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School Closings And Delays Across North Alabama Due To Threat Of Severe Weather

November 5, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to the threat of severe weather in the area due to arrive early Tuesday morning area schools are closing or will be delayed on Tuesday, November 6: Albertville City Schools – 2-hour delay – All employees should report at 8:00 unless otherwise directed Arab City Schools – delayed 2 hours Athens Bible School […]


Shoal Creek Turkey Trail Ride To Benifit Big Brothers Big Sisters November 17

October 30, 2018

 THE SHOALS-Shoal Creek Turkey Trail Ride benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Shoals while offering good, clean, family, outdoor fun. $20 for adults and $10 for students across the board. Pay one fee and choose one or more options. Adult & student 5 and 10 mile races begin at 9:00. Group Ride and Group […]


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 […]


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