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UPDATED PHOTOS – Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride – Photos Part II

September 16, 2012

LAUDERDALE COUNTY – Since 1995, Trail of Tears motorcycle  riders have been making the trek from The Smoky Mountains area near Chattanooga, down to the shores of the Tennessee River in Lauderdale County. There are two organizations, sometimes working at loggerheads against one another, who each organize a ride to commemorate the Great Indian Removal of […]


Rebecca Burns Phillips – Obituary

September 15, 2012

Rebecca Burns Phillips No one who knew Becky Phillips could fail to be inspired by her quiet dedication. Although best known for her behind-the-scenes role as wife and mother to America’s first Rock N’ Roll family (her husband, Sam, was the visionary progenitor of Sun Records, and her sons Knox and Jerry continued the tradition), […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/04/12 – 09/11/12 Part I

September 15, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police/Lauderdale 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.  


Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/04/12 – 09/11/12 Part I

September 15, 2012

[sam id=”3″ codes=”true”] Inmate Name : JONES, WILLIAM MICHAEL SSN : Name Number : 4143 Birth Date : 09/22/76 Time/Date Offense Locatn Statute Court CC —————– ————————- —— ————— —– — 00:59:00 09/04/12 Fail to Appear/Comply/Pay 13A-10-39 5015 MUN CM Related Incident Numbers: 120900336 _________________________________________________________________________ Inmate Name : HURD, SHELBY MYERS SSN : Name Number […]


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 09/11/12 – 09/12/12

September 15, 2012

New Booking Photos from Sheffield Police. 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.


Are you Ready To Ride? The Trail of Tears Is Here

September 15, 2012

SEE THE MAP BELOW FOR ARRIVAL TIMES IN FLORENCE AND WATERLOO The 2012 Trail of Tears Remembrance Ride will start in Chattanooga, TN, and follow scenic highway41/72 around Lookout Mt. to Jasper, TN. In Jasper, the ride will leave the Drane Hood route and followHighway 41 to Monteagle, TN. This route is one of the […]


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, […]


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