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First Friday in Downtown Florence – EVENT PHOTOS

November 6, 2017

FLORENCE – There was great weather out on Court Street last Friday. So, of course the monthly First Friday event was a big smash! Kristy Lovelace was positioned out by On The Rocks and The Pie Factory to record the evening in EVENT PHOTOS, and we present them here. Enjoy!


Customer First Award – University Dealership wins National Recognition

November 1, 2017

FLORENCE – General Manager, Jeff Feltner and Sales Manager, Greg Turpin, University Cherokee-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-FIAT are understandably proud of the hard work their team has put in this pat year. They have excelled in Customer Satisfaction on a national Level. Jeff said, “At University Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram-Fiat we couldn’t be more proud to announce that our […]


Southern Heritage is open! Stop by and say, “Howdy!”

October 31, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – Yes. This is a blatant plug for one of our advertisers, Southern Heritage Gun and Pawn. They are now open on Avalon Avenue, just west of Cox Boulevard. Stop by and see Bobby Inman and the crew. He would love to show you around!


Renaissance Faire at Wilson Park – EVENT PHOTOS

October 30, 2017

FLORENCE – It was a great weekend for this year’s Renaissance Faire. The attendance was heavy both Saturday and Sunday and the participants were in fine form indeed! The event transforms Wilson Park into the Fountain On The Green, a magical medieval village. It is listed as one of the Top 20 Events in Alabama. […]


Toyota dominates Consumer Reports reliability survey – Local dealers play a big part

October 27, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – University Toyota’s management and staff are understandably proud of the latest Consumer Reports survey. According tho the world’s leading product standards reviewer, CR has announced, for the 5th year in a row, that Toyota and Lexus rank as the top 2 brands for reliability. “We are very pleased that Consumer Reports has once […]


North Alabama Regional Airport has several airlines competing for flights…

October 10, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – Airport Director, Barry Griffith reported to the Chamber of Commerce’s Air Services Committee this morning that things are looking up. Way up… In their Quarterly gathering at the airport, Chamber Committee members were given the good news that boardings are within the criteria set by the Federal Government, and this will most […]


Oktoberfest 15 years And Going Strong – EVENT PHOTOS

October 9, 2017

ST. FLORIAN-The town of St. Florian knows how to celebrate the beginning of fall.  Every year for the last 15 years they have held Oktoberfest.  And this year was the best yet.  The weather was warm…There was food and a whole lot of fun things to see and do.  The Quad Cities Daily was on […]


NW Alabama BEST Robotics Competition “Crossfire Fire and Rescue”….Totally Awesome – EVENT PHOTOS

October 9, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS-BEST is a Robotics (engineering & business-marketing) Competition for Middle & High Schools. NW Alabama BEST is a partnership between the Shoals Chamber of Commerce & Northwest-Shoals Community College. This year’s competition was Crossfire Fire and Rescue.   The kids were intense …. the crowds were loud and supportive and the robotics were off the […]


5th Annual Geek Gathering – EVENT PHOTOS

October 8, 2017

FLORENCE-This weekend Florence was overtaken with Geeks, Super Heroes, and other odd-looking folks.  They gathered at Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum to raise a little money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Shoals. This will be the 5th year for the event sponsored by Geek Gathering Of The South.  Fun was had by all and the Quad […]


Shoals Dragon Boat Festival – EVENT PHOTOS

October 1, 2017

MCFARLAND PARK – Saturday’s edition of the Shoals Dragon Boat Festival had McFarland Park filled up to the brim with teams dressed in fancy costumes who were heading out onto Lake Pickwick to paddle some funny-looking boats. The winners of the races, which went on well into the afternoon, won bragging rights, good until this […]


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