Category: Partner News Stories

Battleship Park’s Janet Cobb Is at the Helm of a Living Memorial

Battleship Park’s Janet Cobb Is at the Helm of a Living Memorial

| September 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

As executive director of the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Janet Cobb’s occupation is unusual. How unusual? Your worksite has a water cooler. Hers has anti-aircraft guns.

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Beta Drenching the Central Texas Coast with Heavy Rains & Tropical-Storm-Force Winds

Beta Drenching the Central Texas Coast with Heavy Rains & Tropical-Storm-Force Winds

| September 21, 2020 @ 4:07 pm

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast before Beta reaches the Texas coast. Weakening is anticipated once Beta moves inland.

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High-Tech Utility Pole Manufacturer to Locate in Tallapoosa County

High-Tech Utility Pole Manufacturer to Locate in Tallapoosa County

| September 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Dadeville Pole Co. plans to construct a new facility to manufacture and distribute power poles at the William Thweatt Industrial Park in Tallapoosa County, providing the rural region with an economic boost, according to the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance.

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Auburn University College of Agriculture Freshman Kenneth Reese Makes State History in 4-H

Auburn University College of Agriculture Freshman Kenneth Reese Makes State History in 4-H

| September 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Kenneth Reese didn’t know he was making history. He just loved being a leader in Alabama 4-H.

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Recipe: Coffee Cake Muffins

Recipe: Coffee Cake Muffins

| September 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

I grew up nibbling on bits of my Mimi’s coffee cake, and those warm, comforting flavors are still some of my favorites to enjoy in the morning.

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey: Hurricane Sally Damage Is ‘Mighty Bad’

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey: Hurricane Sally Damage Is ‘Mighty Bad’

| September 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey flew over Alabama’s Gulf Coast this morning and saw first hand the destruction caused by Hurricane Sally.

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Electricity Restored to Nearly 75% of Alabama Power Customers Affected by Hurricane Sally

Electricity Restored to Nearly 75% of Alabama Power Customers Affected by Hurricane Sally

| September 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Alabama Power’s storm team continues to make progress in the Mobile area, restoring power to customers affected by Hurricane Sally.

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Coca-Cola United to Invest $5M to Expand Warehouse, Affecting 65 Jobs

Coca-Cola United to Invest $5M to Expand Warehouse, Affecting 65 Jobs

| September 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Coca-Cola Bottling Company United Inc. announced that it will invest $5 million to repurpose its Birmingham production facility as additional warehouse and loading space to optimize its distribution system, better serve customers and provide updated fleet solutions that benefit associates, the company said.

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Alabama Opera ‘Let Us Now Praise Famous Men’ Makes Television Premiere

Alabama Opera ‘Let Us Now Praise Famous Men’ Makes Television Premiere

| September 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

“Let Us Now Praise Famous Men,” an original opera by Alabama composer Joseph Landers based on the classic book of the same name by author James Agee, was received with acclaim at its October 2019 debut performance as part of the state’s bicentennial celebration.

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Can’t Miss Alabama Falls into Place with 30 Days of Fiesta

Can’t Miss Alabama Falls into Place with 30 Days of Fiesta

| September 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Gear up for dynamic fall shows in this week’s edition of Can’t Miss Alabama.

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Calls for Patience in Hurricane Sally Recovery and Restoration

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Calls for Patience in Hurricane Sally Recovery and Restoration

| September 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey asked those affected by Hurricane Sally to show patience as crews work to restore power, clear roadways, and rebuild infrastructure ravaged by the storm.

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Football Preview: Troy Treks to Murfreesboro for Season Opener vs. Middle Tennessee

Football Preview: Troy Treks to Murfreesboro for Season Opener vs. Middle Tennessee

| September 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Troy football coach Chip Lindsey knows that Middle Tennessee offensive coordinator Tony Franklin will make his Trojans defend the whole field when they open the season at 3 p.m. Saturday at Floyd Stadium in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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