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Lara Alvis Brings Trial Experience to Shelby County Judicial Race

Hoover, Alabama – The Republican Primary for Shelby County Circuit Judge, Place 4 is March 1, 2016. In the three-way race to fill an open seat, Lara McCauley Alvis’ campaign to replace Judge G. Daniel Reeves has drawn nearly one hundred donations from Shelby County and Jefferson County attorneys.


Montgomery, AL (2/3/16) – The Alabama State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) has received $34,500 from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). These funds will be distributed in the form of grants to local governments and historical repositories to support their efforts to preserve Alabama’s documentary heritage. The program is administered by Government Services Division staff of the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH).

Women’s Heart Disease Prevention Checklist

You have the power to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. And Go Red For Women offers you comprehensive resources from the American Heart Association to help, including this heart disease prevention checklist. Take responsibility for managing your cholesterol levels and heart disease risk. Use these tips to help set you on a heart-healthy path for life.

Preventing Debilitating Diseases Among Women

By Briana Collins
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Birmingham, AL

Just about every minute, a woman dies of heart disease. But the majority of these deaths are avoidable. That’s why Social Security encourages you to participate in National Wear Red Day on February 5, which aims to raise awareness about preventing heart disease and stroke among women.

The Salvation Army Emergency Shelter Open for Those Seeking Warm Shelter

Birmingham, Ala. (February 4, 2016)— The Birmingham Salvation Army emergency shelter will be providing a hot meal and a place to stay warm with temperatures expected to reach below freezing tonight. The emergency shelter is expecting an influx of people in need of our services due to the cold weather. Our emergency shelter is a vital link in our effort to provide much-needed services for those in need.

National Wear Red Day – Friday, February 5, 2016

Why Go Red? Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds.  Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action. That’s why this year we are asking that you wear red on National Wear Red Day® and Donate to Go Red For Woman.

The Alabama Law Foundation Announces New Fellows

The Alabama Law Foundation begins each year by recognizing the Alabama Bar members who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to their profession and their community by inviting them to become “Fellows.” The Fellows banquet, scheduled for Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the…

Social Security Celebrates Black History Month  

Honoring our shared history and reflecting on the past is one way we unify as a nation. We remember that we are all Americans — we believe in freedom and democracy for all. Another shared belief is that we all deserve a comfortable retirement, free of economic hardship.

Local Foods, Local Places Empowers Creative Economic Development in Rural and Urban Communities in 22 states

The city of Bessemer has been selected by the Obama Administration to participate in Local Foods, Local Places, a federal initiative that helps communities increase economic opportunities for local farmers and related businesses, create vibrant places and promote childhood wellness by improving access to healthy local food.

40,000 music lovers expected at Pepsi’s Rock the South festival this year

CULLMAN, AL – Florida-Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Kelsea Ballerini, Joe Diffie, John Michael Montgomery, 38 Special, and Kane Brown are just some of the monster acts descending upon Cullman for Pepsi Rock the South driven by Mitch Smith Chevrolet June 3-4, 2016. Many more acts are still to be announced!