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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 […]


Governor Ivey Issues Amended Safer at Home Order Extending Through November 8

September 30, 2020

 MONTGOMERY-Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued her eighteenth supplemental emergency proclamation containing an amended Safer at Home Order that includes a statewide mask requirement. Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people, as described in the order. This amended order extends […]


Morgan County Health Department To Hold Drive-Thru Flu Shots October 18

September 19, 2020

MORGAN COUNTY-The Morgan County drive-thru flu clinic is October 18th at the Morgan County Fairgrounds located at 2919 Fairgrounds Road in Decatur.  The  drive-thru clinic will be from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The health department and emergency management agency want to see as many people vaccinated as possible to reduce the number of flu […]


Cypress Creek Canoe And Kayak Access Area Reopens After Storm Damage

September 5, 2020

FLORENCE-Wildwood Park and the Cypress Creek Canoe & Kayak Access Area at the corner of Cox Creek Parkway and Old Jackson Road has reopened.  The reopening comes in time for the public to enjoy the last of the warm weather on the water. The canoe and kayak launch area was closed due to storm damage […]


Schools Dismissing And Closing Due To Expected Storms

August 28, 2020

TENNESSEE VALLEY-On Friday, August 28 some area schools will be closing early and some will be closed for the day due to the expected severe weather coming into the area.  As more schools report we will list them here: Arab City Schools – Dismissing at 1:30 p.m. Athens City Schools Early Dismissal: Pre-K – 2 […]


Mandatory Mask Order Extended Through October 2

August 27, 2020

UPDATE:  As of 11:30 AM on Thursday, August 27 there are 112,794 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alabama with 1,990 confirmed deaths and 11,669 reported cases in the last 14 days.  14,005 statwide confirmed in hospital with 48,028 presumed recovered and 948,589 total tested. MONTGOMERY-On Thursday, August 27, Governor Kay Ivey along with Alabama State […]


Athens And Huntsville Centers Looking For Volunteers To Test COVID-19 Vaccine

August 24, 2020

ATHENS-Athens and Huntsville have been selected to be two of 150 test sites for the testing of a potential vaccine to help stop the Coronavirus Pandemic. This  comes after the director of research at the North Alabama Research Center of Athens, Tonya Pryor says.   Both NARC and The Medical Affiliated Research Center located in Huntsville […]


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