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Governor Ivey Launches State’s Guide to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

April 6, 2020

NOTE: As of 2:30 PM on Monday, April 6 Alabama has 1,968 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 14,765 toal tested 50 reported deaths and 32 confirmed deaths with 240 people in hospital. Colbert County 7 cases, Cullman County 20 cases/1 death, Dekalb County 14 cases, Etowah County 42 cases/2 confirmed deaths, Franklin County 6 cases, […]


UNA Initiates Scholarship Match for Summer Semester

April 6, 2020

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama will match scholarship amounts for students who received a credit on their student accounts as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The scholarship match will be applicable for the summer semester only.   “This is a great opportunity for students who are enrolled for the summer to have […]


ADCNR Operations During COVID-19

April 6, 2020

MONTGOMERY-Outdoor recreation in Alabama is considered an essential activity in the Order of the State Health Officer that was issued on April 3, 2020. That means outdoors activities such as hunting, fishing, trail use, boating, and paddling can still be enjoyed by all Alabamians as long as groups are kept to 10 people or less […]


COVID-19-Related Phone Scams and Phishing Attacks

April 6, 2020

ATLANTA– The CDC has become aware that members of the general public are receiving calls appearing to originate from CDC through caller ID, or they are receiving scammer voice mail messages saying the caller is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Some calls are requesting donations. Downloadable apps and some free websites […]


Cases Of COVID-19 rise to 1,841 with 31 Confirmed Deaths/Alabama Department of Public Heath Offer Answers To Stay-At-Home Order Questions

April 5, 2020

MONTGOMERY-In cooperation with Governor Kay Ivey’s Office, the Alabama Department of Public Health has created these Stay at Home Frequently Asked Questions for Individuals and FAQs for Businesses addressing the most asked questions related to the latest emergency order (Spanish version) from State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris which went into effect April 4 at 5:00 p.m. As of Sunday, […]


No Need for Alabamians to Worry About Their Drinking Water During the COVID-19 Crisis, ADEM Director Says

April 5, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Your drinking water is safe, so there’s no need to hoard cases of bottled water during the coronavirus crisis, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management wants the public to know. “With so many things Alabamians have to worry about – their jobs, social distancing, the welfare of loved ones, gathering food and other […]


TVA Seeks Public Input on Proposal for Local Power Companies to Generate Power

April 5, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN– The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input on a draft Environmental Assessment that considers the environmental impacts of enabling local power companies to generate a portion of their load to meet customer needs. Details of the EA are available at www.tva.com/nepa. Under the proposed power supply flexibility option, the 138 LPCs who […]


UNA Board of Trustees Approves Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan

April 5, 2020

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Board of Trustees recently approved the 2020-2025 Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan. The document is the work of a fifteen-member presidential task force that began its work in January 2019. The completed plan outlines five themes, including awareness, education, and training, which have been designed to guide and […]


TVA Expands Recreation Closures During Evolving COVID-19 Response

April 4, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN– In response to enhanced public health guidance from federal and state authorities, the Tennessee Valley Authority is closing additional public recreation areas to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The closures will begin on Friday morning, April 3, and will continue indefinitely. TVA recreation areas at Chatuge, Cherokee, Fort Loudoun, the […]


Following Calls from Senator Doug Jones & Colleagues, Treasury Changes Course & Will Not Require Social Security Recipients to File Tax Returns to Receive COVID-19 Direct Cash Assistance

April 4, 2020

BIRMINGHAM – Following calls from U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) and a group of 41 senators, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that Social Security recipients will automatically receive direct cash assistance included in the CARES Act without having to file tax returns. On Wednesday, April 1, Senator Jones and a group of his Democratic colleagues called on the Treasury Department and Social Security […]


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