Gay marriage becomes legal in Alabama; Same-sex marriage still banned in 13 states

February 10, 2015 in News, Religion

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday despite an 11th-hour attempt from the state’s chief justice — an outspoken opponent — to block the […]

Moss Point’s Devin Booker leads No. 1 Kentucky past Alabama with team-high 13 points

January 19, 2015 in Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — No. 1 Kentucky earned a break with another Southeastern Conference blowout marked by relentless defense, rebounding and a couple of sharp-shooting freshmen. The reward: A day off from […]

Mississippi epicenter of college football Saturday: ‘It’s going to be wild’

October 3, 2014 in Sports

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — Former Mississippi State quarterback Matt Wyatt and his wife sometimes find time to talk a little football over breakfast while hustling around their house in Tupelo, […]

Tornadoes kill 11 as storm moves across south, total deal toll reaches 28

April 29, 2014 in News

LOUISVILLE, Mississippi (AP) — A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a […]

Alabama downs Ole Miss on Trevor Releford’s last-second 3-pointer

February 12, 2014 in Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama (AP) — Trevor Releford brought Alabama to the brink of a much-needed win, and then delivered it. Releford made a 3-pointer from the top of the key with […]

Former Klan leader arrested in Mississippi indicted in Alabama cross burning

December 1, 2013 in News, The Buzz

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) — A onetime Ku Klux Klan leader is charged with burning a cross in a mostly black neighborhood in southeast Alabama, federal prosecutors said Friday. Steven Joshua […]

Rick Santorum wins Alabama and Mississippi primaries

March 13, 2012 in News, The Buzz, Top Stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Santorum won the Alabama primary Tuesday night and clung to a lead over Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney in Mississippi, deeply conservative Southern crossroads in the […]