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Three Area Schools Will Be Closed Due To Illness Through Friday

February 6, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-The flu has hit the area and there have been closing for the remainder of this week.  These schools will be closed today, Wednesday, February 6 through Friday, February 8: Lexington City Schools will be closed Wednesday February 6 – Friday February 8, 2019 due to illness. This will include ALL after-school activities for […]


A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other Comming To Sheffield Public Library March 14

February 2, 2019

 SHEFFIELD – U.S. Marine Craig Grossi and his dog Fred be telling his story, “Craig & Fred A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other” at the Sheffield Public Library on March 14. Craig met Fred on a battlefield in Afghanistan in 2010 and it was friendship the moment they met.  When […]


School And Business Closings For Tuesday, January 29

January 28, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Tuesday, January 29 beginning at 12:00AM.  As much as three inches of snow could be on the way making travel hazardous.   Schools and businesses are delaying or closing due to the weather  are listed below: SCHOOLS: Aberdeen, MS Schools  -2 Hour Delay Alabama A&M […]


Winter Storm WARNING From Midnight Until Noon Tuesday

January 28, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY– The National Weather Service has now issued a Winter Storm Warning for theTennessee Valley.  The Warning is in effect from midnight, January 28 until Noon on Tuesday, January 30.  A strong cold front will move eastward through the region late Monday night, January 28 and into Tuesday morning.  Rainfall in the area along […]


UPDATE: The National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch For Tuesday

January 27, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Tuesday, January 29 from 12:00 AM  until 12:00 PM.  A quick transition from rain to snow will occur behind a passing cold front Monday night into early Tuesday morning.  Snow is expected to continue through sunrise on Tuesday before tapering off to the […]


Snow Likely…Totals 1.5 – 2.0 Inches

January 27, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-From NOAA-Huntsville: “Rain will transition to snow early Tuesday morning as a cold front crosses the area. Although uncertainty is high, confidence is growing on the snow potential. Snowfall totals mainly between 1.5 and 2.0 inches are possible.” Snowfall likely late Monday night, January 28  into Tuesday, January 30 across the entire Tennessee Valley.  […]


Thanks for your contribution to the arts…A look back on Athens Art League for 2018

December 31, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Arts League is a nonprofit art organization that makes a significant impact in Alabama.  Here are just a FEW of the things the Art League has have worked on in 2018. Students at a Limestone County elementary school receive art classes twice monthly because of a DEKKO Foundation Art Grant and the volunteers with […]


Some Schools Delay Opening On Tuesday December 11 Due To Severe Weather Threat

December 11, 2018

 TENNESSEE VALLEY-Possible severe weather in the area Monday night and Tuesday morning prompt school officials to delay some school openings for Tuesday, December 11: Albertville City Schools – 2-hour delay – All employees should report at 8:00 unless otherwise directed Athens Bible Schools -2-hour delay Athens City Schools – 2-hour delay Athens State University -2-hour […]


Tuscumbia City Schools Closed Friday For 4A Championship Football Game

December 4, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Tuscumbia City Schools will not be in session on Friday, December 7 to allow students and families to be able to attend the 4A State Championship football game which is being held in Auburn. The Deshler Tigers will face the UMS Wright for the state title at 11 AM on Friday. There will be a […]


Sessions Firing Rapid Response Rally Draws Crowd In Florence

November 9, 2018

FLORENCE-Concerned citizens in Florence gathered last night, Thursday, November 8 to hold a rally to show their concern for the firing by President Trump of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  The rally was part of a bigger country-wide rally to show support for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and concern for the firing of Attorney General Jeff […]


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