Homtex Cullman and Congressman Robert Aderholt were excited to announce that Homtex has been awarded a contract to make masks for the entire United States Capitol complex, according to Congressman Aderholt’s Twitter page.
Jefferson County Commission President, Jimmie Stephens, said nobody likes taxes, but more people tolerate them when they can see their dollars at work. And that’s is why he said the commission will use those extra two pennies you’re paying at the pump to improve your quality of life.
Starting Thursday, gas will go up 2 cents a gallon. While fewer people are driving because of COVID-19 and gas tax collections is down, local leaders say that money is still being used to fix the roads.
More than 800 students at the University of Alabama tested positive for Coronavirus in the last week. This comes as Tuscaloosa bars are preparing to re-open in two days after being closed for nearly two weeks.
The Birmingham Business Alliance said FedEx Ground will build a 300,000-square-foot facility on a 46-acre site on Lakeshore Parkway, that would place the new building next to the Dollar General Distribution Center.
The memorial at Evergreen Cemetery on Central Avenue is covered with the words “Glory to the day of heroism June 19, 1986.” The phrase appears to correspond to the Peruvian prison massacres of 1986, when 224 people died in a series of riots.
Heather Bailey has been a chainsaw carver for 15 years. She is so proficient is now considers herself an artist with the chainsaw. Bailey talks about the fun and the accomplishment along with the talent it takes to complete a project and so something not many people can do.
When Lindsey Wood was 10 years old she started Bows that Bless to raise awareness and money toward purchasing items for children in the Forster Care Program. Seven years later she continues to sew bows for a great cause.
The IRS announced Easter weekend the first round of payments were deposited into taxpayers’ bank accounts and later this week, it will launch a tool on its website where people can track the status of their stimulus check.