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Youths can reel in prizes at Crappie Kids Fishing Rodeo

March 15, 2018

SHEFFIELD-Shoals area youths have an opportunity to fish for trophies and other prizes along with a chance to win a college scholarship. A Crappie Kids Fishing Rodeo for children 12 and younger is 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 31 at Riverfront Park in Sheffield. Registration will begin at 8 a.m.. There is no charge to enter. […]

Tournament boosts economy, provides opportunities for local anglers, children

March 5, 2018

THE SHOALS-Local anglers can turn their ability to catch crappie from Pickwick and Wilson lakes into cash and prizes. A Crappie USA fishing tournament on the lakes Saturday, March 31, is open to local anglers. Crappie anglers from throughout the South and Midwest will compete. Weigh-in for the tournament, which is sponsored by Colbert County […]

December is a busy month in Colbert County

November 28, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY-With a new holiday concert along with numerous festivals, celebrations, parades and other events, December is chock-full of activities in Colbert County. A Christmas Concert at Wishbone Studios in Muscle Shoals, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, will feature Clayton Ivey, Billy Lawson, Travis Wammack, Mike Curtis, Coby Greer, C Tyler Jones, Kassidy McCorkle and […]

A Christmas Concert at Wishbone Studios features legends and new stars of Muscle Shoals music December 17

November 28, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY-A group of Muscle Shoals music legends and some of the hottest up-and-coming artists in the area are teaming up for a Christmas Concert Sunday, Dec. 17 at historic Wishbone Studios. The 2-4 p.m. concert, presented by Wishbone Studios and Colbert County Tourism, will feature Clayton Ivey, Billy Lawson, Travis Wammack, Mike Curtis, Coby […]

Shoals heroes will be honored in November 12 ceremony

November 3, 2017

SHEFFIELD-More than 140 heroes of the Shoals area will be honored Sunday, Nov. 12 at Oakwood Cemetery in Sheffield. A ceremony will pay tribute to 42 Revolutionary War soldiers who are buried in Colbert, Franklin and Lauderdale counties and to 101 civilians who died in the Shoals while working for the War Department during World […]

Popular festival kicks off holiday season in the Tennessee Valley

October 27, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY-For many Tennessee Valley residents, the Christmas season begins with a trip to LaGrange College Site Park in Colbert County. The LaGrange Living Historical Association’s annual Christmas in the Country celebration attracts people from several states to the tiny mountaintop community south of Leighton. This year’s celebration is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Friday, […]

Hits and Haunts Tour features Muscle Shoals music and ghosts

October 10, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – The Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau is mixing up some hits and haunts with a touch of local history to create another exciting Halloween trolley tour. The third annual Hits and Haunts Trolley Tour will depart ColdWater Books, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 and Tuesday, Oct. 24 for a ghost tour […]

Littleville Bluegrass Festival Set For October 14

October 5, 2017

LITTLEVILLE-The 7th Annual Littleville Bluegrass Festival is Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Littleville Community Building on Pine Avenue (behind Dollar General on U.S. 43) Doors open at 8 a.m. with music getting underway at 10 a.m. Performers include Rock Dale Ridgerunners, Southern Strangers, Bluewater Road and Wildcat Ridge. Buck dancing contests for youths and adults […]

“We Rocked the World” Muscle Shoals Music Brochure Tells Our Music Story…New Audio Driving Tour of Shoals Added A Self-Driving Tour Of Music In The Shoals

September 29, 2017

TUSCUMBIA –  By late 2016, with the publicity Muscle Shoals was getting off the Muscle Shoals documentary both domestically and internationally, the staff of the  Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau, representing the Muscle Shoals area,  realized they had to have collateral materials to give the visitors who were already coming to the Muscle Shoals […]

Volunteers needed for Tommy Horton’s special fishing event

September 24, 2017

SHEFFIELD-Volunteers with fishing boats and pontoon boats are needed for the Timmy Horton Fishing For Kids fishing rodeo on Pickwick Lake out of Riverfront Park in Sheffield on Saturday, Sept. 30. Since 1999, the annual fishing rodeo has matched special needs anglers with volunteers who take them fishing on Pickwick Lake.  The pontoon boats are […]

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