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FLORENCE – The University North Alabama Band will pay tribute to two legendary local musicians with a concert scheduled for 2pm on Sunday, June 20 in Norton Auditorium. Edsel Holden used his talents to raise money in support of local interests through his annual summer show, “Edsel Holden Pr…

SHEFFIELD –Ten local college and university students were recognized as recipients of the 2020/2021 Edward Fennel Mauldin Endowed Scholarship by way of virtual, online celebrations hosted in their honor by representatives from Bank Independent and their education partners:  Northwest Shoals …

AUBURN - The Alabama Cooperative Extension System has the privilege of assisting Alabamians through a range of topics from agriculture to home life. The eight topics highlighted on the Extension website provide readily available, research-based information to farmers, families, businessperso…

Sunday, June 13 was recognized as Race Amity Day in many places across the US to celebrate the growing diversity of America’s citizenry.

TUSCUMBIA – Playwright William Gibson’s epic drama, The Miracle Worker is performed on the grounds of Ivy Green each year on weekends from early June - mid-July.   Celebrating 60 years of outdoor performances at the birthplace of “America’s First Lady of Courage,” the play carries the audien…

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TUSCUMBIA – The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art is featuring fun hands-on children’s art events with Summer Saturdays continuing through July 17!  

A KIDS FISHING RODEO takes place June 19 from 9-11am Riverfront Park, Sheffield.  The event is Free to children 12 and younger and lunch is provided for kids.  Participants must be be accompanied by an adult and provide own fishing tackle. The event is part of with the adult KingKat Fishing …

SHOALS – In association with the Alabama State Dept. of Education and the USDA, Ekklesia Ministries is conducting its Summer Feeding Program again this year at sites in the Shoals. The hot nutritious meals will all be packaged to GRAB-n-GO.  A lunch and snack will be available for children t…

FLORENCE – The Shoals Music Group has announced artists for the 1st Annual Shoals Southern Soul Music Festival on Saturday, August 14 at McFarland Park in Florence.  Talent includes Calvin Richardson, Sir Charles Jones, Bigg Robb, and King South.

TUSCUMBIA – The Alabama Music Hall of Fame in Tuscumbia will be extending their summer hours to help accommodate traveling music lovers during the summer months. New operating hours through August 29 will be Monday - Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, and Sunday noon-4pm.

We meet weekly with individuals who are currently working but becoming eligible for Medicare. Their dilemma is often whether to stay on their …

Writer’s Note: In honor of Five Days of Action! (Five Days of Action! is a week-long campaign that is designed to raise awareness and inspire …

Whether taking a dip in a pool or the ocean, adults and kids alike should play it safe.

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The housing market is white hot right now! Home prices are way up over last year, and 50% of homes are selling for more than the asking price—$20,000, $50,000, even $100,000 more in some cases…

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Logging crews in Alabama have wildlife encounters on a regular basis as they harvest one of the state’s renewable resources. One crew from Sullivan Timber Company was busy cutting timber in no…

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