From Muscle Shoals to Talladega
Laura Nation-Atchison/The Daily Home Exhibit curator Tommy Moorehead, event promoter Daron Harris and Ritx Theatre Executive Director George Culver combined their efforts to present "Muscle Shoals: The Incredible Story of a Small Town with a Big Sound" March 14 at Talladega's Ritz Theatre.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Muscle Shoals children's minister Jeff Eddie sentenced to 30 years for child sex abuse
A former children's minister at Highland Park Baptist Church who pleaded guilty this morning to child sex abuse was later sentenced to 30 years in prison, according to Colbert County District Attorney Bryce Graham.
Former children's pastor pleads guilty to sex charges
A former Colbert County children's pastor charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse and sodomy, pleaded guilty in court Friday morning.
Former Children's Minister Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse Charges
Jeffrey Dale Eddie pleaded guilty Friday morning to 16 counts of sodomy, three counts of sexual abuse and one count of child pornography.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin shine in 'Women of Soul'
Some of music's most profound soul voices came together at the White House Thursday night, transforming the presidential estate into a melodious church brimming with soulful jubilation.
Common Core Controversy: Parents Opt For Homeschooling Route
Some parents are deciding to pull their children out of area public schools as debate over the controversial Common Core program continues to heat up.
Belle Adair of Muscle Shoals to kick off Druid City Brewing Company live music series tonight
Reed Watson, right, plays drums for the Muscle Shoals band Belle Adair. The band will perform at Druid City Brewing Company tonight at 7:30 p.m. TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Druid City Brewing Company will kick off its [Live at the Brewery!] series Thursday evening with the popular Muscle Shoals band Belle Adair at the brewery at 7:30 p.m. DCBC co-owner ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
What will Alabama's Jess Meuse, Dexter Roberts and C.J. Harris sing tonight on 'American...
Twelve hopefuls remain on Season 13 of "American Idol." Back row, from left: Ben Briley, Jess Meuse, Alex Preston, Caleb Johnson, C.J. Harris, Emily Piriz.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
ALDI to Host Job Fair Wednesday in Florence
A grocery store chain will host a job fair this week to find employees for its Florence store and new Muscle Shoals location coming soon.
Grateful Dead to Born-Again: Donna Jean Godchaux's Long, Strange Trip
Donna Jean Godchaux knows what you're thinking, especially if you're a Deadhead: that her voice wasn't always spot-on when she was a member of the Grateful Dead in the Seventies.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
One of Sunday's Oscar winners has Alabama ties
Adruitha Lee, who won the Oscar for best makeup and hairstyling with Robin Mathews for their work in "Dallas Buyers Club," formerly worked as a hairstylist in the Muscle Shoals area, an old friend of hers told AL.com in an email.
Chance of freezing rain in north Alabama
Forecasters say there's a chance of freezing rain and possible snow flurries across portions of north Alabama, but icy conditions aren't expected to linger past rush hour.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Finding the sound: 'Muscle Shoals' documentary gets special Talladega screening March 14
The story of Muscle Shoals has made it all the way around the world, thanks to an acclaimed documentary released last year.
Nathan Pitts of The Bear 'inspired' to work around so many artists pursuing passion in the Shoals
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Our podcast interview series "Ram It, Jam It" features an informal, conversational format with Tuscaloosa and regional artists in open, honest conversations about each them including what they're up to, a focus on their relationship to Tuscaloosa, their childhoods, their introduction to music and much more.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Muscle Shoals Police Investigate A String Of Burglaries
On Tuesday, five residential burglaries happened on Wildwood Street, Congress Ave and Roosevelt Ave. a Officers said the burglaries were reported between the hours of 3:30 pm to 10:30 pm.
The Macon Telegraph
Documentary at film festival right at home in Macon
Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Ala., is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and defiant music.
'Muscle Shoals' to screen at Flint Institute of Arts
" Muscle Shoals ," a music-centered film billed as "The incredible story of a small town with a big sound," will screen Feb. 28 through March 2 in the Friends of Modern Art film series at the Flint Institute of Arts.
Shoals Superstars Return Home For DVD Release
'Muscle Shoals' the documentary is finally out on DVD. On Tuesday, music fans gathered at the Muscle Shoals Walmart to get an autographed copy of the documentary.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
It's a weekfor Oscarcontenders
If sitting down for 31 2 hours to watch the Academy Awards doesn't strike you as the most appealing home-entertainment option of the weekend, take heart.
Stopover spotlight: St. Paul & the Broken Bones
"I never thought 'Oh yeah, I'm white" says fever-soul shouter Paul Janeway, center.