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Plenty to see and do around Colbert County in December

November 23, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-From parades and visits with Santa to concerts and rides on a holiday train, there is an abundance of holiday events throughout Colbert County in December. Susann Hamlin, president and CEO of Colbert County Tourism, said there will be plenty for Colbert residents and visitors to do during the Christmas season. For more information […]


Ho Ho Ho…Christmastime is here…Colbert County Christmas Parades

November 21, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY– It’s that time of year again… Santa, presents and Christmas Parades! Colbert County Christmas parades for your enjoyment this Holiday Season…make your list and check it twice: LaGrange – 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. Lineup is at 4 p.m. on Waldrep Loop. The parade will travel along Waldrep Loop , Pineywood Road and […]


LaGrange College Christmas in the Country is November 22-24

November 12, 2019

LEIGHTON-For many Tennessee Valley residents, the holiday festival seasons begins with a trip to LaGrange Mountain in eastern Colbert County. The LaGrange Living Historical Association’s annual Christmas in the Country celebration is a holiday tradition for families from throughout the Valley region. For most, it’s their first holiday festival of the season. This year’s celebration […]


Notes of Valor Concert featuring Darryl Worley and Billy Lawson

October 23, 2019

 TUSCUMBIA-Country music superstar Darryl Worley and his buddy Billy Lawson are teaming up for a Veterans Day concert at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame in The Monday Nov. 11 concert will raise money to send military veterans to Washington, D.C. The concert, which is being organized by the City of Tuscumbia, is the brainchild […]


History and Haunts Strolls October 28 and 29 in Tuscumbia

October 19, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-As one of the oldest towns in Alabama, Tuscumbia has a rich history. Some people say that long history is responsible for considerable paranormal activity in the downtown area. “I don’t like to call them ghosts, but there are a lot of unexplained things that happen in and around downtown Tuscumbia,” said local historian and […]


Mars Hill duo wins Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge

October 16, 2019

SHEFFIELD-Hunter Bridges and Brannan Rippey  overcame a lack of sleep and less-than-ideal fishing conditions to win the Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge on Pickwick Lake Oct. 12. Bridges and Rippey, who play football for the Mars Hill Panthers, did not get home until around 11 p.m. following their game against Central the night […]


Campers experience the life of Helen Keller at Ivy Green – EVENT PHOTOS

October 9, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-A group of students, who came from three states to attend a special camp at Ivy Green, left Tuscumbia with fond memories of Helen Keller and The Shoals. The students, traveled from as far as Wisconsin to attend Camp Courage, a Helen Keller Experience, Oct. 3-6. Most camp activities were held at Ivy Green, Keller’s […]


Fishing For Kids A Stellar Day For All Involved

October 1, 2019

SHEFFIELD-About 30 special needs adults and children participated in the 21st annual Timmy Horton Fishing for Kid fishing rodeo on Pickwick Lake Saturday, Sept. 28. Volunteers spent the morning fishing with the special anglers. First place went to Christopher Reynard with 27 pounds. The 2018 champion, Rachael Griffin  finished second with 26 pounds. Bobby Rowell […]


Haunted hayrides at LaGrange College Site Park offer scary fun

September 29, 2019

LEIGHTON-They’re back. Haunted hayrides, to hear stories about the ghosts that are rumored to haunt LaGrange Mountain, are returning to LaGrange College Site Park in Colbert County. The rides drew huge crowds and rave reviews during their opening season in 2018. From dusk until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays in October, LaGrange Living Historical […]


Ninth annual Littleville Bluegrass Festival is October 12

September 25, 2019

 LITTLEVILLE – The 9th Annual Littleville Bluegrass Festival is from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Littleville Community Building on Pine Avenue (behind Dollar General on U.S. 43). Performers include the Rockdale Ridge Runners and Wildcat Ridge, both from Tennessee and the Southern Strangers from Huntsville. There will be a buck dancing contest […]


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