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Turkey Season Opens Saturday, March 16, in Most Alabama Counties

March 16, 2019

MONTGOMERY-Spring turkey season will open March 16, 2019, and close April 30 for most Alabama counties. In 2018, the Conservation Advisory Board passed a motion that set the start date for turkey season as the third Saturday in March each year. The decision was made to allow as many hens as possible to breed before […]

Rosenbaum House Restoration Presentation March 21

March 16, 2019

FLORENCE-The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Rosenbaum House is a Florence icon. Built in 1939 for Stanley and Mildred Rosenbaum, this house is one of the best examples of Usonian architecture in the nation. On March 21 at 6:00 PM Don Lambert RosenBaum will give a presentation in the gift shop of the home located at 541 […]

Northwest-Shoals and UNA partner to make transfer seamless and more affordable for students

March 15, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS-Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) students will now have a more seamless and affordable path to the University of North Alabama (UNA) through a newly formed partnership. Currently, Northwest-Shoals Community College sends close to 200 students to the University of North Alabama annually and is the largest community college transfer institution for UNA. Starting this […]

Senior Department Leader and Manager of the Florence Electricity Department Announces Retirement

March 15, 2019

 FLORENCE-Richard Morrissey, Senior Department Leader and Manager of the Florence Electricity Department, is announcing his retirement after 46 years of service to the community. Mayor Steve Holt has officially accepted his letter of retirement, effective in December of 2019. Mayor Holt said, “Richard has been an outstanding Department Leader. He made Florence a model for […]

Mississippians Owe Morrow and Foshee A Debt of Gratitude

March 15, 2019

NORTH MISSISSIPPI-When Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed the Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act on January 30th, it was very appropriate for former Alabama State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow to be present for the ceremony. Morrow and Tombigbee Electric Cooperative CEO Steve Foshee (who could not attend the ceremony due a scheduling conflict) were a huge part […]

Stutts Opposed New State Infrastructure Bill

March 14, 2019

MONTGOMERY— The bill to rebuild Alabama’s infrastructure was voted on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, during a legislative special session. Senator Larry Stutts (R) was one of six senators to vote against the bill.   Stutts said, “I personally had major issues with the bill. First, and most importantly, a very large percentage of people that […]

ASNA is announcing the inaugural Graze: Huntsville!

March 14, 2019

 HUNTSVILLE-Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the inaugural Graze: Huntsville! Graze is a farm-to-fork picnic currently in its fifth year in Birmingham. We are thrilled beyond measure to partner with the Greene Street Market at Nativity to bring Graze to the Rocket City in 2019, and celebrate the Tennessee Valley’s best homegrown […]

Nuisance Wildlife

March 13, 2019

MONTGOMERY-Have you ever encountered a wild animal causing damage on your property? This type of human-wildlife conflict is becoming commonplace in many areas across Alabama. Issues generally range from squirrels building nests in attics to feral hogs damaging crop fields. There are a variety of methods for managing problematic wildlife. As winter recedes and spring […]

Solar Is Shining in the Valley

March 13, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-There’s no doubt about it — the Tennessee Valley is experiencing a solar Renaissance. Here, there, everywhere, solar is going in at businesses, communities, homes and industries. In fact, so much solar is happening, there are some pretty staggering numbers to throw around. Numbers like 193 — the percentage growth in TVA’s contracted solar […]

Eight Months in a Row: Alabama Continues to Break Employment Records 31,500 Jobs Added Over the Year

March 12, 2019

 MONTGOMERY –  For eight consecutive months, the number of people counted as employed in Alabama has reached record highs.  In January 2019, this number measured 2,123,398, breaking December 2018’s revised count of 2,120,769. “People are working in Alabama.  Employers are hiring in Alabama.  We continue to report record numbers of people with jobs, and we are seeing fewer and […]

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