Shoals News

FLORENCE – In a first for the University of North Alabama, Fall Commencement will feature two speakers at three ceremonies.

FLORENCE — Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital has operated at 205 South Marengo Street in Florence for the past 75 years. However, the building will be vacated when North Alabama Medical Center opens its doors on December 6.

SHEFFIELD — Helen Keller Hospital has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

TUSCUMBIA – The Tennessee Valley Historical Society recently released its newest publication, a reprint of a rare 1908 government report. The 91-page book carries the impressive title “Examination of Tennessee River from Elk River Shoals to Florence Railway Bridge in Alabama as to the Availa…

This Week In The Shoals

FLORENCE – The Shoals Piecemakers Guild Quilt Challenge ’18 ushers in the winter with quilts themed for this festive time of year. This year makes the 30th year for this Challenge. The quilts are open to the public through December 28. Please stop by Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts to v…

THE RSVP LUNCH at the Cloverdale Community Center will be Tuesday, November 27 at 11:30am. Entertainment will be bingo. Everyone is welcome.

Shoals Shorts

FLORENCE — Mark Lee has been named head baseball coach for Shoals Christian School for the 2019 season.

SHOALS – Russellville’s Ian Stevens is helping to raise money for the non-profit Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) as an Eagle Scout Project. Stevens is member of Troop 7729. COTA helps to offset the high cost of organ transplants. The Shoe Drive started last week and runs throu…

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated at Berkeley Hundred on the James River in Charles City County, Virginia on December 4, 1619. This was th…

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October 15th through December 7th is a period of time that Medicare has set aside to make changes to your Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) or Medi…

Q:  I was hit in a parking lot by a teenager who was on her cell phone and not looking at all when she backed into me. She was still on her ce…

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Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together a few of our favorite things—family, friends, and food. While your furry friend may be an important member of the family, it’s important …