FLORENCE – To ensure the safety of our customers and employees, the lobbies of the Courier Journal and the TimesDaily, both located at 219 West Tennessee St. in Florence, are closed to outside traffic until April 20.  However, we are open for business through a variety of other avenues. 

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FLORENCE – To ensure the safety of our customers and employees, the lobbies of the Courier Journal and the TimesDaily, both located at 219 West Tennessee St. in Florence, are closed to outside traffic until April 20.  However, we are open for business through a variety of other avenues. 

FLORENCE – United Way of Northwest Alabama has established the Northwest Alabama COVID-19 Emergency Fund to assist with needs that are certain to arise during and in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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When Debbie Martin started working for the world-famous McDonald’s chain in 1973, there was no drive-thru and no breakfast menu. She took orders on a menu pad, totaled the bill by hand, and she earned $1.65 an hour. Today she is the owner-operator of three McDonald’s franchises in the Shoals.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US Senate last week passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. President Trump then signed it into law.  The legislation unlocks billions of dollars in funding to combat the Coronavirus and provides further relief for families, businesses, and indus…

TUSCUMBIA - Most dental offices in the Shoals are now operating in an emergencies only capacity as a result of the American Dental Association recommendation last week.

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Board of Trustees on March 6 approved the naming of two entities on campus for alums of the University. The Honors College was approved to be the Delores and Weldon Cole Honors College, and the Culinary Arts Program has been renamed the Jeff Eubanks…

SHOALS – Four COVID-19 test collection sites in the Shoals will continue taking samples as long as supplies last.  The site locations are:

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Our lobby is temporarily closed to the public. However, the Courier Journal is open for business online, by telephone, fax, or email. As usual, your free copy of the Courier Journal is available after 10am every Tuesday. They will be in a rack outside our front door at 219 West Tennessee St.…

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The minds of the few remaining World War II veterans may not be as sharp as they were 75 years ago.  That’s not to say that memories from that period are fading.  They just may not have been discussed very often with family or those who weren’t directly involved.  Some were never discussed.

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MUSCLE SHOALS - Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will temporarily discontinue on-campus instruction from March 17 - April 3 on the Phil Campbell and Shoals campuses. 

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SHEFFIELD – The 7th annual Bank Independent Shelter Share drive collected a total of 4,178 items and $1,427.37 in donations.  Additionally, the bank donated over $7,000, sponsored 17 pet adoptions, and provided 266 volunteer hours to animal shelters in northwest Alabama.  These numbers refle…

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FLORENCE – Lift Off Shoals is an annual idea competition designed to help new and existing businesses start up successfully and launch into a high-growth market. Lift Off Shoals is modeled after the Alabama Launchpad contest. It had its first event of 2020 at the Connie D. McKinney Center, a…

AUBURN – Prepare for battle. Handwashing is the first line of defense in avoiding illnesses. With the coronavirus (COVID-19), the respiratory disease first identified in China, making its way into national headlines, handwashing is now even more important.

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FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama has received the Business Award from the Kappa Nu Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. The award recognizes those businesses that make a lasting positive impact on the community.

FLORENCE – The mayor of Florence is challenging all organizations, businesses, and residents to partner this year on the city-wide clean-up effort Saturday, March 7.

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FLORENCE - Major League Baseball’s all-time hit leader, Pete Rose, will be the featured speaker at the UNA Sportsman’s Club 2020 Lion Pride Dinner and Auction at the Marriott-Shoals Conference Center on August 13 at 5:30pm.

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MUSCLE SHOALS - Northwest-Shoals Community College officially opened the Career Center on the Shoals campus last week. There was a ribbon cutting with the Shoals Chamber of Commerce, open house, and tours of the facility for members of the community.

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama on Monday unveiled an historical marker on Cramer Way next to Bibb Graves Hall recognizing the significant impact that African-Americans have had on the development of the institution.

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FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Foundation and the Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta on the UNA campus are spearheading an effort to establish the Jeff Eubanks Endowed Fund at the university.

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FLORENCE - Pulitzer-winning author, journalist, and professor, Hank Klibanoff, and the TimesDaily’s, Sherhonda Allen, city editor and a journalist for nearly three decades, will co-host a live episode of the Peabody-winning civil rights podcast Buried Truths at 6pm on Thursday, February 27. …