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Fourth of July Festivities Feature Fireworks in Dallas Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Folks in Dallas County are getting ready for a fun and festive Fourth of July celebration. And they say it’s impossible to have that celebration — without fireworks. Fireworks and the Fourth of July — are inseparable. “It’s not a 4th of July without fireworks. This is the turkey and dressing that’s Thanksgiving. This is…

State of Alabama Celebrates Bicentennial

It was a historic day in the Capitol City Saturday, as hundreds of Alabama residents came to downtown Montgomery for the state’s Bicentennial Celebration. “73 thousand days, 24 hundred months, 200 years. That, my fellow Alabamians, is how long we have been a state,” Alabama Governor Kay Ivey¬† said. That was Ivey’s opening statement as she led the Bicentennial Park…

White House Cites Weather, Cancels Annual July Fourth Picnic

The White House says it’s canceling its annual Fourth of July picnic and fireworks watch because of rainy weather soaking the nation’s capital. But scheduled performances by rapper Kendrick Lamar and singer-songwriter Janelle Monae will go on indoors. The artists will perform in the White House East Room for an audience of military families, administration staff, and supporters and guests…