The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office has annouced the departure of Sheriff Ted Sexton, who has accepted the position of Division Chief for Homeland Security with the Los Angeles (California) County Sheriff’s Department. Sexton's last day as Tuscaloosa County Sheriff will be March 17, 2013. Sexton has served in various law enforcement roles for the past 35 years. ...Read more
TUSCALOOSA (WVUA) - A state representative from the Tuscaloosa area is announcing his plans to go after another office.
Republican state representative John Merrill announced he is running for Alabama Secretary of State. Merrill made the announcement Tuesday morning in Tuscaloosa. ...Read more
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Alabama voters have decided by a 2-to-1 margin to support the withdrawal of $437 million from a state trust fund to help balance the General Fund budget for the next three years.
With 81 percent of the precincts reporting Tuesday, the vote was 66 percent for and 34 percent against.
Gov. Robert Bentley called it a temporary funding bridge to maintain essential state services, while state officials work on right-sizing government.
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