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A new Mentone Arts Center opened last week at 5951 Alabama Highway 117. The former Kamama building also offers guests a restaurant, visitor center and multi-purpose room for events and educational workshops.

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The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) joins election officials and others in urging Alabamians to practice healthy behaviors when making their voices heard by voting in the November 3 general election.

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The Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP) provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women who meet eligibility guidelines. Free services include a pelvic exam, pap smear, clinical breast exam, mammogram, and diagnostic services such as an ultrasou…

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The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) are partnering to investigate a positive SARS-CoV-2 case in a deceased cat in Opelika, Ala. COVID-19 is in humans caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV…

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Incumbent U.S. Senator Doug Jones held a drive-in rally Thursday evening in the parking lot of the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. With new cases of COVID-19 increasing, supporters remained in their cars, honking horns as the candidate spoke from a trailer bed.

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The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that contractor Wiregrass Construction will begin outside shoulder leveling on Interstate 59 southbound from Alabama 35 in Fort Payne to north of the U.S. 11 overpass on Tuesday, Oct. 13, weather permitting.

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Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate Public Power Week the first full week of October every year to help customers and stakeholders understand how they can better engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from all its offerings. This year, the commemoration is Oct. 4-10.

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The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA), in conjunction with Alabama Counts, announced on Tuesday the Census Bureau had extended the 2020 Census until Oct. 5 nationwide.

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The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is cooperating with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to vaccinate raccoons against rabies using oral rabies vaccine (ORV). This organized effort to prevent the sp…

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Voters concerned about COVID-19 are encouraged to select the box on the absentee ballot affidavit that reads “I am physically incapacitated and will not be able to vote in person on election day.”

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues this fall, the Alabama Hospital Association, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) have joined forces to urge Alabamians to get vaccinated for the flu. They note that with the additional impact of…

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Dr. Deborah Birx, the response coordinator of the Trump administration’s coronavirus team, said today Gov. Kay Ivey’s statewide mask order and other efforts to mitigate COVID-19 should be extended because they are helping control the spread of the virus in Alabama.

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Alabama’s 119-year-old Constitution has been amended 946 times and remains the longest such document in the world since state law does not currently allow for initiatives or referendums. Six new proposed amendments referred by the state legislature are on the statewide Alabama ballot for the…

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Fort Payne firefighters were deployed this week to help with relief efforts on the Gulf Coast. Hurricane Sally's eye made landfall around 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday, slamming Gulf Shores, Alabama as a Category 2 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced that $1.5 million in state funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various local road and bridge projects.

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Whether you like them extra hot or mildly sweet, fans of chicken wings will have a new place to get their fix now that Buffalo Wild Wings is coming to Albertville.

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Personnel at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) are undertaking a major study the next few months, one that they hope will involve much input from people in the community. The college is involved in the Alabama Community College (ACCS) Aspire 2030 Strategic Plan, a study being conduc…

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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education and supplemental foods, and serves pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age 5 whose family incomes are up to 185 percent of the federal poverty level. Spe…

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Alabama’s unemployment numbers have steadily decreased since April 4, with the latest figures showing a 1,130% decrease over the five months that have followed. Nationally, 10.6 million people have returned to work since the pandemic arrived in the United States in February. Some 6.7 million…

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Troy University is proud to announce students who have been named to the Provost's List for the summer semester and Term 5 of the 2019/2020 academic year. Full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who have a grade point average of at least 3.65 qu…

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The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is partnering with the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) to assist in collecting unsolicited seed packages being sent to Alabama residents from China. The packages often indicate that they contain jewelry rather than seeds. ADAI …

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Students, employees and visitors to Gadsden State Community College campuses will be required to have their temperature checked in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. Temperature checks will begin Aug. 13.

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Alabama State Rep. Will Dismukes, R-Prattville, who last week came under fire for attending a birthday party for the Ku Klux Klan’s first leader, has been charged in connection with a theft at a business where Dismukes worked.

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The Alabama Hospital Association (AHA) warns of a shortage of ICU beds as the state’s hospitals are continuing to see very serious issues as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge statewide. For several consecutive days, the state has had fewer than 200 ICU beds available, impacting not only pa…