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FLORENCE – Project Say Something is hosting its 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 22 from 6-10pm in front of the Lauderdale County Courthouse. Join in for an evening of celebration featuring African drummers, food vendors, music by DJ We Roc Entertainment, poetry, and song.…

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MUSCLE SHOALS – Members of the Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club (MSARC) will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 22-23 at Gattman Park in Muscle Shoals.

THE SPRAY PAINT GALAXY ART DEMO with Brian Frost at the Florence Lauderdale Public Library has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 15 from 1:30-3:30pm. This local artist will create beautiful space-themed art using spray paint on the front lawn of the library. Frost is a Florence-based artis…

KILLEN – Killen Time Adventure Park on U.S. Hwy 72 across from Brooks High School in Killen will host An Ace for CASA Miniature Golf event June 12-16 and everyone is invited to come and play.

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FLORENCE- Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is hosting a premiere event for Steve Trash Science, the new public television show hosted by local performer and environmental educator Steve Trash. The event will be in the children’s area of the library on Saturday, June 15 at 9:30am.

ÜBER REGION FEST will return on Saturday, June 8 at 11am at TMT America/Trissl Sports Cars on Wilhite Street in Florence.  It’s the fifth time Porsches from across the southeast will have gathered at the site of Trissl Sports Cars in Florence for this charity event.  Attendees are encouraged…

LEIGHTON – The Cowboy Church of Colbert County will host its 6th Annual St. Jude Trail Ride and Concert on Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8.

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TUSCUMBIA – Helen Keller fans from around the world soon will be making their way to Tuscumbia to watch William Gibson’s epic drama that chronicles her early life performed on the grounds of the home where she grew up.

THE VALDOSTA COMMUNITY REUNION will be Saturday, June 1 at 11:30am at Coldwater Mill Restaurant (old Rocking Chair, Hwy 72) in Tuscumbia. If you or any of your family grew up in Valdosta, we would love for you to come out and enjoy the food, fun, and fellowship. For more information, contact…

FLORENCE - The Cox Creek Tennis Center in Florence will host a Men’s and Women’s Doubles Charity Tournament on Saturday, June 1. The Courts for CASA event begins at 8:30am and three rounds of play are guaranteed. The cost is $35 per person and registration includes a light breakfast sponsore…

TUSCUMBIA – The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art’s exhibition The Rise of the Southern Craft Movement will feature a selection of fine art and craft from its permanent collection. It will be on display from June 2-July 5.

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TUSCUMBIA – Pen and ink artist, Melissa Tubbs, will be exhibiting a collection of her drawings called, Celebration & Preservation: Drawing Alabama’s Architectural History from June 2-July 5 at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art.

THE FREE INVESTMENT CLASS SERIES at TVA Community Credit Union on Wilson Dam Road continues on Tuesday, May 28 from 6:30-8:30pm with “Making Safe and Informed Investment Decisions”

TUSCUMBIA – The American Legion Colbert County Memorial Post 31 is sponsoring a Memorial Day Program at 11am on Monday, May 27 on the lawn of the Colbert County Courthouse.

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FLORENCE – The annual Memorial Day Program at the Florence-Lauderdale County Veterans Memorial is set for Monday, May 27 at 10am. Poppies will be given to the first 200 attendees to arrive at the Veterans Memorial at 301 Veterans Park Drive off Wilson Dam Rd. just north of the dam.

HERITAGE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY WILL HOST A BOOK SIGNING with Bill Bagents, author of “Always Near: Listening for Lessons from God,” on Thursday, May 16 beginning at 6:30pm in the Overton Memorial Library on the HCU campus at 3625 Helton Drive in Florence. Books may be purchased at http://www.…

FLORENCE – The Z at 416 N. Court St. in Florence will be finishing its 2018-19 season with the classic thriller, “Dial M for Murder,” by Frederick Knott.

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SHEFFIELD – The 50th Miss Bronze Scholarship & Beauty Pageant and \ Parade takes place May 18-19.

THE 10TH ANNUAL CRUISIN’ FOR ST. JUDE takes place on Saturday, May 11 at Longshore Cycle Center, 913 Mitchell Blvd in Florence. Registration starts at 9am, the ride leaves at 10am. There will be a free BBQ Boston Butt lunch at noon for all participants. Free t-shirts go to the first 50 to si…

FLORENCE – A talented cast of 56 students will present The Lion King Jr. May 9-11 at Shoals Christian School. Showtimes is 7:30pm each night. The 60-minute musical is based on the 1997 Broadway production and Disney’s 1994 animated feature film.

FLORENCE – Florence Mayor Steve Holt and Lauderdale County Commission Chairman, Danny Pettus, are excited to announce the Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services Grand Opening celebration will be May 13 at 10am at 3240 Roberson Road in the Florence-Lauderdale Industrial Park.

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SHOALS - The 27th Annual National Association of Letter Carriers and US Postal Service Food Drive is THIS SATURDAY, MAY 11.

THE SHOALS SYMPHONY will underscore the music of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, a Disney Live Concert on Saturday, May 4 at 7pm, in Norton Auditorium. The orchestra will perform while the movie is shown on a 60-foot wide screen. You don’t want to miss this incredible performance…

FLORENCE – First Fridays Florence is excited for the May First Friday with music on the Big River

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FLORENCE – The Natchez Trace Parkway Association will host two all-day events in McFarland Park on Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4. The event will include a re-enactment of the Martha Crawley Incident of 1812, speakers, food vendors, educational booths, stickball games, and more. Both even…

THE UNDERWOOD-PETERSVILLE VOLUN-TEER FIRE DEPT. FISH FRY is Satutrday, April 27, from 2-7pm at the station - 4661 Cloverdale Rd in Florence. Join us the 4th Saturday of every month for ALL YOU CAN EAT Freshly fried catfish fillets, chicken tenders, french fries, house-made hush puppies and c…

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

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SHEFFIELD – Victor Rios was a high school dropout, gang member, and three-time felon by the time he was 15. Now he is a tenured professor and national thought leader on the school-to-prison pipeline.

