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Scott Pruitt Confirmed and Sworn in as EPA Administrator

WASHINGTON–Today, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy...

Tiptoe Through the Tulips – Over 70,000 of Them at the Festival of Tulips, American Village, Montevallo, AL 

Montevallo, Alabama, February 21, 2017 – Beginning February 25 and running through mid April (depending on bloom time) the American Village is debuting a new seasonal spring event – The Festival of Tulips. Stroll through over 70,000 blooming...

University of Alabama alumnus Brad Watson wins Harper Lee Award

MONTGOMERY, Ala.— Award-winning writer and University of Alabama alumnus Brad Watson has been selected to receive the Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer of the Year for 2017. The award is made to a living, nationally recognized...

Fifth Grade Student Wins Alabama Arbor Day Poster Contest

Ella Stephens, a fifth grade student at Vestavia Hills Elementary School, in Vestavia Hills, has won the state’s 2017 Arbor Day State Poster Contest. She will be presented with $50, a one-year Alabama Urban Forestry Association membership and other...

Advisory Board Updated on Game Check, Snapper Check

The initial 2017 meeting of the Alabama Conservation Advisory Board focused on how well Alabama’s hunters and saltwater anglers complied with reporting regulations, and the assessment definitely showed mixed results. At the meeting last weekend in...

APA Elects New Officers and Board for 2017

BIRMINGHAM – Scott Brown, operations manager for Tennessee Valley Media, has been elected president of the Alabama Press Association. Brown succeeds Michele Gerlach, who became chairman of the board. Kenneth Boone, president of Tallapoosa Publishing...

Celebrate Red Cross Month by giving blood in March

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood. Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people...

America’s Navy to Celebrate

MILLINGTON (NNS) — The U.S. Navy set its sails toward Mobile, Alabama, to celebrate “Fat Tuesday” in the United States’ oldest Carnival festival in conjunction with a port visit from guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG...

USASOC Selects Ravid as AG Soldier of the Year

Army Spc. Seth Ravid, a 24-year-old Winter Haven, Florida. native, and human resources specialist in 4th battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) competed and won the U.S. Special Operations Command (USASOC) level Adjutant General (AG)...

ALABAMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO HIGHLIGHT STATE’S DIGITAL STORY AS PART OF DIGITAL LEARNING WEEK

Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), in partnership with the Alliance for Excellent Education, is pleased to announce its participation once again in the Digital Learning Day campaign, which will be held on...