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Annual Lincoln Bridgeforth Park tree-lighting ceremony …. Santa Was There …. The Kids Took Center Stage

December 9, 2015

ATHENS-The annual Lincoln Bridgeforth-Park tree-lighting ceremony and community Christmas party took place last night, December 8. The temps were chilly and more than 200 children dressed for the Christmas weather, enjoyed steaming cups of hot chocolate and watched as the mayor, firefighters and police officers celebrated Christmas with them by lighting the Christmas tree and of course…Santa […]


Governor Bentley Releases Statement in Response to President’s National Address

December 6, 2015

MONTGOMERY–Governor Robert Bentley on Sunday released a statement in response to the President’s address to the nation tonight. “Along with millions of Americans I watched with great interest as President Obama addressed the American people on what is becoming an increasingly alarming issue within our nation’s borders. I have no doubt America’s national security is […]


Christmas In Rogersville

December 2, 2015

ROGERSVILLE-Rogersville has the Christmas Spirit and to kick the season off they are celebrating with a Christmas breakfast at Joe Wheeler in the main dining room at 7:30 Am on Friday, December 4.  The cost for the buffet breakfast is $11.50 payable at the door. This coming Saturday, December 5 is the 1st Annual Holiday […]


CASA Candy Cane Run and Polar Plunge …. Saturday December 12th at McFarland Park

December 2, 2015

THE SHOALS-Do not  miss this year’s Candy Cane Run/Walk and Polar Plunge to help children in foster care.   Whether you’re a running enthusiast, couch-to-5K beginner, enjoy extreme sport activities, or want to have your family participate in an event that will get everyone in the holiday spirit of caring about others, the Candy Cane Run/Walk and […]


SEC Enhances Security for Football Championship Weekend

December 2, 2015

BIRMINGHAM — Fans attending the 2015 SEC Football Championship Game in Atlanta Dec. 5 will be asked to enter with clear bags and should be prepared to arrive early and to see enhanced law enforcement presence in and around the Georgia Dome, the conference office announced. Enhanced security measures will also be in place at the […]


Hillary Clinton and Senator Marco Rubio to Make Appearances in Alabama

December 1, 2015

MONTGOMERY – Today,  December 1, 2015, former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Florida Senator and Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio, will make appearances in the state of Alabama. Clinton is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at 11 a.m. at the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala., which takes […]


AMHOF Present 2016 Inductees

November 18, 2015

TUSCUMBIA-The Alabama Music Hall of Fame has announced the inductees for 2016 and there are ties to The Shoals with the induction of The Muscle Shoals Horns and Sheffield native Donna Jean Godchaux MacKay. The entire list of inductees are Donna Jean Godchaux Mackay former member of The Grateful Dead, The Muscle Shoals Horns,  keyboardist Chuck Leavell […]


Governor Bentley Issues Statement on White House Conference Call Regarding Relocation of Syrian Refugees

November 18, 2015

MONTGOMERY–Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday issued a statement regarding Tuesday’s White House conference call regarding the relocation of Syrian refugees. “While the White House attempted to share information with Governors who have refused the relocation of Syrian refugees out of concern for their state’s security, there were few questions answered by the Obama Administration. In […]


Governor Bentley Signs Executive Order Preventing Executive Branch Agencies from Assisting in Resettlement Efforts of Syrian Refugees in Alabama

November 16, 2015

MONTGOMERY—Governor Robert Bentley on Monday signed an executive order directing all executive branch agencies to utilize all lawful means necessary to prevent the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the State of Alabama. “It is clear that the United States is not prepared to handle the resettlement of Syrian refugees, and one mistake by the Federal […]


Visit The AMHOF ….From Denton To Penn Come Get Some Alabama Music

November 16, 2015

TUSCUMBIA-The Alabama Music Hall Of Fame has prenty to do in the next couple of weeks leading up to the Holidays. Brown Bag Lunch with Live Music by Dan Penny, Bart Black & Larry Crowell  Tuesday, November 17 from 11 AM until 1 PM   Each third Tuesday during the year, the Alabama Music Hall […]


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