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Registration Open for Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl

December 2, 2013

WASHINGTON D.C. – Teams of high school and middle school students across the country can now register to compete in the 24th annual Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl (NSB). Thousands of students compete in the contest annually and it has grown into one of the largest academic math and science competitions in the country. The […]


Weather Is A Bread and Milk Kind Of Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013

  THE SHOALS-The latest weather alerts from Florence/Lauderdale EMA.   We will keep you up-to-date on the changing weather for the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday.  For the latest weather radar check out our map on the front page! THE APPROACH OF A STORM SYSTEM FROM THE WEST WILL BRING A CHANCE OF RAIN…MIXED AT TIMES WITH […]


UPDATE: Snow? Maybe? But Not For Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013

A wintry mix is possible tonight, with some light accumulation in grassy areas and elevated surfaces. Watch out for slick spots on bridges and overpasses later tonight.   THE SHOALS-Weather Update for The Shoals:   Rain and sleet mix is expected to turn to rain only tonight. Rain will continue through tomorrow evening turning over […]


Nominations sought for Governor’s Trade Excellence Award 2014

November 23, 2013

MONTGOMERY– Applications are now being accepted for the 8th annual Governor’s Trade Excellence Award, presented by the Alabama Department of Commerce and the Alabama Export Trade Alliance. This prestigious program recognizes companies in Alabama that have excelled in selling their products or services overseas. Recipients include large, medium and small businesses as well as new to export […]


Forever Wild Board Meets at Northport Civic Center

November 20, 2013

NORTHPORT-The board of trustees of the Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust will hold its fourth quarterly meeting on December 5, 2013, at the Northport Civic Center, 3500 McFarland Blvd., in Northport, Ala. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m.   At this meeting, Forever Wild program status and board actions will be updated. This meeting will also […]


MADD Alabama Announces 2013 Legislative Champion

November 19, 2013

  MADD ALABAMA ANNOUNCES 2013 LEGISLATIVE CHAMPIONS Representative Farley and Senator Holtzclaw Recognized for Authoring Drunk Driving Legislation   MONTGOMERY-Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) today announced its “2013 Legislative Champions” and recognized Representative Allen Farley (R-McCalla) and Senator Bill Holtzclaw              (R-Madison) for their leadership within the Alabama Legislature to […]


Morgan County Drug Bust 8 Arrested

November 15, 2013

HARTSELLE-Sheriff Ana Franklin reports that on Thursday, November 14, 2013, that the Morgan County Drug Task Force Agents executed a Search Warrant at the residence of Kevin William Wallace located at 910 Main St. West Hartselle, Al. Drug Task Force Agents had been receiving numerous complaints about the volume of traffic and that possible drug […]


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 […]


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