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Big Something brings big rock to Chaffee
The six-piece North Carolina rock band crafts grab-the-world-by-the-throat songs with scope, confidence and dazzling chops.
Federal lawsuit filed against church, children's pastor following decade of abuse
A sexual abuse victim has filed a federal lawsuit against a Shoals church, their former children's pastor and a Colbert County business following more than a decade of sexual abuse.
State pays $75,000 for rights to 'Sweet Home Alabama'
Members of the band were familiar with Alabama because, from 1970-'72, they recorded at the famous Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Sheffield.
Alabama revenue department to host tax workshop for new businesses in Muscle Shoals
The Alabama Department of Revenue will host a free tax forum and new business workshop in Muscle Shoals next month.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Full tank: American Aquarium
After 10 years in the trenches together, hard-clubbing it around the country with a crappy van and a trailer, the six guys in American Aquarium finally caught a break in 2012 with Burn.Flicker.Die , their seventh independent album.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Handy Festival off to sound start in Florence
For 10 days, the air is filled with beats and sounds created to preserve and promote the musical heritage of Northwest Alabama.
Man charged in several burglaries suspected of selling stolen trailers
Muscle Shoals police stopped 51-year-old Eric Jerome Vaughn on Monday morning. They said he was in a stolen truck with a stolen trailer.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Don's Top 10 From July 20, 1972
Another "Time Machine" back into history, as I look back at the hits from Thursday, July 20, 1972.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Northern Michigan News
New signs to say 'Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama'
Tourists traveling into Alabama on interstate highways will soon be greeted by signs strengthening the state's official connection to the Lynyrd Skynyrd song title "Sweet Home Alabama."
Former church secretary charged in $129,000 theft
A northwest Alabama woman is facing charges of stealing more than $129,000 while she was working as a church's financial secretary.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Muscle Shoals Police Looking for Alleged Burglar
Take a look at this picture. Muscle shoals police say a car pulls in to a convenient store on Woodward Avenue this past weekend.
Alabama's mobile ID unit returning to road
The secretary of state's office is getting ready hit the road again to make free photo IDs for voters who don't have any other type of photo ID to show at the polls.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Alabaster school district hires financial officer following departure of 'A-Team' member
Alabaster City Schools' new chief financial officer, Linda Agee, at left, talks with Sarita Tapscott, who is leaving the job to take a similar role in Muscle Shoals, following the Alabaster Board of Education meeting on Monday, July 14, 2014.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
Muscle Shoals musicians to play Italian festival
A 14-piece band of Muscle Shoals music veterans is travelling to the remote town of Porretta, Italy, for three performances at the Porretta Soul Festival, beginning July 17. Among the singers they will back are Denise LaSalle, Jimmy Hall, of Wet Willie, and Vaneese Thomas, daughter of Memphis soul legend Rufus Thomas.
'Muscle Shoals Sound Studio' author details her favorite songs recorded there
For the past year or so, the managing editor of Birmingham magazine has been researching and writing her first book, "Muscle Shoals Sound Studio: How the Swampers Changed American Music."
Fri Jul 11, 2014
CBDB, 17th Floor, Pen Pals, Summer Shindig filling up Tuscaloosa music calendar this...
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Tuscaloosa gets a sudden burst of high quality local music this weekend, leading with tonight's Summer Shindig II at the Bama Theatre.
Muscle Shoals Live & Lisa Fischer to Return to Park City, 8/3
Casting a well-deserved spotlight on artists who typically do not take center stage , Muscle Shoals Live: The River That Sings returns to Park City for an encore performance August 3. Inspired by two remarkable 2013 Sundance films, "Muscle Shoals Live" and "Twenty Feet From Stardom," Park City Institute's Teri Orr teamed up with Muscle Shoals' ... (more)
See where your Alabama metro fell on 2014 Best Cities for Manufacturing list
A recent study by NewGeography.com ranks one North Alabama metro as the top small city for manufacturing: Florence/Muscle Shoals.