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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 […]

The fun continues at Timmy Horton Fishing for Kids

September 27, 2016

SHEFFIELD-As a professional anglers and outdoors television personality, Timmy Horton gets to fish in lakes and rivers throughout North America, but the one of his favorite fishing trips every year comes almost within casting distance of his front door. Since 1999, Horton, has played host to special needs anglers for a day of fishing on […]

Volunteers needed for Timmy Horton Fishing for Kids

September 16, 2016

  SHEFFIELD-Volunteers with fishing boats and pontoon boats are needed for the Timmy Horton Fishing For Kids fishing rodeo on Pickwick Lake our of Riverfront Park in Sheffield on Saturday, Sept. 24. Since 1999, the annual fishing rodeo has matched special needs anglers with volunteers who take them fishing on Pickwick Lake.  The pontoon boats […]

Students from 3 states will attend Camp Courage, A Helen Keller Experience

September 8, 2016

TUSCUMBIA-A special camp that allows visually and hearing impaired students to experience the life of Helen Keller in an unforgettable way is expanding to include campers from other states.   Since 2013, students from throughout Alabama have attended Camp Courage, A Helen Keller Experience, based in Tuscumbia at Ivy Green, the home of Helen Keller. […]

Labor Day will be busy in Colbert County

August 31, 2016

COLBERT COUNTY-With one of the longest running Labor Day celebrations in the South and an immensely popular festival at a one-of-a-kind cemetery, there is plenty to do Monday in Colbert County. The Shoals Labor Council’s annual Labor Day celebration at Spring Park in Tuscumbia, begins at begins at 10 a.m. Monday, September 5 with a […]

Red Warrior Foundation preserves angler’s legacy

August 9, 2016

SHEFFIELD-Evan Isbell loved the outdoors, helping those in need and befriending new students at his school. Isbell was 16 when he died in an automobile accident on June 23, 2015. His legacy for helping others and his love of fishing now lives on through the Red Warrior Foundation. The foundation’s mission is to impact lives […]

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