Labor Day


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Health officials fear that Labor Day events meant to attract crowds across Alabama could worsen the state's coronavirus outbreak. 

COVID-19 deaths, cases and positive test results all have been on the rise recently in Alabama.

Steve Flowers on Labor Day

Aug 28, 2018

So, how do you plan to spend your Labor Day? Visitng with family and backyard cookouts are expected to fill a lot of that time, unless you're in politics. APR's political commentator Steve Flowers says the unofficial end of summer means candidates for public office will be hunting for votes. Steve says that includes pressing the flesh in one particular event...

Dauphin Island Gears Up for Labor Day Holiday

Sep 2, 2016

Dauphin Island will hold several events to celebrate the holiday weekend.

There will be family-friendly movies played on the beach tonight and throughout the weekend to give people a chance to get out and enjoy the last holiday of the summer.

Jeff Collier is the Mayor of Dauphin Island. He says there will be other events taking place as well throughout the weekend.

Alabama lawmakers are returning to Montgomery today for their third attempt at balancing the state’s general fund budget.

The special session begins at 5 PM this afternoon.

So far, legislators haven’t been able to agree on how to handle a projected funding shortfall of at least $200 million for the upcoming fiscal year.