New Erwin brothers film tells true-life story of revival, reconciliation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Martha Simmons) — Can faith and football heal a racially divided community? Absolutely — according to a new movie made by and about Alabamians. Due in theaters nationwide Oct. 16, “Woodlawn” tells the true-life story of revival and … Continue reading

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SYATP marks 25 years of students joining in prayer on campuses nationwide

BIRMINGHAM (Neisha Roberts) — I woke up extra early that fourth Wednesday in September to make my way to Falcon Middle School by 7 a.m., situated just off Highway 24 on the golden-yellow plains of Colorado. I was ready to participate … Continue reading

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New Alabama budget signed into law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bizjournals.com, TAB) — Gov. Robert Bentley signed the state budget into law today, tweeting, “It isn’t a perfect budget, but we have made important changes to the way our state budgets (money).” According to the Birmingham Business Journal, … Continue reading

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Alabama gambling bill approved by Senate committee, next move unclear

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (TAB) — Sen. Del Marsh’s gambling was approved by the Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee on Aug. 4 and will move into the full Senate. News sources say the committee’s approval of the bill was not a surprise … Continue reading

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Committee approves bill to remove Alabama from marriage license business

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (TAB) — A state Senate committee on Monday approved a bill that will remove the state’s 67 probate judges from the wedding license business following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex “marriage,” the Birmingham Business Journal … Continue reading

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Alabama Supreme Court urged to oppose SCOTUS marriage ruling

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Sanctity of Marriage Alabama, TAB) — Sanctity of Marriage Alabama, a grassroots organization based in Montgomery, urged the Alabama Supreme Court on July 28 to uphold their March 3 order that halted same-sex “marriage” in Alabama. On July 6, … Continue reading

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Pro-gambling interests making noise as AL Legislature seeks solution to budget crisis

BIRMINGHAM — Wrapping up the second of three weeks of study about how to solve the state’s predicted 2016 fiscal year General Fund budget shortfall, legislators are being courted by individuals, businesses and political leaders from various parts of the … Continue reading

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