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2018 Food & Farm Forum Set For December 7-8

October 15, 2018

 The Food & Farm Forum is a primary annual gathering of ASAN’s statewide network of farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates. Approximately 200 diverse participants from across the state will convene for a weekend of “cross-pollinating”–swapping stories, ideas, and wisdom, in order to build a more robust local food system in Alabama.  The 2018 Food & […]


Red Bay holds Public Hearing for $250,000 CDBG-ED Grant

September 28, 2018

RED BAY-On Wednesday, September 26 a Public Hearing was held at Red Bay City Hall to begin the grant process for the Economic Developement Grant that the City of Red Bay has requested the meeting was well attended. Rep Johnny Mack Morrow read a statement to the attendees of the meeting: “For the last twenty-eight […]


Ghosts Of The Shoals Luncheon At Sheffield Public Library October 11

September 23, 2018

SHEFFIELD-The Sheffield Public Library will host a luncheon on October 11 from 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM.  The luncheon will feature author Debra Glass.  Glass will speak on her book “Ghosts of the Shoals”. Tickets for the talk and luncheon are $12.00 and can be purchased from the Sheffield Public Library on or before October […]


Sheffield Library Presents A Tribute To Arthur Alexander With Donnie Fritts October 2

September 16, 2018

 SHEFFIELD-ON Tuesday, October 2 the Sheffield Library is pleased to announce a Tribute to Arthur Alexander with Donnie Fritts. The program will be from 6:00 Pm until 7:30PM and will include an interview with Donnie Fritts with music by Donnie and Andreas Werner.  The duo will be playing tunes from “June” the new CD from Donnie […]


Wilson Dam Tour … Just How Do You Get Electricity From Water?

August 28, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-TVA’s “Built For the People” pilot tour program allowed the public to take a behind-the-scenes tour of Wilson Dam, one of six TVA hydro plants and see firsthand how water turns into electricity. On the wall of each powerhouse hang the words “Built for the People of the United States.” The dam tours are part of a pilot program to […]


Governor Ivey Releases Statement on 11th Circuit Abortion Case Ruling

August 22, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding today’s ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which affirmed a lower court decision striking down the Alabama Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act:   “I was supportive of the bill when it passed through the Legislature in 2016, and I signed it as president of […]


Cherokee High School Football Field Free Of Flooding With A Little Help From Friends

August 14, 2018

CHEROKEE-On Saturday, August 11 a group of men met Cherokee High School all determined to solve a drainage problem at the Cherokee High School football field that has existed for more than fifty years. Breaking ground on a solution to the problem and making the football field flood-free. The group included Mayor Cosby, Commissioner Hovater, […]


Casting Call For ‘The Marvelous Wonderetts’ At The Ritz Theatre

August 1, 2018

SHEFFIELD-The Ritz Theatre has a casting call for ‘The Marvelous Wonderetts’ a play written and created by Roger Bean. The Marvelous Wonderetts are four women age 17 to 30 who, with their bouffant hair and crinoline skirts, transport audiences back to the 1950s and ’60s singing memorable pop hits such as “Mr. Sandman”, “Lollipop” and “Leader […]


Vina High School Getting New Science Room/Band Hall

July 24, 2018

VINA-In December of 2016 Vina High School was hit by a tornado that destroyed the Science Room and Band Hall. On Monday, July 23 the demolition began on the damaged building to make way for construction of the new Science and Band Hall building.  Due to the diligent work of the Alabama Legislative the monies […]


Rockin’ The Runway…Handy Fest At The Airport – EVENT PHOTOS

July 22, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-Northwest Alabama Regional Airport was rockin’ on Saturday.  They kicked off Handy Fest with music, fun, food and giveaways. They had food from several of the local restaurants and music by Aaron Blades Band and Asleep By Ten.  Boutique Air gave away roundtrip flights to Nashville and Atlanta.  The airport had drawings for T-shirts and […]


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