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TIME Magazine: Navy Considering Refugee Tent City in South Alabama & Elsewhere.

Suggested initial cost: $233-Million

TIME reports on a Navy plan to handle tens of thousands of refugees, and quotes a U.S. Navy memo:   “The Navy memo outlines plans to build “temporary and austere” tent cities to house 25,000 migrants at abandoned airfields just outside the Florida panhandle near Mobile, Alabama, at Navy Outlying Field Wolf in Orange Beach, Alabama, and nearby Navy Outlying…

Alberto Leads to Closure of All Andalusia City Roads

The Andalusia Police Department announced Monday evening that all city roads are closed until Tuesday morning as result of Subtropical Storm Alberto. Here’s the message the police department posted to it’s Facebook page. Remember to download the Alabama News Network weather app to up to date on the latest weather conditions. Categories: News, South Alabama Tags: alberto, Andalusia Police Department,…

Combating the Spread of Canine Flu

Greenville veterinarian offers steps you can take to prevent your pup from getting sick

1/1IMG_0035 Show Caption Hide Caption The widespread flu virus isn’t just affecting people. Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is reporting an uptick in cases of canine influenza H3N2. But, no need to panic.  There are steps you can take to prevent your pup from getting sick. “Dogs that are in close contact with dogs that have influenza can catch it,”…

Greenville Police Department is on the Move

The boys in blue are gearing up for a major improvement that will help them better serve Camellia City residents

1/1IMG_0323 Show Caption Hide Caption The Greenville Police headquarters is on the move. The department has announced it will relocate to the corner of Caldwell and Adams Streets in downtown Greenville. “A lot of good things about this new building,” said Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn about the impending move. The building once housed Butler County’s Department of Human Resources…

Pioneer Electric Cooperative Looking for Talented Students for Annual Montgomery Youth Tour

Greenville company giving high school juniors chance to meet lawmakers and visit historic landmarks in Capital City

1/4Leglislators DC Pic Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Aderick and Emiley Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Fun in Montgomery- ALYT17 Picture Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4ALYT17 Meeting with Legislators Show Caption Hide Caption “It’s honestly a life-changing experience even though it’s just a week long.” That’s the way Fort Dale Academy Senior Braxton Daniels describes his experience on last year’s Montgomery Youth…

Staying Safe While Heating Your Home

Carbon monoxide is a deadly hazard year round, but fire officials say it becomes a particular threat during cold weather

1/1Carbon Monoxide Alarm Show Caption Hide Caption There are hidden dangers when trying to fight the cold. Chief among them, fire officials say,  is carbon monoxide poisoning. Greenville Fire Chief Tim Warrick says all fuel-burning equipment creates the risk for carbon monoxide exposure. “People try to use various things in order to heat their homes such as gas ovens, gas…

Don’t Let Car Trouble Ruin Your Holiday Travel

Automotive technicians offer advice to make sure your car is road trip ready

1/1IMG_0280 Show Caption Hide Caption A record 107 million Americans will travel for the holidays — the majority of them by car. Automotive technicians at Greenville’s McKinley Tire are seeing their fair share of customers. “The last thing you want to do when traveling to see family is have a problem,” said Brian Cater, Manager at McKinley Tire. Same is true…

Greenville PD Says Stay Alert for Counterfeit Bills

Counterfeit $20 and $100 bills circulating around Camellia City

1/2IMG_3521 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2IMG_3520 Show Caption Hide Caption The Greenville Police Department is warning holiday shoppers about counterfeit money. Recently, counterfeit $20 and $100 bills have been circulating around the Camellia City. These bills have “For Motion Picture Use Only” or “Motion Picture Purposes” written in large letters. The bills are used as props for movies and/or television shows. A…

Closings/Delays for December 9

Closings/Delays for December 9: Fort Dale Academy Testing Center- Closed Saturday Montgomery Public Schools –  All Saturday activities cancelled. ACT Testing at Alabama State University – cancelled ACT Testing Saturday at Southside School in Tallassee – cancelled ACT Testing Saturday at Dadeville High School-Cancelled ACT Testing Saturday at Luverne High School – cancelled ACT Testing Saturday at Selma High School-Cancelled…

Butler County Education Retirees Helping Displaced Students Get Back on Track

Butler County has on average 160 homeless students each year

1/1IMG_0540 Show Caption Hide Caption The Butler County Education Retirees Association is working hard to make a difference this holiday season. “Once an education employee, always an education employee,” said President Wayne Boswell. Boswell says the 65-member group is busy with canned food drives and scholarship fundraisers. “Those who work in education, whether you be a teacher, a bus driver or…