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The Annual Old Fashion Christmas at Belle Mont – EVENT PHOTOS

December 9, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-The annual event at the impressive antebellum mansion, Belle Mont was held on Sunday, December 8 there were traditional decorations of fresh greenery and fruit. Vocalists and musicians presented period music and dancers perform vintage ballroom dance at intervals throughout the afternoon. Costumed docents helped to share the history of the house and to serve […]

Roy Moore Visits Local Republican Club Amid Protest

December 8, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-On Saturday, December 7 the Shoals Republican Club held their monthly meeting at the Helen Keller Public Library during this meeting several candidates for office in Alabama were offered the chance to speak to the club including Senatorial Candidate Roy Moore. During this meeting several local anti-Moore advocates staged a protest rally outside the library. […]

Tuscumbia Christmas Parade Kicks Off The Christmas Season – EVENT PHOTOS

December 5, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – On a warmish fall night Tuscumbia celebrated the Christmas season with their annual parade.  It was full of fun, laughter and merriment and of course that very special someone who helped Tuscumbia begin their Christmas festivities. The Quad Cities Daily had their newest photog, Will Wiggins on hand to capture all of the […]

Helen Keller Opens Newly Renovated ER With Grand Tour And Chamber Ribbon Cutting

October 26, 2019

SHEFFIELD-On Friday, October 25 Helen Keller Hospital hosted an open house to showcase their newly renovated ER.  Friends and family as well as staff were on hand to take a tour of the new ER.  The Shoals Chamber helped with with thededication by sponsoring a ribbon cutting. Now a little about the newly renovated ER […]

Family Fall Festival A Hit – EVENT PHOTOS

October 21, 2019

FLORENCE-On Sunday, October 20 the Florence Parks & Recreation Department hosted a Family Fall Festival.  The weather was perfect and the activities were free…kids, dogs and scarecrows had a wonderful time. The Quad Cities Daily made sure the day was remembered in photos.  We present them here for you to enjoy!

TVA Rockpile restoration work completed – Area completely open for recreation

October 17, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY TVA RESERVATION – The popular TVA Rockpile recreation area was closed for several months this Summer because of the historical flooding along the Tennessee River watershed from rains last February. On Tuesday TVA announced that several million dollars worth of repair and restoration work has been completed, and announced that the area is […]

U.S. Senator Doug Jones in The Shoals

October 8, 2019

SHEFFIELD – Monday night, the Shoals Democratic Club hosted U.S. Senator, Doug Jones, who is running for re-election in 2020. Jones was greeted by a large audience of enthusiasts who relayed to him that they support his plan to restore civility and a sense of mutual accomplishment in Washington. Jones’ told the audience, that of […]

NWS-CC First WOW Expo Declared A Success – EVENT PHOTOS

September 28, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS-In cooperation with North Alabama Works, Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) hosted the Worlds of Work (WOW) career expo on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26. More than 2,600 eighth graders from Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion, and Winston counties met with area employers and college representatives Thursday and Friday during the two day […]

“Off The Hook” – Lauderdale County Grand Jury Does Not Indict Owner/Operator in Boating Leaving the Scene of an Accident Case

September 27, 2019

FLORENCE – Mark McBryer, this afternoon got the news that the Lauderdale County Grand Jury has returned a “No Bill” of indictment against him in connection with the June 8, 2019 fatal boating accident in which 2 people were killed. The announcement was made to McBryer and the News media this afternoon by Lauderdale County […]

Friends gather to celebrate Donnie Fritts – EVENT PHOTOS

September 24, 2019

SHEFFIELD – Musician, songwriter and “Leaning Man of The Shoals”, Donnie Fritts, who passed away recently, was remembered by his friends Sunday night, September 22. Fritts, who almost always attended the Positive Vibes jam sessions down at Southland Restaurant to share his music, his stories of his career  with Kris Kristofferson, and cement his role […]

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