THE SAINT FLORIAN COMMUNITY FIRST ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT takes place Saturday, April 20 from 10am-1pm at Saint Florian Park. Join in the fun! There will be Free Hot Dogs and Drinks, Prize Eggs, and a visit from the Easter Bunny!

FLORENCE – Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts presents the works of Fayette, Alabama folk artist Bernard Wright from April 10-May 3. A gallery talk is scheduled for Friday, May 3 at 6pm. Wright is a student of acclaimed Alabama artist, Jimmy Lee Sudduth. He will be teaching a workshop usin…

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TUSCUMBIA - Some of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the country will converge on Seven Springs Lodge next week for six days of horseback riding, rodeo competitions, chuckwagon racing, and more.

THE COMMUNITY YARD SALE AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST fundraiser is Saturday, April 13 at Cross Point Church at 1350 Cox Creek Pkwy in Florence. The Pancake breakfast is from 7am-12pm with pancakes, sausage, and drink for $8. Donation items are needed for the yard sale. Drop off at Cross Point Churc…

TUPELO, MS –Calling all dogs to proudly become a Natchez Trace Parkway Bark Ranger! Bring your dog and join a ranger at the Parkway Visitor Center on April 20 from 10-10:45am. Learn how the dog, Ofi Tohbi, protected the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians and how you and your dog can preserve, pro…

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TUSCUMBIA – Rickey Butch Walker showcases the important role that cotton played in history along the Tennessee River Valley. Along with cotton stories, Walker released his first volume of the Alabama Plantation Series, co-authored with former Florence Historian, William McDonald. Walker soon…

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FLORENCE – The vibrant, powerful art of renowned Alabama folk artist, Michael Banks, will be exhibiting at Wylde Gallery at 124 East Tennessee St. in Florence through April 30.

VALDOSTA CHURCH OF CHRIST WILL HOST its Annual Singing on Sunday April 7 at 2pm with ice cream served afterwards. The singing is part of the Gospel Meeting April 7-11 with guest evangelist, Tim Grigsby. Service times are Sunday at 9:30am and 5pm with the Singing at 2pm, and Monday-Thursday a…

SHOALS – Local residents will have an opportunity to Take a Walk on the Historic Side by participating in the annual Walking Tours of Historic Florence, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia each Saturday in April. The walking tours - which all begin at 10am - help promote our historic sites, neighborhoo…

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TUSCUMBIA - The 2019 Ritz Theatre season will open with “John & Jen” at 7:35pm, April 4-6 and at 2pm April 7 at the Ritz Theatre in Sheffield. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students.

THE 6TH ANNUAL CAR AND TRUCK SHOW benefit for Washington Park Baptist Church is March 30 with registration from 8am-noon at 201 N.E. Broadway Avenue in Muscle Shoals behind Bragwell’s Tire on 2nd Street. The donation is $20. All proceeds go to the Guatemala Mission work at Washington Park. D…

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SHOALS – Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2019 takes place at Lauderdale Lanes in Florence March 29-31.

2019 COLBERT COUNTY SCHOOLS COLLEGE SIGNING DAY - is Wednesday, March 20 at 5pm in the Board Room of the Colbert County Board of Education, Hwy 72 next to Launch Point Church. This is the first ever county wide college signing day with all three high schools for all seniors that are going to…

FLORENCE – The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Rosenbaum House is a Florence icon. The house was built in 1939 for Stanley and Mildred Rosenbaum, and it is one of the best examples of Usonian architecture in the nation. Usonian architecture is a Frank Lloyd Wright concept which relies on an orga…

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FLORENCE — Nationally-recognized comedian, Killer Beaz, will help raise money for the historic Shoals Theatre in downtown Florence with a show on Saturday, March 23 at 7pm. Beaz is an Andalusia native and is best known for his a high-energy, edgy, and “everyman” style of humor comedy. He had…

THE LAUDERDALE COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME will hold its 20th induction banquet on Saturday, March 16 at 6:30pm at the Florence Conference Center. This year’s inductees include Ted Talley, Laurie Burns Franks, Roy Davis, Whitney Boddie, Jeff Bevis, Jim Fulmer, Josh Thigpen, Butch Morrison, Da…

FLORENCE – Into the Woods by Steven Sondheim and James Lapine is being performed at the Historic Zodiac Playhouse (The Z) March 15, 17, 18, 22 and 23. It’s the beautiful story that imagines all of the classic Grimm’s Fairy Tales (Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Ra…

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FLORENCE – Artistic Renderings of Youth, a juried exhibit of work by 7th-12th grade artists from Colbert, Franklin and Lauderdale counties, will be on display at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts in Florence from March 6 - April 5. Celebrating its 28th year in existence, this exhibit has …

MONTGOMERY - Attorney General Steve Marshall last week announced the top five categories of complaints from Alabama consumers received by his office’s Consumer Interest Division over the last year.

FLORENCE-LAUDERDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY will host Prelude to Freedom: Dred Scott in Florence, ca. 1822-ca. 1830 on Sunday, March 10 at 2pm. FLPL Local Historian Lee Freeman will discuss Dred Scott’s roughly eight years in Florence. He will examine what we know and what we can surmise about his st…