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The Natchez Trace Parkway Announces Spring Hours for the Meriwether Lewis Death and Burial Site

March 12, 2018

HOHENWALD, TN – The Meriwether Lewis Visitor Information Center on the Natchez Trace Parkway will reopen Sunday, March 25, 2018. Spring hours of operation will be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. The visitor information center will be closed Tuesdays and […]

Byler Road Tour, a Bicentennial Event

March 11, 2018

THE SHOALS-There will be an outingt hat has been rated as an offical Bicentennial event Byler Historic Road Tour will be held Saturday, March 17th. There will be meet-up at 11 AM, on Bainbridge Road at Lake Wilson south shore.  There will be a 15 seater van for the first 15 who RSVP (have 9 […]

Shoals Spark Event Announces Winners For Their 2018 Competition

March 11, 2018

FLORENCE – On Thursday evening, 10 presenters vied for almost $3,000 in prize money at the Shoals Spark competition in front of an audience of over 100 at UNA. The participants, gleaned down from 30 who submitted ideas, were divided into 2 categories – Elementary and Middle School students and High School students. The presenters were […]

Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

March 11, 2018

TUPELO, MS – The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The demonstrations will show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to around 1840. […]

TVA Opens Public Comment Period on Environmental Assessment for Proposed Rate Change

March 10, 2018

 KNOXVILLE, TN– The Tennessee Valley Authority kicked off a public comment period on March 9, 2018, seeking input on a draft Environmental Assessment that explores potential environmental and economic impacts of its proposed rate change. The rate change would revise the structure of wholesale electric power rates to better align wholesale rates with the underlying […]

NW-SCC Phi Theta Kappa Receives 17 Alabama Regional Awards

March 9, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL-Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Phil Campbell Campus (Alpha Zeta Iota chapter) and Shoals Campus (Alpha Sigma Beta chapter) recently received 17 awards at the 2018 Phi Theta Kappa Alabama Regional Convention at Enterprise State Community College in Enterprise, Ala. The Phil Campbell and Shoals Campus Chapter was recognized with the following […]

For Second Year in a Row, University of North Alabama Has Two Students Competing for Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

March 9, 2018

FLORENCE – For the second time in school history, the University of North Alabama has two students competing as semi-finalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student Scholarship Program. This year marks UNA’s second foray into applying for the Fulbright program, which has been a focused effort by Dr. Matt Price, UNA’s director of Premiere National and International Awards. […]

NW-SCC to host over 200 students for SkillsUSA Northwest Alabama District competition

March 8, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host the SkillsUSA Northwest Alabama District competition on the Shoals campus for over 200 high school students Friday, March 9, 2018, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Students will compete in 21 Career Technical and Leadership contests. Career technical competitions include: Automotive Service, Carpentry, Cosmetology, Diesel Equipment Technology, Electronics Technology, Technical […]

University of North Alabama Theatre Presents ‘Eurydice’

March 7, 2018

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Theatre will present Eurydice, April 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14, at 7:30 p.m., and April 8 and 15, at 2 p.m., in the George S. Lindsey Theatre. A 2003 play by Sarah Ruhl, Eurydice retells the myth of Orpheus from the perspective of his wife, Eurydice.  The story focuses on Eurydice’s choice to […]

Governor Ivey Unveils “Smart on Safety Initiative”

March 6, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday, during a press conference, unveiled her “Smart on Safety Initiative.” Governor Ivey is committed to keeping Alabama’s schoolchildren safe, and this plan will aid in enhancing school safety and security in the state.   “In announcing a four-pronged approach to school safety, we will build on the foundation already in […]

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