SHEFFIELD– North Alabama Animal Hospital in Sheffield was recently recognized by DVM Insider as one of the best companion animal veterinary hospitals in America. There were 500 winners nationally out of tens of thousands of nominees. North Alabama Animal Hospital placed #54. Rankings were de…

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SHEFFIELD– North Alabama Animal Hospital in Sheffield was recently recognized by DVM Insider as one of the best companion animal veterinary hospitals in America. There were 500 winners nationally out of tens of thousands of nominees. North Alabama Animal Hospital placed #54. Rankings were de…

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FLORENCE- The 7th Burrell-Slater Athletic Hall of Fame Induction banquet took place February 7 in the old Burrell Slater gym in Florence to congratulate this year’s Burrell Slater HOF inductees. The featured honorees were Sam Barnett, Dave Smith, and the 1967 champion men’s basketball team.

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MUSCLE SHOALS - Northwest-Shoals Community College’s FAME Program hosted the first of three Discover Your Claim to FAME open house networking events last week on the NW-SCC Muscle Shoals campus. High school seniors and counselors from schools in Colbert, Franklin, and Winston counties had an…

SHOALS — According to TVA, the road across the dam will be shut down through late this year as a safety precaution.

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MUSCLE SHOALS– Southern Hospitality Holdings announced today that 306 BBQ and Smokin’ Jalapeno will open their doors on Tuesday, February 11 at 11am at 400 Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals.

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TUSCUMBIA – Many black musicians, businessmen, and businesswomen in the entertainment industry have made an impact on the state of Alabama. The Alabama Music Hall of Fame will be running a social media campaign honoring some of those influential African Americans as part of Black History Month.

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FLORENCE — The Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services has been selected by the Jackson Galaxy Project (JGP), a Signature Program of GreaterGood.org, to participate in the 2020 class of Cat Pawsitive. This is a life-saving initiative that introduces positive-reinforcement training to cats in she…

FLORENCE – The Tennessee Valley Authority, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated, a TVA retiree organization, recented awarded monetary grants to 143 institutions designed to bring STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education projects to schools throughout t…

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FLORENCE – Riverhill School in Florence is bringing nationally known author, syndicated columnist, and family psychologist, John Rosemond, to the Shoals in late January. 

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FLORENCE – Members of the University of North Alabama campus community came together to celebrate the institution’s 190th birthday last week. Students received free t-shirts and cupcakes as part of the Founders’ Day celebration. President Ken Kitts spoke on behalf of the University and its l…

FLORENCE – The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library in cooperation with the Mutual Investment Club of Florence (MICF), TVA Community Credit Union, and the Alabama/Emerald Coast Chapter of Better Investing are offering several opportunities in the coming year to GET SMART on your finances and i…

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FLORENCE – The Cadillacs will present The Ultimate Oldies Show on Saturday, January 18 at 7pm at the Florence/Lauderdale Coliseum. This is the 4th Annual Fundraiser benefiting One Place of the Shoals,

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MUSCLE SHOALS – Listerhill Credit Union hoisted a ceremonial ground-breaking last week for its new flagship member service center at the corner of Woodward and Avalon in Muscle Shoals. 

TUSCUMBIA – The Colbert County Children’s Policy Council hosted the 2019 Fall Semester Character in Action (CIA) Awards last week in District Court Judge Chad Coker’s courtroom in the Colbert County Courthouse in Tuscumbia.

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FLORENCE – Dr. Michael Pretes, Geography Professor at the University of North Alabama, has earned the Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring award by the South East Division of the Association of American Geographers (SEDAAG).

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FLORENCE – Beth Brumley, the Coordinator and Primary Health Science Instructor at the Colbert County School System has been named the 2020 National ACTE New Teacher of the Year. The Association for Career and Technical Education recognizes teachers who have made significant contributions tow…

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SHOALS – Shoals Elks Lodge is the smallest Elks Lodge in Alabama with only 70 members. However, it is putting forth big efforts in the Shoals. With the help from a grant received from the Alabama Elks Trust, the Shoals Elks Lodge recently donated 28 bicycles to the United Way of Northwest Al…

FLORENCE – On the heels of a multi-million dollar settlement for a car accident client, Tom McCutcheon and Joel Hamner, partners in the Shoals-based law firm McCutcheon & Hamner, received notification that they had been accepted as members in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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FLORENCE – More than a million pounds of trash and debris was salvaged and recycled from the demolition of Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital. According to a report produced by Renascent, the demolition contractor, only 4% of material was disposed of in a landfill. Officials with North Alabama M…