HALEYVILLE - A portion of Airport Road in the area of Brookhaven 1 subdivision is being barricaded by the Haleyville Street Department due to flooding conditions from heavy rain during severe storms Sunday night. Motorists are being advised to avoid this area.
MONTGOMERY - Without giving any specifics, Governor Kay Ivey announced during a press conference Tuesday, April 14, that plans are being worked upon to begin the process of reopening Alabama's economy, as it appears that the stay-at-home order put in place April 3, is beginning to help "flatten the curve" of COVID-19 cases.
WINSTON COUNTY - Lakeland Community Hospital has a new COVID-19 testing site, with locations across Winston County weekly.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued interim guidance for enforcing OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements (29 CFR Part 1904) as it relates to recording cases of COVID-19.
ARLEY - Meek Elementary School has released the third nine weeks honor roll.
MONTGOMERY - Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Thursday, April 9, the establishment of response teams within the attorney general’s office to provide authoritative answers to law enforcement, public officials, businesses, employees and residents of Alabama concerning enforcement and compliance of the State Health Order relating to the Coronavirus-2019 pandemic issued by Governor Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris.
AUBURN - An Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine assistant professor, Dr. Constantinos Kyriakis, will soon commence testing of new vaccine candidates that could offer protection against COVID-19 and help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
AUBURN - Social media platforms are lighting up about a recent Australian study on the possible antiviral effects that the drug Ivermectin may have on the COVID-19 virus. However, there is little known about the affects this treatment could have.
WASHINGTON - The U.S Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reminding employers that it is illegal to retaliate against workers because they report unsafe and unhealthful working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.
WINSTON COUNTY - Public libraries may be closed across the county, but that doesn't mean residents must give up reading items from the libraries.
BIRMINGHAM - The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been selected to begin enrolling patients in an international study assessing the use of inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) to improve outcomes for COVID-19 patients with severely damaged lungs.
MONTGOMERY - Community Action Partnership of North Alabama is one of 13 non-profits awarded a collective $2.9 million in grants to assist low-income and elderly residents with improvements to their homes to lower energy costs and improve home safety.
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey today announced the launch of altogetheralabama.org, an online resource that will serve as a hub of information for the state’s response to the coronavirus crisis.
WINSTON COUNTY - Local legislators had an opportunity to take part in a conference call with Governor Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris Monday, April 6, receiving an update on the COVID-19 situation in Alabama.
WINSTON COUNTY - To help low-income Alabama residents navigate legal issues, the newly launched Alabama Free Legal Answers program provides free qualified legal advice through the website alabama.freelegalanswers.org.