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Colbert County Tourism and KatMama Industries Host Youth Fishing Derby at Riverfront Park in Sheffield, Alabama

June 1, 2023

SHEFFIELD-Colbert County Tourism Bureau is excited to announce the collaboration with KatMama Industries for the Youth Fishing Derby. The event will take place on June 10th from 8:30 am until 1:00 pm at Riverfront Park, located at 1416 Alabama Avenue in Sheffield, Alabama. The Youth Fishing Derby aims to provide a fun-filled day of learning […]

Aderholt Statement on Passage of Debt Ceiling Legislation

June 1, 2023

WASHINGTON — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Responsibility Act.   “With the circumstances that we find ourselves in with a divided government, I think this agreement not only reflects the reality of the situation, it is a step in the right direction. If Republicans were in control of […]

North Alabama Shoals Hospital Names 2023 Mercy Award Winner Williams recognized for community service, commitment to helping others

May 31, 2023

MUSCLE SHOALS – North Alabama Shoals Hospital recently announced that nurse manager Stacy Williams has been recognized as the facility’s 2023 Mercy Award winner. The Mercy Award recognizes one employee from each of Lifepoint Health’s facilities who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded.     The […]

TVA Aiding Our Pollinator Friends

May 31, 2023

 TENNESSEE VALLEY-Signs Point Toward Improved Understanding of Habitats Driving through the region, travelers may pass by patches of land with tall grasses swaying in the wind and colorful flowering plants shooting out of the ground. These areas may look overgrown, and thoughts may even arise about how they need to be mowed to appear easier […]

Notice of special called meeting in Florence

May 31, 2023

FLORENCE-A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Florence, Alabama, will be held at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2023, in the City Council Chambers at City Hall in Florence, Alabama, for the purpose of considering a change order to the contract for the construction of the Tombigbee Street Parking Deck.  […]

Did You Know? The human skull never fully stops growing

May 30, 2023

By the time most of us reach age 20 or so, the bones in our body are pretty much done growing. The growth plates that cause us to put on inches in our youth are now hardened bone, and in fact, adults tend to drop an inch or two in height as worn-out cartilage causes our spines to […]

The 22nd Annual African Heritage Festival – A Celebration of African Culture and Diversity

May 29, 2023

TUSCUMBIA— Get ready to immerse yourself in African culture at the highly anticipated 22nd Annual African Heritage Festival, proudly hosted by the North Alabama African Heritage Association. This extraordinary two-day event will take place on June 2nd and 3rd at Tuscumbia’s Willie Green Recreation Center, promising an unforgettable experience for the entire family. The festivities […]

Apply for an Alligator Harvest Permit Starting June 6

May 29, 2023

MONTGOMERY-At 8 a.m. on June 6, 2023, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will begin accepting online applications for Alligator Harvest Permits. The permits allow for the harvest of an alligator in one of Alabama’s five designated Alligator Management Areas (AMA) during the dates listed below. There is no fee to apply […]

The Huntsville Career Center to Host Job Fair for Alabama Department of Transportation in Madison County/Huntsville Area

May 29, 2023

HUNTSVILLE – The Huntsville Career Center is hosting a job fair for the Alabama Department of Transportation. The job fair will be held Thursday, June 8, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Huntsville Career Center. The Alabama Department of Transportation is seeking multiple positions for: Clerk Administrative Support Assistant I Engineering Aide […]

Experience the Inspiring Journey of Helen Keller in “The Miracle Worker” – Alabama’s Official Outdoor Drama

May 28, 2023

TUSCUMBIA-Prepare to be moved and inspired as the remarkable story of Helen Keller comes to life in The Miracle Worker, held on the grounds of the Helen Keller Home in Tuscumbia. This captivating play, staged at the outdoor theatre behind Ivy Green, depicts the extraordinary life of Helen Keller – from the discovery of her […]

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