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Senator Larry Stutts Presents Funds to Franklin County Schools

October 11, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-During the 2017 legislative session, State Sen. Larry Stutts (R) supported the largest appropriation for education in state history. The state has had eight consecutive budgets without proration.   On Oct. 3, 2018, Stutts presented Superintendent Greg Hamilton of Franklin County Schools with $18,400. These funds come from the state education budget and from competitive […]

UNA Contribution Highlighted in New Federal Report

October 11, 2018

 THE SHOALS, Alabama – In a recently released case study focusing on entrepreneurial ecosystems in Appalachia, the Shoals Shift movement was recognized as one of the leading projects in the Appalachian region.  The collaborative entrepreneurial project was developed in 2014 as a joint effort between the University of North Alabama, The Shoals Business Incubator, The Shoals […]

Shoals Community Theatre Announces John Schneider In Concert October 18

October 10, 2018

FLORENCE-The Shoals Theatre is proud to host John Schneider and James Leblanc in concert under the direction of the Adoration Agency from Nashville Tennessee. Many may recognize John Schneider, the actor, from his many film and television roles including The Dukes of Hazzard (Bo Duke), Smallville (Johnathan Kent), Tyler Perry’s The Haves & Have Nots […]

Announcing AUDITIONS for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

October 10, 2018

  SHEFFIELD-The Tennessee Valley Art Association’s Time Out for Theatre program announces auditions for December performances of Barbara Robinson’s The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Auditions will be held on October 13, at 10 a.m. at the Ritz Theatre, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. For information call 256-383-0533. Roles are available for men, women and children […]

Boutique Air Partner United Airlines Goes Green

October 9, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-Following their announcement of a new codeshare partnership with Boutique Air, United Airlines announced that the airline is going to cut greenhouse emissions by 50% and power its jets with biofuels. United Airlines CEO, Oscar Munoz, says this decision was based on an effort to make flight schedules more reliable and skies cleaner. “Reducing […]

Governor Kay Ivey Issues Statewide State of Emergency Due to Expected Impact from Hurricane Michael

October 8, 2018

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey issued a statewide State of Emergency on Monday in anticipation of wide-spread power outages, wind damage and debris produced by high winds and heavy rain associated with Hurricane Michael. Flash flooding and tornadoes are also possible with any hurricane and parts of Alabama have been placed under tropical storm watches or […]

Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Junior Ranger Program “Digging History”

October 8, 2018

TUPELO, MS – Do you like to dig in the dirt, figure out stories from clues, or learn about the past? These are all things archeologists do—maybe you are one too! All park resources are protected by law, and Parkway staff work closely with professional archeologists to monitor and protect cultural sites. The Natchez Trace […]

Shoals Community Theatre Announces The Production Of Dracula October 11th-14th

October 8, 2018

FLORENCE-The Shoals Community Theatre’s adult theatre group, the Zodiac Players, under the direction of Wesley Thompson is proud to present the stage production of Dracula. A New Outlook On An Old Tale. The Zodiac Players are performing Steven Dietz version of Dracula that was first debuted by the Arizona Theatre Company in March of 1995. […]

Balance Birth Center Takes Home Top Prize at Shoals Idea Audition

October 7, 2018

FLORENCE- The fifth annual Shoals Idea Audition was held Thursday, Oct. 4, at the University of North Alabama with five presenters leaving with prize money to fund their newly developed projects. First place winners were Laura Bethea and Katie Terry of Balance Birth Center who walked away with a check for $5,000. Second place went to […]

Small Business Endorses Stutts in 6th District Senate Race

October 7, 2018

 MONTGOMERY — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Alabama PAC has endorsed Larry Stutts in the 6thDistrict Senate Race. The political action committee is comprised exclusively of NFIB members.   “Our members support the candidates who support small business, and Larry Stutts has shown us time and again that he understands the challenges facing […]

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