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Spire Employees Volunteer to Repair Roof at Camp Chandler

Spire’s volunteer work helped save Camp Chandler over $10,000 in repairs. As part of Spire’s Annual Day for Good initiative, employees are able to volunteer to support an organization or cause of their choice. Spire chose to replace the roof of the boathouse at Camp Chandler as part of their volunteer work. The roof to the boathouse was very old…

Alabama Healthcare Volunteers Needed

As governors in some of the states hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak are calling on doctors and nurses from other states to help fill their desperate need for healthcare workers, Alabama is now calling on front-line volunteers too. As confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 1,800 over the weekend, The Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services (GOVS), also known as Alabama Serves, …

Bullied fan’s T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Sales of a University of Tennessee T-shirt designed by a bullied fourth-grade boy in Florida have raised over $950,000 for an anti-bullying organization. The fourth-grader had designed his own University of Tennessee logo to put over an orange T-shirt for his school’s college colors day this fall. In a Facebook post that went viral, the boy’s…

Clean Up Underway in Titus After EF-2 Tornado

The clean up effort is in full swing in the Elmore County town of Titus. A lot of heavy equipment, chainsaws, and trailers full of debris could be found in the hardest hit areas. The National Weather Service says that the EF-2 tornado was about a half of a mile wide, and was on the ground for 6 miles. The…

Bell Ringers Needed: Salvation Army Kicks Off Red Kettle Season

If you’re out and about this weekend, you may hear some familiar sounds of the season. Montgomery’s Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign is underway and starting Friday, the famous red kettles will appear outside of more than 40 businesses and organizations in the Montgomery area. The Salvation Army is still looking for more volunteer bell ringers to help collect donations. Corp…

Tennessee No Longer Pursuing Schiano

Tennessee is no longer pursuing Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano to be the school’s new head coach. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the school and Schiano were close to an agreement earlier Sunday, but the deal fell apart after widespread backlash that included a protest on campus and complaints on social media from…

Magical Christmas Toy Drive a Huge Success

Our Loyal Viewers Will Help Make a Child's Christmas Merry and Bright This Holiday Season

We here at Alabama News Network want to pass along a big thank you for everywhere who helped make  our Magical Christmas Toy Drive a huge success. A big group of volunteers showed their Christmas spirit by taking all the toy from our Magical Toy Vault and delivering them to the Salvation Army. A big moving truck was filled with…