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Long-Tailed Weasel….Have You Seen Me?

July 23, 2021

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Division of Wildlife is looking for sightings of the long-tailed weasel. To our knowledge, long-tailed weasels have never been common in Alabama. In his 1921 report, “A Biological Survey of Alabama,” Arthur Howell observed “Weasels are apparently scarce everywhere in the Southern States and specimens are difficult to obtain.” These lively, intelligent animals […]


NW-SCC to host 2021-2022 FAME Signing Day on July 29

July 23, 2021

MUSCLE SHOALS-Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host the 2021-2022 Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) Signing Day for 18 students on the Shoals campus Thursday, July 29, at 8:00 a.m. in the  Gym, NW-SCC Shoals campus; 800 George Wallace Blvd., Muscle Shoals, AL 35661 Each student will be sponsored by local business and industry. The FAME Advanced […]


What’s Happening In Colbert County July-September 2021

July 23, 2021

  COLBERT COUNTY-Upcoming events for the end of July and all of August and into September 2021 in Colbert County and the surrounding area from the Colbert County Convention And Visitors Bureau: July 22 – 31, 2021 – The Last 5 Years, Ritz Theatre, 111 W 3rd St, Sheffield. (TVAA’s annual SummerStock musical) is a […]


Vote ALEA for “America’s Best-Looking Cruiser” Contest

July 22, 2021

MONTGOMERY – The race is on for the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) to win this year’s American Association of State Troopers’ (AAST) annual “America’s Best-Looking Cruiser Contest,” which is a national contest among state law enforcement agencies.   This year’s photo submission features a 2020 Dodge Charger on the start/finish line at Talladega Superspeedway. […]


NW-SCC awarded $100,000 for new Metallica Scholars Initiative

July 22, 2021

MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) was selected from a competitive field of community colleges across the country to receive $100,000 to transform the future of students in the community. Funded by Metallica’s All Within My Hands (AWMH) and led by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the Metallica Scholars Initiative was designed […]


NW-SCC to offer plumbing classes for the fall semester

July 21, 2021

  MUSCLE SHOALS-Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will begin a Plumbing Technology Short-Term Certificate program this fall. The program plans to implement a work-based learning component in the near future.   “There is a growing demand in the plumbing industry nationwide, and we are excited to offer this training for our local workforce,” said NW-SCC President […]


Athens-Limestone County 2021 Mud Volleyball for a Cure Recap

July 21, 2021

ATHENS-Hundreds of people played in the mud this past weekend to raise funds for a much-needed cause. The 4th Annual Mud Volleyball for a Cure tournament held at Swan Creek Park in Athens was a major success raising thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society. County for a Cure, Limestone County’s Relay for Life […]


CDC Information For Families with Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Members

July 21, 2021

ATLANTA, GA-Some family members may still need to take steps to protect themselves against COVID-19, such as children too young to get vaccinated or people with weakened immune systems. Any family member who is not fully vaccinated should keep taking steps to protect themselves and others. In general, people are considered fully vaccinated:   2 […]


Nuisance Wildlife

July 21, 2021

  MONTGOMERY-Every year the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries receives numerous calls regarding nuisance wildlife issues. What makes these situations a nuisance often varies from person to person and depends on their tolerance, or lack thereof, to whichever species of wildlife is being observed. While most calls are usually concerned residents wanting to […]


Alabama Department of Public Health issues 2021 Fish Consumption Advisories

July 20, 2021

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) annually updates fish consumption advisories based on data collected the preceding fall by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). ADEM, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources collected samples of specific fish species for analysis from various waterbodies throughout the state […]


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