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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    ADPH announces Mental Health Awareness Week

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. However, mental illness affects everyone directly or indirectly through family, friends or coworkers. That is why each year, during the first week of October, participants across...

    ADPH issues advisory against consuming largemouth bass from most Alabama waters

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is advising that no largemouth bass be consumed from most bodies of water in Alabama due to mercury contamination. Specific to Cullman County, it advises against consuming largemouth bass from Lake Catoma, and any...

    Cullman woman, Arab man charged with capital murder in death of Birmingham couple

    Kristen Gullion, left, and Zachary Phillips, right (WVTM13) BIRMINGHAM -  A Cullman woman and Arab man have been charged in connection with the death of an elderly Birmingham couple, police announced Tuesday night. The Tribune's Birmingham news partner, WVTM13, reported late Tuesday night that Zachary Taylor...

    State Auditor Files Ethics Complaint Against Gov. Bentley, Senior Political Advisor

    MONTGOMERY - On Friday, March 25, State Auditor Jim Zeigler filed a formal ethics complaint against Gov. Robert Bentley and his Senior Political Advisor Rebekah Caldwell Mason. The report to the Alabama Ethics Commission will initiate a formal legal investigation into the alleged misuse...

    ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division reminds everyone about social distancing, water safety

    MONTGOMERY – Because schools, businesses and churches have closed indefinitely in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), more people are spending their free time on Alabama waterways. Activity on Alabama’s lakes, rivers and other bodies of water typically increases during spring break season, but ALEA’s...

    Bremen’s Stan and Suzanne Wood named Southern Regional Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Tree Farm System (ATFS) on Wednesday announced four Tree Farmer families from among more than 70,000 certified Tree Farmers as this year’s Regional Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year. They are:   South: Stan and Suzanne Wood of Bremen, Alabama...

    ATF: AL concealed-carry permits no longer acceptable in place of background checks

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) on Monday issued an advisory to all Alabama federal firearms licensees (FFLs) saying, in part, "In the interest of public safety, and effective immediately, FFLs in Alabama may...

    Order of the state health officer suspending certain public gatherings due to risk of infection by COVID-19

      WHEREAS Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been detected in Alabama;   WHEREAS the appearance of COVID-19 in the State poses the potential of widespread exposure to an infectious agent that poses significant risk of substantial harm to a large number of people;   WHEREAS the State Board of...

    Enjoy the holiday season with fire safety in mind

    QUINCY, Mass. – Festive meals, flickering lights and holiday decorations are all hallmarks of the holiday season. However, Christmas trees, candles, electrical decorations and cooking all contribute to an increased number of home fires during December, making it one of the leading months for...

    AG Strange invites schools to submit applications for Alabama Safe Schools Initiative Awards of Excellence

    MONTGOMERY - Attorney Gen. Luther Strange is inviting public and private schools throughout the state to submit applications for the 2016 school year Alabama Safe Schools Initiative Awards of Excellence. The program was reinstituted by Strange in 2013 with a new emphasis on encouraging...