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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 […]


Volunteers needed for Timmy Horton Fishing for Kids event

September 19, 2019

SHEFFIELD-Volunteers with fishing boats and pontoon boats are needed for this year’s Timmy Horton Fishing for Kids fishing rodeo for special needs anglers. The pontoon boats are needed for anglers who use wheelchairs. The rodeo is Saturday, Sept. 28 on Pickwick Lake out of Riverfront Park in Sheffield. At this year’s rodeo, the anglers will […]


Program to mark historic homes kicks off in Colbert County

September 12, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – Colbert County’s newest tourist attraction will literally take visitors and resident back in time and guide them through the earliest history of the county. Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau, along with a committee of local historians and history organizations, are working to identify homes throughout the county that were built before 1920. […]


Thursday media conference to announce historic homes markers program

September 11, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-At 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, on the east lawn of the Colbert County Courthouse (Main Street entrance), Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau, along with local historical groups, will announce a program to mark homes throughout the county that were built prior to 1921 with distinctive metal markers. Local tourism and elected officials, […]


FREE shuttle service available during Oka Kapassa Festival

September 9, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-Free shuttle service from downtown Tuscumbia to Spring Park will be available during the Oka Kapassa, Return to Coldwater Festival. The Tuscumbia trolley and bus will utilized to provide the service from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. Pickup and drop off locations will be the Colbert County Courthouse parking lot on Water Street […]


Development Council presents checks to local festivals

September 1, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-On Friday, August 30 The Northwest Alabama Resource Conservation and Development Council presented checks totaling $15,000 to three Tuscumbia events to help them boost the economy of The Shoals. “These festivals bring tourists into our area and help boost the local economy,” said Lauranne James, executive director of the development council. She credited Shoals legislators […]


We Rocked the World Trolley Tours continue in September

August 27, 2019

SHEFFIELD-Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau’s series of “We Rocked the World” trolley tours, continue Saturday, Sept. 28. The tour, led by music historian George Lair, will showcase Sheffield’s music attractions, including the original location of Muscle Shoals Sound at 3614 Jackson Highway, Cypress Moon Studios (the second location of Muscle Shoals Sound), and the […]


Labor Day celebrations help kick off September in Shoals

August 19, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-Two of the oldest Labor Day celebrations in the nation will help usher in September in the Shoals. The 100th annual Shoals Labor Day Celebration at Spring Park in Tuscumbia, begins at begins at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2 with a parade along Main Street. Political speeches and other activities will follow in Spring […]


“Willful Shadows”…The Story Of Sonny James And The Southern Gentlemen Book Signing AMHOF July 27

July 22, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-The Alabama Music Hall of Fame will be hosting a book signing featuring “Willful Shadows” about Sonny James on July 27th at 2 p.m.   “Willful Shadows,” tells the story of Sonny James and The Southern Gentlemen, written by one of The Southern Gentlemen himself, Gary Robble. During their time with Sonny James they were […]


We Rocked the World Trolley Tours continue Saturday, Aug. 17…Tour will showcase Sheffield music attractions that rocked the world

July 20, 2019

SHEFFIELD-Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau’s series of “We Rocked the World” trolley tours, continue Saturday, Aug. 17. The tour, led by music historian George Lair, will showcase Sheffield’s music attractions, including the original location of Muscle Shoals Sound at 3614 Jackson Highway, Cypress Moon Studios (the second location of Muscle Shoals Sound), and the […]


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