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Muscle Shoals to Music Row – interview with Jimmy Wayne

December 19, 2012

FLORENCE – This month’s Muscle Shoals to Music Row (MS2MR) is a special benefit show in support of “Project Meet Me Halfway”. Singer/Songwriter/Recording Artist, Jimmy Wayne set out in 2010 to walk 1,660 miles from Nashville to Phoenix to raise awareness about homeless youth and more specifically children aging out of the foster system. Thursday’s show at the Marriott Conference […]

Special musical event next Thursday – Make plans to be there

December 16, 2012

FLORENCE – “Project Meet Me Halfway”  will be the beneficiary of a great lineup of musical talent at the Conference Center. The December 20th edition of “Muscle Shoals To Music Row” (MS2MR) features three award winning songwriters and recording artists, Jimmy Wayne, Tony Arata and Pat Alger.      .  .  . Jimmy Wayne is […]

A very important “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” this month.

December 8, 2012

FLORENCE – Big River Broadcasting’s signature music show, “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” (MS2MR) holds a special performance this Holiday Season. The evening celebrates Country singer/songwriter Jimmy Wayne’s, “Project Meet Me Halfway”. Wayne walked halfway across America in 2010 to raise awareness about kids in foster care who “age out” of the system the day […]

Alexandria Mayor looks forward to re-establishing work with Cypress Moon

November 27, 2012

ALEXANDRIA, LA – Mayor Jacques M. Roy issued a statement yesterday pledging to help Cypress Moon Productions film “The Story of Bonnie and Clyde”. The statement was conditional on filmmaker Tonya Holly’s promise to commence filming in the Southern Louisiana city by late January or early February. Wanting to put to rest the “City’s angst […]

Mayor To Filmmaker Holly: “Start filming, or pay back our money”

November 25, 2012

SHEFFIELD – A Louisiana town’s mayor has reportedly given an ultimatum to Tonya S. Holly. News reports are circulating all around the city of Alexandria, Louisiana that Mayor Jacques Roy wants Cypress Moon Productions to begin filming “The Story of Bonnie and Clyde” by January or return the $50-thousand dollars the City put up as […]

Big River’s “Muscle Shoals to Music Row”

November 16, 2012

FLORENCE – Great music, great audience, loads of fun was the order of the evening last night at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center. Big River Broadcasting’s , “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” delivered on its promise with Ira Dean, Chris and Camille Wallin,  Kim Tribble, and rising Nashville star, Brooke Burrows. It was a solid 2 hours of […]

AMHOF purchase on hold – Barnard: “When one door closes, a window opens”

November 14, 2012

  TUSCUMBIA – Wiley Barnard got the e-mail a few days ago that the purchase deal was being put on hold by Northwest Shoals Community College. “The work will continue at The Alabama Music Hall of Fame (AMHOF),” he told The Quad-Cities Daily. “It’s going to be a struggle, but we’re excited about the future,” he […]

Navistar won’t talk, Bentley won’t talk – This can’t be good

November 6, 2012

THE SHOALS – When it was announced in September, 2011 that Navistar International Corp. would take over the National Railcar Assembly Plant, Shoals business leaders breathed a huge sigh of relief. That warm feeling that everyone was feeling 14 months ago has apparently dissipated. Navistar is in trouble. In the ensuing months, the expansion of the […]

Northwest Alabama Regional Airport announces $1.2 million terminal renovation

November 2, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – The Northwest Alabama Regional Airport announced a $1.2 million renova­tion project today that will upgrade the facility and prepare it for anticipated growth. The announce­ment was made by Barry Auchly, Chairman of the Air Services Committee, and Barry Griffith, NARA Executive Director.               “Our remodeling and […]

Hughes replaced at Sheffield Utilities – 2nd Sheffield management shakeup in 4 days

October 30, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Allen Hughes, with 18 years tenure at Sheffield Utilities, was replaced today by a former TVA executive. The news came suddenly and follows on the heels of the dismissal of Greg Ray, the City’s Chief of Police. The two actions are apparently not connected with one another.          .  . […]

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