WVAS Local News

Mar 30, 2012

Alabama's unemployment rate dropped to 7.6 percent in February for its seventh straight month of improvement. 

State officials said today the jobless rate for last month was two-tenths of a percent better than the January number.

Driver safety is a must during busy travel times such as the spring break season.  A new driver safety campaign called, "Operation Ten Mile, " is being launched by the Alabama Department of Public Safety. 

Governor Robert Bentley will honor Vietnam Veterans this Saturday during the Gulf Coast Vietnam Veterans Salute in Mobile. 

The event will mark 39 years since the last U.S. combat troops withdrew from South Vietnam.