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Flood Watch In Effect For Wednesday And Thursday

February 27, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY-The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for the area for Wednesday, February 28 and Thursday, March 1. Rainfall amounts of 2-4 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts. This will result in excessive runoff, possible flash flooding, followed by areal and river flooding. Stay tuned for later updates and possible warnings […]

Robots And Kids…UNA Hosted 2018 UNA Robotics Competition

February 26, 2018

FLORENCE-North Alabama hosted the 2018 UNA Robotics Competition on Saturday, February 24. This was the the first time UNA has hosted an event like this, which will feature more than 200 students on 45 teams from more than 20 schools and three states. “Coding is the language of our world,” said Lee Brownell, AMSTI specialist and […]

Mayor Of St. Florian Dies At 70

February 17, 2018

 ST. FLORIAN-On Friday morning, February 16 ST. Florian mayor Don Strait dies at 70 after a brief illness. Strait, who has served on the Town Council, was in his second term as mayor. He was elected in August 2012, defeating one opponent. He ran unopposed in 2016.  He spent a little more than five years in office. […]

Reborn Clothing Co. To Hold Grand Opening February 19

February 17, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS– Anew businesses is comming to Muscle Shoals and will be celebrating a grand opening on Saturday, February 17. The time for the celebration begins at 11 AM and will be an all day event ending at 5 PM. The shop is Reborn Clothing Co. and is located at 2504 Avalon Ave in  Muscle Shoals.  […]

Congressman Aderholt Celebrates 911 Call’s 50th Anniversary

February 16, 2018

WASHNGTON, DC-In a speech on Thursday, February 15  on the floor of the House of Representatives, Congressman Aderholt announced that in honor of the 50thAnniversary of the first 911 call, (which took place in his hometown of Haleyville), the famous, red 911 phone will be temporarily displayed at the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History.   Friday, […]

Bluegrass Music Weeps…Jake Landers Dead At 80

February 13, 2018

THE SHOALS-Jake Landers, passed away at 4:30 this morning after an extended illness according to long time friend and fellow Bluegrass musician Scooter Muse. His career spanned five decades. This past Saturday the 8th annual Jake Landers Bluegrass Concert was held at the historic Ritz Theatre in Sheffield. Jake was born on August 14, 1938 […]

Flood Warning For The Shoals

February 11, 2018

THE SHOALS-Tennessee River at Florence AL is currently forecasted to reach minor flood stage tonight, February 11 or early tomorrow morning, February 12 and continue to rise over the next few days. TVA will continue to store water in the tributary reservoirs to reduce flows into the main stem of the Tennessee River. The National […]

Colbert County Schools Closing Due To Flu February 15,16 and 19

February 9, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY-Colbert County Schools will be closed on February 15 and 16 and Monday, February 19 to let students recover at home and to deep clean facilities of the flu virus that has been prevalent in Colbert County Schools.  School will resume on Tuesday, February 20. Several other school systems in the area have closed […]

Several Schools Close Due To Flu Outbreak

February 7, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Several schools in the area are closing due to the flu outbreak in North Alabama. CLOSED FEBRUARY 8 and 9, THURSDAY/FRIDAY Albertville City Schools Boaz City Schools Cullman County Schools Fayetteville City Schools Guntersville City Schools will be closed Thursday and Friday,  February 8 and 9   Marshall County Schools closed until February 13. […]

Franklin County Kicks Off Bicentennial Celebration With Marker Unveiling

February 6, 2018

RUSSELLVILLE-Franklin County….1818 – 2018… The Franklin County Bicentennial Kickoff Celebration was held Tuesday, February 6 at the Franklin County Archives, 300 Limestone Street NE in Russellville. The day started off by the Star-Spangled Banner played by the Russellville High School band as the Tuscumbia Color Guard presented the colors. An invocation by Jackie Richardson followed by […]

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