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Florence-Lauderdale Convention And Visitors Bureau Announces Record Year In Economic Impact

May 20, 2022

FLORENCE– The Florence-Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has received the results of the 2021 Alabama Tourism Economic Impact Report issued by the Alabama Tourism Department. Lauderdale County had a record-breaking year at $280,510,216.00 in travel-related expenditures. This is a 46.8% rate of growth over 2020, and a 13% increase, or $31,701,900.00 over 2018 which […]


Fun Run For Mental Health Awareness May 21

May 20, 2022

MUSCLE SHOALS-Shoals Area FUN 5K & 1 Mile run to be held at the Muscle Shoals Sportsplex this Saturday, May 21 at 8:30am. Sign up for the Shoals Area FUN 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Muscle Shoals Sportsplex (next to the North Alabama State Fairground) https://www.eventbrite.com/…/shoals-area-5k-and-1-mile…50% of the proceeds […]


UNA’s Department of Communication Receives Award from Alabama Broadcasters Association

May 20, 2022

FLORENCE  – The Department of Communication at the University of North Alabama has received a $50,000 Endowed Scholarship Award from the Alabama Broadcasters Association (ABA) that will assist students who are pursuing a degree in journalism and communication arts. “The Department of Communication is very appreciative to have been selected as a recipient for the […]


Art Camp, puppies and kittens Tennessee Valley Arts Association

May 19, 2022

TUSCUMBIA-Up coming events at the TVAA .  Puppies and Kids all fun for the summer at Tennessee Valley Arts Association. Each summer, the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art hosts  week-long summer art camps for young artists. Students work with professional artists all week to produce a portfolio or exhibition.  Advanced Art Camp for grades 7-12 […]


Florence Celebrates Memorial Day May 30

May 19, 2022

FLORENCE-Memorial Day is a federal holiday, commemorated each year on the last Monday in May. It is a day for remembrance of the American service members who gave their lives in defense of our country.   The 2022 Florence-Lauderdale County Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 30, in Veterans […]


Jasper’s Foothills Festival Set For September 9th And 10th

May 19, 2022

JASPER-Jasper announces the Foothills Festival for 2022.  September 9 & 10 in Downtown Jasper, Alabama for free music, great food, and fun times.   About Foothills Jasper, Alabama, home to the Coca-Cola Foothills Festival, sits at the base of the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains which extend through northeast Alabama into the Birmingham region. This community […]


Why Children and Teens Should Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

May 18, 2022

  ATLANTA GA-Just like adults, children and teens can get very sick from COVID-19. Children may also experience both short- and long-term health problems, and spread COVID-19 to others, including at home and school. There is no way to tell in advance how children or teens will be affected by COVID-19. However, those with underlying […]


ALEA Announces DHS Preparedness Grants and Deadline

May 18, 2022

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) would like to remind all local governments and eligible nonprofits throughout the state of the upcoming grant application deadline for two programs which provide critical funding to help state and local officials prepare for, prevent, protect against and respond to acts of terrorism and other hazards.   […]


TVA’s Regional Energy Resource Council to Hold Public Meeting

May 17, 2022

KNOXVILLE, TN –  The Tennessee Valley Authority Regional Energy Resource Council values input and invites the public to virtually attend its Spring meeting on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24. The council will discuss emerging decarbonization technologies and TVA’s regional grid transformation as the agency moves toward net-zero emissions. The virtual meeting will be held […]


National Park Service seeks comments on Double Arch Bridge environmental assessment

May 17, 2022

TUPELO  – The National Park Service (NPS) seeks the public’s input on an environmental assessment (EA) to install a permanent safety barrier to deter suicide at the Double Arch bridge on Natchez Trace Parkway in Williamson County, Tennessee. The comment period will be open from May 16 to June 17, 2022.  The EA was prepared in […]


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