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Lockheed Martin Unveils New Training Facility

Lockheed Martin's more than 450 employees will soon adjust to a new space. "The relationship that we have to establish this building. It allows us to train our employees with new technology which allows us to remain more competitive," says…

Gov. Ivey Announces Plans for Whiskey Distillery in Troy

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced the makers of Clyde May’s Alabama-style whiskey plans to consolidate operations in Troy, where the company will build an artisan distillery, rack houses and a bottling hub, as well as a tasting experience center designed to…

Troy Police Investigates East Academy Street Homicide

The Troy Police Department is conducting a death investigation at a Troy apartment comples. On Wednesday, September 13, at 10:11 pm the Troy Police Department responded to the 900 block of East Academy Street where officers found a male subject…

Troy City Council Considers Whiskey Distillery

The city of Troy could be a new tourist attraction for a whiskey distillery. While city leaders see the opportunity for a whiskey distillery another move in economic development. One Troy resident…

Hurricane Irma: Closings and Cancellations

These are the closings and cancellations that have been made because of Hurricane Irma's expected impact on parts of Alabama: SCHOOLS: Alabama State University -  closed Tuesday Alexander City Schools - Closed Tuesday Auburn University - Classes will resume Tuesday at Noon;…

Gov. Kay Ivey Issues State of Emergency for Alabama

Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday issued a State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is expected to begin affecting Alabama late this weekend and into the beginning of next week. Gov. Ivey had previously issued limited supplemental States of…

ALDOT Update on Hurricane Irma Evacuations

The Alabama Dept. of Transportation says hurricane evacuation routes in Alabama are expected to continue experiencing heavy traffic throughout the weekend as Floridians flee the approach of Hurricane Irma. Alabama evacuation routes are carrying traffic northbound and westbound from Florida…

Gov. Kay Ivey Announces She's Seeking a Full Term in Office

Today, Gov. Kay Ivey announced her decision to seek election as Governor in 2018. The Governor said in a statement, “Four months ago, I was sworn in as the 54th Governor of the State of Alabama. There hasn’t been a more humbling moment in…

Reactions to Rising Gas Prices

Willie Tillis will be one of the thousands travelers on the road for Labor Day weekend and a trip to the gas station is not something he's thrilled about right now. "Last week it…

Troy Students Give to Texas

Troy University Students of Lamda Chi Alpha are preparing for a long trip ahead traveling to Texas to deliver items. "It was honestly Christ-led. We have some strong believers in the…

Alabama News Network Joins "Together for Texas" Relief Effort

Alabama News Network is joining other broadcasters throughout the state in helping with relief efforts in Texas. TV and radio stations throughout Alabama are collecting donations to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Alabama News Network is working with the…

Auburn Making Gameday Changes for 2017 Season

Auburn University is making changes and updates to its gameday experience. The University has announced that it's made improvements in food service, game presentation, parking and traffic, gameday weekend events and in-stadium features. Auburn has released a list of 25 changes…

How to Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Many of you may be looking for ways to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. There are easy ways to do it. There are a few ways to donate to the American Red Cross, which has set up shelters in the…

Gov. Kay Ivey Files Paperwork to Run for Full Term

Alabama News Network has confirmed through the Alabama Sec. of State's Office that Gov. Kay Ivey has filed the paperwork needed to run for a full term in office.  An office spokesman says the account was created today. Ivey created…

Pine Beetle Infestation Grows Rapidly in Central Alabama

In the last week, 120 spots  of pine beetle infestation has been detected in Butler county. It's one of several counties experiencing the problem.  In fact, forestry officials say Montgomery county has reached an epidemic level. "It's a lot of infestation…

New Student Enrollment Continues to Grow at Troy University

Class is back in session for Troy University and just like recent years university officials see a boost of enrollment. This year, the university could exceed 2,500 new students. "That's made up of our domestic students and our students that come…

Teachers Educating Students on Eclipse

For many kids, this will be their first time seeing a solar eclipse. That's why teachers are explaining to students what to expect on the rare occasion. Their first lesson-safety while viewing.…

Doug Jones Wins Democratic Nomination for U.S. Senate

Doug Jones, a lawyer and former U.S. attorney under the Clinton administration, has won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. He easily beat the other candidates in the race and will go on to face the Republican nominee in the…

U.S. Senate Special Election - Live Results

Polls have closed across Alabama in the special election for U.S. Senate. Click here for live election results from the Associated Press. The special election is to fill the U.S. Senate seat of Jeff Sessions, who resigned earlier this year…

Missing Woman, Lisa Theris Found

Bullock County Sheriff Raymond Rodgers confirms 25-year-old Lisa Theris has been found. Theris was found Saturday, on Highway 82 East in Bullock County near Midway, Alabama. Authorities say a driver, noticed Theris in bushes near the highway. Theris is currently…

Heavy Rain Brings Reports of Flash Flooding

Alabama News Network is getting reports of flash flooding in several locations in our area tonight. Heavy rain and thunderstorms in Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery and Pike counties brought several inches of rain in just a few hours. Autauga Co:…

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