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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 […]


Helen Keller Christmas Extravaganza November 13

November 6, 2015

SHEFFIELD-Come out to the Christmas Market Extravaganza on Friday, November 13 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The market will be held in the Helen Keller Hospital Main Lobby. The proceeds go to the Helen Keller Hospital Foundation. The Helen Keller Hospital Foundation donates funds and equipment back to the hospital. Recent Foundation campaigns include […]


Etowah County To Receive Block Grant To Repair Sewer Systems

November 6, 2015

ETOWAH COUNTY-Community Development Block Grants awarded by Gov. Robert Bentley will fund improvements to water and sewer systems and a park in Etowah County.  Attalla will replace old, broken sewer lines along Hammond Circle that are causing backups, especially after heavy rains. The 101 residents of the Alford Court Public Housing apartments will directly benefit from […]


Judge Rules In Favor Of Planned Parenthood Southeast…Governor Responds

October 28, 2015

MONTGOMERY-On Wednesday, October 28 U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued an order that directed the State of Alabama to restore funding to Planned Parenthood. In August Governor Bentley stated that he was ending all state funding to Planned Parenthood. The Governor stated he did not want Alabama associated with an organization that does not respect human […]


Eleventh Circuit Issues Significant Ruling in Payroll Deduction Lawsuit

October 16, 2015

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday issued a statement on Wednesday’s ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the Payroll Deduction Lawsuit. “The Court’s ruling is a clear victory for the legislative process,” Governor Robert Bentley said. “This ruling supports the notion that special interest groups cannot use state or local government […]


Snead Community College Cancel Classes And Close The Campus On Monday Due To An Online Threat

October 15, 2015

BOAZ– A decision has been made by  officials at Snead State Community College in Boaz to close their campuses after a threat against the school was made on an online message board. According to reports the Boaz Police Department will increase patrols around the campus on Monday, October 19. ************** Update: 10/15/15, 3:00 p.m. We […]


Alabama Presents King Arthur’s Court….Ren Faire Calendar Of Events

October 10, 2015

FLORENCE-Members of the Roundtable of the Alabama Renaissance Faire are proudly sponsoring the much-anticipated annual Renaissance Feast. It will take place at 7:00 P.M. on SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 17, at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum. The all-volunteer Roundtable will once again transform the Coliseum into a Baronial Hall fit for the Royalty who will preside over the […]


Chineses Mid-Autum Festival At UNA Was Held September 30

October 2, 2015

FLORENCE-The Mid-Autumn Festival is the second grandest festival after the Spring Festival in China.  It takes its name from the fact that it is always celebrated in the middle of the autumn season. The day is also known as the Moon Festival, as at that time of the year the moon is at its roundest […]


Limestone County And Athens City Schools Receive ARC Grants

September 29, 2015

ATHENS-The state of Alabama and Governor Robert Bentley announce a grant of $48,300 Appalachian Regional Commission grant to purchase new computer equipment for the Athens school system. The grant will help the school system establish a computer science program at Athens High School. School officials report that there is a great demand for computer science courses […]


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