FLORENCE–You’ve probably enjoyed David Hood’s unfussy and groovy bass playing for years as part of your life’s soundtrack, but you might not have known it was he who was driving the song.

FLORENCE – Entering 2022 Shoals Community Clinic reaches a significant milestone. The clinic is celebrating 25 years of service to the Shoals and surrounding communities.

FLORENCE – The Florence-Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has opened its first online retail store called, The Shoals Shop.

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COLDWATER SEED AND SUPPLY is one of the oldest seed and supply stores in North Alabama, originally opening in 1924.

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HANCEVILLE – Deshler senior basketball player, Chloe Siegel, last week set a National Federation record with 18 3-point baskets in an 83-20 win over Oak Mountain at a game played in Hanceville.

FLORENCE – The Salvation Army Auxiliary’s popular Empty Bowl luncheon will return to the area after a two-year hiatus because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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There are a lot of emotions and questions you might have after losing a job. Whether it was expected or a surprise, you’ll have to consider ho…

A Will is a written statement made by a living person making a division of their property after death. When a husband leaves everything to his…

The burden of accumulating student debt should be the center point of consideration in higher education choices — for students, families, univ…

Did you know there were four parts to Medicare not two? Did you know that two of the parts you can get through the federal government but the …

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Alabama’s first case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) was confirmed last week in northwest Alabama, and Chuck Sykes, Director of the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division, u…