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Governor Ivey Releases Statement on 11th Circuit Abortion Case Ruling

August 22, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding today’s ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which affirmed a lower court decision striking down the Alabama Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act:   “I was supportive of the bill when it passed through the Legislature in 2016, and I signed it as president of […]

Cherokee High School Football Field Free Of Flooding With A Little Help From Friends

August 14, 2018

CHEROKEE-On Saturday, August 11 a group of men met Cherokee High School all determined to solve a drainage problem at the Cherokee High School football field that has existed for more than fifty years. Breaking ground on a solution to the problem and making the football field flood-free. The group included Mayor Cosby, Commissioner Hovater, […]

Casting Call For ‘The Marvelous Wonderetts’ At The Ritz Theatre

August 1, 2018

SHEFFIELD-The Ritz Theatre has a casting call for ‘The Marvelous Wonderetts’ a play written and created by Roger Bean. The Marvelous Wonderetts are four women age 17 to 30 who, with their bouffant hair and crinoline skirts, transport audiences back to the 1950s and ’60s singing memorable pop hits such as “Mr. Sandman”, “Lollipop” and “Leader […]

Vina High School Getting New Science Room/Band Hall

July 24, 2018

VINA-In December of 2016 Vina High School was hit by a tornado that destroyed the Science Room and Band Hall. On Monday, July 23 the demolition began on the damaged building to make way for construction of the new Science and Band Hall building.  Due to the diligent work of the Alabama Legislative the monies […]

Rockin’ The Runway…Handy Fest At The Airport – EVENT PHOTOS

July 22, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-Northwest Alabama Regional Airport was rockin’ on Saturday.  They kicked off Handy Fest with music, fun, food and giveaways. They had food from several of the local restaurants and music by Aaron Blades Band and Asleep By Ten.  Boutique Air gave away roundtrip flights to Nashville and Atlanta.  The airport had drawings for T-shirts and […]

Carl Elliott A Profile In Courage Celebration Set For August 20

July 21, 2018

FLORENCE-September 2, 2018 will be the 60th anniversary of President Eisenhower signing into law the National Defense Education Act. National Defense Education Act (NDEA), U.S. federal legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower on September 2, 1958, that provided funding to improve American schools and to promote postsecondary education. […]

ARC Grants Monies For Purchase Of Chromebook For Franklin And Lauderdale Counties

July 20, 2018

FRANKLIN COUNTY/LAUDERDALE COUNTY-The Franklin County Schools Board of Education will purchase 360 Chromebook computers and software which will be used to provide students in six schools with the tools needed for science, math, and other technology related courses and provide enhanced connectivity in five classrooms at Belgreen High School. A Grant of $110,500.00 made possible […]

Primary Election Set For Tuesday, July 17

July 15, 2018

MONTGOMERY – On July 17, 2018, voters will return to the polls to make a final selection for the candidates they want to represent the Republican or Democrat party in the November General Election which will be held November 6, 2018.As a result of legislation passed in the  2017 Session of the State Legislature sponsored […]

After Car Crash Woman Jumps From I-65 Bridge

July 10, 2018

LIMESTONE COUNTY- The Female who jumped off the I-65 bridge has been caught by Marine Police near the river and is now in custody of deputies for transfer to theDecatur Police Department. The Decatur Police Department has confirmed that both suspects are in custody and thanked all agencies that helped with the situation. According to Alabama Department […]

Elvis Street Festival At Athens High Cotton July 13

July 8, 2018

ATHENS-High Cotton Arts located at 103 West Washington Street will host Elvis & the Divas on Friday, July 13th from 6 until 9 PM. There will be music along with art and there will be food.  The Hummus People will be featuring Elvis paninis and beverage specials will be sponsored by West End Outdoors. All […]

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