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Carl Elliott A Profile In Courage Celebration Set For August 20

July 21, 2018

FLORENCE-September 2, 2018 will be the 60th anniversary of President Eisenhower signing into law the National Defense Education Act. National Defense Education Act (NDEA), U.S. federal legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower on September 2, 1958, that provided funding to improve American schools and to promote postsecondary education. […]

ARC Grants Monies For Purchase Of Chromebook For Franklin And Lauderdale Counties

July 20, 2018

FRANKLIN COUNTY/LAUDERDALE COUNTY-The Franklin County Schools Board of Education will purchase 360 Chromebook computers and software which will be used to provide students in six schools with the tools needed for science, math, and other technology related courses and provide enhanced connectivity in five classrooms at Belgreen High School. A Grant of $110,500.00 made possible […]

Primary Election Set For Tuesday, July 17

July 15, 2018

MONTGOMERY – On July 17, 2018, voters will return to the polls to make a final selection for the candidates they want to represent the Republican or Democrat party in the November General Election which will be held November 6, 2018.As a result of legislation passed in the  2017 Session of the State Legislature sponsored […]

After Car Crash Woman Jumps From I-65 Bridge

July 10, 2018

LIMESTONE COUNTY- The Female who jumped off the I-65 bridge has been caught by Marine Police near the river and is now in custody of deputies for transfer to theDecatur Police Department. The Decatur Police Department has confirmed that both suspects are in custody and thanked all agencies that helped with the situation. According to Alabama Department […]

Elvis Street Festival At Athens High Cotton July 13

July 8, 2018

ATHENS-High Cotton Arts located at 103 West Washington Street will host Elvis & the Divas on Friday, July 13th from 6 until 9 PM. There will be music along with art and there will be food.  The Hummus People will be featuring Elvis paninis and beverage specials will be sponsored by West End Outdoors. All […]

Jobre Fest Float And Concert Raises Money For Needy Children – EVENT PHOTOS

July 3, 2018

FLORENCE-The weather was perfect and the creek was calling to all of the rafters, kayakers, canoers who floated Cypress Creek in the 3rd annual Jobre Fest Float in honor of John Oubre Henderson.  The float was held on Saturday, June 30th. The group floated from Cox Creek and ended up in Wildwood Park where everyone enjoyed […]

July 4th Celebrations Around The Valley…Food…Fun…Fireworks!

July 2, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Fourth of July…The United States celebrates yet another birthday and of course we have food fun and FIREWORKS! Here are just a few firework celebrations….find one near you. Spirit of Freedom celebrate Independence Day in the Shoals! Live musicians perform all day, food vendors are onsite, and activities for the entire family will all […]

Highway To Be Named For Viet Nam War Hero Frankie Lee Wallace

July 1, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-A group of Cherokee High School graduates meet once a month at the Two Fat Sisters Restaurant in Tuscumbia. Jack Cochran and Buddy Willis invited Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow to attend one month in late 2017. Jack and Buddy introduced Rep Morrow to Curtis Wallace who immediately began telling him about his cousin Frankie Lee […]

Mayor Holt Addresses Needs Of FLAS

June 15, 2018

FLORENCE-On Friday, June 15 Mayor Steve Holt of Florence held a press conference at the Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter.  He addressed the issues of overcrowding and new polices tat will be enforced.  He also stated the shelter will close from June 23rd until  July 4th for maintenance and cleanup of the shelter.  Here are the Mayor’s […]

Solutions In The Works To Stem Flooding At Cherokee High School Football Field

June 15, 2018

CHEROKEE– On Thursday, June 14 the second meeting to discuss ways to control flooding problems at Cherokee High School football field was held at Cherokee High School. This meeting was held to discuss which drainage system could best benefit the school. The decision that either a French drain or a swell would be the best […]

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