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Scaled back Tomato Sandwich Day a success in Tuscumbia

TUSCUMBIA — Despite the oppressive heat Friday, about 165 people participated in a scaled back 2021 Tomato Sandwich Day sponsored by the Colbert County Extension Office. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After the initial selected subscription period your subscription rate...
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Colbert County BOE OKs new position for former superintendent

TUSCUMBIA — Colbert County Board of Education members voted 5-1 Thursday to reassign former superintendent Gale Satchel to a new position as executive director of the system's alternative student services. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After the initial selected subscription...
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Colbert County Animal Shelter hoping to find flooding solution soon

Guntersville Middle welcomes a new Principal while Holly Pond's head football coach steps down. What happened during Mike Blakely's trial on Monday. Contractor submits bid to improve drainage in Tuscumbia. Updated: 3 hours ago. Eady Contracting, a company out of Russellville submitted a bid for more than $130,000. Health. Over...
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Superintendent's assistant is lone target of investigation

TUSCUMBIA — A local attorney said an investigation involving an administrative assistant to Colbert County Superintendent of Education is about 90% complete. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After the initial selected subscription period your subscription rate will auto renew at...
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TEC completes broadband project in rural areas in Colbert County

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - Over 400 residential and business customers in west Colbert County will now have access to fast fiber internet thanks to TEC telecommunication’s Colbert County Community Broadband Project. For many students in rural areas right here in Cherokee, struggles with broadband connectivity will no longer be...
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Back-To-School dates across the Tennessee Valley

Though your child may not be as interested in the back-to-school date as parents are, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of the school districts in the Tennessee Valley and their start dates for the 2021-2022 school year. Colbert County. Colbert County Schools – Friday, August 6. Muscle Shoals City...
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TVA to build turbines at former fossil plant

BARTON — The Tennessee Valley Authority will build three natural gas-fueled combustion turbines at the shuttered Colbert Fossil Plant. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After the initial selected subscription period your subscription rate will auto renew at $8.00 per month.
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Colbert seeks state help on use of federal funding

TUSCUMBIA — Colbert County commissioners will enlist the assistance of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama in navigating the red tape associated with funding the county will receive through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital...
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Colbert, Lauderdale counties among highest COVID risk category

Local health officials point to the latest Alabama Department of Public Health COVID-19 surveillance/dashboard which list Colbert and Lauderdale counties in the "very high risk" category regarding the public's chance to be infected. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After the...
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TVA Seeks Public Input

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY IS SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT ON A DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT THAT PROPOSES THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BUTTRESS AT COLBERT FOSSIL PLANT, LOCATED IN COLBERT COUNTY, ALABAMA, TO FURTHER PROTECT ONE OF THE COAL ASH STORAGE AREAS IN THE EVENT OF A 2,500-YEAR EARTHQUAKE EVENT. THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT IS POSTED ONLINE AT WWW.TVA.COM/NEPA. ALTHOUGH THE LIKELIHOOD OF A SEISMIC EVENT OCCURRING AT ANY GIVEN TIME IS VERY LOW, TVA TAKES SERIOUSLY ITS RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THE STABILITY OF THE SITE. INSTALLING THE BUTTRESS WOULD REQUIRE TVA TO RELOCATE A 1,700-FOOT STRETCH OF CANE CREEK ON TVA PROPERTY.
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Board will work on budget for Colbert Animal Shelter

TUSCUMBIA — The Colbert County Animal Control Board will work with the Colbert County Animal Shelter on developing a capital budget, board member and Sheffield Mayor Steve Stanley said. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After the initial selected subscription period...