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NW-SCC awarded $500,000 grant for 2018-2019 Youth Success Program

May 20, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL – The Youth Success Program (YSP) at Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) has been funded $500,000 for 2018-2019 by the Governor’s Local Workforce Areas (GLWA). The grant award includes a $32,000 increase over the 2017-2018 program year. The budget increase will allow the program to serve at least 125 out-of-school youth […]

Registration for 2018 Alligator Hunts Opens June 5 Alabama issuing 260 tags in four hunting zones

May 20, 2018

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will open online registration for the state’s 13th annual regulated alligator hunts on June 5 at 8 a.m. Registration must be completed by 8 a.m., July 11. A total of 260 Alligator Possession Tags will be distributed among four hunting zones. The administrative fee to apply for an Alligator Possession […]

Local Music & Makers Day Features Artists, Arthur Alexander Tribute and Muscle Shoals Music

May 20, 2018

FLORENCE – Florence is celebrating it’s Bicentennial throughout 2018 with events being held each month to commemorate 200 years of being a city.  Each month has a specific theme with May celebrating the arts. As a way to feature our many talented artisans, Florence/Lauderdale Tourism and the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area are hosting the […]

Alabama recognizes National EMS Week

May 20, 2018

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and Alabama State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris invite Alabamians to recognize and celebrate National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, observed this year on May 21–25. May 2018 marks the 44th annual National EMS Week initially authorized by President Gerald Ford in 1974.   The annual national event pays tribute to […]

Aderholt Statement on CJS 2019 Funding

May 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, May 17 Congressman Robert Aderholt, released the following statement in regard to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science 2019 funding bill. “This CJS funding bill we have put together addresses the needs of NASA, our border security and helping to protect rural American towns from gang violence. […]

Alabama Wage and Salary Employment at Ten-Year High

May 20, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Friday that Alabama’s wage and salary employment measured 2,039,200 in March, the highest since December 2007. Over the year, wage and salary employment increased 24,600, with gains in the professional and business services sector (+7,700), the leisure and hospitality sector (+4,700), and the construction sector (+3,400), among others. Wage and […]

Should you be tested for hepatitis? May 19 is National Hepatitis Testing Day

May 19, 2018

MONTGOMERY-May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19 is National Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States. Millions of Americans have chronic viral hepatitis and most of them do not know they are infected. Hepatitis Testing Day is an opportunity to remind primary care providers and the public who should be tested for viral hepatitis. The Alabama […]

1st years Dental Advice from SRD on 5th

May 19, 2018

Time to take your little one to the dentist for the very first time it can be a good experience…SRD on 5th gives you a few tips to make the experience a good one. When should I schedule my child’s first visit to the dentist? Our dentists at SRD on 5th recommend that you make […]

How TVA Changed Lives

May 19, 2018

Watch as centenarian and early TVA employee, Halie Forstner, 107, recalls how TVA changed lives and spread prosperity to one of the poorest places in the nation. What a story she has to tell! TENNESSEE VALLEY-Sitting in her recliner Halie Forstner, 107, of Chattanooga, Tenn., can tell you history’s great stories of both triumph and […]

COMING SOON!! Cypress Creek Public Access Area

May 18, 2018

FLORENCE– Mayor Steve Holt is pleased to announce that the City of Florence has begun the process to develop an area at the corner of Jackson Road and Cox Creek Parkway for a public access and nature area along Cypress Creek and Cox Creek for the recreation and enjoyment for all. The multi-phased project will […]

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