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Browns Ferry Unit 1 Begins Scheduled Refueling, Maintenance Outage

October 4, 2022

DECATUR  – After generating more than 20 billion kilowatt hours of carbon-free electricity over the past two years, TVA’s Browns Ferry Unit 1 was safely taken offline Friday night to start a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage that will prepare the unit for the next two years of providing energy to the people of the […]


YOUNG LEARNER’S SERIES: Freshwater Mussels

October 4, 2022

FLORENCE-The Florence Indian Mound Museum is hosting a series of children’s programs where students can explore the early history of the Shoals through hands-on learning exercises. The programs will cover a wide range of topics within Native American history and culture and are aimed at an elementary level age group. Each program will have a […]


Statement From Governor Ivey On The Close Of Fiscal Year

October 4, 2022

MONTGOMERY-Following the close of the fiscal year, Governor Ivey issued the following statement: “Last week, we closed out the fiscal year, and I am proud to report to the people of Alabama that thanks to the conservative management of our budgets for the past several years, Alabama’s financial footing is very strong. Let’s be clear, […]


Kilby School Ranked No. 1 in Best Public Elementary School Teachers in Alabama

October 4, 2022

  FLORENCE – Kilby Laboratory School, on the University of North Alabama campus, has been ranked No. 1 in Best Public Elementary School Teachers in Alabama for 2022-2023, according to a report released by Niche, a national education research group.   “It is an honor for our faculty to be recognized for their hard work […]


Boaz 58th Annual October Harvest Festival October 7-8

October 3, 2022

BOAZ-October is knocking on the door which means towns and communities across North Alabama are gearing up for their fall celebrations. The 58th Annual Harvest Festival will be held on Friday & Saturday, October 7th & 8th, 2022 from 8 am – 6 pm located at  Hwy 168 Just off 431 Boaz. Cooler temperatures are […]


Man Extradited from Germany Appears in Federal Court on Charge of International Parental Kidnapping

October 3, 2022

HUNTSVILLE – A former Madison County resident charged with international parental kidnapping was arraigned today in federal court, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and FBI Acting Special Agent in Charge Felix Rivera-Esparra. Igor Slobodskyi, 51, a non-U.S. Citizen, formerly of Huntsville, was extradited from Germany to the United States to answer federal charges of […]


ADECA Awards $1.64 Million to Enhance Outdoor Recreation in Alabama Colbert County Among Awardees

October 3, 2022

MONTGOMERY – ADECA awarded nearly $1.64 million to improve outdoor recreational venues in Alabama. Funds from the federal Recreational Trails Program will be used to build, restore and improve trails in eight communities across the state. “Alabama’s outdoor trails are an excellent invitation for individuals, groups and families to get outside and enjoy our state’s […]


Upcoming October Events At Lake Guntersville State Park

October 3, 2022

GUNTERSVILLE-If you like being close to nature or out on the beautiful water of Lake Guntersville then this is a must read for you.  Here are several event s scheduled for Lake Guntersville in October. October 7th & 8th Lake City Fall Fest!  Come visit the State Park booth that will be set up at […]


Alabama Renaissance Faire: We Shall Gather Again October 22-23

October 2, 2022

FLORENCE-The  36th Alabama Renaissance Faire is happening on October 22 & 23, 2022 in Wilson Park, Florence, AL. Free admission & free parking. Expect 35K visitors, ≈100 vendors, and 15-20 performers. Performance schedules will be updated the week of the event. The  36th Alabama Renaissance Faire is happening on October 22 & 23, 2022 in […]


Mantle Lures: A Freshwater Mussel’s Secret Weapon

October 2, 2022

  TENNESSEE VALLEY-Spoons and spinners, jigs and pigs, worms, wigglers and umbrella rigs. Crank-bait divers and floating flukes, broke-back jerk baits and torpedo-shaped spooks. Despite all the technological advances in lure manufacturing and the billions spent each year to create realistic products that mimic fish, no artificial lure in the world has fooled aquatic predators […]


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