The National Peanut Festival has unveiled its theme for this year’s celebration, marking its 80th anniversary.

**DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -** The National Peanut Festival Association has revealed the theme for its 80th celebration: “A Family Tradition for 80 Years!” This milestone event will honor the festival’s rich history and enduring legacy, emphasizing the vital role of family and community in establishing it as a cherished annual tradition.   Since its beginning in 1938, the National Peanut Festival has become a premier event, attracting visitors nationwide to Dothan, the Peanut Capital of the World. This year’s festival promises to be the most spectacular yet, combining beloved traditions…

It’s about us.’ At Orange Blossom Classic opening presser, the importance of the HBCU family is emphasize…Read more.

Alabama State University head coach Eddie Robinson Jr. sort of spoke the Hornets’ 2024 Orange Blossom Classic appearance into existence. It was late September 2023 and Robinson Jr. was Tallahassee-bound to play Florida A&M University. At the time, he had been reading legendary FAMU coach Jake Gaither’s biography, which had mentioned the importance of OBC. Then and there Robinson Jr. had a though. Man, it would be great to play in that game at some point,’” Robinson Jr. recalled thinking as he sat at the podium during the 2024 OBC…

Disheartening Update: Five Vital Alabama Players Suspended for Betting Alle…Read more.

In recent developments, the Alabama football program has been hit with a devastating blow as five crucial players have been suspended due to allegations of involvement in betting activities. This unfortunate news has sent shockwaves through the college football community and has raised questions about the integrity of the sport. The five players, whose identities have not been disclosed by the university, are said to have violated NCAA rules prohibiting student-athletes from participating in any form of sports wagering. While details surrounding the nature and extent of their involvement remain…

Why would I do that?’ Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says special session on lottery, gambling unlikely…Read more.

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Thursday it was unlikely she would call a special legislative session to force lawmakers to take another look at letting voters decide whether a lottery and casinos should be set up in the state.   “Why would I do that?” Ivey said while speaking to the media in Montgomery. “They cannot come to a consensus among themselves. Why would I spend the time and effort and money on a special session?” Ivey expressed disappointment with the Senate’s late-night vote on April 30, which defeated the…

Bad news: Two key players of Alabama are suspended due to

TAlabama Football Faces Setback as Two Key Players Suspended   In a shocking development for the Alabama Crimson Tide football program, two key players have been suspended indefinitely, casting a shadow over the team’s upcoming season. The suspensions come at a critical juncture for the Tide as they gear up for what was expected to be a promising campaign.   The suspended players, star quarterback Marcus Johnson and standout linebacker Sarah Thompson, have been integral to Alabama’s recent success on the field. Johnson, a highly touted recruit, emerged as a…

Jewish News: Alabama athlete Adam Setas sends a letter notifying his father-in-law, Nick Saban,informing him of their estran…

Title: Alabama Athlete Adam Setas Sends Letter to Nick Saban Regarding Estrangement In a surprising turn of events, Alabama athlete Adam Setas has made headlines by sending a heartfelt letter to his father-in-law, legendary football coach Nick Saban, addressing their strained relationship. Setas, a prominent figure in the Alabama sports scene, has taken the bold step of publicly acknowledging the estrangement between himself and Saban. The letter, which reportedly detailed Setas’s feelings of hurt and disappointment over the breakdown in their relationship, has sparked widespread speculation and intrigue within the…

Devastating News: Two more high profile Alabama football players may be leaving the Crimson Tide…

As the college football season winds down, significant changes appear to be on the horizon for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Reports suggest that two high-profile players, left tackle Kadyn Proctor and All-America safety Caleb Downs, may be considering their futures with the program. Proctor’s plans to enter the transfer portal have been announced, while speculation surrounds Downs’ potential departure. Kadyn Proctor, a highly-touted offensive lineman, has made headlines with his decision to enter the transfer portal. Proctor, who started as a freshman for the Crimson Tide, has been a vital…

Alabama quarterback Jalen Milroe has signed a new contract to play for…

Alabama quarterback Jalen Milroe has signed a new contract to play for an as-yet undisclosed professional football team. The promising signal-caller from the University of Alabama has made waves with his decision to take the next step in his football career. Milroe’s move to the professional ranks comes after a stellar collegiate tenure with the Crimson Tide, where he gained recognition for his dynamic playmaking abilities, arm strength, and ability to excel in high-pressure situations. His athleticism and versatility have made him a highly sought-after prospect. The specifics of the…

Just in:The Alabama Supreme Court has rejected a request to rehear a case concerning a controversial decision on…Read More.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WPMI) — On Friday, the Alabama Supreme Court, with a 7-2 vote, denied a petition to revisit the cases that resulted in defining an embryo as a child under state law. The justices provided no commentary when issuing the denial, simply stating, “APPLICATION OVERRULED. NO OPINION.” Justice William Sellers, in his written dissent, criticized the original decision, saying it “was a surprise, if not a shock, to our citizens.” He pointed out that the ruling “had significant and sweeping implications for individuals who were entirely unassociated with the…

Just In:Alabama lawmakers advance bill letting inmates speak at…

A legislative committee on Thursday advanced a bill to allow state inmates, for the first time, to speak by phone or video conference at their parole hearings. The House Judiciary Committee has passed a bill, including an amendment that allows victims and law enforcement officials to participate in parole hearings electronically, reducing the need for them to travel to Montgomery. This bill, which previously gained unanimous approval in the Senate, now proceeds to the Alabama House of Representatives for further consideration in the final three days of the legislative session.…