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Helen Keller Festival features star-studded musical lineup

June 15, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Organizers of the Helen Keller Festival said this year’s event will celebrate the life of America’s First Lady of Courage and the music that made the Shoals famous. The festival is Thursday, June 21-Sunday, June 24 in Tuscumbia. Red Marlow, a finalist from the 2017 season of “The Voice, will headline the concert on Friday, […]


The Miracle Worker play at Ivy Green attracts a global audience

June 14, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Each summer, fans of Helen Keller from around the world make their way to Tuscumbia to see William Gibson’s epic drama about her early life performed on the grounds of the home where she grew up. The 57th season of The Miracle Worker play at Ivy Green kicked off to a packed house June 8. […]


Camp teaches students ways to make their mark on the world

June 13, 2018

TUSCUMBIA – Each June, design and engineering students from colleges and universities around the world travel to western Colbert County to learn ways of solving problems big and small.as they work to make the world a better place. Since 2013, SHiFT Design Camp has been held annually at Seven Springs Lodge, in the Appalachian foothills […]


Helen Keller Festival features star-studded musical lineup

June 8, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Organizers of the Helen Keller Festival said this year’s event will celebrate the life of America’s First Lady of Courage and the music that made the Shoals famous. The festival is Thursday, June 21-Sunday, June 24 in Tuscumbia. During a news conference Wednesday, June 6, organizers announced “The Voice” finalist Red Marlow, who is originally […]


47th Annual Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run Held Saturday, June 2nd

June 6, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Spring Park in Tuscumbia was filled Saturday, June 2, with almost 300 antique and classic cars and trucks. The automobile enthusiasts came from as far away as Illinois to compete in the 47th annual Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run. When the Muscle Shoals Area Street Rods Club was founded in 1971 there were only 20 cars […]


2018 Timmy Horton High School Anglers Challenge

June 6, 2018

SHEFFIELD-On Saturday, June 2 the Timmy Horton High School Anglers Challenge fishing tournament was held on Picwick Lake in Sheffield. Walker Brown of Loretto, Tennessee, won the senior division of the Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge fishing tournament with a five-bass, 20.61 pounds catch. Gabe Wallace of Russellville Anglers finished second with 17.17 pounds […]


Entries still be accepted for Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge on Pickwick Lake

May 31, 2018

SHEFFIELD – There is still time to enter the Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge fishing tournament, which has awarded $100,000 in college scholarships since 2013. The tournament, on Saturday, June 2, will be staged out of Riverfront Park in Sheffield. The deadline to enter is at noon, Friday, June 1. The senior division […]


2018 North Alabama African Heritage Festival June 1-2

May 23, 2018

TUSCUMBIA – The North Alabama African Heritage Association will host the 18th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival on Friday and Saturday, June 1 and June 2, 2018 at the Willie Green Recreation Park. Organizers of the festival said it has grown from a local gathering to a destination cultural event. “People from all over […]


47th annual Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run June 2 at Spring Park

May 14, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-On Saturday, June 2, Spring Park in Tuscumbia will be filled with some of the greatest vehicles to ever roll off of an assembly line. More than 300 vehicles are expected for the 47th annual Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run, which features all makes and models of cars and trucks made up until 1987. There […]


Recall LaGrange Festival May 4-6

April 29, 2018

LEIGHTON-This year’s Recall LaGrange Festival will feature several new exhibits and events, while continuing to pay homage to the first chartered college in Alabama. The festival is Friday, May 4-Sunday May 6 at LaGrange College Site Park, 1491 LaGrange College Road, Leighton. Among the new exhibits is a barn quilt painting, provided by The Alabama […]


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