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Power Outages Across Lauderdale County

More than 3,300 customers of Florence Electricity Department remain without power following this afternoon’s storms that brought down trees and power lines.  The department says crews will work through the night to restore service to the community.

Power Outage in Lauderdale County

The Florence Electricity Department says crews are responding to power outages in Lexington and the Grassy community in eastern Lauderdale County this morning.  Crews are currently working to determine the cause of the outage that is affecting around 1,500 customers. …
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Slow Down and Enjoy the Country!

Real Country 94.5 FM joins with safety organizations across the U.S. to promote Rural Road Safety Awareness Week.  We just want to say “y’all be careful.”  You see, speed is a major cause of accidents and deaths on our country…
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Mercury in Fish: ADEM’s Annual Consumption Advisory

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has released its annual report on fish in the state’s lakes and streams.  Several bodies of water in the Shoals area have received limited restrictions or full “do not eat” advisories, due to to…
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Tugboat Sinks, Spills Diesel in Tennessee River

Sunday, July 16th 2023 – 12:05 pm Florence police report that a tug boat has sank in the Tennessee River near O’Neal Bridge.  After sinking, the boat began to release diesel fuel into the water. Authorities say the boat is…
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Alabama Sales Tax Holiday July 21st-23rd

Alabama’s 18th annual back-to-school sales tax holiday will take place Friday, July 21st through Sunday the 23rd.  During the annual event the State of Alabama waives its four percent sales tax on school-related supplies and clothing.  More than 325 cities…
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Legends of Country Music

WNRA plays the earliest Country Music from the 1920’s and 30’s every week on the Wheeler Mountain Jamboree.  Now stay tuned for the Classic Country Jukebox, where we continue the history lesson with Country legends from the 1940’s to the…
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Remembering The Singing Brakeman

He had a voice that transcended time, a tenor that cut through the noise of a barroom or through the hiss of an old 78 record. It came into radios at the speed of light from a faraway station, straight…
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Real Country 94.5 FM Heads West on Sunday Evenings

Most folks forgot the last half of “Country & Western” music, but we didn’t!  We’ve set aside Sunday evenings to bring you the best in Western music, Cowboy songs, and Western Swing music on The Radio Ranch.  But the music’s…
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The Roots of Country Music

Real Country 94.5 FM plays the first stars of Country Music every Saturday from 5:00 to 6:00 pm on The Wheeler Mountain Jamboree.  Old Time Country, Mountain Music, and Fiddle Tunes from generations past make up the most unique program…
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