Politics

District 4 candidates face off over economics, revitalization and perception in Tuesday forum

Six candidates came to the event with hopes to represent Montgomery's most western district.         

Alabama Democrats' party chair is really awful at her job

Nancy Worley once wrote a letter to party members describing getting stuck on the toilet, and that's just the beginning. This is an opinion...

Gov. Kay Ivey names Kelly Butler acting state finance director

Butler replaces Clinton Carter, who is leaving to become the chief financial officer at the University of North Carolina. Kelly Butler  Gov. Kay...

Black Alabama pastor plans to invoke ‘stand your ground’ next time racists graffiti slurs and swastikas on his truck

A black pastor in Alabama said he plans to invoke “stand your ground” laws next time vandals spray paint slurs and swastikas on his truck. Birmingham...

Governor Ivey announces Kelly Butler as Acting Director of Finance

Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday named Kelly Butler as Acting Director of the Alabama Department of Finance. As Assistant Finance Director, Butler...

Woman throws pair of stuffed lips at Sen. Doug Jones, heckles him for keeping open mind on Brett Kavanaugh

At a Birmingham town hall, the Alabama senator was reportedly heckled for saying he’d keep an open mind on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.

'Luv Gov' keeping door open to Senate run in Alabama

Former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, who resigned from office last year amid a lurid sex scandal, has not ruled out a run for U.S. Senate in 2020...

Ex-gay conversion pastor raided for a second time over human trafficking suspicion — but still hasn’t been charged

A Texas-based pastor was raided for a second time in late July under suspicion of abuse and human trafficking — but still hasn’t been charged with...

Nathaniel "Doc" Bracy: City Council District 4 candidate

The Montgomery Advertiser reached out to the City Council candidates. It will publish a question and answer each day this week for all seven...

It's time to treat Drummond campaign money like poison

Coal company is Alabama's second largest individual campaign contributor. This is an opinion column.  Money is the poison in our politics. That...

Group objects to 'fire and brimstone' prayer before Mobile school employee meeting

The Freedom from Religion Foundation, the Wisconsin-based group that pushes for church and state separation, is objecting to a prayer that occurred...

Worley to face challenge for Democratic Party chair

As Alabama Democrats head into what they hope will be a rebuilding year, some are arguing for new party leadership. The Alabama Democratic Party...

Ja'Mel Brown: City Council District 4 candidate

The Montgomery Advertiser reached out to the City Council candidates. It will publish a question and answer each day this week for all seven...

Alabama pushes to bring God back into public schools, from 'In God We Trust' to Ten Commandments

The national motto displays were allowed by the Alabama Legislature this spring, and could be installed in school districts this year. Meanwhile,...

Doris Cooper Anthony: City Council District 4 candidate

The Montgomery Advertiser reached out to the City Council candidates. It will publish a question and answer each day this week for all seven...