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Christmas in Wonderland….come to Rogersville

November 28, 2012

Rogersville-1st Saturday in Rogersville for December lands on December 1 and promises to be festive. There will be a candle light tour of downtown Rogersville, led by Dr. Bill Maloney, owner of Longing for Home Bed & Breakfast and will be infused with lots of historic trivia. There will be cider in participating shops and […]


Lawrence County awarded grant to assist new industry

November 26, 2012

Montgomery-A $400,000 grant awarded by Gov. Robert Bentley will support the creation of up to 225 new jobs in Lawrence County. The Community Development Block Grant will fund public infrastructure so that Jack Daniel Cooperage can build a plant in the Mallard Fox West Industrial Park. The plant, which will produce oak barrels for the […]


Thanksgiving Day…..facts and figures

November 21, 2012

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims, early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest, an event many regard as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. Historians have also recorded ceremonies of thanks among other groups of European settlers in North America, including British colonists in Virginia in 1619. The legacy of […]


“Christmas in the Country”

November 12, 2012

Tuscumbia-The annual traditional “Christmas in the Country” weekend will take place at LaGrange College Park on November 17 and 18 this year from 10:00 am until 4 pm each day.  the Park is located in East Colbert County 8 miles southeast of Tuscumbia right off of State Highway 157 on LaGrange College Road.   Come […]


UNA to Honor Servicemen and Women on Veterans Day

November 10, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – Following the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy and the recent return of the 115th Signal Battalion from Afghanistan, the University of North Alabama will honor those who have served their country, both past and present, with its annual Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. at the UNA Memorial […]


Get Your Drum on….Ninth Annual UNA-MSHS Day of Percussion

October 30, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama Marching Percussion Ensemble will host its Ninth Annual North Alabama Day of Percussion Oct. 31 at the Muscle Shoals High School Stadium. The event will include clinics instructed by members of the ensemble as well as guest musicians. The clinics typically attract at least 300 high school percussionists […]


Mary Carton releases 2013 Tuscumbia Historical Calendar

October 28, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Our very own Mary Carton, writer, photographer, historian, and all-around very special person has just published her latest calendar. It is the 2013 Tuscumbia Historical Calendar, and it features some of the most interesting and lovely photographs from this unique part of Alabama. Her previous calendars have in the past flown off the […]


NWSCC LPN and RN Nursing grads excel on national exam

October 24, 2012

Muscle Shoals & Phil Campbell, Ala. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) nursing graduates ranks as one of the best nursing schools in Alabama according to the yearly NCLEX passage rates.   Licensed Practical Nursing Program (LPN) recently received a perfect passage rate on the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) with the Registered Nursing Program (RN) receiving 97%.   NW-SCC was one of […]


TVA Donates Early Drawings and Photos to the University of North Alabama

October 24, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Tennessee Valley Authority has presented the University of North Alabama with a collection of more than 2,800 architectural drawings and photographs detailing the design, construction and operations of the 1918 United States Nitrate Plant No. 2 production facilities and other buildings that became part of the original Muscle Shoals Reservation when TVA […]


New TVA Trails Web Page Highlights Outdoor Recreation Opportunitie

October 18, 2012

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. At the height of the fall outdoor recreation season, the Tennessee Valley Authority is posting a new web page listing dozens of trails for hiking, biking and other activities across the region. The TVA Trails website provides information about more than 137 miles of public trails along TVA reservoirs and on TVA-owned land […]


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