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Recall LaGrange Festival set for May 3rd through 5th

Recall LaGrange Festival Shoals News

Alabama’s bicentennial and the history of the state’s first chartered college and a Civil War-era military academy will be celebrated May 3-5 at the annual Recall LaGrange Festival in Colbert County. The festival is held at LaGrange College Site Park,…
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Willingham Resigns as McBride Principal

McBride Elementary School Principal Alan Willingham submitted his resignation to the Muscle Shoals Board of Education this morning, which the board accepted. Shoals News reported on Monday that Superintendent Brian Lindsey placed Willingham on administrative leave, but did not give…
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Muscle Shoals Principal Placed on Administrative Leave

Muscle Shoals Education officials say that McBride Elementary School Principal Alan Willingham has been placed on paid administrative leave this week.  Superintendent Brian Lindsey made the announcement but did not give a reason. Willingham has served as the school’s principal…
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Planned Power Outage in Colbert County on Tuesday

Shoals News

Sheffield Utilities reports they will have a planned outage tomorrow, April 16th to complete the repair of a utility pole that was damaged during yesterday’s storms. Utility officials say they plan to start the outage around 1:00 PM and it…
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National Weather Service Completes Tornado Damage Surveys

The National Weather Service office in Huntsville says they had officials in the Shoals today, completing surveys of damage caused by Sunday’s severe storms. Officials say they have determined there were two tornadoes that touched down.  One was in northeast…
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Muscle Shoals Music Trolley Tours Begin April 27th

Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau’s “We Rocked the World” marketing campaign is expanding with a series of guided tours beginning Saturday, April 27.  The tours will be aboard Tuscumbia’s new trolley, and will be led by noted music historian…
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Friday Last Day for Drop-Offs at Animal Shelter

Florence Mayor Steve Holt, announces that effective Friday, April 19th, intake will cease at the current Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services (FLAS) in preparation for the move to its new location at 3240 Roberson Road in Florence Industrial Park.

Student Anglers Headed to Pickwick Lake

Shoals News

Some five hundred student anglers from throughout the state are expected to be in the Shoals this week for an Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association tournament on Pickwick Lake.

Mall Road Closed for Resurfacing

Florence Mayor Steve Holt and City Engineer Bill Batson are pleased to notify the public that work on Mall Road began last week. Signs have been placed on the roadway to designate the construction area.

Guard Unit Coming to Shoals

Florence Mayor Steve Holt’s office says to expect a large number of military vehicles in the Shoals beginning Monday. An Alabama National Guard unit from Montgomery will be coming to town for Hazmat training with local emergency responders.