January 25, 2021

Kevin Cooper, Author at Alabama Now

News

Music world mourns loss of rocker, fiddler Charlie Daniels whose hit song told the devil ‘I’m the best that’s ever been”

Charlie Daniels, who went from being an in-demand session musician to a staple of Southern rock with his hit “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Monday, July 6, 2020 5:00 pm

News

More Alabama cities either require face masks or are considering it

More Alabama cities are implementing, or considering, a requirement to wear face masks in public places to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Montgomery ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:21 pm

coronavirus

News

‘Widespread sustained community spread’ as coronavirus surges in Alabama

As Alabama experiences a surge of coronavirus cases, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey emphasized the role of personal responsibility to curb the spread of the virus ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Monday, June 15, 2020 10:17 pm

coronavirus

News

Alabama COVID-19 cases spike after restrictions ease; almost 850 since yesterday, nearly 6,000 in last two weeks

Alabama added nearly 850 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, state health officials reported. According to the ADPH dashboard, which was updated at 10 a.m., ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:50 am

News

Alabama protests turn ugly with vandalism, fires and arrests

Demonstrators smashed windows, set fires and tried to topple a Confederate monument in downtown Birmingham on Sunday night as unrest erupted around the country after ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Monday, June 1, 2020 12:16 pm

News

Coronavirus whistleblower testifies America could face ‘darkest winter in modern history’ without fast action

Whistleblower Rick Bright warned on Thursday that the U.S. lacks a plan to produce and fairly distribute a coronavirus vaccine when it becomes available. The ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:27 pm

News

As coronavirus lockdown eases, day-to-day choices get complicated

Things were so much clearer when just about everything was locked down for the coronavirus pandemic. Now, with states lifting their coronavirus restrictions piecemeal and ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:23 pm

News

How coronavirus spreads: Experts share their latest discoveries

The medical impact of the new coronavirus is coming into sharper focus as it continues its spread in what is now officially recognized as a ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Sunday, March 15, 2020 12:05 pm

marriage

Culture

Report: Alabama’s marriage rate on decline along with divorce rates

Over the last 10 years, Alabama’s marriage rate is shrinking, along with its divorce rate, a new report indicates. The report, released by insurance marketplace ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:55 pm

News

One dead, another missing in Alabama as deadly storms rake South

A powerful winter storm raked the Deep South on Thursday with high winds, rain and floods that killed two people and injured several more across ... Read more

by Kevin Cooper, Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:09 pm

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