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Governor Ivey Announces $7 Million for Local Road and Bridge Projects

January 17, 2020

  MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation on Thursday announced that $7 million in funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various local road and bridge projects. The funding is made available through the Annual Grant Program, a new program created under the Rebuild Alabama Act. The Rebuild […]

Huntsville Hospital, UAB partner to expand health insurance options for seniors

January 17, 2020

BIRMINGHAM – Huntsville Hospital Health System and University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System have agreed to a partnership that seeks to expand health insurance options for seniors and others with Medicare in North Alabama, and look for opportunities that focus on population health, value-based care and rural health care.    Together the organizations intend to […]

Senator Doug Jones Announces FAFSA Workshop Series Across Alabama Workshops to be held in Mobile, Selma, Montgomery, Hueytown and Trinity

January 17, 2020

January 28-29 – U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) today announced his local staff members will host a series of workshops across Alabama to assist students and their families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). These events are free and open to the public. In 2018, Alabama high school graduates missed out on […]

Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Junior Ranger Program “Beak Knows Best

January 16, 2020

  TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to “Beak Knows Best,” a Junior Ranger program on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 10 am at the Parkway Visitor Center. Join a park ranger for this 45-minute program to learn how you can determine what a bird might eat just by […]

Events at UNA Honor Life, Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2020

FLORENCE – On Monday, Jan. 20, the University of North Alabama campus and Shoals community are invited to UNA for two events in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who is widely regarded as America’s pre-eminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history.   The Office of Student Engagement […]

Unemployment Compensation Tax Forms Are Now Available Online

January 16, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Alabamians who received unemployment compensation benefits in 2019 can now view and download their form 1099-G online at The Form 1099-G details how much unemployment compensation claimants received during the calendar year as well as information about taxes withheld from unemployment benefits. This information must be reported each year. The forms are also available […]

Florence Announces 9 New Businesses For December 2019

January 16, 2020

FLORENCE-Mayor Holt is pleased to announce that nine (9) new brick and mortar businesses received their business licenses during the month of December, 2019.  The list includes an array of professional service providers, retail and game stores, popular chain restaurants, and a call center.  Florence’s commitment to business is a foundational value, and we are […]

Jeannette Mills Named TVA Chief External Relations Officer

January 15, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN ― The Tennessee Valley Authority has named Jeannette Mills its newest Executive Vice President and Chief External Relations Officer, effective Feb. 3. In her role, she will lead TVA’s efforts to further strengthen its relationships with local power companies, elected officials, community leaders, economic development agencies and other stakeholders in TVA’s seven-state service […]

Senator Doug Jones Urges Trump Administration to Reconsider Airbus Tariffs That Could Impact Jobs in Mobile

January 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC-U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) today sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer urging him to reconsider Airbus tariffs that would impact the component facilities located in Mobile, Alabama. The tariffs in question could impact components crucial to Airbus assembly and lead to job losses in the Port City. Airbus’ Mobile […]

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: The HPV vaccine is cancer prevention

January 14, 2020

MONTGOMERY-During January, Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) wants to remind Alabamians that cervical cancer is over 90 percent preventable. With improved education, access to gynecologic care, and most importantly – vaccination, cervical cancer can join other eradicated diseases of the past. When found early, cervical cancer is highly treatable […]

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