Maddox said based on recommendations he signed new executive orders that close bars for 14 days starting at 5:00 p.m. Monday. The second order eliminates bar services at restaurants for the next 14 days starting Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Scotty Kilgore, 29, was arrested Wednesday, August 12, and charged with child abuse which is defined by torturing, willfully abusing, cruelly beating or otherwise maltreating a child under the age of 18.
Governor Ivey, speaking with WBRC FOX6 News anchor Jonathan Hardison, said she and state health leaders will have to watch the numbers as we get closer into September to see if she needs to extend that statewide mask ordinance.
Mackey says as the state looks forward to the 2020-2021 school year, we know many challenges lie ahead, but it is the intention of the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) that all schools reopen this fall under the following guiding principles.
AEA members say they believe any reopening plan has to not only ensure the health and safety of all students and educators, but also prioritize long-term strategies for student learning and educational equity.