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Sequoyah Caverns to Close

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SEQUOYAH CAVERNS TO CLOSE After 49 years of welcoming visitors from all around the world, Sequoyah Caverns and Ellis Homestead will close its doors September 3, 2013. Known for its “looking glass lakes”, Sequoyah Caverns is located in Wills Valley at the foot of Sand Mountain in northeast Alabama and has attracted thousands of families, school groups, and travelers over ... Read More »

Norton Named Marshall County CVB Director

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NORTON NAMED MARSHALL COUNTY CVB DIRECTOR The Marshall County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has named Katy Norton president of its organization. Norton, a Guntersville native, has served as the president of the Arab Chamber of Commerce since January 2010. Under Norton’s leadership, the Arab Chamber has developed a strategic plan and maintained a membership of 320 businesses. She has continued ... Read More »

Three Named to AL Music Hall of Fame Board

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THREE NAMED TO AL MUSIC HALL OF FAME BOARD Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley announced recently he has appointed state Tourism Director Lee Sentell, acting state Finance Director Bill Newton, and Huntsville/Madison County CVB President/CEO Judy Ryals to the Alabama Music Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors. The trio replace three board members who resigned. Board member Jimmy Johnson, who served ... Read More »

Red Bay to Host Smithsonian “The Way We Worked” Exhibit

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RED BAY TO HOST SMITHSONIAN “THE WAY WE WORKED” EXHIBIT Red Bar, Al, in cooperation with the Alabama Humanities Foundation, will explore the professions and the people that sustain American society when it hosts : The Way We Worked,” a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition September 14, 2013 through October 25, 2013. Admission is free. The City of Red Bay and ... Read More »

AMLA Sets 49th Annual meeting in Huntsville Sept. 18-19, 2013

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AMLA SETS 49TH ANNUAL MEETING IN HUNTSVILLE SEPT. 18-19, 2013 Preparations are currently underway for the annual meeting of the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association and I would like to invite you and your business to be a part of the event set for September 18-19 at the Huntsville Marriott.    We expect an estimated attendance of 150 people from ... Read More »

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