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Helen Keller Hospital Statement Regarding Masking After April 9, 2021

April 9, 2021

SHEFFIELD-With the expectation that Governor Kay Ivey’s statewide masking order will expire on Friday April 9, Huntsville Hospital Health System has announced that masks will continue to be required in its facilities beyond that date. Since safety is our core value, we believe that wearing masks contributes to a safer environment for our patients, employees […]

Congressman Aderholt Announces 4th District Art Competition Winners

April 9, 2021

RUSSELLVILLE-On Tuesday, April 6, Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) released the following statement after an awards ceremony was held in Russellville, Alabama to announce the winners of the 4th Congressional District Art Competition. “I’m proud to announce that Kennedy Copeland, an 11th grader at Arab High School, won this year’s 4th Congressional District Art Competition’s Best of Show.  Her […]

LifeSouth donors receive free test for COVID-19 antibodies through April 18

April 9, 2021

TENNESSEE VALLEY-LifeSouth thanks donors who have helped the community blood supply by donating blood in recent weeks, however the need for all blood types continues as local and national blood shortages remain.   Donors are asked to visit a LifeSouth location or blood drive. It is a great time to become a blood donor and […]

NW-SCC to hold 80s World Tour Concert on April 30 and May 3

April 9, 2021

PHIL CAMPBELL— Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Music Department will hold the 80s World Tour concert on Friday, April 30, and Monday, May 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the Lou B. Bevill Center on the NW-SCC Phil Campbell Campus. The Concert will feature popular rock, pop, and country music from the 80s performed by the NW-SCC […]

COVID-19 Update Alabama Department of Public Health April 8, 2021

April 9, 2021

MONTGOMERY-Getting COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of Alabamians as quickly as possible is our goal.ADPH is conducting clinics daily, including drive-through clinics in some counties. COVID-19 Cases—517,916 COVID-19 Deaths—10,675 COVID-19 Hospitalizations (as of April 7)—47,873 Currently eligible for vaccine—everyone 16 years of age and older Average 1stDoses of Vaccine Shipped to Alabama Per Week—115,000-120,000 Vaccine […]

NW-SCC to offer the 2021 Summer Promise Scholarship

April 8, 2021

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL— Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) is offering students, who have not been enrolled at NW-SCC since the 2019 fall semester, an opportunity to start back to college this summer tuition free. The priority deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 15, 2021. “We hope this will encourage those that had […]

Governor Ivey Allows Alabama Mask Mandate Expires On Friday

April 7, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued her twenty-sixth supplemental emergency proclamation transitioning the state from an amended Safer at Home Order to a new Safer Apart Order, the third phase of COVID-19 pandemic health orders. Masks will no longer be mandated statewide, but individuals are strongly encouraged to wear a mask or other facial […]

Governor Ivey: Economic development report card shows $4.8 billion in new investment in 2020

April 7, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, economic development activity across Alabama in 2020 generated close to $5 billion in new capital investment and almost 10,000 job commitments, Governor Kay Ivey announced today. With significant growth projects recorded in key strategic industrial sectors, Governor Ivey said the activity will strengthen the foundations of […]

The East Limestone Band Receives $20,000 Grant from Legislative Delegation

April 7, 2021

ATHENS – Throughout this difficult year, the COVID-19 pandemic has heavily impacted student musicians. Normal activities such as practicing, performing, and fundraising have become not so normal.  Nevertheless, these students have adapted, so they may continue to create the music that they love.   Fundraising has been especially difficult.  Due to limitations and challenges presented […]

Possible Side Effects After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

April 5, 2021

ATLANTA, GA-COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. Your arm may hurt where you got your shot or you may have redness or swelling. You may be tired or have a headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, or […]

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