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Flood Warning Affecting Colbert And Lauderdale Counties

April 24, 2017

LAUDERDALE/COLBERT COUNTIES-The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Colbert and Lauderdale Counties.  Alabama State Highway 20 is flooded at the underpass below U.S. Highway 43 and 72. “The Flood Warning in Alabama.. Tennessee River at Florence affecting Colbert and Lauderdale Counties The Flood Warning continues for the Tennessee River AT Florence. * […]

First Ever Limestone Music Festival …Success – Event Photos

April 19, 2017

ATHENS– Andrew Kirk, Financial Representative for Modern Woodmen of America and former ELHS drummer and instructor, sponsored the ELHS Band’s, Limestone Music Festival, on Friday April 14, at the Limestone County Event Center in Athens, Alabama. Performing:  Erik Smallwood, Free Range, Hayden Scott,Elizabeth McCrary,Wild Parsley,Brent Morgan, Jay Rinkel and Lillian Glanton. Andrew Kirk, Modern Woodmen […]

Winners from the Music In Our Schools Month Art Contest At The AMHOF Announced

April 14, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-This March, inspired by Music In Our Schools Month®, the Alabama Music Hall of Fame featured the artwork of five elementary schools from around Colbert County, expressing the impact that music has on the students. The program was intended to celebrate music in Alabama’s classrooms and in students’ lives. The artwork will be on display from […]

Bentley Steps Down…Ivey Will Become Interim Governor Of Alabama

April 10, 2017

MONTGOMERY-At 5:00 PM on Monday, April 10 Governor Robert Bentley, the 53rd governor of Alabama addressed the state from the Old House Chamber announcing he will step down as Governor. 74-year-old Bentley has been Governor of Alabama for 7 years.  The last year has been clouded by revelations of an affair with one of his senior advisers, […]

Closings And Delays Due To Severe Weather Threat For Wednesday, April 5

April 5, 2017

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to the threat of sever weather for Wednesday, April 5 some schools and businesses are either closing or delaying opening We have the list of delays and closings for you here: Albertville City Schools  all classes cancelled. 12 month employees will still report to work, if safe to do so. Arab City Schools […]

6th Annual Start Something ‘Reel’ Bass Tournament For BBBS April 29

April 4, 2017

SHEFFIELD-The 6th annual Start Something ‘Reel’ Bass Tournament will take place on April 29, 2017 at Sheffield Riverfront Park starting at safe light until 2:00 PM.  This tournament is a major fundraiser for BBBS for Colbert, FRanklin and Lauderdale counties.  To Pre-Register call the BBBS office at 256-248-1931 or email Gina Mashburn at or visit Cost:  $100 per […]

One Killed Three Injured In Sunday Auto Accident In Huntsville

April 3, 2017

HUNTSVILLE-On Sunday, April 2 Huntsville Police Officers received a  911 domestic call around 9:30 PM at the Walgreens on Mastin Lake Road. When officers arrived on scene the suspect attempted to flee the area in a vehicle. On his attempt to run he struck a police vehicle. While heading into the  intersection of Pulaski Pike […]

Some Area Schools Closing Early Monday March 27 Due To Severe Weather Threat

March 27, 2017

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Some area schools will be closing early today, Monday, March 27 due to the threat of severe weather.  We will bring you all the closings here: Ascension Lutheran Child Development Center closing at 3:00 PM Athens City, Elementary School (K-4) is dismissing at noon. All other schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. Boys & Girls […]

Statement from Governor’s Press Office Concerning The Governor’s Tuesday Trip To The Hospital

March 15, 2017

MONTGOMERY-Governor Robert Bentley returned to the hospital on Tuesday evening, March 14 for a recurrence of an irregular heartbeat. The Governor’s Communications Director Yasamie August on Wednesday released the following statement. “Governor Bentley is feeling great and has held a number of meetings throughout the day in his Capitol Office. In addition he had the […]

Probate Judge Daniel Rosser Switches To Republican Party

March 13, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-On Friday, March the 10th, the Colbert County Republican Executive Committee hosted an event to announce that Probate Judge Daniel Rosser has joined the Republican Party. The event was held at the Northwest Shoals Hospitality House. Terry Lathan, Chairwoman of the Alabama Republican party, along with other elected officials, were in attendance. A reception hosted by the […]

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