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Governor Ivey Comments on Reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program

January 22, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Today, both houses of the United States Congress passed a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding Congress’ reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. “I am thankful that Congress has finally passed a continuing resolution to fund the Federal Government, including a six-year reauthorization […]

Natchez Trace Parkway Accessible to Public during Government Shutdown

January 22, 2018

Tupelo, MS – During the shutdown of the federal government due to the lapse of appropriations, Natchez Trace Parkway will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures. Park roads, lookouts, trails and open-air interpretive exhibits at Natchez Trace Parkway will remain accessible to visitors, but emergency and rescue services […]

Winter Specials at Alabama State Parks

January 22, 2018

MONTGOMERY-After the stress of the holidays, you deserve a few days away from work and home. An Alabama state park is the perfect place to help you recharge and get ready for the new year without draining your bank account. Select parks are currently offering winter specials on overnight accommodations now through February 2018. Check […]

Veiled: A Space Between Opens At TVAA January 21

January 21, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-The sculpture of Aaron Tennessee Benson opens 1 -3 p.m. January 21, 2018 .  There will be a gallery talk by the artist at 1:30 p.m. on the 21st at Tennessee Valley Museum of Art located at 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia. The exhibit will run through March 9. The museum is open 9 a.m. to 5 […]

The University of North Alabama to Host Poetry Reading by Kwoya Fagin Maples

January 21, 2018

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Department of English and the UNA College of Arts and Sciences will host a poetry reading by Kwoya Fagin Maples, Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m., in the Guillott University Center Loft. Maples, originally from Charleston, South Carolina, holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Alabama. She […]

Aderholt Statement on Senate Failure to Keep Government Funded

January 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) this evening released the following statement after the Senate failed to pass a measure to keep the government funded. “Congress has one job that it must do each and every year and that is to keep the government funded through Appropriations bills. Despite bipartisan support for passage of […]

Why Fly The Shoals

January 20, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-When it comes to traveling, how passengers reach their destination matters just as much as the destination itself.   When you “Fly the Shoals” with Boutique Air, your travel goals become our travel goals. Finding affordable fares, gaining access to desirable destinations and having a consistently reliable flight schedule makes Boutique Air at the […]

Helen Keller Hospital Foundation Annual Mardi Gras Gala Set For February 28

January 20, 2018

SHEFFIELD – The Helen Keller Hospital Foundation presents their annual Mardi Gras Luncheon and Fashion Show on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center.   This event will begin at 10 a.m. with the Grande Market, a shopping experience with vendors from the Shoals area and beyond. A New Orleans-themed lunch will […]

University of North Alabama Getting Ready for Miss UNA Pagean

January 20, 2018

FLORENCE – A bevy of contestants will once again take the stage for the University of North Alabama 2018 Miss UNA Scholarship Pageant. The pageant will take place Jan. 27, 2018, at 5 p.m., in Norton Auditorium on the UNA campus. The event will be hosted by the current Miss UNA, Victoria Roose, and the current Miss Alabama, […]

Rangers Cite Multiple Violators for Closure Violations in Tennessee

January 19, 2018

TUPELO, MS –  Natchez Trace Parkway law enforcement rangers cited multiple violators for driving around and removing barricades. Each violator was issued several citations for violating closures and tampering with barricades, and will be required to appear in court. The maximum penalty for each violation is $5000 and 6 months in prison. The Parkway remains […]

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