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Alabama Hunters Report Increase in Turkey Harvest

May 14, 2018

MONTGOMERY-The Game Check numbers from the recently completed wild turkey season are in, and a slight uptick in hunter success was indicated. According to Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Director Chuck Sykes, those numbers need to be viewed with caution. Last year, hunters reported the harvest of 9,177 turkeys through the mandatory Game Check […]

ADPH to conduct TB testing in Auburn May 17

May 14, 2018

MONTGOMERY-On May 9, Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) officials notified Auburn University of plans to investigate a case of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) identified in a student enrolled on the Auburn campus. ADPH and Auburn University are working closely to ensure that university students and employees will be screened quickly. The state and local health […]

Tennessee Valley Strummers to Perform at the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Visitor Center

May 14, 2018

FLORENCE-Florence/Lauderdale Tourism and the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area will host the Tennessee Valley Strummers on May 18 at the Visitor Center in McFarland Park.  The dulcimer group will play folk music in the Gallery from 2 to 4 p.m. The Tennessee Valley Strummers will be performing at the Visitor Center the 3rd Friday of every […]

TVA Still Evolving Mission of Service, Adding Value After 85 Years

May 13, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS – Eight days before the agency’s 85th anniversary, the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors today approved measures to help ensure the continued evolution of services that add value to Valley residents and businesses during its meeting in Muscle Shoals. Since its beginning in 1933, TVA has changed to meet the needs of […]

Natchez Trace Parkway Battle of Ackia Commemoration and Pioneer Day

May 13, 2018

TUPELO, MS – Historic Site Coordinator Joseph Smith from the Chickasaw Nation and Brian Mast from the Black Belt Museum at the University of West Alabama will present programs at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Starting at 10:00 am, Smith will present a 30-minute Junior Ranger program entitled “Chickasaw […]

Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Junior Ranger Program “Trees Have Families, Too”

May 12, 2018

TUPELO, MS-The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to “Trees Have Families, Too” a Junior Ranger program to be held at the Parkway Visitor Center at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  Join a park ranger for this 45-minute program to learn about tree families and how they are part of our human […]

Governor Ivey Releases SAFE Council Report

May 12, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday released the report of recommendations from the Governor’s “Securing Alabama’s Facilities of Education” (SAFE) Council. The report focused on improvements in three areas: physical security, threat assessments and mental health, and coordinated training and planning. “I am very pleased with the findings of the SAFE Council and I am […]

South Alabama artists to exhibit at Tennessee Valley Museum

May 11, 2018

                       North Alabama meets Gulf Coast in an exciting new exhibition in Tuscumbia   TUSCUMBIA-The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art opens the exhibition “Gulf Coast Contemporary: Selected Works by Artists from Lower Alabama” at 1 p.m., Sunday, May 20. The museum is located on 511 […]

TVA Hosting BioBlitz Events in June And July

May 11, 2018

KNOXVILLE, TN -For the fourth year, Tennessee Valley Authority is hosting BioBlitzes on its managed lands, and the public is invited to participate.  The events will be held on June 9 at the Muscle Shoals Reservation and on July 14 at Melton Hill, TN both will be from 9 AM to #PM. In partnership with […]

Alabama Health Guidance and Humana Insurance will Sponsor American Legion Post #11 of Florence, Alabama Open House and Veterans Appreciation Day

May 11, 2018

FLORENCE-On Friday, May 25th, 2018 The American Legion Post #11 of Florence / Lauderdale County, at 318 South Court Street, Florence, Alabama will host an open house and Veterans Appreciation Day from 11 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. This is a free event sponsored by Alabama Health Guidance and Humana Insurance. All veterans are invited to […]

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