TimesDaily - Morning News Briefing



Shoals Tinsel Trail returns this year

FLORENCE — Registration is underway for the second annual Shoals Tinsel Trail. Read more


Laduerdale schools awarded $20,000 for virtual learning needs

The Lauderdale County school system is the recipient of $20,000 in donations from the Florence Electricity Department and the Tennessee Val… Read more


Yard sale benefits Chloe's Fund

FLORENCE — Proceeds from an upcoming yard sale will help pay medical expenses for four-legged friends in need of medical help. Read more


Demo to begin at Cherry Hill Homes

FLORENCE — Demolition is scheduled to begin at Cherry Hill Homes at 11 a.m. Monday, according to a news release from the city. Read more


Heritage Christian University enrollment jumps 22%

FLORENCE — Heritage Christian University is reporting some of its highest enrollment numbers ever this fall, due largely to remote learning… Read more



Week 6: Alabama high school football statewide standings

Complete AHSAA and AISA standings.

(11 teams have clinched winning seasons, including Colbert County Indians.) Read more

Fans' Player of the Week (Boys)

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Fans' Player of the Week (Girls)

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Today's editorial cartoon

Around the area

The Cullman Times on the benefits of reading for children: Read more

Jesus would worship in His church

Question: If Jesus Christ were to come back to Earth for a visit, which church would he choose to worship with? Read more



Email items for the TimesDaily Religion Calendar to myra.arnold@timesdaily.com. Deadline to submit items is 5 p.m. Tuesday for publication … Read more



The deadline to submit live music events for Best Bets is noon Monday for publication the following Thursday. All venues must include a com… Read more



Arts and entertainment items for Go and Do listing are published, as space permits, on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline to submit… Read more


September 26, 2020, funerals

Lynda Acres, 1-3 visitation, Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia Read more

Peter Thomas Avallone

FLORENCE — Peter Thomas Avallone, 90, died September 8, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, by Zoom.… Read more

Barbara "Bob" Camp Howard

ANDERSON — Barbara “Bob” Camp Howard, 84, of Anderson, passed away September 24, 2020 at her home. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Churc… Read more

Neva Jane Skelton Risner

ETHRIDGE, TENN. — Neva Jane Skelton Risner, 93, died September 23, 2020. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, September 26, at Shackelford … Read more

Rickey Joe Patterson

LYNN — Rickey Joe Patterson, 64, died September 23, 2020. A private service will be held with Pinkard Funeral Home, Haleyville, directing. Read more


James "Midge" R. Ayers

RUSSELLVILLE — James “Midge” R. Ayers, 78, of Russellville, AL passed away Friday, September 25, 2020. Visitation will be Sunday, September… Read more


Lynda Presley Acres

TUSCUMBIA — Lynda Presley Acres passed away on September 23, 2020 at her home in Tuscumbia, Alabama at the age of 75. Read more

Nannie Lou Hudson

HACKLEBURG — Nannie Lou Hudson, 82, died September 24, 2020. Visitation is 1 p.m. Saturday Sept. 26, until 3 p.m. service time at Union Hil… Read more

Ollie Sue Aycock Hester

RUSSELLVILLE — Ollie Sue Aycock Hester, age 87, of Russellville, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at her residence. Read more

Anthony Clayton George

ROGERSVILLE — Anthony Clayton George of Rogersville passed away September 22, 2020 at his home. Read more

James Barton (Bart) Jones

LAWRENCEBURG, TENN. — James Barton (Bart) Jones, 60, died September 22, 2020. Graveside service is 1 p.m. Saturday, September 26, in Shield… Read more

Dorothy Ann Clemmons

ANDERSON — Dorothy Ann Clemmons, 85, of Anderson, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020 at North Alabama Medical Center. She was the own… Read more

Lonnie DeWayne Morgan

WAYNESBORO, TENN. — Lonnie DeWayne Morgan, 54, died September 23, 2020. Graveside services is 2-3 p.m. Saturday, September 26, in Highland … Read more

Gladys F. Duboise

PHIL CAMPBELL — Gladys F. Duboise, 87, died September 25, 2020. Private, family graveside service to be held in East Franklin Cemetery. Aki… Read more


Sharon McAfee

FLORENCE — Mrs. Sharon McAfee, 71, of Florence, Alabama, peacefully passed away at her home on September 24, 2020. Born in Russellville, sh… Read more

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