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Gill Net Law to be Enforced Within Tennessee River Basin of Alabama

December 14, 2012

Montgomery-In response to an opinion issued by the State of Alabama Attorney General’s Office on December 11, 2012, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) will immediately begin to enforce a ban on the use of gill nets and trammel nets for fishing in the Alabama […]


Sheffield Arrest Report 11/30/12 – 12/05/12

December 8, 2012

INMATE NAME:  JEREMIAH SCOTT LITTLEJOHN AGE:  27 CITY:  TUSCUMBIA, ALABAMA ARREST DATE/TIME:  11/30/12  03:00:00 CHARGES:  5404  DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE-LIQUOR _________________________________________________________________________ [sam_ad id=”2″ name=”Facebook Like” codes=”true”] INMATE NAME:  CHRISTOPHERNTYRONE FUQUA AGE:  34 CITY:  MUSCLE SHOALS, ALABAMA ARREST DATE/TIME:  11/30/12  18:20:00 CHARGES:  4804  MAKING A FALSE REPORT/L.E. OFFICER _________________________________________________________________________ INMATE  NAME:  JEROMINA IRENE  ABERNATHY ROBINSON AGE: […]


Regulation Prohibits Deer Release

December 7, 2012

Montgomery-In response to concerns regarding the intentional release of captive-raised deer into the wild in Alabama, Conservation Commissioner N. Gunter Guy Jr. signed an emergency regulation prohibiting the practice effective December 7, 2012. Earlier this year, a group in central Alabama sought to enhance local deer population genetics Conservation Commissioner N. Gunter Guy Jrthrough the […]


New “Earth as Art” Book Illustrates Beauty of Satellite Views

November 30, 2012

WASHINGTON –A stunning array of images of our home planet, taken by Earth-observing science satellites, are featured in a new NASA publication. The book, “Earth as Art,” is available in hardcover, electronically, and as a free iPad application. The 158-page book celebrates the aesthetic beauty of Earth in the patterns, shapes, colors and textures of […]


Christmas Parades …Santa is on the way!

November 29, 2012

Sheffield-We have the Tuscumbia Christmas parade starting at 6pm today in downtown Tuscumbia.  The Florence Christmas parade will be Friday November 30 at 7pm in downtown Florence.  The Sheffield Christmas Parade will be Saturday December the 1st at 6pm on Montgomery Ave in Sheffield and the Cherokee Christmas Parade will start at 2pm on December […]


Come Home For Christmas

November 28, 2012

Cherokee-Come Home for Christmas to Cherokee Saturday, December 1, 2012.  All the festivities will be in Downtown Cherokee starting at 9 am with breakfast with Santa at the Lions Den…remember donations will be accepted but the breakfast is free.  From 9 am until 1 pm there will be Arts and Crafts and Authors at Bozeman garage […]


Governor Bentley Addresses Hamburg Aviation Forum

November 28, 2012

HAMBURG, GERMANY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday addressed aerospace industry leaders at the Aviation Forum 2012 in Hamburg, Germany.   The goal of Governor Bentley’s visit to the Aviation Forum is to recruit more aerospace jobs to Alabama.  Governor Bentley and other state and local leaders are meeting with aerospace industry suppliers this week to discuss the advantages of locating […]


Christmas in Wonderland….come to Rogersville

November 28, 2012

Rogersville-1st Saturday in Rogersville for December lands on December 1 and promises to be festive. There will be a candle light tour of downtown Rogersville, led by Dr. Bill Maloney, owner of Longing for Home Bed & Breakfast and will be infused with lots of historic trivia. There will be cider in participating shops and […]


Lawrence County awarded grant to assist new industry

November 26, 2012

Montgomery-A $400,000 grant awarded by Gov. Robert Bentley will support the creation of up to 225 new jobs in Lawrence County. The Community Development Block Grant will fund public infrastructure so that Jack Daniel Cooperage can build a plant in the Mallard Fox West Industrial Park. The plant, which will produce oak barrels for the […]


Thanksgiving Day…..facts and figures

November 21, 2012

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims, early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest, an event many regard as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. Historians have also recorded ceremonies of thanks among other groups of European settlers in North America, including British colonists in Virginia in 1619. The legacy of […]


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