Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Friday kicked off Alabama’s Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Select items will be exempt from state taxes until Midnight Sunday, February 24. This weekend will be the prime time to stock up on emergency supplies. Exempt items must cost under $60, but generators under $1000 are exempt for the holiday. For a full list of items that are exempt, Click…

Parts of Alabama Experiencing a Severe Drought

Authorities say extreme drought conditions are persisting in some Alabama counties, with severe and moderate drought conditions still in place in larger parts of the state. The U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday shows that the worst conditions – classified as “extreme” drought – are in the northeast corner of Alabama. The area includes parts of Madison, Jackson and DeKalb counties….