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Best Christmas Pageant Ever returns to Ritz December 9

November 28, 2018

SHEFFIELD-“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be presented by Timeout for Theatre at the Ritz Theatre on Sunday, December 9, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8 and $7 for students: available for purchase through the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia, by calling 256-383-0533 or at tvaa.net. “The Best Christmas Pageant […]


MSNHA photo contest deadline nears

November 28, 2018

FLORENCE – Deadline for the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area’s photo contest is Monday, December 3.  Both professional and amateur photographers may enter. Prizes include dinner at the Marriott Shoals and the chance to have your photo used in national promotions. Entry forms and guidelines for the contest, which celebrates the people and places of […]


ALEA’s Statement Concerning Thanksgiving Shootings at Riverchase Galleria in Hoover

November 26, 2018

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) received a request Friday, Nov. 23, from Tenth Judicial Circuit District Attorney Mike Anderton to investigate two shooting incidents that occurred Thursday, Nov. 22, at the Riverchase Galleria in the Jefferson County, Ala., city of Hoover. D.A. Anderton requested ALEA’s State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) take the lead […]


Alabama’s “Top Drink Festival” Returns to Florence…Florence Wine Fest Tickets On Sale December 1

November 26, 2018

 FLORENCE-Fans of the Florence Wine Fest, recently chosen as the “Top Drink Festival” in Alabama, have an opportunity to purchase tickets early this year as they go on sale at noon on December first.   “The festival is entering its fourth year and is on track to reach exciting new heights in attendance and vinous offerings,” […]


Natchez Trace Parkway Read with a Ranger Program: “Over and Under the Snow”

November 23, 2018

 TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to come enjoy the Read with a Ranger program at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at the Parkway Visitor Center. This month’s featured story is “Over and Under the Snow.” Discover an entire world under your feet as you explore the […]


Natchez Trace Parkway News Release – Blackland Prairie Section of the National Scenic Trail Re-opens

November 22, 2018

TUPELO, MS-A small portion of the Blackland Prairie section of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail from Lakeshire Drive to Highway 78/I-22 has been re-opened (milepost 263.3 to 263.8). This portion of the trail was recently closed due to hazardous trees from a previous storm. The hazard trees were removed, and the trail is now […]


University of North Alabama and Northeast Mississippi Community College Form Partnership

November 22, 2018

FLORENCE– The University of North Alabama and Northeast Mississippi Community College are forging a partnership for student success. Administrators from both institutions met to sign an articulation agreement, which will allow NEMCC students to transfer to UNA in order to complete their bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. “We are pleased to forge this agreement with […]


Sharing Toys With Local Families

November 22, 2018

 SHEFFIELD-All locations of Bank Independent are now accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys for area children through December 14 as part of the Bank’s eighth annual Toy Share drive.   “Each year our friends and neighbors generously donate more toys, and help more children in our own communities, than in the previous year,” says Macke […]


Alabama WFF Closely Monitoring Mississippi CWD Cases

November 20, 2018

MONTGOMERY-While Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) officials continue to do all they can to keep chronic wasting disease (CWD) out of Alabama, unfortunately the latest news from our neighbors in Mississippi is not good. Another deer in the lower Mississippi Delta in Issaquena County, a 2½-year-old doe, tested positive for CWD last week. The […]


History Came to Life at the Natchez Trace Parkway

November 20, 2018

TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway hosted over 200 local students at the Living History Timeline, an event representing several eras of Natchez Trace Parkway history. The programs took place on Friday, November 2 at the Parkway Visitor Center (milepost 266) near Tupelo, MS. The event gave students the opportunity to see what life […]


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