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NW-SCC announces 2019 Spring President’s List and Dean’s List Honorees

May 18, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL– Northwest-Shoals Community College has announced its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2019 Spring Semester. Requirements for the President’s List are a semester grade point average of 4.0 and completion of a minimum semester course load of 12 semester credit hours of college-level work. Earning President’s Honors were: Anderson, AL Magan […]

University of North Alabama Dean Named to National Leadership Fellowship

May 18, 2019

FLORENCE – Dr. Katherine Cole Kinney, Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of North Alabama, has been named an Impact Academy fellow. Kinney joins a group of leaders that has been selected based on their commitment to improving educator preparation. Kinney is one of 19 fellows from across the […]

Florence Celebrates Memorial Day May 27 At Veterans Memorial

May 18, 2019

 FLORENCE-Florence Mayor Steve Holt and Lauderdale County Commission Chairman Danny Pettus invite everyone to attend the annual Memorial Day Program set for Monday, May 27, 2019, at 10:00 A.M. Poppies will be given to the first 200 attendees to arrive at the Veterans Memorial. The local theme for this year’s Memorial Day is “Remembering Our […]

Shoals selected as Tennessee RiverLine Pilot Community

May 17, 2019

 THE SHOALS-The Shoals has been named a Tennessee RiverLine Pilot Community. Beginning this summer, the Shoals and four other communities along the Tennessee River will help develop the vision of the proposed regional trail system and gain numerous benefits as early ambassadors for the project. The Tennessee RiverLine is a continuous system of paddling, hiking and […]

33rd Annual Arts Alive Festival, May 18-19

May 17, 2019

 FLORENCE-The 33rd Annual Arts Alive Festival begins this Saturday,May 18 and will continue through Sunday, May 19 in Wilson Park. The festival takes place in Wilson Park and at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts and features quality national, regional and local artisans. Admission is free, so bring the family and stroll through the park as […]

University of North Alabama recognizes top award recipients at Spring Commencement

May 17, 2019

 FLORENCE – Seven University of North Alabama graduates received awards as part of the commencement ceremonies that took place over two days, May 10 and May 11, in Flowers Hall on the UNA campus. The recipients are:  Karina Juarez Cisneros, of Tampico, Mexico, who earned her BBA double major in Economics and Professional Finance, […]

Governor Ivey Makes Statement Following Prison Reform Update from Legislative Leadership

May 16, 2019

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Legislative Leadership on Thursday held a press conference to give an update on the status of prison reform measures in the state. Following the update from Legislative Leadership, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “I very much appreciate the long hours and hard work the Alabama Legislature has put into helping address […]

Forks of Cypress Plantation Site & Cemetery Walking Tour Rescheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2019

May 16, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Office will host a free walking tour at the Forks of Cypress Plantation Site and Cemetery on Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m.  The Forks of Cypress, built in 1820’s, was the first home in America with a peristyle colonnade and is regarded as one of the great houses of Alabama.   […]

Car Free Parkway Experience on the Natchez Trace Parkway

May 16, 2019

 WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN – The Natchez Trace Parkway will hold a biannual “Car Free Parkway Experience” day for bicyclists and pedestrians between mile markers 429 and 440 this Sunday, May 19. The Parkway will be closed in this area from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. These events are scheduled to be held on the third Sunday […]

Indian Atifact and Relic Show, Saturday, May 18th

May 16, 2019

  ST. JOSEPH, TN-Indian Artifacts, Civil War Relics, and Collectibles Show, at City Park, Civic Center located at 10 Park Dr, in St. Joseph, TN, Saturday, May 18th, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Free Admission. Displays of Arrowheads, Civil War Artifacts, Fossils, Bottles, Coins, and Collectibles. Refreshments available. Sponsored by,  American Heritage Artifacts, Lawrenceburg, TN. […]

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