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GuideSafe May Be Secret Weapon Against COVID-19 For Alabama To Get Back To Normal

Post by Michael Tomberlin from Alabama NewsCenter Alabamians have a new weapon against COVID-19 this Labor Day weekend that they didn’t have the past two holiday weekends when cases spiked, and officials are urging […]

Alabama’s Sidewalk Film Festival 2020: A Tale Of Four Short Films

Post by Alec Harvey from Alabama NewsCenter Though the Sidewalk Film Festival is in a new location this year – at the Grand River Drive-In in the Backyard in Leeds – some things remain the same. […]

Alabamians On Reality Shows Summer 2020: Sweet Home Sextuplets – Tough As Nails

Time for another edition of Alabamians on reality shows!  For Summer 2020, we have two shows featuring folks from Alabama! Sweet Home Sextuplets Now in season 3, the show features Eric and […]

Emily’s Heirloom Pound Cakes To Share Its ‘Sweet’ Success Story With Millions On QVC, HSN Wednesday

Post from Alabama NewsCenter Millions of TV shoppers will be introduced this week to Emily’s Heirloom Pound Cakes and learn what makes this Homewood business’ original creations so unforgettably tasty. Emily’s Heirloom Pound Cakes […]

Talladega’s Union Village Provides Homes, Independence To People With Disabilities

Post by Carla Davis from Alabama NewsCenter. Jim Bob Rutlin has come home at last. Rutlin is one of the first residents of Union Village, an innovative community in Talladega for low-income […]

Bama Bug Fest Goes On The Web To Entertain And Educate

The second Bama Bug Fest will live stream on Facebook and YouTube starting July 7. Bama Bug Fest: On the Web, a collaboration by University of Alabama Museums, UA Libraries and the Tuscaloosa Public Library, will […]

Anniston’s 44-Year-Old Book Rack Saved From Closing By New Owners

Post by Chuck Chandler from Alabama NewsCenter The Book Rack, an Anniston institution that was set to close after almost 45 years, opened a new chapter July 1 as “Jo’s Book Rack.” […]

UAB Doctor Shares Her Experience Treating Coronavirus Patients In New York City

As the coronavirus continues to sweep the country, New York City remains one of the areas most affected. A surge of patients left many hospitals understaffed and overwhelmed. One doctor at the University of Alabama […]

University Of Alabama Theatre And Dance Releases Online Performances, Lessons

While live performances and instruction on the University of Alabama campus are paused because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UA Department of Theatre and Dance is releasing weekly performances and lessons through two new video series. […]

A Geeky Cycling Tour of Huntsville, Alabama

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been an explosion in cycling in America. Cycle trails have been 50% busier and the amount of people out on the road has doubled. It’s […]

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