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Dennis Sherer

Wallace hangs tough to win Tim Horton High Bass Anglers Challenge

April 18, 2017

SHEFFIELD – Some fishermen will give up and go home early when the fishing is tough, but not Gabe Wallace. Wallace, a junior at Russellville High School, refused to become discouraged when the bites were few and far between for anglers competing in the Tim Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge on Pickwick Lake April […]


Celebrate Alabama’s Bicentennial with a walk in Sheffield or Tuscumbia

March 23, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY-As the celebration of Alabama’s Bicentennial begins, the Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau is inviting residents and visitors to explore Tuscumbia and Sheffield during a series of walking tours. Free walking tours will be held every Saturday in April to visit historical places in Sheffield and Tuscumbia. The hour-long tours begin at 10 […]


Students can reel in scholarships on Pickwick Lake April 15

March 8, 2017

SHEFFIELD – Some big changes are coming for the Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge fishing tournament, which has awarded $80,000 in college scholarships since 2013. The senior division at this year’s Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge on Pickwick Lake is open to students from throughout the United States in grades 10-12. […]


“The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green named a top event in the Southeast

January 26, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – Anyone planning to see “The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green this year, might want to order tickets early. The Atlanta-based Southeast Tourism Society has named “The Miracle Worker” at Ivy Green as a Top 20 Event in the Southeast for June 2017. The William Gibson drama about the early life of Helen […]


Sheffield And Tuscumbia Kick-Off The Christmas Season With Parades…Photos!

December 2, 2016

SHEFFIELD-North Montgomery Avenue in Sheffield was lined with parade watchers and the feeling of Christmas was in the air during the city’s annual Christmas Parade on Thursday, December 1. Event Photos by Dennis Sherer:   The Tuscumbia Christmas Parade helped kick off the holiday season in the city Thursday, December 1. A large crowd turned […]


Upcoming holiday events in Colbert County

November 25, 2016

COLBERT COUNTY-The Colbert County Tourism has listed a schedule of Holiday events that will be upcoming this season in Colbert County. Upcoming holiday events in Colbert County Christmas parades 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 – Tuscumbia, 256-386-7200 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 – Sheffield, 256-383-0250 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, Cherokee 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. […]


Colbert County Farm-City week celebration November 17

November 2, 2016

TUSCUMBIA – Each year in November, Colbert County residents gather to celebrate the relationship between farmers and urban residents. The annual Colbert County Farm-City Week banquet is 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Tuscumbia Roundhouse, 204 W. 5th St.. The Colbert County Farm Family of the Year, Friend of Agriculture and Teacher of the […]


Briana Tucker wins high school bass challenge

October 24, 2016

SHEFFIELD-Briana Tucker, a senior at Hartselle High School, won the senior division of the fourth annual Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge that was held Saturday, Oct. 22 on Pickwick Lake out of Riverfront Park in Sheffield. Tucker weighed in five bass that tipped the scales at 16.93 pounds to clinch the victory. Her […]


Alabama Steak Trail begins in Tuscumbia

October 13, 2016

    TUSCUMBIA-Patrons of a popular Tuscumbia restaurant can win $100 for celebrating October Beef Month. OH! Bryan’s Family Steak House, 200 S. Main St., Tuscumbia, has been chosen as stop number one on the Alabama Steak Trail. The 12 restaurants on the trail, which stretches from the Shoals to the Florida line, were selected […]


Hits and Haunts Tour features Muscle Shoals music and ghosts

September 28, 2016

TUSCUMBIA – The Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau is cooking up a howling good time to kick off the Halloween season. The second annual Hits and Haunts Trolley Tour will depart ColdWater Books, at 7 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 11 and Thursday Oct. 13 for a ghost tour of the area that includes stop a […]


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