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Schools Dismissing And Closing Due To Expected Storms

August 28, 2020

TENNESSEE VALLEY-On Friday, August 28 some area schools will be closing early and some will be closed for the day due to the expected severe weather coming into the area.  As more schools report we will list them here: Arab City Schools – Dismissing at 1:30 p.m. Athens City Schools Early Dismissal: Pre-K – 2 […]


Mandatory Mask Order Extended Through October 2

August 27, 2020

UPDATE:  As of 11:30 AM on Thursday, August 27 there are 112,794 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alabama with 1,990 confirmed deaths and 11,669 reported cases in the last 14 days.  14,005 statwide confirmed in hospital with 48,028 presumed recovered and 948,589 total tested. MONTGOMERY-On Thursday, August 27, Governor Kay Ivey along with Alabama State […]


Athens And Huntsville Centers Looking For Volunteers To Test COVID-19 Vaccine

August 24, 2020

ATHENS-Athens and Huntsville have been selected to be two of 150 test sites for the testing of a potential vaccine to help stop the Coronavirus Pandemic. This  comes after the director of research at the North Alabama Research Center of Athens, Tonya Pryor says.   Both NARC and The Medical Affiliated Research Center located in Huntsville […]


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 […]


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