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Representative Johnny Mack Morrow Kicks Off Campaign For State Senate District 6

August 20, 2018

RED BAY, AL – State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow of Red Bay has officially kicked off his campaign for State Senate District 6. Morrow will be on the ballot for Alabama State Senate in the General Election on November 6th. Morrow is a State Representative, retired educator, devoted husband, a parent and a grandparent.   […]

Florence High School Receives 100+ New Recycle Bins

August 20, 2018

FLORENCE-The City of Florence Recycle Center is excited to announce that 100+ Recycle Bins were delivered to the Florence High School Friday, August 17, 2018.  The students in Florence High School’s new Service Learning class will be launching a new program with bins throughout the school.  These bins will dramatically increase their efforts.  They will collect […]

The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

August 20, 2018

TUPELO, MS – A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by sharing […]

Florence Police Fishing Expo At Deibert Park – September 3

August 20, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Fishing Expo will be Monday, September 3 at Deibert Park from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Come join Florence Police Officers for a day of fun at Deibert Park.  Activities will include yard games and fishing in the ponds! Bring your own poles and baits, and enjoy a day of fishing with your […]

Florence, Italy Bicentennial Trip August 5 -12

August 19, 2018

FLORENCE-Thursday, August 9, 2018, was a memorable day for representatives of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce, the University of North Alabama, and the City of Florence, Alabama. The delegation was warmly welcomed by Florence, Italy, Deputy Mayor Giovanni Bettarini. Mayor Holt presented him with a key to our City of Florence, Alabama, along with Bicentennial […]

The “Z” Presents ‘Relationships In Time’ August 24 – 25

August 19, 2018

FLORENCE-The Z (416 N. Court St., Florence) will be presenting “Relationships in Time,” a song cycle that is a mix of songs and original written material. They come together to tell a story about love of all kinds throughout time. The cast includes William Page, Haley Faulkner, Shannen McDonald, Valerie Nicole Oliver, and Kansas McWhirter. Direction by Heather Ann Bithell and produced […]

Constitution Celebration Presented By Athens State University and the John Wade Keyes NSDAR

August 18, 2018

ATHENS-Athens State University and the John Wade Keyes NSDAR will host “A Celebration of the Constitution” at Athes State University on September 17, 2018.  The special guest speaker will be Joseph Gaines, Colonel, US Army (Retired) Deputy Chief of Staff, Missile Defense Agency. Lunch will be served in the ballroom at 11AM and the program will be held […]

Governor Ivey Announces Kelly Butler as Acting Director of Finance

August 18, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday named Kelly Butler as Acting Director of the Alabama Department of Finance. Butler began his career with the Alabama Department of Revenue more than thirty years ago. He later worked for the Legislative Fiscal Office before joining the Alabama Department of Finance as Assistant State Budget Officer in 2012. Since […]

Lions Lend a Hand Planning on “Going Global” in August at the University of North Alabama

August 18, 2018

FLORENCE – Lions Lend a Hand is one of UNA’s preeminent days dedicated to giving back and this year it’s “Going Global.”   The event will take place Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m., on Coby Hall lawn.    Assistant Director for Student Engagement, Bethany Green, said the Lions Lend a Hand is a day dedicated […]

Upcoming AIDT Leadership Classes In The Shoals

August 18, 2018

THE SHOALS-AIDT will be offeringLeadership Skills I, II and III at the Shoals Center for Business & Economic Development, 20 Hightower Place, Florence, Alabama.  Please see the course descriptions and dates offered below. Leadership Skills I — is the recommended first course for first-line, team leads and/or new supervisors.  The class is offered in a 2-day format.  There […]

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