MUSCLE SHOALS  - Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Pre-Apprenticeship Program, CTE 101, and Ready to Work (RTW) program are offering a free workforce training series beginning on Tuesday, January 19. The deadline to register for these classes is this Friday, January 15. 

FLORENCE — The United Way of Northwest Alabama is in the unique position of having two capital campaigns take place during the pandemic.

Once all the media drama settles down, the emotions that boiled over for a few hundred protesters in Washington D.C. last week will be but a s…

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TUSCUMBIA – Florence Youth Wrestling will host its first ever youth wrestling tournament in the Shoals Monday, January 18 at Deshler Middle School at 598 North High Street in Tuscumbia.   The Alabama Youth Wrestling Association’s AAU MLK event, “Danger in Deshler” will include five age divis…

FLORENCE – The Annual Martin Luther King Jr., Remembrance March on the UNA campus will take place at 11am Monday, January 18.  Participants are asked to meet by the Wendell W. Gunn Commons.

NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN FOR THE LONG-LEWIS LOCAL HERO of the Month Award for January.  One person is being awarded $500 each month along with a Certificate of Appreciation to recognize their efforts in serving The Shoals.   Simply visit the Long Lewis of the Shoals Facebook page and nominate so…

FLORENCE — Chloe’s Fund received a $6,484 check last week at the Florence-Lauderdale Tourism office, the sum of the winning proceeds from the Shoals Tinsel Trail Christmas Tree decorating event.   This is the second year for the Tinsel Trail, sponsored by Florence Lauderdale Tourism and feat…

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Friday announced that ADPH will provide COVID-19 vaccinations for people 75 years old or older, as well as first responders, including law enforcement and firefighters, statewide by appointment only effectiv…

As with any collision, you must carefully document hit and run accidents for your insurance company and the police. However, that can be a lit…

When I began working with Medicare health plans a few years ago it became obvious to me that people aging into Medicare were joining a health …

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Our daughter grew up watching “The Mickey Mouse Club”, “Under the Umbrella Tree”, “Wild and Crazy Kids”, and of course, “Barney”, the purple d…

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