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5th Annual Littleville Bluegrass Festival is Saturday, October 10.

October 9, 2015

LITTLEVILLE-The 5th Annual Littleville Bluegrass Festival is Saturday, Oct. 10 at the town’s new community center on Pine Street (behind town hall) Doors open at 8 a.m. with music getting underway at 9 a.m. Performers include Court House Pickers, Spur of the Moments, Southern Strangers, Hallmark Ladies, Rockdale Ridgerunner, Down Home Bluegrass and Break’n Grass. […]


Camp Courage award preserves angler’s legacy

September 29, 2015

TUSCUMBIA-Evan Isbell’s legacy for sharing his love of fishing with others is helping bring smiles to the faces of children participating in Camp Courage, a Helen Keller Experience. Isbell, 16, a member of the Muscle Shoals Trojan Bass Fishing Team, died in an automobile accident June 23. He was well known for helping special needs […]


UNA freshman win collegiate bass tournament

September 21, 2015

SHEFFIELD – A pair of University of North Alabama freshmen bested 122 anglers from throughout the South to win a Fishlife Collegiate Tour bass tournament on Pickwick Lake. Sloan Pennington of Childersburg and Caleb Dennis caught five largemouth bass weighing 19.78 pounds to win the tournament that was staged out of Riverfront Park on Saturday, September […]


Camp Courage, A Helen Keller Experience inspires children to change the world

September 18, 2015

TUSCUMBIA-Since 2013, visually or hearing impaired students from around Alabama have taken part in an exciting camp at Ivy Green, that allows them to experience the life of Helen Keller in an unforgettable way. Camp Courage, A Helen Keller Experience is an intensive three-day camp for children based in Tuscumbia at Ivy Green, the home […]


From Coondogs to Rollercoasters to the Rev Of Motorcycles…and don’t forget Hotdogs..September in Colbert County

August 22, 2015

COLBERT COUNTY-One of the largest Labor Day celebrations in the South, a festival honoring American Indians and the largest fair in northwest Alabama are among the many events happening around Colbert County in September. The Shoals Central Labor Council’s annual Labor Day celebration at Spring Park in Tuscumbia, begins at begins at 10 a.m. Monday, […]


Bike Rally in the Valley August 14-15

August 8, 2015

COLBERT COUNTY-When hundreds of motorcycle riders, from throughout the country, begin arriving at Rattlesnake Saloon and Seven Springs Lodge, it will literally be a dream come true for Clarence Swinea. Swinea, driver of the shuttle truck at Rattlesnake Saloon, had a dream about organizing a motorcycle rally. When he awoke the next morning, Swinea went […]


Saddle Up for St. Jude Trail Ride July 17-18

July 11, 2015

TUSCUMBIA-The biggest saddle ride of its kind in the country is headed to the Shoals. The annual Saddle Up for St. Jude Trail Ride and Festival is Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18 at Gardiner Farm, 85 Underwood Road, Tuscumbia. The festival includes trail rides, wagon rides, pony rides, concerts, an auction, arts and […]


2015 Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge television schedule announced

June 25, 2015

COLBERT COUNTY-Many of Alabama’s top student anglers and Pickwick Lake will be featured on the World Fishing Network July 5-7. Highlights from the annual Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge will be televised on WFN at 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. CDT Sunday, July 5. The tournament highlights will also be shown on WFN […]


Mediation….Why And Is It The Final Answer In A Lawsuit?

June 3, 2015

Q: I had a car wreck and my lawyer had to file a lawsuit. Now my lawyer said the judge has ordered us to mediation. Why do I have to go to mediation and is the decision of the mediator final? Michael Athens, AL A: Judges often ask that cases be mediated before a full […]


15th Annual African Heritage Festival June 5-6 In Tuscumbia

May 30, 2015

 TUSCUMBIA-The North Alabama African Heritage Association will host the 15th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival on Friday and Saturday, June 5th and June 6th, 2015 at the Willie Green Recreation Park in Tuscumbia. Wallace D. Ricks of Tuscumbia, an organizer of the festival, is expecting a big crowd. “I’ve been getting calls from all […]


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