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Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities During The COVID-19 Pandemic

August 6, 2020

ATLANTA, GA-Staying physically active is one of the best ways to keep your mind and body healthy. You can visit parks, trails, campgrounds, and open spaces as a way to relieve stress, get some fresh air, and stay active. Learn the steps to follow to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. While these facilities and […]


TVA Reports Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

August 6, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN ― The Tennessee Valley Authority reported $7.4 billion in total operating revenues on more than 108 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity sales for the nine months ended June 30, 2020. Sales of electricity were about 5% lower compared to the same period of the prior year due to overall milder weather and impacts of […]


The American Alligator: A Conservation Milestone

August 6, 2020

  MONTGOMERY-Once on the verge of extinction, the American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis, has made a very impressive comeback. With a powerful bite, armored skin, and incredible stealth, alligators are known to have only one major predator. Humans. As with the colorful plumage of migratory birds prior to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, products […]


Kaytrina Simmons Seeks Second Term Florence City Council District 1

August 5, 2020

Businesswoman, incumbent Kaytrina P. Simmons, is seeking re-election to the Florence City Council as the District 1 representative a seat she currently holds.  She also serves as the Council Pro-Tem. Simmons is a lifelong native of Florence, Alabama with deep rooted values in the community. She has made a career of working with and serving […]


Senators Doug Jones and Cory Gardner Introduce the American Dream Down Payment Act of 2020

August 5, 2020

  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Doug Jones of Alabama and Cory Gardner of Colorado today introduced the American Dream Down Payment Act of 2020. The bipartisan legislation would help prospective homeowners save for a traditional 20-percent down payment by creating special tax-advantaged savings accounts for eligible housing costs. These accounts would be similar to the popular 529 […]


Dave Smith Puts Hat In The Ring For Florence City Council District 1 Seat

August 5, 2020

Dave M. Smith announces he will run for Florence City Council District 1 seat. Dave ‘s goal and reason for running would be to enhance District 1 with his number one priority being the Citizens of District the district. He emphasized safety for all citizens and a revitalization in the district.  He will strive to […]


ADPH, UAB evolving campus entry efforts with launch of multifunctional GuideSafeTMPlatform

August 4, 2020

MONTGOMERY–The Alabama Department of Public Health and The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), a part of The University of Alabama System, on MOnday, August 3 provided an update on Alabama’s evolving campus entry program for higher education students as they return to campuses across the state. Governor Kay Ivey elected to use more than $30 million in Coronavirus […]


UNA’s Commencement Ceremonies Honor Outstanding Graduates

August 4, 2020

FLORENCE– Several graduates from the recent commencement ceremonies at the University of North Alabama were honored as part of the event. The Turris Fidelis Key was presented to two students, and eight students received the Keller Key award.   “These are the highest honors conferred on graduating seniors at the University,” said Dr. Ross Alexander, […]


On Election Day Verna Brennan Asks For Your Vote City Council District 5 Sheffield

August 4, 2020

On Election Day, I would appreciate your vote for Sheffield City Council, District 5.  I am retired and have time to devote to being your council person. Due to Covid 19, I will not be knocking on doors, I hope you will understand as we are living in some unusual times.  I have lived and […]


River Zurinsky Wants to Improve Florence and District 2

August 4, 2020

I am River Zurinsky and I’m asking for your vote for Florence City Council District 2 on August 25th. I was born at ECM Hospital in District 2, and I have lived in District 2 all my life. It was not an easy decision for me to run for Florence City Council at 21 years […]


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