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The Natchez Trace Parkway Celebrates National Parks with an Employee Photo Exhibit

March 21, 2017

TUPELO, MS – As the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates 101 years of protecting and preserving the nation’s parks and monuments, all Americans are encouraged to get out and #FindYourPark. Each one of the 417 national parks is a thread in the tapestry that tells the story of our country – its beautiful landscapes, diverse […]

Aderholt Calls for Entries in 2017 Art Competition

March 21, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today called for entries in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition.   “I am pleased once again to be a sponsor of the United States Congressional Art Competition for high school students within the 4th District.  This is an annual nationwide event that recognizes and encourages the artistic talent […]

Governor Bentley, Legislators in Washington Ahead of Expected Vote on Health Care Bill

March 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday is in Washington, D.C. along with Cabinet leaders and Alabama Legislative Leadership days before the U.S. House is expected to take up a vote on the American Health Care Act. The team will have several meetings Monday with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and key […]

Florence/LauderdaleTourism And Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area Hosts Songwriting Women Of The Shoals

March 20, 2017

FLORENCE-In honor of Women’s History Month, Florence/Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area will host Songwriting Women of the Shoals. This free event will take place at 2 p.m. on March 25, 2017, in the Visitors Center Gallery. “We are excited about the new partnership, which helps tourism to bring in […]

University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences Announces Winner for Career Week Poster Contest

March 19, 2017

FLORENCE – “Full Steam Ahead” is the name of the winning poster submission for UNA’s College of Arts and Sciences Career Week poster competition. Career week will take place April 7 and April 10-13, with the theme “Moving Full STEAM Ahead.” Senior Audrey Burton from Montgomery, Alabama, was the winner of the poster competition, which was […]

Alabama Music Hall of Fame Hosting Special Exhibit Featuring Work by Students from Colbert County Schools

March 19, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-This March, inspired by Music In Our Schools Month®, the Alabama Music Hall of Fame will be featuring the artwork of five elementary schools from around Colbert County, expressing the impact that music has on the students. The program is intended to celebrate music in Alabama’s classrooms and in students’ lives. The artwork will be […]

Potential Agreement Reached Between UNA and FCS

March 18, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence City School Board of Education and the University of North Alabama have mediated a potential agreement concerning the Florence Middle School campus.  Each of the respective boards plan to meet as soon as practicable to vote on the proposed agreement.  However, the details of such agreement shall remain confidential until approved by both […]

Running Buck Wild Extreme 10K-5K Camo Fu Run

March 18, 2017

ROGERSVILLE-The 2017 Extreme 10k, 5k and CAMO Fun Run will be held at Joe Wheeler State Park on March 25, 2017. Part of Alabama State Park’s Mission is to operate and maintain recreational facilities; and to extend the public’s knowledge of the state’s natural environment. We strive to continue this mission and provide the public […]

Aderholt Statement on American Healthcare Act

March 17, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today released the following statement after meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office.   “President Trump called me to the Oval Office this morning (Friday) to discuss the American Healthcare Act, because of his understanding that I could not support the current language of the bill.   […]

Huge Regional Job Fair to be Held in Huntsville Next Week

March 17, 2017

More than 125 Employers Registered with Over 3,100 Available Jobs  HUNTSVILLE – The Alabama Career Center System, in partnership with WAFF 48 News and the City of Huntsville, will host a regional job fair on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville. The job fair […]

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