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Stutts faces runoff election – Lolley manages to stay in the race

June 7, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY – First term Alabama State Senator, Larry Stutts faces another political hurdle before the November General Election in his bid for a second term as Senator from the 6th District. Stutts will face Hamilton financial consultant, Steve Lolley in a July 17 primary election runoff. The June 5th Republican primary saw three candidates […]

Pope’s Tavern 30th Annual Frontier Day Celebration – EVENT Photos

June 5, 2018

FLORENCE-Florence’s historic Pope’s Tavern Museum presented the 30th annual Frontier Day Celebration on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3. Visitors relived the frontier days of Florence with crafts, music, period costumes, and food. This event was entertaining as well as educational with a walk of the premises and a tour of the tavern,  historical […]

Zip City Saturday Nigh…Food Fun…Music – EVENT PHOTOS

June 5, 2018

ZIP CITY-Family night was a great fun.  The event was held in Zip City next to  P&K Western Store on Highway 17 and County Road 8. And it’s proceeds went to  benefit the great Zip city Volunteer Fire Department. Zip City resident, Robert Walker told the Quad-Cities Daily, “This was held this past Saturday night […]

18th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival – EVENT PHOTOS

June 4, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-The North Alabama African Heritage Association hosted the 18th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival on Friday and Saturday, June 1 and June 2, 2018 at the Willie Green Recreation Park. There was numerous vendors on hand with food, clothing, African attire, paintings and a variety of other items. Music and dancing on both days rounded […]

Cherokee Kayak Trail Grand Opening And Ribbon Cutting

June 4, 2018

CHEROKEE-Bright and early Saturday, June 2 the city of Cherokee held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for their new Cherokee Kayak Trail at the Cherokee City Hall.  Patricia Montgomery who was instrumental in spearing the group that made the Cherokee Kayak Trail possible had this to say: “I am truly grateful to be part […]

Coffee Cemetery Dedication And Bicentennial Event

June 3, 2018

FLORENCE-Florence Bicentennial Celebration for the month of June featured the dedication of the John Coffee Cemetery hosted by Florence, Alabama Bicentennial Committee and City of Florence, Alabama – Government The celebration was well attended and the new look for the old cemetery was well worth the wait. The Quad Cities Daily was in attendance and recorded […]

Got your Tony Lamas on… Jeans pressed tight? – They’ll be Rockin’ and a Rollin’ on Zip City Saturday Night

June 2, 2018

ZIP CITY – Family night is going to happen this Saturday evening up near P&K Western Store on Highway 17 and County Road 8. And it’s all to benefit the great Zip city Volunteer Fire Department. Zip City resident, Robert Walker told the Quad-Cities Daily, “This is going to be a Saturday night where families […]

Stutts has a different take on McKinney’s plan to employ and house parolees – Says Morrow’s plan unnecessary

June 1, 2018

TUSCUMBIA – Alabama State Senator Dr. Larry Stutts, who is in a primary race to be the Republican nominee for his second term, tells the Quad-Cities Daily that laws are in place to handle where state prison parolees should land once they are released from prison. This is in stark contrast to the position of […]

Colbert County Post 31….2018 Annual Memorial Day Program -EVENT PHOTOS

May 29, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Memorial Day is a day to remember those who gave their all.  On Monday, May 28 Colbert County Memorial Post 31 held their annual Memorial Day Program on the Courthouse Lawn in Tuscumbia to honor those who have fallen. The event had a welcome by Tuscumbia Mayor Kerry Underwood and Lt. Col Ed Yeilding gave […]

Legendary Drummer Roger Clark passes away – Music community shocked and saddened by loss

May 24, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS – Roger Clark, drummer on hundreds of hit records passed away this afternoon(Thursday, May 24, 2018)at his home on Wilson Lake. He would have turned 68 this July. Clark, whose signature style was honed as a young 14-year-old, quickly earned a reputation as a skilled percussionist. The Alabama Music Hall of Fame had […]

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