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Peanutt & Charlene Montgomery – George was a very special friend

December 4, 2022

SHEFFIELD – Well, here it is… Somebody’s finally gotten around to exploring two legends of Country Music, George Jones and Tammy Wynette. Their seemingly supernatural ability to write and perform music, love, fight, form enduring friendships; to reach the heights of stardom, and particularly for George, fight with demons. The six-part miniseries begins tonight on Showtime.   Now, for the folks who don’t live […]


Sheffield’s Inspiration Landing Entertainment District Update

November 30, 2022

  SHEFFIELD – Developer John Elkington of Memphis, Tuesday afternoon gave an update on the progress at Inspiration Landing’ Entertainment District. Inspiration Landing, in the works now for several years, is a large multi-use residential, shopping and entertainment development in West Sheffield that is promised to pump new lifeblood into the city. Major construction is […]


Williamson rebuffs local newspaper story about pistol permits

November 7, 2022

COLBERT COUNTY – Colbert Sheriff Frank Williamson told the Quad Cities Daily that The TimesDaily online edition got it wrong when it reported on the question of pistol/concealed-carry permits for Veterans. He said the reporter got it wrong as to fees charged, and to the not-yet-approved issuance of lifetime permits to most military veterans. Here […]


Sheriff Frank Williamson and the new Colbert County Justice Center – PHOTOS

September 6, 2022

TUSCUMBIA – As word about a new County jail has been circulating in the community, Colbert County Sheriff, Frank Williamson has fielded many questions about it. So, we thought it was a worthy topic to to explore and share the information with our readers. Williamson told the Quad Cities Daily that  the old jail facility […]


OP-ED from Sheriff Frank Williamson – Accomplishments

August 15, 2022

COLBERT COUNTY – OP-ED FROM SHERIFF FRANK WILLIAMSON It has been an honor and a blessing for me to serve Colbert County as your Sheriff for two terms. I’ve worked hard to make many meaningful improvements within our department. I have had a great relationship with the County Commission and with each commissioner. Thank you for […]


Williamson and Red Flag Laws

August 8, 2022

COLBERT COUNTY – Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williamson addresses the idea of an Alabama so-called “Red Flag Law” “State Representative Merica Coleman is preparing a bill for the Alabama Legislature for a so-called Red Flag law. I want to see what the bill is, if it is filed, before taking a position. I’m a defender […]


Sheriff Frank Williamson addresses early releases of inmates

August 2, 2022

COLBERT COUNTY – Sheriff Frank Williamson submitted an op-ed on overcrowding are our jails and State prisons. “County Sheriff’s Offices throughout the State are continually reached out to by members of the Public with any number of recurring questions about how our departments operate. One of the most frequent questions that we field is, “Why […]


North Alabama Amateur Radio Association Field Day – EVENT PHOTOS

June 27, 2022

MUSCLE SHOALS-The Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club extended an invitation to the Shoals community to meet local amateur radio operators as they participated in the national Field Day event, June 25-26, at Gattman Park in Muscle Shoals, AL. In addition to being primarily an emergency preparedness exercise, Field Day is also a contest to see […]


8 Track Entertainment Announces Inaugural Partnership With Historic Fame Recording Studios

April 13, 2022

MUSCLE SHOALS – Newly formed global entertainment company 8 Track Entertainment has entered into an inaugural partnership with historic Fame Recording Studios for future music projects, reveals the signing of Grammy® award-winning country stars Shenandoah to a worldwide recording and distribution agreement and plans to release the “60th Anniversary Of FAME And The Muscle Shoals […]


Northwest Shoals Truck Drivers Certification Class

April 5, 2022

April 4, 2022 – President Joe Biden celebrated federal investments in the trucking industry during a White House event on Monday, highlighting strides the administration has made in implementing its “Trucking Action Plan,” which was unveiled late last year. “I want to thank you … (for) keeping America moving, because that’s literally what you’re doing […]


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