Businesses in Etowah County might be several hundred miles away from the Gulf Coast, but they might qualify for funds being paid out because of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. That’s what Attorney General Luther Strange told members of the Gadsden/Etowah County Chamber Wednesday. Strange said the entire state was included in the settlement because all of Alabama was affected[+] Read More
ARCS, the Alabama Regional Communications , will hold a special board meeting next week to discuss the dissolution of the board. ARCS administrator Kevin Jenkins says a committee appointed by the Calhoun County Commission is recommending the system be turned over to Calhoun County 9-1-1. The meeting is scheduled for next Tuesday at 4 PM at the Oxford Police and[+] Read More
People in the Boaz area are encouraged to take a good look at their cash; some funny money has been showing up. That brought the Secret Service to Marshall County last weekend. Agents seized counterfeit money discovered by Boaz police. Instead of the usual larger denominations, the counterfeiters have been making ones, fives and 10s and spending them at various[+] Read More
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for an area of north Alabama including Marshall and DeKalb counties. Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms can be expected across the area through tonight. A few storms could be strong, especially this afternoon and evening, capable of producing wind gusts up to 35 miles an hour, small hail and[+] Read More
As the tragic news of the tornado near Oklahoma City keeps pouring in, the prayers from country stars keep pouring out. Artists are on Twitter and Facebook sending out condolences — and getting the word out about ways we can all help — to everyone affected by the devastating storms on Monday (May 20).
Miranda Lambert, who lives about two[+] Read More