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Florence City Schools Get Back To Basics With A New Way Of Learning

August 21, 2020

FLORENCE-Thursday was a big day for Florence City Schools. After more than five months, students return to campuses across the school district. New guidelines, health procedures, virtual learning and lots of good hygiene make for a very different start to this School year for Florece City School students. The Florence City Schools 2020 Back to […]


Elkmont High School Closes For The Week Due To COVID-19 Cases

August 17, 2020

  ELKMONT-On August 16 a letter was sent to the parents and school staff of Elkmont High School to announce the school will be closed all this week due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was confirmed last Thursday that four Elkmont High School students had tested positive for COVID-19. The School will teach classes this […]


Two Lawrence County Schools Delay Opening Due To COVID-19

August 12, 2020

MOULTON– On Tuesday, August 11 it was reported that  two Lawrence County Schools will delay starting in-schooling for two weeks due a person connected with the school testing positive for COVID-19.  This person is connected to both Moulton Elementary and Moulton Middle Schools all of this according to Lawrence County School superintendent Dr. Jon Bret […]


Spring Park Labor Day Celebration Cancelled Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

August 10, 2020

TUSCUMBIA-The Shoals Labor Council has decided the Labor Day Celebration in Spring Park will be cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Labor Council said members of the board were concerned for the safety of those attending this event which is the oldest of its kind and has been held in Tuscumbia for […]


Start Dates For Area School Year 2020-2021

August 10, 2020

NORTH ALABAMA-it is that time of year again….time for children to get ready to go back to school. Some of the start times for area schools have been revised and we have a list of starting dates for the schools in North Alabama as have been reported: Albertville City Schools – August 24-27 (Moved from Aug. […]


Vote by Absentee Ballot Municipal Elections: August 25, 2020

July 31, 2020

THE SHOALS-Due to Covid-19, the Secretary of State is allowing Alabama voters concerned about the coronavirus to cast an absentee ballot. Check the box: “I have a physical illness or infirmity which prevents my attendance at the polls.” Photo ID required to receive an absentee ballot. Vote Absentee by Mail Fill, print, sign, & mail the […]


Helen Keller Hospital And LifeSouth Looking For Plasma Donors

July 22, 2020

UPDATE:  As of 10:20 AM on Wednesday, July 22 there are 70,413 cases of COVID-19 in Alabama with 22,396 in the last 14 days.  there have been 1,325 deaths due to COVID-19 with a total of 8,538 in hospitaland 29,736 presumed recovered.  The Shoals Area (Colbert, Lauderdale and Franklin Counties) have a total of 2,664 […]


Third Annual Steve Nesbitt Innovation Award Presented to Harold Webster

July 19, 2020

THE SHOALS-Harold Webster of T&T Products is the 2020 recipient of the Third Annual “Steve Nesbitt Innovation Award”. Harold was recognized for his innovative concepts in promoting his business, his exceptional community involvement, and overall entrepreneurial spirit.”  This award is given to residents and graduates of the Shoals Business Incubator each for persons or businesses […]


Governor Ivey Announces Statewide “Safer at Home” Mask Requirement

July 15, 2020

MONTGOMERY-On Wednesday, July 15 Governor Kay Ivey along with State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris announced that Alabama will now join ranks of states requiring a mask. The governor amended the “Safer at Home” order to include that mask be required in public when people are interacting within the 6 feet/social distancing rule.  This applies […]


Decatur Passes Mandatory Face Mask Ordinance…To Take Effect On Monday At 5PM

July 11, 2020

DECATUR-On Friday, July 10 the Decatur City council along with Mayor Tab Bowling approved the mandatory mask order for Decatur. The ordinance will go into effect at 5:00 Pm on Monday, July 13. The ordinance passed by a 4 to 1 with the only opposing vote coming from Council member Kristi Hill.  The ordinance was […]


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