A small, Alabama-native fish species that rarely grows longer than an inch had a big impact on the 2,400-acre site of the planned $1.6-billion plant for Toyota and Mazda. A lawsuit about the fish’s potential for extinction with development in the area was filed in June, and the automakers announced that work to build…
During the entire last half of 2017, more than a dozen U.S. states were making a fuss to become the site of a $1.6-billion production plant for Toyota and Mazda. Now that the companies have picked Alabama, the fuss has changed—the plant could put a rare fish species at risk of extinction, according to a recent lawsuit.
There isn’t much that comes out of Alabama, other than college football, that makes you say “Hell yeah.” But hell yeah, the Alabama governor declared this Sunday as “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Day” across the entire state. Get your Dale Calls and your Mountain Dew beer hats ready, y’all, because it’s time to celebrate.
The Colonial Pipeline, America’s biggest gasoline pipeline, is back up and running as of this morning. It’s incredible to think that six days ago it had blown up.
Back in September a pipeline in Alabama burst and put most of the Southeast in a gas shortage. Almost unbelievably, the same pipeline burst again yesterday afternoon, this time in a massive explosion. One worker is confirmed dead and five others are injured.
A major East Coast pipeline leaked around 250,000 gallons of gasoline, or roughly 6,000 to 8,000 barrels, in Alabama last week and is expected to raise the price of gas by five to ten cents in the surrounding states, according to local CBS station WIAT.
Last month, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer said that building a plant in Alabama “would make sense.” But now he just doubled down, telling the Automotive News that Heart of Dixie would actually be an “obvious choice.” Hold onto your hats, because one of these days we’re going to see an Alabama Aston.
A woman in Alabama may have just proved herself to be the best sleeper in the world. She fell asleep on train tracks in Auburn and remained both asleep and unharmed even as a train drove over her.
Early this morning, a large UPS Airbus A300 cargo plane crashed just outside the Birmingham, Alabama airport. Only the pilot and copilot were involved and their condition is unknown.
This morning, a tornado struck in Alabama, which took down trees, damaged buildings, and took out power around the Mobile area.
Just after noon yesterday, a man in a gray pickup plowed through a car dealership and the streets of Hoover, Alabama, smashing seven other vehicles before stopping for the police. That's when they found out he was totally nude.
The massive tornado that ripped through downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama last night was captured in HD by a local news station's webcam. The devastation is obvious as the massive storm rips through the heart of the city, killing at least 36 and injuring hundreds.
Its doors are made of discarded stop signs, its air cleaner's an old pressure cooker. It has the heart of a Corvette and the front end's from a '39 Dodge Truck. It's the VetteRod-Amino. This is its story.
An Alabama woman on Friday received an anniversary gift — a brand-new 2011 red Chevrolet Camaro. On Monday, Christina Bellah allegedly jumped into the driver's seat, sped away and totaled it within a few minutes.
Volkswagen will build its first American plant since the 1980's in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The city bested competing bids from Alabama and Michigan for the plant, which will cost up to $1 billion to build and could employ as many as 2,000 workers. Chattanooga had a major advantage due to the state's lack of unions and…
In a move seemingly calculated to enrage Southern racing fans, who tend to get pissed off when perceived as hookwormy, disease-ridden third-worlders by folks from Yankeeland, Democratic staffers on the House Committee For Homeland Security recommended that those planning to attend NASCAR events in North Carolina and…