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5:29pm

Tue July 14, 2015
WVAS Local

State Senator Proposes Unified Budgets

A state senator wants to see the Education and General fund budgets unified into one, with all earmarks removed from revenue streams.  Republican Paul Bussman of Cullman says he will file legislation to that effect during the special session that resumes in August.  His plan also including spending caps on Medicaid and Corrections, which he says should assure education supporters that a raid on the ETF wouldn't be the end result.  Additionally, the plan would make changes to the Rolling Reserve Act and establish scheduled reviews of state agency spending.  

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10:46am

Tue July 14, 2015
WVAS Local

ASU TRUSTEES COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The board of trustees of the licensee of WVAS-FM, Alabama State University, will hold committee meetings on Friday, August 28, 2015, beginning at 9 a.m. More information is available at (334)229-4202.

10:39am

Tue July 14, 2015
WVAS Local

ASU BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING (2)

The board of trustees of the licensee of WVAS-FM, Alabama State University, will meet on Friday, September 25, 2015, at 1 p.m.  More information is available at (334)229-4202.

4:26pm

Fri July 10, 2015
WVAS Local

2015 Special Legislative Session

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley says the state must solve a budget crisis to avoid deep cuts in government services.  Bentley says he is seeking "fair minimal taxes" including a cigarette tax increase, changes to business privilege taxes, and either a soft drink tax or small changes to a state income tax deduction.  Bentley says he believes voters are adamantly opposed to the funding cuts in state parks, Medicaid and mental health that will happen Oct. 1st without new revenue.  

Flynn Arrest

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3:37pm

Thu July 9, 2015
WVAS Upcoming Events

The Nat King Cole Society Jazz Festival

WVAS-FM presents The Nat King Cole Society Jazz Festival on August 1, 2015

No more Jazz on the Grass on Labor Day?!

WVAS 90.7 proudly introduces the inaugural Nat King Cole Society Jazz Festival, Saturday, August 1, in the Shakespeare Garden at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Blount Cultural Park.

Gates open at 3 p.m.... horns up at 4 p.m. 

For more information, call (334)229-4708

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11:35am

Thu July 9, 2015
Jazz

Eric Perkins: The Freedom Sounds

June is National Black Music Month. WVAS-FM celebrated by producing a series of live jazz every evening in the month. We closed out our series The Freedom Sounds - Live Jazz featuring Eric Perkins performing live outside the Alumni House on the campus of Alabama State University. 

The Freedom Sounds - Live Jazz is produced by Milton Shirdan in the studios of WVAS-FM on the campus of Alabama State University.

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11:26am

Thu July 9, 2015
Jazz

Sam Williams & Bobby Morgan: The Freedom Sounds

June is National Black Music Month. WVAS-FM celebrated by producing a series of live jazz every Monday evening in the month. Sam Williams and Bobby Morgan performed live in our studios for week four of National Black Music Month.

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11:23am

Thu July 9, 2015
Jazz

Al's Hot Sauce: The Freedom Sounds

June is National Black Music Month. WVAS-FM celebrated by producing a series of live jazz every Monday evening in the month. Al's Hot Sauce performed live in our studios for week three of National Black Music Month.

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11:18am

Thu July 9, 2015
Jazz

Belle Monique & Sam Williams: The Freedom Sounds

June is National Black Music Month. WVAS-FM celebrated by producing a series of live jazz every Monday evening in the month. Belle Monique and Sam Williams appeared live in our studios for week two of National Black Music Month.

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11:10am

Thu July 9, 2015
Jazz

Soon Music Studio: The Freedom Sounds

June is National Black Music Month. WVAS-FM celebrated by producing a series of live jazz every Monday evening in the month. Soon Music Productions opened our series The Freedom Sounds - Live Jazz from the studios of WVAS-FM. 

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