Aggregated Alabama News Articles
- Alabama AG in GOP Senate Race; Sessions May Seek Old Seat
Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill announced Tuesday he's seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones next year.
Newsmax. Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:12:55 EDT.
- BBVA relocates branch on Birmingham's Southside
BBVA USA has relocated its University of Alabama at Birmingham branch.
Angel Coker. American City Business Journals. Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:33:06 +0000.
- UAB Named Best College For LGBTQ Students In Alabama
A recent study listed UAB as the most LGBTQ-friendly college in Alabama.
Michael Seale. Patch. Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:17:22 -0400.
- Franchot's proposed boycott of Alabama would impact $86M in Maryland's pension fund
Comptroller Peter Franchot called on Maryland's pension fund to divest from Alabama because of the state's strict new abortion law.
Holden Wilen. American City Business Journals. Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:48:00 +0000.
- Alabama wage suit to get second hearing before appeals court
ATLANTA (AP) - A federal appeals court is being asked to toss a lawsuit that had accused Alabama lawmakers of racially discrimination due to a law that blocked the majority-black city of Birmingham from raising its minimum wage. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:13:21 -0400.
- Roy Moore raises the stakes in Alabama: The most important races in the 2020 Senate fight
Recruiting troubles have hampered Democrats as they try to win back the Senate from Mitch McConnell and Republicans in the 2020 election.
CNBC. Sun, 23 Jun 2019 13:00 GMT.
- 'Fake Uber driver who picked up drunk college women was arrested wearing a fully erect fake penis'
Tommy Wayne Beard, 62, of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, was arrested in March and charged with two counts of kidnapping and impersonating a transportation network company driver.
Daily Mail. Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:46:54 GMT.
- Fake Uber driver charged with kidnapping Alabama students
An Alabama man who pretended to be an Uber driver to pick up intoxicated women has been charged with new crimes on Friday.
David Aaro. Fox News. Sat, 22 Jun 2019 21:43:56 GMT.
- Megachurch To Create Its Own Police Force After New State Law Passes
An Alabama megachurch has been granted the authority to create its own police force, leaving the American Civil Liberties Union howling in protest. ...
Jack Davis. Western Journal. Sat, 22 Jun 2019 17:12:46 +0000.
- United Airlines Adding Non-Stop Flights For Bama Football Games
United is adding some previously-unavailable non-stop flights for some of Alabama's away football games this year.
Michael Seale. Patch. Fri, 21 Jun 2019 12:53:41 -0400.
- Planned Parenthood building new Alabama facility despite state's attempt to ban abortion
Planned Parenthood is going ahead with construction on a new health care facility in Birmingham, Alabama, despite the state's near-total ban on abortions, which is being challenged in court. ...
CBS News. Fri, 21 Jun 2019 04:52:32 -0400.
- Alabama church gets the OK to use private police force
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed a bill that will allow a Presbyterian church to use its own private police force for its campus.
Bradford Betz. Fox News. Fri, 21 Jun 2019 08:31:36 GMT.
- New Alabama Law Permits Church To Hire Its Own Police Force
A mega-church says it needs its own police for security. Critics say the law will grant state authority to church officials and is unconstitutional, violating the separation of church and state.
Richard Gonzales. NPR. Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:34:44 -0400.
- Roy Moore running for Senate despite discouragement from GOP
Roy Moore announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, defying Republican leaders who urged the polarizing jurist not to run for the Alabama seat they hope to reclaim in 2020. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:08:53 -0400.
Alabama Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Alabama as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||4,863,300||0.19|
|July 1, 2015||4,853,875||0.22|
|July 1, 2014||4,843,214||0.28|
|July 1, 2013||4,829,479||0.28|
|July 1, 2012||4,815,960||0.33|
|July 1, 2011||4,799,918||0.30|
|July 1, 2010||4,785,492|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Alabama was 4,779,736.
In 2008, the estimated population of Alabama was 4,661,900, whereas
in 2006, the population of Alabama was about 4,587,564.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Alabama's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Alabama
web page. For maps of Alabama,
visit this Alabama Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Montgomery, Alabama.
Alabama newspaper publishers
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addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
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