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American Red Cross reaches out to states hardest hit by tornadoes

American Red Cross reaches out to states hardest hit by tornadoes

Montgomery, AL – The American Red Cross is providing shelter, food, and comfort to people across the south after a major severe weather outbreak swept through the area over the weekend. States affected included Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee, and South Carolina. Mississippi was the hardest hit when a deadly tornado claimed at least ten […]

Our Prattville Exclusive Interview with Ray Boles: Candidate cites job creation as impetus for Alabama Senate run

<em>Our Prattville</em> Exclusive Interview with Ray Boles: Candidate cites job creation as impetus for Alabama Senate run

Prattville – Ray Boles, Republican candidate for Senate in District 30, is the son of Ronnie and Pat Boles of Prattville. Boles has a twin brother, Ron, who is an officer with the City’s Police Department and a sister, Donna Boles Finch, an Autaugaville schoolteacher. The Prattville native is the proprietor of Prattville Carpet and […]

Country Crossing spokesman calls for Riley investigation

Country Crossing spokesman calls for Riley investigation

Dothan, AL – On Thursday, Jay Walker, spokesman for the Country Crossing entertainment complex near Dothan, Alabama, issued a statement concerning delaying the House vote on a controversial bingo bill now dubbed “Simple Bingo Act.” Last week, the bill that would allow voters to decide on whether to legalize electronic bingo, was delayed in the […]

Free mammograms, pap smears given in Alabama

Free mammograms, pap smears given in Alabama

Montgomery, AL – The Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection program is being offered through the Department of Public Health for women who are unable to pay for mammograms or pap smears which are tests to aid in early detection of cancer. The program provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women who […]

College Bass Tour set to strike in Montgomery

College Bass Tour set to strike in Montgomery

Atlanta, GA – The College Bass Tour heads to Alabama’s Capital City on April 10-11 to kick off its 2010 season with the College Bass East Super Regional during the second annual Bite the Tail off of Cancer Crawfish Boil. The tournament begins with daily morning launches at 6:00 AM at the Riverwalk Amphitheatre docks […]

Stars fell on Alabama

Stars fell on Alabama

Montgomery, AL –About a thousand people were treated to some of the best the music world has to offer during the Alabama Music Hall of Fame’s 13th Induction Banquet and Awards show Thursday night at the Renaissance Convention Center. David Johnson, executive director of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, which is located in Tuscumbia, […]

Auburn takes second straight MAX Capital City Classic

Auburn takes second straight MAX Capital City Classic

Montgomery, AL – After rain forced a postponement on March 9, the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Auburn Tigers took the field tonight at Riverwalk Stadium to face off in the 2nd annual Max Capital City Classic. With 7,205 fans watching, Auburn scored first in the bottom of the second on a Tony Caldwell homerun […]

Michael J. Fox anecdotes highlight Back to the Future reunion

Michael J. Fox anecdotes highlight <em>Back to the Future</em> reunion

Florence, AL – During the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival in Florence this past weekend, a Back to the Future 25th anniversary reunion special event was held at the Shoals Theatre that included producer/screenwriter Bob Gale and actors James Tolkan and Claudia Wells. Back to the Future is a comedic science fiction film trilogy written […]

State troopers ready for spring break traffic

State troopers ready for spring break traffic

Montgomery, AL – As the week of spring break is a highly anticipated vacation for students, state troopers are preparing for the increased traffic throughout the state, according to Department of Public Safety Director Col. J. Christopher Murphy. Overtime grants administered by the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Law Enforcement Traffic Safety Division of […]

Winners of the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival announced

Winners of the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival announced

Florence, AL – Twenty-two year old director and screenwriter Brad Thompson, along with his crew, submitted two films for consideration in this year’s George Lindsey UNA Film Festival; Collecting Chloe and Honor Code. The Athens, Alabama native and University of North Alabama student is serious about his craft, wishing tto pursue a career in filmmaking. […]

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