BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama will be among the states submitting a proposal next week to land the assembly plant for Boeing's new 777X aircraft. Governor Robert Bentley says he will meet tomorrow with the state's chief industrial recruiter, Greg Canfield, to work on the proposal.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Montgomery City Council has extended a moratorium on issuing new business licenses for payday lending companies. Council voted yesterday to extend a 90-day moratorium by six months. WAKA-TV reported that Councilman Richard Bollinger said the extension would give city officials time to examine how the businesses impact Montgomery.
BIRMINGAM, Ala. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a Childersburg city councilwoman has pleaded guilty to bank fraud and money laundering U.S. Attorney's officials says Bonny Jean Carter pleaded guilty yesterday to embezzling nearly $1 million from SouthFirst Bank.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - State Rep. Alvin Holmes of Montgomery says he's been criticized by a former Alabama State University trustee and others. Holmes says that's because he refused a request to help turn an investigation of the university into a racial fight. The Democrat taught history at ASU for many years.
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