Event Photographs

Happy Birthday Florence…200 And Going Strong – EVENT PHOTOS

March 13, 2018

FLORENCE-On Monday, March 12 the City of Florence celebrated its 200th birthday, which kicked off almost a year of events as part of this very special occasion. The celebration was a huge success and the weather was glorious.  This birthday bash is only the beginning of a year-long celebration of Florence.   If you want to […]


Huff N Puff On The Bluff In The Books – EVENT PHOTOS

March 12, 2018

SHEFFIELD-The 2018 Huff ‘N Puff on the Bluff 15k, hosted by Junior League of the Shoals,  was held on Saturday, March 10th at 8am.  This is a challenging, yet scenic race took place along the bluffs of the Tennessee River and through downtown Sheffield. The day was chilly and there was rain….but all in all […]


First Friday Of 2018 A Hit! EVENT PHOTOS

March 4, 2018

FLORENCE-The first First Fridays for 2018 was a hit! Vendors, shops, restaurants were full of happy people enjoying the early springlike weather. The city of Florence kicked off the first First Friday of this bicentennial year with a Bicentennial Proclamation presented by Mayor Steve Holt and Bicentennial Committee Chairperson Pat Burney at First Fridays in downtown Florence. […]


Athens Mardi Gras Block Party…Parade With A Purpose…A Can Do Project Success – EVENT PHOTOS

February 14, 2018

ATHENS-Athens held their annual Mardi Gras Block Party. This years parade…Parade With A Purpose and it turned out wonderfully. The event collected over 300 cans of food for the LCCI food bank as spectators deposited canned goods in shopping carts decorated as Mardi Gras floats. The party is hosted by the Athens State Artheads and […]


Tennessee Valley Museum of Art Unveils Replicated Colbert Bandolier Strap – EVENT PHOTOS

December 12, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, took receipt of a replicated 1830’s Bandolier Strap. The beautiful bandolier is a faithful copy to the original that once belonged to Chickasaw Chief George Colbert. The original strap was gifted by Chief Colbert, for whom Colbert County is named, to his neighbor and friend Isaac Lane whose son Edward […]


University CDJR-Fiat has HUGE Christmas Tree Giveaway – EVENT PHOTOS

December 11, 2017

FLORENCE – Folks around The Shoals have been waiting for days for the big annual event at University Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat on Florence Boulevard. It was the Second Annual “Great Christmas Tree Giveaway”, co-sponsored by Attorney Tony Hughes. The big giveaway started at 1:00 o’clock, but the line started forming early! Radio station […]


First Friday “Christmas In The City” – EVENT PHOTOS

December 3, 2017

FLORENCE – There was a really nice turnout in Downtown for the December edition of First Friday. Naturally, it was a Christmas-themed evening. Lots of gift ideas from the Downtown merchants and the sidewalk booths made for a fun evening out on this, the most temperate of Fall evenings. Photographer, Kristen Mance captured some of […]


Tuscumbia Christmas Parade – MORE EVENT PHOTOS

December 1, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – Good news! We found 69 more EVENT PHOTOS from Tuesday’s Tuscumbia Christmas Parade… No, this find doesn’t equal with “Raiders of the Lost Arc”, but it is close. Here are some beautiful pics from photographer, Kristen Mance. Enjoy!


W.C. Handy…Happy Birthday Celebration – EVENT PHOTOS

November 19, 2017

FLORENCE-On Thursday, November 16 the city of Florence celebrated the birthday of W.C. Handy.   The party took place at the W.C. Handy Museum/Home located on College Street in Florence. The celebration was held in the home and outside on the grounds.  There was Punch and Cake as well as some fine music by Reddick Pernell Cunningham. There […]


Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services Groundbreaking – EVENT PHOTOS

November 16, 2017

FLORENCE-The City of Florence and the Lauderdale County Commission held a ground breaking ceremony for the new Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services Facility.  The just under 13,00 interior square foot building will replace the old building (3,800 Square feet).  The ceremony was held on Wednesday, November 15 with a crowd of over 100 people and dogs. Speakers […]


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