COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal. .  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

ARTWorks 2020: A Survey of Work by TVAA member artists opens this weekend.  The 58th Annual Tennessee Valley Art Association’s member art show takes place July 19 - August 31 at the  Tennessee Valley Museum of Art in Tuscumbia.  Artists have entered up to two pieces that have been completed …

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ARTWorks 2020: A Survey of Work by TVAA member artists opens this weekend.  The 58th Annual Tennessee Valley Art Association’s member art show takes place July 19 - August 31 at the  Tennessee Valley Museum of Art in Tuscumbia.  Artists have entered up to two pieces that have been completed …

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Be it standing at the foothills of the Appalachians in countless river valleys or on the sugar white beaches of the Gulf, natural wonders abound for the explorer in you.  Caves, caverns, and towering mountaintops - adventure awaits. Marvel in the beauty of our many trails and waterways which…

COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal. .  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

THE FLORENCE/LAUDERDALE TOURISM BOARD will host  a regular business meeting on Thursday, July 9 at 9am in the Visitor Center Gallery. Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Board meetings normally take place on the first Thursday of each month and are open to the public.  For additional information, ca…

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SHOALS – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce is collaborating on a Virtual Job Fair with North AlabamaWorks, other local chambers, economic developers and educational partners to assist dislocated workers and other job seekers to connect with in-demand job openings. 

COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal. .  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal. .  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

CHICKEN STEW ON JULY 4, 7am-Noon at Pleasant Hill Church, 2705 Co. R. 222, Florence. Gallon: $25, 1/2 gallon: $13.  Email: donna@ph.church or 256-767-5605. 

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FLORENCE – Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is offering a Summer Arts Program for children called Camp KD in July. Camp KD (previously the Young Masters Art School) will take place at the Kennedy-Douglass Annex building. All children in grades 1-6 are invited to attend.  

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A couple of weeks ago I was having trouble with my leg while at the store.  One of the clerks saw me.  She got my groceries together and had someone help me to the car.  Later that day had surgery on my leg.  

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF THE SHOALS is starting its annual member drive with a Recruitment Event on Thursday, June 25 at 7pm at Avalon Social at 400 W. Avalon Ave. Suite D in Muscle Shoals.  Dress is casual, refreshments will be provided. All women 21 years of age and older from Colbert, Lauderdale,…

FLORENCE - The Florence Lauderdale Public Library is offering Take It and Make It! each week thru July 17 (excluding week of 6/29-7/5)

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TUSCUMBIA – Liberté Ministries will host a special sports fan fundraiser entitled Autographs for Orphans on Saturday, June 27 from 1-3pm at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame in Tuscumbia.

COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal. .  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

THE KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS Monte Bello Lodge #10 will resume its normal meeting schedule on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month beginning June 22.  Lunch begins at 11am and is followed by the lodge meeting at noon.  These meetings take place at the Mongolian Grill on S. Cox Creek Parkway in Flo…

FLORENCE – America’s Thrift Stores will open its newest location on Thursday, June 18 in Florence at 990 Cox Creek Parkway.   America’s Thrift was founded in 1984 and is the largest thrift store chain in the southeast.  Florence represents the 20th location in five southeastern states.  

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SHEFFIELD – Facebook birthday fundraisers have gotten very popular with people trying to generate a few hundred for a favorite charity.  The fundraisers are easy to run through Facebook.  Most of the time Facebook users just post their charity and expect others to contribute $5-$10-$20-$50, …

COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal. .  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

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MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College will host the 2020 Shoals Student of the Year Banquet in the form of a drive-through ceremony Monday, June 15 at 6:30pm  on the Shoals campus.