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Walk a mile in my shoes march set for Wednesday, July 29

July 27, 2015

THE SHOALS-SCOPE-310 invites the public tobe a  part of an effort to bring attention to the need for adequate funding for mental health services. SCOPE-310 is trying  raise public awareness and keep this issue in front of our local legislators they  are asking for those in support and others along with many local agencies to walk from the Lauderdale […]

Colbert Count Sheriff’s Department ….Lend A Hand To The Colbert County Animal Shelter

July 23, 2015

COLBERT COUNTY-A message from Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williams asking for help and donations to the Colbert County Animal Shelter. Here is Sheriff Frank Williamson’s statement: “**You can help by donating items** A few days ago we spoke with Ms. Judie Nichols, Director of the Colbert County Animal Shelter. Our local animal shelter is located […]

Cooling Center Offers Relief In Sheffield

July 17, 2015

  SHEFFIELD-Due to the high temps the rest of this week and the fact that so many have damage to their homes from the storm that passed through the area last Tuesday the Red Cross has opened a cooling center in Sheffield. According to officials with the Red Cross the First Baptist Church of Sheffield […]

Sheffield Storm Was EF-1 Tornado

July 15, 2015

COLBERT COUNTY-According to the National Weather Service the storm that hit Colbert County was two tornadoes.  One an EF-1 hitting first in Sheffield at Riverfront Park and the second tornado was an EF-0 this one touched down in the LaGrange Community in the southeast corner of Colbert County.  The second tornado was of the same parent […]

Near 1000 Without Power And 50 Utility Poles Down In Sheffield

July 15, 2015

SHEFFIELD-A statement from The Sheffield Utilities Department about power outages and downed power lines: “Due to the storm last night, Sheffield Utilities currently has approximately 1000 customers out of power and approximately 50 utility poles down across the City of Sheffield & Colbert County. We currently have crews working on the Primary lines which should […]

Jazzin’ It Up With Trash And Microwave Dave

July 13, 2015

ROGERSVILLE-In celebration of W.C. Handy Festival, Keep the Shoals Beautiful is sponsoring Jazz it up with Trash at the Rogersville Public Library. This event will take place on Wednesday July 22nd at 10:00 AM. The much-loved Microwave Dave will be performing on his famous cigar-box banjo. Kids will be learn how to make a musical […]

Schedule Of Events…34th WC Handy Muisc Festival

July 10, 2015

THE SHOALS-The 2015 Handy Festival has issued the event schedule for this years festival. We have it for you here: 2015 WC Handy Festival Schedule

Closings and delays for Friday, March 6 due to icy roads

March 6, 2015

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to the  bitterly cold temperatures some schools and businesses will have delayed starts and closures.  Here are delays and closings for Friday, March 6: CLOSINGS AND DELAYS FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 6: AAMU – Open at noon Friday ALCA Chapters 1 and 2 – “Building Bridges” workshop at Athens State University on Friday is CANCELLED Appletree […]

National Weather Service Issues A Special Weather Statement

March 5, 2015

TENNESSEE VALLEY-A special weather statement has been issued by the National Weather Service, Huntsville, AL for the afternoon and evening of Thursday, March 5.  This statement is for all of North Alabama. …Dangerous road conditions will continue across the area tonight… Quite a bit of water and Ice will remain on area Roads tonight. With temperatures […]

Troopers Encourage Motorists to Exercise Extreme Caution as Winter Storms Move into the State

March 4, 2015

MONTGOMERY — Winter storm forecasts for north Alabama likely will result in snow‐covered or icy roads and hazardous driving conditions throughout northern Alabama. Alabama State Troopers encourage all motorists to drive with extreme caution and to avoid roadways when weather conditions are prohibitive. Additionally, State Troopers from Marine Patrol will assist Highway Patrol in patrolling […]

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