Beginning on November 1, Alabama will become the 29th state to have a sales tax docked onto the final price of an Amazon.com purchase. The 8% sales tax is to be collected by Amazon at the point of purchase.
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The micro-brewery scene becomes more and more popular each year. 10 years ago, if you would have proclaimed Birmingham becoming the next city to harbor this movement, many would not have believed you.
But millennials, being the markets main focus, have taken the city by storm and helped fuel the beer fire.
Alabama’s hunter education program helps keep hunting safe and enjoyable. The program covers the skills, regulations and responsibilities of hunting, and wildlife conservation that help to secure our hunting heritage. If you were born on or after August 1, 1977, you must complete an approved hunter education program before being eligible to hunt unsupervised. Alabama has two hunter education options: a traditional course with a written test or an Internet course. Don’t wait, start today! #WWVD
Here’s a recipe for baked fish from our friends at the Coosa Riverkeeper, publishers of Swim Guide and Fish Guide. Give it a try. And before swimming in the Coosa River, check the Swim Guide for bacteriological alerts. The fish guide is a neat place to see marinas and places to eat while out on the water as well as see any fish consumption advisories.
Birmingham station Talk 99.5 has begun collecting messages and letters to send to the Dallas Police Department in light of the recent shootings that occurred in downtown Dallas following an organized protest against police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, LA, and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, MN, which had occurred in the preceding days.