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“A Day With Rey” Starts September 28

September 24, 2017

FLORENCE-On September 28 be among the first to see the original production “A Day with Rey,” written by Jesse Sockwell and directed by Brandon Willcutt being held at the Historic Zodiac Playhouse located at 416 North Court Street in Florence. It stars Jesse Sockwell, Harmony Malone, Joy Ragland, Melanie Dickens and Gabriel Goodloe.  This powerful […]


Closings And Delays Due To Threat From Irma For Tuesday, September 12

September 11, 2017

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to the threeat from Hurricane Irma several schools and businesses are closing or will be delayed for Monday, September 11 and Tuesday,September 12.  The list will be updaterd as more information becomes available: SCHOOLS CLOSINGS AND DELAYS: Alabama A&M – Delayed until 10:00 a.m Alabama State University – closed   Tuesday Albertville City Schools […]


Hurricane Local Statement in Northern Alabama….

September 10, 2017

Active for next 7 hours · National Weather Service at 6:30 AM, Sunday,September 10     TENNESSEE VALLEY-Tropical Storm Irma may affect the Tennessee Valley Monday night through Tuesday. A tropical storm watch is in effect for northeast and north central Alabama and southern middle Tennessee. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for Cullman, Dekalb, Franklin TN, […]


Message from Governor Ivey’s Press Office

September 9, 2017

MONTGOMERY-The Governor of Alabamas Press Office has  created a webpage http://governor.alabama.gov/irma as a source of information for Alabama residents and Florida evacuees. The site will be updated as more information becomes available. The site currently has links for how to find hotels, shelters and campgrounds, as well as traffic conditions and other available state resources.  


School Closings Due To Severe Weather Threat

August 31, 2017

TENNESSEE VALLEY-The threat of server weather in the area triggers school closings and afternoon school activity cancellations for Thursday,August 31.  We have a list of them for you here: Albertville City Schools – Extended day and extended day activities canceled Arab City Schools – After-school activities cancelled Ascension Lutheran Preschool & Child Development Center closing […]


Governor Ivey Urges Alabamians to Pray For and Help Harvey Victims

August 29, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement in response to Hurricane Harvey.   “Like all Americans, the people of Alabama are deeply moved by the massive devastation that has affected the state of Texas. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of those lost because of Hurricane Harvey, and especially with the […]


Southern Circuit Tour returns to Ritz Theatre

August 27, 2017

SHEFFIELD-The Ritz Cinema Society is once again partnering with South Arts’ Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers to bring the Shoals a rich offering of independent documentaries paired with Q&As with the filmmakers. The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers is a program of South Arts. Southern Circuit screenings are funded in part by grants […]


UNA Distinguished Event Series Presents Dave Barry

August 20, 2017

FLORENCE-UNA will have humorist as well as best-selling author Dave Berry as the speaker for the Distinguished Event Series. UNA presents The Wit And Wisdom Of Dave Berry on September 19 at 7:00 PM in Norton Auditorium. Admission is free and there will be a booking signing following Barry’s talk. David  Barry is an American […]


Official Statement from UNA Regarding “Jane Doe” Lawsuit

August 14, 2017

FLORENCE-UNA has removed the original statement concerning the lawsuit, Jane Doe vs University of North Alabama from their website and have issued a new official statement concerning the case : “The University of North Alabama is committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for all students. The University has a professional and well-trained […]


Shades Of Bluegrass Festival Set For September 29-30 In Rogersville

August 10, 2017

ROGERSVILLE-The Shades of Bluegrass Festival is coming to Rogersville this fall on September 29  and 30. The festival will take place at Recreation park located on Optimist Drive in Rogersville on Friday the fun starts at 6:00 PM and the music will end at 9:00 PM cost for Friday will be $8.00 for adults and […]


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