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Auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

September 13, 2012

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. … Auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7 at the Ritz Theater, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. Laura Ashley Foster is the director. Roles are available for men, women and children of all ages. Auditions will be by cold reading. Performances for school groups will be […]


Oka Kapassa Festival PHOTOS

September 13, 2012

BIG SPRING (TUSCUMBIA) – The Oka Kapassa Native American Festival was held last weekend. Native Americans gathered to celebrate their heritage and to display their culture and tell stories to visitors attending the event. Additionally, many Native American craft works and art were made available for the locals to purchase. Be sure to check out […]


North Alabama State Fair…Let Them Eat Funnel Cake

September 13, 2012

 The Fair this year promises to be the biggest and best yet.  Make plans to be there.  The weather is going to be great and the fun even better. Gates Open: Tuesday – Friday from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm                        Saturday from noon – 10:00 pm                        Sunday from noon – 6:00 pm Admission Prices: […]


Artist combines Southern, Mexican influences

September 13, 2012

TUSCUMBIA, AL- Works by Huntsville artist Guadalupe Lanning Robinson, whose pottery and quilts reflect both her Southern and her Mexican backgrounds, will be at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia, from Sunday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 11. “Merging: Guadalupe Lanning Robinson” opens with a free reception at the museum, […]


UNA To Boost Student Success With Freshman Live-On Requirement In 2014

September 13, 2012

FLORENCE – More University of North Alabama freshmen will gain the complete college experience beginning in fall 2014. The university is implementing a new policy that will require all first-time, full-time freshmen to live in a campus residence hall. “Statistically, students who live on campus perform better academically, have an all-around more successful college experience and […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 09/05/12 – 09/11/12

September 12, 2012

New Booking Photos from Madison County. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Rep. Brooks to Host Academy Day

September 11, 2012

Huntsville, AL – Today Rep. Mo Brooks (AL-05) announced that he will be joining representatives from the five U.S. Service Academies in hosting a special “Academy Day” for students across North Alabama. Interested students who live in Alabama’s Fifth Congressional District and want to learn more about attending one of the Service Academies are encouraged to […]


Ground Awakening In The Shoals – Put another one in the “Win” column – VIDEOS

September 11, 2012

FLORENCE – They flew in from Japan, Texas, Indiana. Governor Robert Bentley and his entourage flew up from Montgomery. They gathered in what was at one time a hay field in the Industrial Park to meet with local officials and interested Citizens to announce a new company.           TASUS Corporation, announced […]


NOAA: Contiguous U.S. Experiences Third-Hottest Summer on Record

September 11, 2012

The average temperature for the contiguous U.S. during August was 74.4°F, 1.6°F above the long term average, marking the 16th warmest August on record. The warmer than average August, in combination with the hottest July and a warmer than average June, contributed to the third hottest summer on record since recordkeeping began in 1895. The […]


State Files Rehearing Applications to Defend Ability to Enforce Immigration Law

September 11, 2012

  MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday announced the State has filed petitions asking the full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider parts of two opinions issued August 20 regarding Alabama’s immigration law.   The original opinions correctly upheld several parts of the law.  However, the three-judge panel’s decision to strike down three of the provisions, […]


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