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Bicentennial Recall LaGrange 1819 – 2019 May 3 – 5

April 16, 2019

 LEIGHTON-The 31st Commemorative Anniversary of Recall LaGrange will be held on May 3 through 5 at the site of LarGrange College now know as Lagrange Park located at 1491 LaGrange College Road in Leighton. The event is the bicentennial for the college, 1819-2019 and is a sanctioned 200th year celebration for Alabama. There will be […]


Sheffield Public Library Hosts Clay Allison And His Series of Paintings “Sheffield Paint The Town” On April 16

March 31, 2019

SHEFFIELD-The Sheffield Public Library will be the sponsor for a showing of paintings done by artist Clay Allison who grew up in Sheffield and now lives in Springville, Alabama.The event will be Tuesday, April 16 at the library starting at 5:30 PM.  The paintings in the Sheffield Paint the Town Series are paintings of homes […]


Book Talk And Signing With Robert Bailey May 2

March 28, 2019

  SHEFFIELD-Please join us on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Sheffield Public Libraryfor a book talk and signing by Robert Bailey who will be talking about his  fourth novel, THE FINAL RECKONING. Copies of the new book as well as Bailey’s first three novels, THE PROFESSOR, BETWEEN BLACK AND WHITE and THE LAST TRIAL, will […]


Fifth Meeting Of National Space Council…To The Moon By 2024

March 27, 2019

 HUNTSVILLE-On Tuesday, March 26 the fifth meeting of the National Space Council was held at  U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Vice President Mike Pence announced that the Trump administration is committed to sending humans back to the Moon by 2024, four years earlier than NASA’s previous target of 2028. During Pence’s speech he declared the administration will […]


Weather Related Closures And Delays For March 14

March 14, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY- Several schools and businesses across The Valley are closing early due to the threat of severe weather today, Thursday, March 14: Albertville City School – Dismissing at 1:30 p.m., Cancelling all after-school activities, including Extended Day and tutoring. Arab City Schools – Closing at 1:30 PM Athens City School – All after-school activities […]


Wilson Dam Road Closed Due Maintenance Until March 15

February 28, 2019

THE SHOALS-The Tennessee Valley Authority has issued a statement stating roadway crossing the Tennessee River on Wilson Dam will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic for scheduled maintenance at Wilson Dam. It is scheduled to re-open on March 15, 2019.


Some Area Schools Will Be Closed Or Delay Opening Due To Flooding On Tuesday, February 26

February 25, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to continued flooding in some areas some schools are closing or delaying start times on Tuesday, February 26. Colbert County Schools – Closed Tuesday Jackson County Schools – Open Tuesday, but students in flooded areas are not expected to attend school. Parents should call their child’s school and inform them of their child’s […]


Flooding Closes Some Schools On Monday, February 25

February 24, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to continued flooding in some areas some schools are closing or delaying start times on Monday, February 25. Colbert County Schools – Closed Monday Fayetteville (Tennessee) City Schools- Closed Monday Franklin County (AL) Schools – Closed Monday Giles County (Tennessee) Schools- Closed Monday Jackson County Schools – Bridgeport Elementary School, Bridgeport Middle School, […]


Days Of Constant Rain Bring Flooding To The Quad Cities

February 24, 2019

THE SHOALS-Unbelievable amount of water are moving down the Tennessee River after days of heavy rainfall with 4 inches or more falling Friday, February 22.  Pickwick Dam is releasing over 3 million gallons per second – that’s 10.8 billion gallons per hour. Stretches of the river in North Alabama are above flood stage and areas below […]


UPDATE…Some Area Schools Closed Or Delayed Due To Weather On Friday, February 22

February 22, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to severe weather several area schools will be closed or delayed on Friday, February 22: Colbert County Schools  – Closed Friday Cullman County Schools – 2 hour delay Fayetteville (Tennessee) City Schools – Closed Friday Franklin County Schools – Closed Friday Giles County (Tennessee) Schools – Closed Friday Jackson County Schools – Closed Friday […]


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