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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 […]


Come Celebrate National Trails Day with TVA in your neighboorhood

May 28, 2013

KNOXVILLE  The Tennessee Valley Authority will be making improvements at six trail locations in Tennessee and Alabama on Saturday, June 1, to celebrate National Trails Day and is encouraging volunteers to participate. Among the projects is the 1.5-mile Buck Island Trail on Guntersville Reservoir in Alabama. Partially destroyed by a tornado in spring 2011, the […]


Arts Alive !!

May 18, 2013

FLORENCE-The 27th annual Arts Alive juried fine arts and crafts festival is May 18 and 19 in downtown Florence, Alabama. The festival takes place in Wilson Park and at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts and features quality national, regional and local artists and crafters. Admission is free so bring the family and stroll through the […]


FLW EverStart Series Pickwick Lake

May 1, 2013

FLORENCE-  The FLW EverStart Series Tournament is being held this week on Pickwick Lake.  Take-off Thursday, May 2nd , Friday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 4th mornings will be at 6am from McFarland Park.  Weigh-in on Thursday and Friday afternoons will be at 2:00pm at McFarland Park and on Saturday afternoon at 3pm at WalMart Parking […]


Know how to protect yourself from credit and debit card theft

April 23, 2013

WASHINGTON-The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, released a statistical survey on April 19 that estimated 25.6 million adults were fraud victims during 2011. The numbers are real and staggering: 10.8 percent of the adult population was victims of credit card fraud, according to the FTC. The median amount of fraud reported […]


Local Musicians Take Early Lead in National Competition

April 18, 2013

HUNTSVILLE-Last week, two popular north Alabama bands kicked off the Road to Roo competition at first and second place, out of over 900 musicians from across the country. The Whiskey River Kings and The Valley Roots, who all hail from across north Alabama, were accepted into the first round of voting for the Bonnaroo Music […]


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