Tag Archive: Colbert

Possum Day 2024

The 8th Annual Possum Day Celebration at Gobbler’s Knob took place at noon on February 2nd, marking the annual ritual of anticipating the arrival of spring by using a marsupial meteorologist. George The Possum was captured and brought to the…
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Winter Weather Update

Winter Weather Update for 6:00 pm Monday: A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6am tomorrow. Also a Wind Chill Warning has been issued for the entire WNRA listening area, effective from midnight tonight until noon tomorrow. The National…
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Interactive Storm Shelter Map

WNRA Real Country 94.5 FM has created an interactive map of public storm shelters in northwest Alabama, so you can find the closest shelter in the event of severe weather.  The map includes shelters in Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, and Lawrence…
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ADEM Proposes Fine for Constellium

December 29, 2023 The Alabama Department of Environmental Management announced today they may fine Constellium in Muscle Shoals due to noncompliance with state laws. The announcement states in part that pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act,…
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Controlled Burn Near Coondog Cemetery

Cherokee Fire Department reports there will be a controlled burn today, south of Coondog Cemetery Road near Pope Tower Road. Colbert County residents will see a lot of smoke in that area but this is a controlled burn being conducted…
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School Bus Wreck in Barton

Authorities responded to a wreck involving an SUV and Colbert County school bus this afternoon on Highway 72. Firefighters with Cherokee and Barton responded to the accident at the intersection of Mt. Mills Road and Highway 72. Authorities say there…
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Water Main Break on River Road

Many residents along River Road on Colbert County are spending Thanksgiving without water due to a break in the water main. Colbert County Commissioner Tommy Barnes said crews have been sent to make the necessary repairs.  Barnes added a thank…
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Traffic Fatality in Colbert County

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports that a two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, has claimed the life of a Tuscumbia man. Jimmie D. Smallwood, 76, was fatally injured when the 2005 Ford Freestyle that…
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Muscle Shoals High School Lockdown

On Monday, October 30th, 2023, the Muscle Shoals Police Department was advised by Muscle Shoals High School Administration Staff of the high school being under a heightened awareness protocol. School administration and officers with the Muscle Shoals Police Department quickly…
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Aerial Saw in Tuscumbia

Contractors are using a helicopter with an aerial saw to trim trees along the railroad tracks in Tuscumbia. Norfolk Southern has employed an Arkansas company to trim trees and brush along the right of way, which would normally be out…
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