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Governor Bentley Statement on Death of Amelia Boynton Robinson

August 26, 2015

MONTGOMERY–Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday released the following statement on the death of Civil Rights Activist, Amelia Boynton Robinson. “I am saddened to hear about the death of Amelia Boynton Robinson. She was a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement who began working to secure voting rights for African Americans in Selma in the 1930s. […]


TVAA Presents ARTWORKS 2015…Classes And Workshops

August 15, 2015

TUSCUMBIA-The Tennessee Valley Art Association presents Artworks 2015  a list of Art Classes and Workshops coming up in October and November. Oil Painting Basics with Still Life This three-day basic oil painting workshop will be taught using a still life as the subject matter. The course will emphasize canvas preparation, usage of materials, drawing, color […]


MSU Students Denied Bond For Allegedly Trying To Leave Country And Join ISIS

August 11, 2015

COLUMBUS MS-Two students from Mississippi State University have admitted to federal officials their intent to join ISIS this information comes from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Both Students Muhammad Dakhalla, 22 and Jaelyn Young, 19 were stopped at the airport in Columbus, Mississippi as they were trying to board a flight out of the country. Both […]


Heat Advisory Issued For All Of The Tennessee Valley

August 9, 2015

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY-A Heat Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for Monday, August 10: TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED…THE FOLLOWING ALABAMA COUNTIES ARE IN A HEAT ADVISORY: LAUDERDALE…COLBERT… FRANKLIN… LAWRENCE…LIMESTONE…MADISON…MORGAN…CULLMAN AND MARSHALL. TEMPERATURE…95 TO 100 DEGREES WITH HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 103 TO 108 DEGREES. IMPACTS…INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES INCLUDING HEAT EXHAUSTION AND […]


Three Finalist Vying For Florence-Lauderdale Tourism Director

August 8, 2015

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Tourism board members have narrowed down the process for finding a director of tourism to replace Debbie Wilson, who left her position as tourism director to work for the state tourism department of Alabama to three candidates.   They are Alison Stanfield, 44 of Florence, Rob Carnegie, 47 of Kingston, Canada, and Joe Saling, 54 […]


Bentley ends State Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood

August 6, 2015

MONTGOMERY– Earlier today Alabama Governor Robert Bentley decided to cut all state funding to Planned Parenthood, according to a spokesperson from the governor’s office. In a tweet from Governor Bentley this afternoon, Thursday, August 6,  he wrote, “The deplorable practices at Planned Parenthood have been exposed to Americans. I’ve terminated any association with the organization in AL.” The […]


Wireless Phone Service Being Restored…Hardware Malfunction Being Blamed For Outage

August 4, 2015

TENNESSEE VALLEY-8:25 p.m. Update: Service has been restored to Verizon customers in Tennessee some of Alabama may still be without service. Verizon Wireless experienced interruption in service for some customers throughout the Southeast today. The outage lasted approximately five hours. Engineers were able to identify and resolve the issue and service was restored by 8:20 p.m. EST, a statement […]


New Faces …Helen Keller Welcomes New Medical Personnel To The Shoals

August 1, 2015

SHEFFIELD-Helen Keller Hospital and Doctors Randall Little and Jerry Williams welcome a new member to the staff.  Dr. Phillip Dean joins the Heart Center’s Sheffield location. Dr. Dean is originally from Dothan Alabama .  He earned a degree in chemistry from the University of Alabama and a medical degree from the University of Alabama at […]


Suspect Arrested…Charged With Murder In Death Of Huntsville Woman

July 30, 2015

HUNTSVILLE-The Huntsville Police have made an arrest in the death of Patrice Mondzell Lanier.  Lanier was beaten to death with a hammer early Thursday morning, July 30. Police were called to a residence on East Gateway Drive on a Domestic Disturbance call shortly after midnight.  After arriving police found the victim badly beaten, she was […]


Federal Grand Jury Indicts Lauderdale County Man for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

July 30, 2015

BIRMINGHAM—A federal grand jury today indicted a Lauderdale County man on multiple charges of distributing and possessing child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Secretary Spencer Collier, and Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton. A two-count indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges […]


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