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State of Alabama
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that Alabama’s COVID-19 public health order will end Monday, May 31, 2021, and the state of emergency will end Tuesday, July 6, 2021. “For over a year now, Alabamians, like people around the globe, have made sacrifices and adjusted to a temporary &lsquo…
Governor Ivey Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility to be Expanded in Alabama to Include Individuals Age 12 and Older, Effective Immediately
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced Alabama is expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to include individuals age 12 and older, effective immediately. On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in adolescents with the…
Governor Kay Ivey Announces End of Participation in All Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Programs
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs effective June 19, 2021 including: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), which provides for an additional $300 weekly payment to recipients of…
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $17 million to help provide broadband services in primarily rural, unserved areas of Alabama. The 36 grants awarded by Governor Ivey to multiple broadband providers across the state is the largest amount and number awarded to date from the Alabama Broadband…
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Alabama has grown to a total population of 5.03 million and will retain its current number of seven seats in the U.S. House of Representatives for the next 10 years, according to the first data released from the 2020 Census. The U.S. Census Bureau announced the statewide population totals and…
Governor Kay Ivey joined the Alabama State Parks Foundation, local corporate leaders and others at Oak Mountain State Park on April 15, 2021, to announce efforts aimed at investing millions of dollars into needed park improvements. The governor spoke about an $80 million bond issue for park improvements that must be…
On March 31st, Russell Lands announced the construction of a Coore & Crenshaw golf course, the defining centerpiece for Lake Martin’s newest luxury residential development, The Heritage. Part of a transformative master plan for Russell Lands, the golf course is the first in the state of Alabama designed by famed…
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)
11/1/2020 11:50:00 AM
(WAFF) - Ahead of Tuesday’s election, candidates are hitting the campaign trial hard to get their message to voters, including the men running for Alabama attorney general. Voters next week will ...
10/30/2020 1:01:54 PM
Birmingham WBRC on MSN.com
Each year, Ryan’s memory is honored with a fishing tournament at Lake Tuscaloosa. You can register on site for The 7th annual Hook a Line, Save a Life bass fishing tournament, which is tomorrow at ...
10/27/2020 4:34:00 AM
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - We’re following breaking news in Huntsville. A female juvenile is being treated for injuries after police say they got in a chase. The suspect was driving a stolen vehicle, ...
10/21/2020 5:12:30 AM
The home on Lake Tuscaloosa is estimated to be worth $1.5... It will be hard for any defensive player in the NFL to make a better catch than Rolando McClain did Sunday in Tennessee. With Dallas ...
10/14/2020 7:29:15 AM
Bryant Museum and Lake Tuscaloosa. Our Hampton Inn guests can dine at Wings Sports Grille, Olive Garden, Cypress Inn, Applebee's, Red Lobster, Ruby Tuesday and DePalma's within 3 miles of the hotel.
9/18/2020 12:11:00 PM
Blake Gill is doing a triathlon in Tuscaloosa to raise money to benefit DCH Health System medical professionals and their families.
LAKE CONDITIONS ALERT Hurricane Sally expected to affect Alabama Power lakes, result in spillway gate operations
Hurricane Sally is expected to bring heavy rains inland, which could affect Alabama Power lakes. After making landfall, Sally is expected to move slowly across the state, dumping large amounts of rain in some areas. The latest forecast indicates the greatest impacts to Alabama Power lakes from heavy rains will be from Lay…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…
8/21/2020 2:39:00 PM
LAKE JORDAN, Ala. (WSFA) - David Green was careful how he steered his 20-foot pontoon boat on Lake Jordan when we met him Wednesday. “It’s breaking the surface of the water right there," Green ...
Main Street Alabama
Birmingham, Ala. - Alabama residents may soon be able to show their commitment of supporting local businesses with a distinctive car tag. The Shop Local Support Small Business tag will be produced if at least 1,000 complete an online application and pay a $50 fee by July 31, 2021. Main Street Alabama, the benefitting…
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…
Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)
7/27/2020 5:12:00 PM
Alabama Public Radio
DOUBLE SPRINGS, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old girl has died in a boating accident on an Alabama lake. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s ...
7/27/2020 7:52:00 AM
Now, with some communities starting to talk about extreme contingency plans like trucking in water, Riley says he may order Alabama lakes to lessen their downstream releases - just as he says ...
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 22, 2020 -- While a boat’s name can be as varied as the owner at the helm, certain themes do stick out, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services, and safety group has issued its annual list of Top 10 Boat Names, which it compiles from…
7/20/2020 7:33:00 PM
Tami Reist, director of the North Alabama Lakes Tourism Association, and Carrie Banks of the Alabama League of Municipalities will lead the Local Activities Committee. Their committee will develop ...
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 14, 2020 – With summer boating season in full swing, it’s now common to see recreational boats being filled up at gas stations across the country. However, making sure the right fuel gets in the boat’s tank isn’t always assured: 54% of consumers in a recent Harris Poll…
SPRINGFIELD, Va. July 13, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic is leading to more recreational boats and paddlers hitting the water, all trying to have fun in a safe way. So what are these two groups doing this season to safely share more crowded waters?“Ultimately, it’s about looking out for each other,&rdquo…
7/12/2020 4:02:00 PM
WVTM 13 on MSN.com
A marine police boat sank in Lake Tuscaloosa after an officer attempted to tow one of several boats that caught fire at Blue Heron Marina early Sunday morning.
7/12/2020 10:01:02 AM
Seniors from Russellville High School also attended the event. Tuscaloosa Police Department, Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service, and Tuscaloosa County EMA were called to Lake Tuscaloosa after a TPD ...
7/12/2020 8:01:17 AM
Madison County woman killed in motorcycle wreck in Lawrence County TPD Marine Police boat sinks off in Lake Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa Police Department, Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service, and Tuscaloosa ...
6/1/2020 7:50:00 AM
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5/22/2020 5:22:00 PM
WBRC FOX6 News
Boats and personal watercraft jetted across the waves while law enforcement kept an eye out for anything dangerous or illegal.
Water Resources Outlook (April 2020)
2/28/2020 2:17:00 AM
Captain Mike Gerry put his anglers on a 9 pound, 2-ounce and a 7-pound largemouth on a Lake Guntersville trip this week, though he said fishing was a challenge in terms of numbers of bass. Best lures ...
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