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FLORENCE – Ms. Grace Noles celebrated her 105th birthday among family and friends on November 11 at her senior living community, The Renaissance of Florence.

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MUSCLE SHOALS - Northwest-Shoals Community College Patriots Athletic Director, Taylor Franks, recently announced the addition of men and women’s cross country running teams for the 2023 fall semester. 

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TUSCUMBIA – An evening for serious runners and the whole family gets underway at 6pm on Friday, December 9 with the 1st Annual Run Run Rudolph event at Spring Park in Tuscumbia.

NEW YORK — Almost every part of a home can impact quality of life for someone living with a dementia-related illness and their family care partners—even seemingly-cosmetic choices such as wall colors, furniture patterns, and dishware. As part of National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, the Alzh…

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THE SHOALS – The Shoals Chamber’s EMERGE: Leadership Shoals class, in collaboration with the University of North Alabama and the Town and Gown Task Force, are proud to announce the inaugural “Purple Pride Day” to coincide with UNA’s Founders’ Day on January 11, 2023.   The inaugural day will…

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TUSCUMBIA – The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art will host its Winter Art Market through December 23.  Find the perfect gifts for your loved ones at what may prove to be the biggest Winter Art Market event yet!  

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TUSCUMBIA – Debbie Martin, Local McDonald’s owner/operator for Colbert County and Russellville locations last week donated $1,529 to Colbert County Schools.   This donation was the result of the Fries for School Supplies fundraiser.  Proceeds from all a la carte fry sales during one week in …

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FLORENCE – The law firm of McCutcheon & Hamner continues its semi-annual Wills for Warriors program this November by offering free simple wills, durable power of attorney, and living wills to all veterans, active service members, first responders, and local healthcare workers.

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LEIGHTON – The weekend before Thanksgiving, LaGrange College Site Park once again will be filled with the sights and sounds of an old-fashioned Christmas.

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FLORENCE – The 3rd Annual Trax4Max 5K Turkey Trot takes place Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 24 from First Baptist Church in downtown Florence.

FLORENCE – Florence Mayor Andy Betterton and Lauderdale County Commission Chairman Danny Pettus announce the annual Veterans Day program. The ceremony will be held at the Florence - Lauderdale County Veterans Memorial Park at 301 Veterans Park Drive, north of Wilson Dam. The number of attend…

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FLORENCE – More than 100 of the best grass-roots anglers in the world will converge Florence Harbor on Pickwick Lake November 9-11 for the 2022 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship. According to Bassmaster Elite Series pro, Justin Hamner, of Northport, AL, they’ll be hitting the fisher…

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FLORENCE - The University of North Alabama’s Softball complex was the site of a special groundbreaking event last week. Plans for the new Hilda B. Anderson Indoor Hitting Facility were unveiled as the ceremonial shovels pierced the soil on the property at the corner of Chisholm Rd. and Cox C…

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SHEFFIELD – Bank Independent recently announced the promotions of team members, Harris Parker and Dustin Rhodes.

FLORENCE – The City of Florence is nearing completion of the McFarland Park Master Plan process  The plan is an action-oriented strategy for upgrading McFarland Park created by the community’s vision for the park, according to a release last week from Mayor Andy Betterton and Parks and Recre…

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FLORENCE – 1Table returns to Mobile Plaza on Thursday, November 3 with the same philosophy observed before the pandemic arrived. 

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Alabama is beautiful throughout the year but especially in the fall. As the greens of summer surrender to glittering yellow poplars, scarlet dogwoods, orange maples and golden hickories, Alabama unfolds its patchwork quilt of color. This blend of brilliant autumn foliage, coupled with cooler…

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TUSCUMBIA – Opera Birmingham is excited to announce the commission of a new opera, Touch, based on the lives of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan.  The world premiere is scheduled for Birmingham in January 2024.