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Vanderbilt, NES, TVA and Silicon Ranch Partner on Landmark Renewable Energy Deal

January 25, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN – A landmark agreement announced Wednesday between Nashville Electric Service, Vanderbilt University and the Tennessee Valley Authority will bring new, large-scale renewable energy to the Tennessee Valley through TVA’s Green Invest program. The partnership is the first of its kind under the new program, which matches demand for green power from large business and […]

Voting Location Change In Cherokee

January 25, 2020

COLBERT COUNTY-The Colbert County Commission has approved the closing of Precinct 7/1 voting location, which was voting at Mynot Baptist Church, 6900 Mynot Rd, Cherokee, AL 35616. The voters of this precinct will now vote at either Cherokee Lion Den, located at 130 Church St, Cherokee, AL 35616 or Allsboro Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at […]

The National Park Service Announces Availability of the Administrative Record File for the Meriwether Lewis Firing Range in Tennessee

January 25, 2020

TUPELO, MS –  The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Administrative Record File for public review on the Meriwether Lewis Firing Range Site. The firing range is located on the north side of the Natchez Trace Parkway near Milepost 378, approximately 8 miles south of the Meriwether Lewis Monument and Campground, and […]

January is Radon Action Month; radon testing advised

January 25, 2020

MONTGOMERY-Winter is the best time to protect the health of yourself and your family from radon. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. “The Environmental Protection Agency […]

The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

January 24, 2020

TUPELO, MS – A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10 am to noon on Saturday, February 1, 2020, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by sharing its […]

Miss UNA 2020 to be Crowned January 25

January 24, 2020

FLORENCE – One exceptional University of North Alabama student will be crowned Miss UNA on Saturday night. The annual event will begin at 5 p.m. in the Florence Middle School auditorium. Billed as “The Greatest Show on Earth,” the event will also feature Miss Alabama 2019 Tiara Pennington as the featured guest and Mistress of […]

FLAS Chosen for The Jackson Galaxy Project’s Life-Saving Cat Pawsitive Program

January 24, 2020

  FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services has been selected by The Jackson Galaxy Project (JGP), a Signature Program of, to participate in the 2020 class of Cat Pawsitive, a life-saving initiative that introduces positive-reinforcement training to cats in shelters and rescues. Supported by the Petco Foundation, this innovative training program for cats aims to increase […]

ADPH joins with CDC and other state health departments to prevent the spread of new coronavirus

January 24, 2020

  MONTGOMERY-As the first case of a novel coronavirus has been confirmed in the U.S., the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is in close communication with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC is closely monitoring an evolving outbreak caused by the new coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities first […]

Songwriter Ed Hill Releases Fresh Take On ‘Be My Baby Tonight’ February 14

January 23, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS-(Muscle Shoals, Alabama – January 13, 2020 ) 28 years after the question “Could ya, would ya, ain’t ya gonna, if I ask ya, would you wanna be my baby tonight?”, veteran songwriter Ed Hill releases this country classic with a new feel and gentler tempo, creating a ballad. The February 14, 2020 release […]

Results From NTP Early Morning Traffic Safety Checkpoint

January 23, 2020

TUPELO, MS – Natchez Trace Parkway rangers conducted a traffic safety checkpoint just south of the City of Tupelo during the early peak commute hours on January 15, 2020. This checkpoint was designed to remove unlawfully operated vehicles, such as impaired or unlicensed drivers, from the Parkway during peak traffic.   “This checkpoint allowed us […]

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