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Recall LaGrange a success despite the weather – PHOTOS

May 7, 2013

COLBERT COUNTY – The 150-year anniversary of the sacking of LaGrange College located near Leighton was a hit despite the cold rainy weather of the weekend. On Saturday participants, re-enactors and visitors lucked out when the weather broke for a few hours. It was actually a beautiful day on the mountain. The Quad-Cities Daily was there […]


Upcoming Events at The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library for May

May 7, 2013

  FLORENCE-Just a few events taking place at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library for the month of May.       The Office Series Finale Party Thursday, May 16, 7:00 pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library Watch The Office series finale on our big screen with other fans at the library’a finale party. There will be paper, beets, and staplers in […]


Olympic Track-and-Field Athlete and “Lost Boy of Sudan” Lopez Lomong to Present UNA Commencement Address

May 6, 2013

FLORENCE– South Sudanese-born Olympic track-and-field athlete Lopez Lomong – one of the so-called “Lost Boys of Sudan” – will be the guest speaker for the University of North Alabama’s spring commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Flowers Hall. Lomong arrived in the United States in 2001 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen six […]


TVA and Other Agencies to Conduct Nuclear Drill

May 6, 2013

 ATHENS  The Tennessee Valley Authority and other federal, state and local agencies will conduct a scheduled emergency preparedness drill for Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant on Wednesday. The drill will involve about 1,000 TVA and state of Alabama employees and emergency responders in Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison and Morgan counties. Residents of these counties may […]


Aderholt Hosts 4th Annual Congressional District Art Competition

May 5, 2013

NORTHPORT-Congressman Robert Aderholt today welcomed more than 175 entries from talented student artists to this year’s 4th Congressional District art competition at Northport City Hall in Northport, AL. “Every year our judges have a tough time deciding which pieces of artwork should recieve top honors and with over 175 entries this year was especially challenging for […]


NW-SCC to host Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Bobby Horton

May 5, 2013

PHIL CAMPBELL– Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host a $5 benefit production of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Bobby Horton Thursday, May 16th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lou B. Bevill Fine Arts Center on the Phil Campbell campus. All proceeds will benefit NW-SCC Scholarships. According to NW-SCC President, Humphrey Lee, the College is very […]


Hatton School Student Remains in Critical Condition

May 3, 2013

MOULTON-The Hatton eighth-grader, Alison Martin, remains in critical condition since her accident Tuesday according to Huntsville Hospital. The collision with the 18-wheeler occurred on Alabama 157, approximately nine miles from the west side of Moulton, took place just south of the intersection at Alabama 101. Lawrence County Schools superintendent, Heath Grimes, visited the hospital where […]


Flood Warning for Shoals

May 3, 2013

THE SHOALS – Due to the imminent arrival of an early-Spring severe weather system, Northwest Alabama continues under a flood warning. There is the statement from the National Weather Service in Huntsville: FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL 937 AM CDT FRI MAY 3 2013 …THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN […]


Chancellor Heinrich to give Keynote Address to NW-SCC Graduates

May 3, 2013

FLORENCE-Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) graduates will hear from Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Chancellor, Dr. Mark Heinrich, during the combined commencement ceremonies for the Phil Campbell and Shoals campuses. Ceremonies will be held Thursday, May 9, 2013, in the following order: Nurse Pinning Ceremony — 4:00 p.m.; Woodmont Baptist Church; Florence, Ala. NW-SCC Commencement — […]


Shoals Entrepreneurial Center (SEC) Launches New Web Site

May 2, 2013

FLORENCE-The Shoals Entrepreneurial Center recently launched a new and much improved web site. The newest feature of the site is a blog where we will post regular updates about our clients, graduates, and other important industry news. The blog will also include information about the Shoals Culinary Center (e.g. cooking classes, etc.). We hope you […]


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