Alabama Announces Two Additional Days of Red Snapper Season for Private Anglers
After completing a review of the 2019 private angler red snapper season through August 5, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has determined two additional days can be added to the private angler recreational season. The additional days will begin...
Youth Dove Hunts Provide a Gateway to the Outdoors
Online registration opens August 19
The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) provides several youth dove hunt opportunities throughout the state each fall. A simple hunting setup combined with a fun, family-friendly atmosphere makes WFF’s youth dove hunts an ideal way to introduce young people to the outdoors.
Registration for this year’s hunts will open at 8 a.m. on...
Singing on the Square August 9th Concert Moves to New Athens Performing Art Center
The final show of the season for Singing on the Square won’t be happening in downtown Athens due to projected road construction hazards and weather woes. That’s not dampening the spirits of the concert host Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association and sponsor Jimmy Smith Buick-GMC – they’re getting to move the concert to the newly christened, Athens Performing Art Center at Athens High School.
The new location will be a ...
Calhoun Community College Dual Enrollment Student Receives Gold Medal at National SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Competition
Andrew McCoy, Calhoun Community College Technologies student, received a gold medal in architectural drafting at the 2019 National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Skills Championships competition, which was held in Louisville, KY on June 24-28, 2019.
As a high school student at Life Christian Academy, McCoy decided to enroll at Calhoun as a dual enrollment student in the fall of 2016. His goal was to ...
Saltwater Fishing Regulation Changes Take Effect on August 1
The Alabama Marine Resources Division reminds saltwater anglers of the upcoming regulation changes that go into effect on August 1, 2019. The regulation changes are listed below. For more information about saltwater fishing in Alabama, visit www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/saltwater-fishing.
Downtown Road Improvements Prompts August 9th Concert Move
Good things are coming to downtown Athens and that includes improved roads – which involves milling, grating and paving. Part of this work is expected to be carried out the week of August 9th, a big day for the Summer Concert Series: Singing on the Square – the closing show for the 2019 series.
Hosted by Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association and sponsored by Jimmy Smith Buick GMC, the free concert series is set to present...
Duo on ‘Alabama musicians to know’ list to perform in Athens for Alabama Music Series
The musical duo Della Ray found its name from a tragic story based in Tuscaloosa lore.
The pair, Adam Morrow and Natalie Jensen, will bring their passion for powerful stories and songs to Athens on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. at Athens State University’s McCandless Hall.
This is the second of five concerts Athens Arts League is hosting for its Alabama Music Series.
Morrow said the duo are in the Shoals but originally lived in...
Traffic Signal Change at Capshaw Road/Sanderson Road
Monday, August 5, 2019, at 6:30 AM, there will be a change to the traffic signal at Capshaw Road/Sanderson Road in District 2. Due to Limestone County Schools resuming, the traffic signal at the Capshaw Road/Sanderson Road intersection will...
BRITTANY HOWARD’S DEBUT SOLO ALBUM, SET FOR SEPTEMBER 20 RELEASE ON ATO RECORDS
Howard Shares The First Track, “History Repeats”
Brittany Howard – lead vocalist/guitarist for the chart-topping, GRAMMY®-winning band Alabama Shakes – will release her debut solo album, Jaime, on September 20 via ATO Records. Today, she shared the leadoff track, “History Repeats.” Download “History Repeats” HERE and listen HERE. Pre-order Jaime HERE.
“‘History Repeats’ is as much a personal song as it is a song about ...
ALEA Part of Five-State Operation Southern Shield to Combat Speed
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies are set to put the brakes on speeding Monday, July 15, to Sunday, July 21, during Operation Southern Shield 2019, a speed enforcement campaign covering five Southeastern states.
Troopers are joining forces with other law enforcement officers in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee on interstates and other major highways to target...