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Letter to the editor from Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow

September 25, 2018

RED BAY-The only time that a current national president of the National Rifle Association visited Northwest Alabama was when Jim Porter came to my home in Red Bay. He and his wife, Kathryn, attended a reception Martha and I held in their honor. At the reception he made extremely positive comments and congratulated me for […]

Senator Larry Stutts Given “A” Rating and Endorsement from National Rifle Association

September 25, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) recently endorsed Senator Larry Stutts for Senate District 6.   The NRA-PVF endorsement reflects a candidate’s support for Second Amendment issues. The NRA-PVF praised Stutts’ defense of the Second Amendment and attention to firearm-related issues during his time in office.   “I oppose any attempt to infringe […]

New Speculative Building Now Available in Rogersville, Alabama

September 25, 2018

ROGERSVILLE-The Rogersville Business Park Speculative Building is officially on the market!  The construction of the shell building is complete and ready to finish out per a company’s specifications.  Recently, the Shoals Economic Development Authority and the Shoals Chamber of Commerce partnered to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house event.  Elected officials, economic development […]

October at the Shoals Theatre

September 25, 2018

FLORENCE-We have had a great start to the fall season here at the Shoals Community Theatre! First, we want to say thank you to everyone who attended Hoodstock! What a great night of musical performances! Did you notice the restored SHOALS sign we had on stage? We are only just getting started with the birthday […]

Worlds of Work Expo Brings Awareness to Career Options in Northwest Alabama

September 24, 2018

 MUSCLE SHOALS-Are you having difficulty attracting and retaining qualified workers to fill jobs within your industry? What will your workforce needs be four or five years from now? Today’s challenging economy means young people need to make the best career choice possible. The Worlds of Work (WOW) Expo can help by offering a unique hands-on […]

Alabama Breaks Employment Record for Fourth Consecutive Month

September 24, 2018

Professional and Business Sector Employment at Record High   MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced that more than 2.1 million people were working in Alabama in August, breaking the previous employment record for the fourth consecutive month. “For four months in a row now, we’ve been breaking employment records,” Washington said. […]

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

September 23, 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, October 6, 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 […]

Northwest Alabama Regional Airport Receives $5.9 Million From FAA For Airport Development And Runway Safety

September 22, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS—Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL) has been awarded $5.9 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for airport development and runway safety.  MSL will also be using state funds with this grant for Phase 1 of the Runway 11/29 Rehabilitation project that will reconstruct the runway to correct transverse grade and mark 12/30 for […]

Renaissance Man Triathlon announces new owners

September 22, 2018

 FLORENCE-Renaissance Man Triathlon announces new owners, new date, and the addition of a shorter course option. The Renaissance Man Triathlon founders/owners Bradley and Jordyn Dean announced today that one of the nation’s largest full-service professional multisport event companies, Team Magic, will be the new owners of the race. They are adding it to their 15+ […]

Pre-registration Open for Northwest Alabama Job Fair at NW-SCC

September 20, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-Avoid the long registration lines by pre-registering at  for the third annual Northwest Alabama Job Fair to be held Thursday, October 11, 2018, at Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC). Online pre-registration is now open and will remain open until October 10. NW-SCC will host the job fair Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 11 a.m. – […]

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