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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 […]


Ronnie Milsap will headline this year’s Saddle Up for St. Jude festival

July 2, 2016

TUSCUMBIA-Riders from across the South and Midwest are getting ready to saddle up their horses at Gardiner Farm in Tuscumbia and help fight childhood cancer. The 20th annual Saddle Up for St. Jude Trail Ride and Festival is Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16 at Gardiner Farm, 85 Underwood Road, Tuscumbia. The festival includes […]


Tennessee angler win bass fishing championship on Pickwick Lake

June 20, 2016

SHEFFIELD-Brent Sain has at least 5001 reasons to like Pickwick Lake and Colbert County. Sain, of Manchester, Tenn., caught 15 largemouth over three days that weighed a total of 49.05 pounds to win the National Bass Fishing Trail’s championship tournament. He won $5,000. Donnie Story of Athens finished in second place with 47.48 pounds. Mike […]


It’s a Dickens Christmas Y’all named a Top 20 event in the Southeast

June 17, 2016

TUSCUMBIA-An annual Christmas festival in Tuscumbia has been named one of the top events in the Southeast for celebrating the holiday season. It’s a Dickens Christmas Y’all Festival, hosted by Tuscumbia Retail Development,  was named one of the Top 20 Events in December by the Atlanta-based Southeast Tourism Society. The festival adds a Southern twist […]


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