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Tourism boom expected following Crappie USA fishing tournament

April 5, 2018

SHEFFIELD – A Crappie USA fishing tournament held on Pickwick and Wilson lakes Saturday, March 31, confirmed what many local anglers have been talking about this spring. Big crappie are more plentiful in the lakes than they have been in years. Henry and Jo Haley of Carmi, Ill., won the pro division of the tournament […]


Crappie Kids Fishing Rodeo Held Saturday At Sheffield’s Riverfront Park -EVENT PHOTOS

April 2, 2018

SHEFFIELD-A Crappie Kids Fishing Rodeo that was held at Riverfront Park in Sheffield Saturday, March 31. About 50 children from throughout the Shoals participated. The rodeo was sponsored by Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau, City of Sheffield and Sheffield Parks and Recreation. It was held in conjunction with a Crappie USA fishing tournament that […]


Are you ready to rumble?

March 23, 2018

SHEFFIELD-Registration is underway for the Red Warrior River Rumble on Pickwick Lake on April 14, 2018 out of Riverfront Park in Sheffield.   The annual bass tournament is held in memory on Evan Isbell, a member of the Muscle Shoals Trojan Bass Fishing Team. The tournament features a cash payout and divisions for student anglers, […]


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 […]


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