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Take precautions to prevent the spread of mosquitoes

September 14, 2017

MONTGOMERY-A potential problem exists with mosquitoes during the recovery phase after Tropical Storm Irma and the threat of flooding in the state. The Alabama Department of Public Health continues to advise caution to those who are entering flooded areas. Mosquitoes are one of the problems to be remembered, as they can carry serious diseases such as West Nile […]


“Big Sonia” Comes To The Ritz As Part Of The Southern Circuit Tour September 15

September 14, 2017

SHEFFIELD-The Ritz Theatre in Sheffield will present Big Sonia asone of their Southern Circuit Tour films. The showing will be September 15 at 7:00 PM.  Tickets for the showing are $8.oo and for students $5.00. Big Sonia, film by Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday Big Sonia follows a tiny woman with huge impact. Standing tall at 4’8″, […]


Governor Ivey Comments on Resignation of Michael Sentance as State Superintendent of Education

September 13, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Earlier today, State Superintendent of Education Michael Sentance submitted his resignation to Governor Kay Ivey, as President of the Board of Education. Shortly thereafter, Governor Ivey released the following statement.   “Today, I received the resignation of State Superintendent of Education Michael Sentance. I do not take this situation lightly, and as President of […]


Rogersville Indian Artifact Show –September 24, 2017

September 12, 2017

ROGERSVILLE-Have you ever found an interesting looking rock and thought that it was just more than a natural formation, that it looks like it might be an arrowhead or some type of ancient stone tool? Do you have a box of “Old Indian Rocks” that you picked up as a child or were given to […]


Governor Ivey Signs Executive Order Extending Voter Registration Deadline for Senate Primary Run-off

September 12, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday signed Executive Order 711 extending the deadline to register to vote in the September 26, 2017 Republican Primary Run-off Election for Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat. The original deadline was today, but due to the closure of state offices Governor Ivey decided to extend the deadline by one day. Online registration through the […]


President Trump Approves Governor Ivey’s Request for Presidential Disaster Declaration

September 12, 2017

MONTGOMERY – President Donald J. Trump on Monday approved Governor Kay Ivey’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for the State of Alabama. The President declared that an emergency exists in the State of Alabama and ordered Federal assistance to supplement existing response efforts due to emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Irma beginning on September 8, 2017, and […]


Governor Ivey Orders Level One Activation of Emergency Operations Center; Activates Alabama National Guard Personnel for State Active Duty

September 9, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Saturday authorized the activation of the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Clanton to level one and the activation of the Alabama National Guard (ALNG) for state active duty, due to the potential impact of Hurricane Irma and the state’s role in supporting additional neighboring state evacuees. The National Weather Service […]


Brooks Opposes Huge Pelosi-Schumer-Trump Debt Hike

September 9, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, September 8 Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) joined with the chairmen of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, and a majority of the Alabama House delegation, in voting against the Pelosi-Schumer-Trump debt ceiling deal that undermines national security while increasing America’s debt by roughly $600 billion and doing nothing to solve the deficits […]


Governor Ivey Issues State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday issued a State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is expected to begin affecting Alabama late this weekend and into the beginning of next week. Governor Ivey had previously issued limited supplemental States of Emergency to address immediate needs, but due to possible response needs here in Alabama and […]


FLAS Adoption Fees Waived Through September 13

September 8, 2017

FLORENCE-In anticipation of housing displaced animals from Hurricane Harvey and the impending Hurricane Irma, the Florence Lauderdale Animal Shelter is waiving adoption fees as of today, September 8 through Wednesday, September 13. The Shelter will stay open today (Friday, September 8) until 7pm. Monday tthrough Wednesday the Shelter will be open from 10-5pm; however, please call if you are interested in adoption, […]


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