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Smoke on the Water Festival and BackYard BBQ Contest…Food, Fun And BBQ-EVENT PHOTOS

April 30, 2018

FLORENCE-Smoke on the Water Festival and BackYard BBQ Contest was a hit.  The weather was perfect, the BBQ was smokin’ and the crowd rocked the house as they enjoyed the food, fun and music. The festival was held to help raise money for Shoals Scholar Dollars. The festival included some mighty fine BBQ, some really […]

‘An Evening With Friends’ At Sheffield Public Library Honors P.B Swoopes And Willie Ruff

April 25, 2018

SHEFFIELD-Willie Ruff, World famous Jazz musician and professor of music at Yale was on hand to help the Sheffield Library with their program ‘An Evening With Friends’ on Tuesday, April 24. Ruff spoke of the influence P.B.Swoopes had on him and that Swoopes was the reason he is what he is today.  Swoopes died in […]

TVA Gives Update On Tennessee River Levels

April 24, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY-The Tennessee Valley Authority has issued a River update for Tuesday, April 24: River Update: The Tennessee River at Florence, AL, and Savannah, and Perryville, TN is at or near flood stage because of heavy rainfall. Some areas in the Valley have received close to 6 inches of rain, with an average of 3 […]

Sheffield Becomes Bass Fishing Central For High School Anglers

April 23, 2018

SHEFFIELD-The Tennessee River at Riverfront Park in Sheffield hosted more than 500 anglers from 50 schools throughout the state on Saturday, April 21 for an Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association fishing tournament on Pickwick Lake. The tournament will launched from Riverfront Park. The weigh-in, was held in downtown Sheffield in front of the Singing […]

Rock Out Cancer Music Festival and Relay For Life A Winner!

April 23, 2018

THE SHOALS-On Saturday, April 21st at Alabama’s Music Hall of Fame local residents from Colbert and Lauderdale Counties came together to join the American Cancer Society and help beat cancer in one of the area’s largest local American Cancer Society Relay For Life events. Event Leader Melinda Maxwell, relays in memory of her aunt who […]

Town Hall Meeting Called By Rep Johnny Mack Morrow Concerning Inmate Re-entry Legislation…April 23

April 22, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY-Representative Johnny Mack Morrow issued a press release concerning and upcoming town hall meeting regarding the  inmate re-entry program at the Four Way Inn. “On April 2, I called for a public hearing to hear citizens address their concerns about an inmate re-entry program at the Four Way Inn. No one was in attendance […]

Florence First Friday And Saturday’s Bicentennial Parade Cancelled

April 6, 2018

FLORENCE-Update from the City of Florence concerning April First Friday.  First friday event s have been cancelled for Friday, April 6. Also due to the inclement weather, the Bicentennial Parade scheduled for Saturday, April 7 will be cancelled. It is planned to be rescheduled as the theme for the Christmas parade in December.  

Ride For A Cure Poker Run April 7

April 3, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-The annual  fund Raiser for The Florence Police Department Relay of Life Team , which is a Volunteer team Raising money For the American Cancer Society  will be held Saturday, April 7 starting at Natchez Trace Harley-Davidson.  This event is held each year to raise funds and awarness for cancer survivors as part of The Shoals […]

The 11th Annual Shoals Earth Day Fest 2018 April 7

April 3, 2018

THE SHOALS-As a response to continued environmental degradation, Senator Gaylord Nelson proclaimed the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. Communities around the nation and world have since used this occasion to promote environmental awareness and advocacy. For over 40 years, the Shoals has joined forces with others promoting eco-friendly practices. In April of 2008, Earth […]

Morrow To Hold Public Hearing On Parole Center In Tuscumbia

March 31, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Representative Johnny Mack Morrow has scheduled a Public Hearing on the Parole Center in Tuscumbia.  See Story HERE. PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Tuscumbia City Hall. The public hearing will begin immediately following the Tuscumbia City Council’s regular monthly meeting which will […]

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