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Grants for water, sewer and drainage improvements in northeast Alabama have been awarded

November 9, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded Community Development Block Grants to make improvements in four communities in DeKalb, Jackson and Marshall counties. The city of Albertville is receiving $450,000 for a sewer rehabilitation project. A $375,287 grant to the city of Guntersville will fund storm-drainage improvements. Jackson County will use a $350,000 grant to provide […]


Public Land Hunting Opportunities in Alabama

November 9, 2013

MONTGOMERY-Hunting is a cherished tradition for many Alabama residents. For some, it is a way of life. Those people don’t list the seasons as spring, summer, fall and winter, but as turkey, dove, duck and deer seasons. For others, it is just a way to get out and enjoy nature. No matter what category you […]


Brooks Presents Prisoner of War Medal to WWII Veteran

November 7, 2013

Huntsville, AL – Today Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) presented World War II veteran Selwyn Lamberth, of Bryant, Alabama, with the Prisoner of War (POW) Medal in a special ceremony at his Huntsville District Office. Congressman Brooks said, “I’m honored to present this medal to Mr. Lamberth, who served our nation with dedication and courage. He fought to […]


Robbery caught on tape

November 1, 2013

FLORENCE-   The Florence Police Department is looking for this suspect.  Here is what they have to say about this man: Do you recognize this person? Namely the pants and shoes. He is a suspect in a theft of property case. If you recognize this person please contact Inv. Justin Wright at 256-768-2728 or text a […]


Athens State English Society Endows Scholarship Honoring A.E. Elmore

October 28, 2013

ATHENS– The Kappa Zeta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta English honor society at Athens State University has recently completed their endowment of the A. E. Elmore English Scholarship.  The scholarship is named for and honors the recently retired Professor A. E. (Al) Elmore.  With its endowment, the scholarship will make funds available in perpetuity to […]


Controlled Burning along the Natchez Trace Parkway

October 27, 2013

TN, AL, and MS-The Natchez Trace Parkway has released its prescribed fire (controlled burning) schedule for 2013-2014.   From October 2013 through September 2014, prescribed fire operations will be conducted at various locations along the Parkway (See table below).           Prescribed Fire Name Milepost Prescribed Fire Name Milepost MP 404 Burn Pile […]


International Archeology Day being celebrated by TVA and other Groups

October 18, 2013

HUNTSVILLE- TVA , along with several other agencies are participating in International Archaeology Day to help communities learn about archaeology and the imprtance of protecting these resources. The Tennessee Valley Authority, officials from the Archaeology Institute of America, Redstone Arsenal, and the Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research along with Oakville Indian Mounds Museum, Alabama Archaeological Society and […]


52nd Season of “The Miracle Worker”

June 4, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-the 52nd season for the performance of Playwright William Gibson’s epic drama,  “The Miracle Worker” , the play recalls the childhood of Helen Keller a deaf-blind child later know as “America’s First Lady of Courage”, and her gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan. Performances will run each Friday and Saturday evening at 8 pm starting June 7th and […]


Free Fishing Day is June 8

June 1, 2013

MONTGOMERY-On Saturday, June 8, Alabamians will have the opportunity to fish for free in most state waters. This Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 1-9. Approved by the Alabama Legislature, Free Fishing Day allows residents and non-residents to fish without a fishing license for a day.   The fishing […]


Space Warriors movie, filmed at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, premieres on Hallmark Channel May 31

May 29, 2013

HUNTSVILLE— Space Warriors, which highlights Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, premieres on the Hallmark Channel Friday, May 31. The movie was filmed entirely on location at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Space Warriors is the story of a young man who joins an elite team of young people attending Space Camp.  While at […]


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