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Solar Eclipse takes place Monday Afternoon

The solar eclipse will take place Monday afternoon. In our area, you won’t be able to see a total eclipse; instead, you will see a partial eclipse. We will have around 89% partial coverage here in the Sequatchie Valley. It will begin around 12:45 pm CT, peak at 2:03 pm, and end at approximately 3:20 …

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June Jam is June 1 in Fort Payne, Alabama

ALABAMA’s Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry will be joined by special guest performers Old Dominion (six-time reigning ACM and CMA “Group of The Year”), GRAMMY Award-winning Shenandoah, Lee Greenwood (“God Bless The U.S.A.”), Montgomery Gentry Featuring Eddie Montgomery, Mark Wills, Exile, John Berry, Taylor Hicks, The Malpass Brothers and The Castellows June Jam begins at …

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State Lottery and Electronic Wagering Machines in Alabama? Maybe

The Alabama Senate on Thursday advanced a scaled-back gambling proposal — allowing a state lottery and electronic wagering machines at several locations in the state — as lawmakers try to strike a compromise that can win the needed votes in both chambers. The 22-11 vote on the proposal came after a more sweeping House-passed plan …

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Stevenson, AL woman charged in COVID scheme gets 14 months and must repay $120,025

A Stevenson, Alabama woman was sentenced to 14-months in prison on Wednesday after conviction from her involvement in a scheme to defraud COVID-19 unemployment programs in multiple states. 29-year-old Randa Faye Allison appeared before Judge Curtis L. Collier in Chattanooga on Wednesday for sentencing. As part of the filed plea agreement with the court, the …

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Tennessee,Georgia and Alabama among States with Highest Levels of Respiratory Illness

Respiratory illness around the country spiked last week, just as families and friends gathered to celebrate the holidays. Tracking by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a 16% jump in people testing positive for influenza last week, plus a substantial rise in reports of other respiratory illnesses like COVID-19 and RSV. Seven had the …

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Gas Price Report for the Tri-State

As folks return to work this week after the Christmas break, what will gas cost when you fill up your tank? The average gas price in Tennessee is $2.80 for regular unleaded. In Alabama, gas prices average $2.78, and the typical gas price at nearby Georgia stations is $2.75 per gallon.

Statewide Burn Ban for Alabama

 Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued a statewide ‘No Burn Order.’ Today, she signed a statewide Drought Emergency Declaration – often referred to as a ‘No Burn Order’ – prohibiting all outdoor burning in Alabama. This order is effective November 9, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. “Alabama is currently experiencing extremely dry conditions, which …

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Fire Alert in Alabama as Drought Continues

For citizens in Alabama, the drought is getting more severe day by day. The Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) recently issued a statewide Fire Alert. While under a Fire Alert, permits for outdoor burning will be restricted. Anyone who burns a field, grassland, or woodland without a burn permit may be prosecuted for committing a Class …

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Stevenson, Alabama Trunk or Treat

The City of Stevenson, AL, will be hosting a trunk or treat on Halloween beginning at 5 p.m. The event will take place on Main St. Please call Stevenson City Hall at 256-599-1290 to reserve a spot. Local businesses, churches, and the city sponsor the event.

Dade Middle placed on Lockdown Thursday following pursuit of Alabama man

Dade County Middle School in Trenton, Georgia was forced to go on lockdown Thursday morning after an armed suspect running from authorities was captured just yards from the school. Dade County Sheriff Ray Cross says the suspect made their way into the area on Highway 136 from Sand Mountain around 9:15 AM, after pulling a …

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