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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 […]

Florence City Schools Superintendent To Hold State Of The Schools Address

January 13, 2020

FLORENCE-Florence City Schools, Superintendent Dr. Jimmy Shaw will be hosting the 2019-2020 State of the Schools Address on Monday, January 13, 2020, at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence. Doors will open to the public at 5:00 P.M. with the Address beginning at 6 P.M. During the presentation, shining examples of the accomplishments happening […]

Senator Doug Jones Op-Ed: Reflecting on 2019 and Setting Goals for 2020

January 13, 2020

Even after New Year’s celebrations have died down, the beginning of the year is a time to reflect on the past and set goals for the year to come. I’m proud of all that we’ve been able to accomplish since I was sworn in to the Senate in January of 2018, but there’s still so […]

1st Annual Singing Me Home Benefit Gospel Singing

January 13, 2020

SHEFFIELD-What began as meager side thoughts into how to fulfill the wishes of my mother, quickly became a blessing and honor that is turning into a yearly quest to raise funds for caregiver resources and scientific research to faithfully end the battle with Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a disease that has in some form or fashion […]

Forever Wild Board Meets in Montgomery on February 6/Public Input Welcome

January 13, 2020

MONTGOMERY-The Board of Trustees of the Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust will hold its first quarterly meeting of 2020 on Thursday, February 6, at the Richard Beard Building, Agriculture and Industries Auditorium, 1445 Federal Dr., in Montgomery, Alabama. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. At this meeting, updates on Forever Wild program activities and […]

Inteva Products Workers May Be Eligible for Benefits

January 13, 2020

GADSDEN – Workers of Inteva Products, Gadsden, who were engaged in activities related to the production of sunroofs may be eligible for benefits under the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015 (TAARA 2015).  A petition filed on behalf of workers of Inteva Products, Gadsden, was certified by the U.S. Department of Labor on December 30, […]

Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

January 12, 2020

TUPELO, MS – The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center, from 10 am until 3 pm on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The demonstrations will show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those pioneers who lived in the area from the 1700s to around 1840. […]

UNA Hosts Members of the Legislative Delegation

January 12, 2020

FLORENCE – During two days in January, the University of North Alabama administration welcomed members of the local legislative delegation to campus as well as to an off-site location in Decatur for an update on the University as it enters its 190th year, making it the state’s oldest four-year institution. “These events allowed us to […]

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