LAUDERDALE COUNTY MAN DIES FROM COVID-19

ELGIN– A 78-year-old Elgin man has become the first local Shoals area resident to die from the COVID-19 coronavirus, according to family members.

Albert Trousdale died from the disease this morning, according to a Facebook post from the Albert Trousdale’s Recovery and Updates page.

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ALL STUDENTS K-12 ORDERED TO FINISH SCHOOL YEAR AT HOME

MONTGOMERY, Ala.,- School as Alabama students know it has changed for the remainder of the year.

Governor Kay Ivey just announced that students will not go back to a physical school for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

In other words, all students in public K-12 schools will begin internet or […]

LOCAL PASTORS PRAY DAILY FOR COMMUNITY AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON SINGING RIVER MEDIA STATIONS

TUSCUMBIA– In light of the recent Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic, Singing River Media Group, has announced daily prayer live and on-air.

General Manager Mike Self made the announcement:

“Starting today at noon, a local pastor will lead listeners in prayer followed by the national anthem,” said Self. 

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COLBERT’S FIRST CASE OF COVID-19 IN LOCAL HOSPITAL

SHEFFIELD- Colbert County has its first case of Covid-19 Coronavirus, bringing the total amount of Shoals area cases to eight.

Officials at Helen Keller Hospital have confirmed one patient has tested positive for the disease.

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GOV. IVEY MOVES PRIMARY RUNOFF TO JULY 14TH

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the Primary Runoff Election would be held on July 14, 2020 due to the concerns surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

“Exercising my extraordinary powers under the Emergency Management Act, I am setting Alabama’s Primary Runoff Election for July 14, 2020,” said Governor Kay Ivey. “The […]

SINGING RIVER MEDIA GROUP ISSUES STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS

Singing River Media Group is committed to safety in this unprecedented time during the outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19. We continue to monitor the latest information and are sending updates to our radio stations, facebook pages, and singingrivermediagroup.com.

SRMG is following guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization […]

Russellville teen killed, Tuscumbia teen critically injured in crash

RUSSELLVILLE–A Russellville teen was killed in a car accident and her cousin a Tuscumbia teenager was also critically injured.

Troopers tell ShoalsInsider.com that a single-vehicle crash at 9:55 p.m., on Monday, claimed the life of Megan Gooch, 17. She was killed when the 2001 Lexus ES300 she was driving left the roadway and struck […]

REMEMBER TO SPRING FORWARD DAYLIGHT SAVINGS THIS SUNDAY

NORTH AMERICAN LIGHTING ESTABLISHES AN ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA

MUSCLE SHOALS– North American Lighting, Inc. (NAL) is pleased to provide a five-thousand-dollar scholarship at the University of North Alabama (UNA), benefiting a sophomore or junior engineering and technology student.

The purpose of NAL’s scholarship is to help offset the cost of schooling and support the development of engineers and potential team members […]

VERTILLO’S A GREAT ADDITION TO DOWNTOWN SHEFFIELD

MEATLOVERS PIZZA

Vertillo’s is another great addition to downtown Sheffield. The fabulous food and dining experience are located at 312 N. Montgomery Ave, 256/314/2323. Look for the sign with the Italian flag, (green, white, and red). The food is strictly authentic, the recipes from Marlene the owner’s family, The restaurant is decorated in […]

Lexington man gets 2 years in work release for deadly ATV crash

FLORENCE — A Lexington man who drove an all-terrain vehicle involved in a deadly crash in 2017 will serve two years in the Lauderdale County Work Release program.

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MANSELL UNSEATS BLACK IN PRIMARY

TYRUS MANSELL AND FAMILY

TUSCUMBIA– Tyrus Mansell has unseated two-term incumbent David Black in the Republican primary for the Colbert County District 2 Commissioners race.

Mansell, who works in pharmaceutical sales, said about his win, ‘I want the voters to know we are truly humbled by this win. and want to thank those that […]