Lee Sentell http://apr.org en State Seeks Director For Alabama Bicentennial http://apr.org/post/state-seeks-director-alabama-bicentennial <p></p><p>Alabama's 200th birthday is coming up, and the state is looking for someone to be in charge of the party.</p><p>Directors of the Alabama Bicentennial Commission are now accepting resumes for the position of executive director.</p><p>The vice chairman of the commission, state Tourism Director Lee Sentell, said Saturday the celebration will culminate in 2019. That's the 200th anniversary of Alabama's establishment as a state in 1819.</p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 05:01:05 +0000 The Associated Press 40481 at http://apr.org State Seeks Director For Alabama Bicentennial Alabama Music Hall Sets Target Date For Reopening http://apr.org/post/alabama-music-hall-sets-target-date-reopening <p></p><p>Supporters of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame have set a target date to reopen the tourist attraction.</p><p>The Music Hall of Fame board members hope to reopen the facility in Tuscumbia by Oct. 17.</p><p>State Tourism Director Lee Sentell said the date is one day before the opening of the documentary &quot;Muscle Shoals&quot; in Birmingham. Sentell said Oct. 17 is a tentative date that could change.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 20:33:08 +0000 The Associated Press 38726 at http://apr.org Alabama Music Hall Sets Target Date For Reopening