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Shoals Students Take Home South’s Regional BEST Robotics Awards

December 13, 2018

AUBURN – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the Shoals-area winners from the South’s BEST Robotics Championship held December 1-2 at Auburn University. Sixty teams spanning five states participated and five represented the NW Alabama BEST Robotics region. These teams included Creekside Academy, Brooks High School, Covenant Christian School, Phillips High School […]

Last Bake Sale This Year for Chloe’s Fund– Helping Florence-Lauderdale Shelter Animals!

December 13, 2018

FLORENCE-With your help this year, Chloe’s Fund has given medical care to hundreds of Florence Lauderdale Shelter animals in need. On December 14, the last bake sale for the year will be held; all proceeds benefit Chloe’s Fund. In addition to holiday treats, we’ll have Gift Baskets and assorted presents for animal lovers to purchase. […]

Alabama’s hospitals are effectively controlling healthcare-associated infections

December 12, 2018

 MONTGOMERY-For the seventh year in a row, Alabama’s Healthcare-associated Infections (HAI) program has been committed to protecting patients from adverse healthcare events, while promoting safety, quality and value in Alabama’s healthcare delivery.   “We publish an annual report that provides information on the number of infections per category and whether the hospital performs better than […]

University of North Alabama and Huntsville Hospital Health System Team up for Partnership

December 11, 2018

FLORENCE. – Officials with the University of North Alabama and the Huntsville Hospital Health System announced that they will team up to form a partnership. An official signing of a Learning Agreement took place Monday, Dec. 10 at Huntsville Hospital. According to the agreement, Huntsville Hospital Health System will be considered a “preferred educational partner.”  As […]

Natchez Trace Parkway is Hiring

December 11, 2018

TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway is hiring temporary tractor operators and maintenance workers for next summer’s mowing season. The season begins April 15, 2019 and ends October 14, 1019. There could be opportunities in any of the following locations: Mississippi           Alabama         Tennessee Natchez                Cherokee         Hohenwald Port Gibson      […]

North Court Street Tree Lighting Ceremony Set For December 11

December 10, 2018

 FLORENCE-Mayor Holt announcedon Monday, December 10 that the tree lighting ceremony at the North Court median has been rescheduled and will take place Tuesday, December 11, at 5:30 p.m. The tree on North Court had been a fixture of Christmas seasons during the 1950s and 1960s.  The Florence Beautification Board is bringing back the tradition this […]

Governor Ivey Awards $6.3 Million to Help Crime Victims Statewide

December 9, 2018

 MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced the award of a $6.3 million grant to support crime victims, as they navigate the criminal justice system. The grant was awarded to the Alabama Office of Prosecution Services to provide 88 certified victim service officers throughout the state. The officers will be stationed at local district attorneys’ offices […]

Santa Event in the Big Springs Memorial Park Saturday, December 15, 2018

December 9, 2018

ATHENS-Clear your calendars for a FREE Fun-Filled Day in the park.  Athens Limestone County Tourism will be hosting this all day event filled with Christmas, Christmas and more Christmas activities. Starting from 2p.m. – 5p.m. Sun Loans & Tax Services, along with Athens-Limestone Tourism are sponsoring a free ornament decorating activity for kids of all […]

“You’re Never Too Old” is The Motto for University of North Alabama Graduate

December 8, 2018

 FLORENCE– “Anything is possible! The main thing is to never give up. I have not, yet, and look at me! I am almost 80!” That is a quote from Lorali Hulsey.  Hulsey is about to do something that most people do in their early 20s; she’s going to graduate from the University of North Alabama next […]

Helen Keller Hospital Designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

December 8, 2018

 SHEFFIELD — Helen Keller Hospital has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy). […]

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