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Happy Birthday Leo III And Welcome Home Una

November 19, 2020

FLORENCE– On Wednesday, November 18 The University of North Alabama helped Leo III with his 18th birthday  celebration at the George H. Carroll Lion Habitat on the UNA campus.  The celebration included a memorialization to Leo’s sister, Una, the first lioness to live in the habitat. The veterinarians who attend Leo, Dr. Matt Connolly and […]


Lauderdale County Schools Go To Virtual Learning Until End Of November

November 18, 2020

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-As of Tuesday November 17 all Lauderdale County Schools will cease in-school classes and move to virtual learning. According to officials with the school system this move has been made to the increase of positive testing of COVID-19 and the large number of people who have been placed in quarantine. Lauderdale County students and […]


East Limestone County Middle And High Schools Switch To Virtual Learning Due To Pandemic

November 14, 2020

LIMESTONE COUNTY-On Friday, November 13 Limestone County School Superintendent Randy Shearouse announced both East Limestone Middle School and East Limestone County High School would switch to in-school learning to virtual learning next week.  Students are scheduled to return to in-school learning on November 30. According to Shearouse it had become difficult to staff classrooms due […]


All Colbert County Schools Going Virtual Due To COVID-19

November 12, 2020

COLBERT COUNTY-On Thursday, November 12 Colbert County School superintendent Gale Satchel confirmed that all schools will go virtual for the remainder of this school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of cases in Colbert County. All Colbert County Schools will go virtual until January beginning on November 16.  According to Satchel the […]


Governor Ivey Extends Mask Order Eases Some Restrictions

November 5, 2020

MONTGOMERY– Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday, November 5 issued her nineteenth supplemental emergency proclamation containing an amended Safer at Home Order that includes a statewide mask requirement in a joint press conference with  State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris.   Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and […]


Governor Kay Ivey Issues State Of Emergency Ahead Of Tropical Storm Zeta

October 27, 2020

MONTGOMERY-On Tuesday, October 27 Governor Kay Ivey issued this statement concerning the Hurricane in the gulf  “Ahead of Tropical Storm Zeta’s anticipated landfall Wednesday evening as a Category 1 hurricane, I am issuing a state of emergency effective today at 4:00 p.m. While this storm is not expected to have an impact as large as […]


Spirit Of Freedom Celebration Set For Veteran’s Day Has Been Cancelled

October 22, 2020

FLORENCE-On Wednesday, October 21 it was announced that the 39th annual Spirit of Freedom Celebration which normally would have been held on July 4th but due to the COVID-19 pandemic was moved to  November 11, 2020 at McFarland Park in Florence has been cancelled. Reasoning for the cancelation was given as the uncertainty of the […]


Shoals Civic And Business Icon Joel Anderson Remembered By His TNT Family

October 14, 2020

FLORENCE-On Tuesday, October 13 TNT Fireworks announced the loss of one of their own and issued this statement/tribute to Joel Anderson who passed away on Monday at his home.  Anderson who was Chairman of Anderson Media Corporation which included TNT was a Florence business and civic icon:  “Joel R. Anderson (1944-2020) We are saddened by […]


Two Muscle Shoals Schools Go To virtual Learning for a Week Due To COVID-19

October 9, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Thursday, October 8 the Muscle Shoals School system announced two of their schools will go to virtual learning for one week due to several of their students testing positive for COVID-19. On October 8 five person associated with the Muscle Shoals Middle School football team tested positive for COVID.  Authorities with the school […]


Haunted Hayride returns to LaGrange Mountain Get Your Scare On

October 5, 2020

LEIGHTON-Haunted Hayride returns to LaGrange Mountain every Friday and Saturday night in October 2020 from 7 Pm Until….. Haunted hayrides, to hear stories about the ghosts that are rumored to haunt LaGrange Mountain, are returning to LaGrange College Site Park in Colbert County. The rides drew huge crowds and rave reviews during their opening season […]


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