SHOALS DEMOCRATS ARE GATHERING Monday, January 27 at IBEW Local 558 in Sheffield at 1803 E 17th St.  The speaker will be James Parker of Attalla, Alabama  He is a graduate of Jacksonville State University and he currently serves as the Treasurer for the Alabama Young Democrats and the Secret…

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SHOALS DEMOCRATS ARE GATHERING Monday, January 27 at IBEW Local 558 in Sheffield at 1803 E 17th St.  The speaker will be James Parker of Attalla, Alabama  He is a graduate of Jacksonville State University and he currently serves as the Treasurer for the Alabama Young Democrats and the Secret…

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TUSCUMBIA – A full body of artwork donated by Billy and Wanda Isom over the course of decades is now on exhibition in its entirety at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art through February 13. 

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FLORENCE – The 5th Annual SPAN Throwback Bash 70’s/80’s/90’s Fundraiser is set for Saturday, January 25 from 7-10pm at Burrell-Slater school next to W.C.Handy Museum at 610 West College St. in Florence.

THE POPE’S TAVERN SPEAKER SERIES features presentations about Florence’s early history, from settlement through the Civil War. There will be ten presentations in the first series, spanning December-June.

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FLORENCE – Ceramic artists, Lynnette Hesser and Steve Loucks, are bringing a dynamic selection of both their sculptural and functional ceramic pieces and wood sculptures to exhibit at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts January 15 - February 21. They will give a presentation and discuss the…

FLORENCE – Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts will exhibit photographer John Dersham’s most recent collection of Alabama landscape photographs from January 15 - February 19 in the Kennedy-Douglass Annex gallery.  The My Alabama exhibit reveals the spectacular beauty found within the state’…

DAY BY DAY, A GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP FOR BEREAVED PARENTS/GRANDPARENTS, meets Sunday, January 12 at 2pm at Woodmont Baptist East Campus, located at 2002 Darby Dr.in Florence. For information, email debbiec2414@aol.com.

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ROGERSVILLE – The 4th Annual Alabama - Kentucky Rifle Show is Friday and Saturday, January 10-11 at the Joe Wheeler State Park Conference Center in Rogersville. This show is strictly an antique gun show and NO modern cartridge guns will be allowed. Exhibit hours are 8am-10pm on Friday and 8a…

THE FLORENCE-LAUDERDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY’S TRAVEL SERIES returns for January 2020. Each Sunday afternoon a different speaker shares stories and photos from a recent trip to a fascinating destination. Get Out of Town takes place on Sundays in January at 2pm.

BIRMINGHAM – The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Alabama at Birmingham a major research instrumentation grant of $314,912 to acquire an atomic force microscope for interdisciplinary materials research and education.

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Parks Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will once again recognize special contributors to the parks with its prestigious Eagle Awards. They will be presented Feb. 1, 2020 at Lake Guntersville State Park.

THE FLORENCE ARTS AND MUSEUMS will have a book sale for the entire month of December at each of their locations. Books sold in the gift shops will be 25% off the sticker price. This sale lasts until Tuesday, December 31.

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FLORENCE – Atlanta based artist, Guy Robinson, will display a collection of his oil paintings at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts through January 10.

EVERYONE IS INVITED TO OUR 51ST ANNUAL LIVE NATIVITY at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 2422 Darby Drive in Florence on December 20, 21, and 22 from 6-8pm each night. Drive through or stop in and celebrate with us this Christmas season. Visit with our cast of characters and be served…

FLORENCE – The Florence Indian Mound Museum, through its partnership with the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, is hosting a series of children’s activities that help students to investigate the early culture of the Shoals through interactive learning. These programs will cover a wide ra…

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FLORENCE – The Pope’s Tavern Speaker Series will feature presentations about Florence’s early history from settlement through the Civil War. There are ten presentations in the first series, spanning December - June 2020.

A HOLIDAY SWEETWATER DISTRICT GRAND CELEBRATION takes place Friday, December 13 with an official Grand Opening from 5-8pm. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will arrive in a red Corvette to meet the children. There will be holiday musical entertainment, vendors, and a Taste of the Sweetwater Distri…