BIRMINGHAM, AL — July came to a close with several coronavirus-related stories making headlines on Patch. The week began with statewide restaurants and bars being forced to stop serving alcohol at 11 p.m, and also included Gov. Kay Ivey extending the statewide face covering mandate through August.
In other news this past week, the accused kidnappers of Kamille McKinney, who was abducted and killed in October last year, were indicted on kidnapping charges by a federal grand jury.
Here are those stories and others that made headlines on Patch this past week:
Alabama's mandatory face covering order, which was set to expire Friday, was extened by Gov. Kay Ivey through August 31.
The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board announced Monday that bars and restaurants in Alabama will be restricted from selling alcohol after 11:30 p.m., in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Two people accused of kidnapping 3-year-old Kamille McKinney in October of 2019 were indicted by a Grand Jury Wednesday.
The SEC has established September 26 as the new kickoff for its 2020 football season to allow its universities to focus on the healthy return of their campus communities and the gradual re-introduction of athletics.
Human remains found by Birmingham police July 24 have been identified as Birmingham teenager Daniel Rickett who has been missing since February of 2018.