COVID cases continue to rise

The Shoals has had 8,603 cases of COVID-19 and 113 deaths, according to the latest figures from the Alabama Department of Public Health.Lauderdale County has had 4,917 cases, including 955 in the last 14 days, and 60 deaths.Colbert County has had 3,686 cases, including 626 in the last 14 days, and 53 deaths.Nearby, Franklin County…

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Shoals has had 96 COVID deaths in 2020

The Shoals has had more than 7,500 cases of COVID-19 and is edging closer to the grim 100-death mark, with 96 deaths in Colbert and Lauderdale counties, according to the latest figures from the Alabama Department of Public Health.Colbert County has had 3,320 cases, including 522 in the last two weeks, and 42 deaths.Lauderdale County…

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Jones, No. 1 Bama roll past No. 22 Auburn 42-13 minus Saban


by: Associated Press Posted: Nov 28, 2020 / 06:18 PM CST / Updated: Nov 28, 2020 / 06:18 PM CST (AP Photo) TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Mac Jones passed for 302 yards and five touchdowns, highlighted by two long ones to DeVonta Smith, and No. 1 Alabama rolled over rival No. 22 Auburn 42-13 on Saturday without coach Nick Saban. The Crimson Tide (8-0, No. 1 playoff rankings) continued a dominating march through a schedule of all-Southeastern…

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AP Top 25: Alabama now unanimous No. 1; Northwestern to 11


by: Associated Press Posted: Nov 24, 2020 / 07:34 PM CST / Updated: Nov 24, 2020 / 07:34 PM CST FILE – Mississippi running back Jerrion Ealy is tackled by Alabama defenders during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., in this Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, file photo. Alabama won 63-48. Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this year, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020,…

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WATCH: Saban talks to media before Iron Bowl


Pelicans take Alabama’s Lewis with 13th pick in NBA draft NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have selected 6-foot-3 Alabama guard Kira Lewis Jr. 13th overall in the NBA draft. The 19-year-old Lewis joins a team headlined by 2019 first overall draft choice Zion Williamson and first-time All-Star forward Brandin Ingram. Lewis also becomes the first draft pick of newly hired coach Stan Van Gundy’s tenure as Pelicans coach. Lewis averaged 18.5 points as well…

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UNA gets $15 million for computer science, math building

Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday announced a $15 million grant toward a proposed Computer Science and Mathematics Building at the University of North Alabama and $8 million to Lauderdale County Schools for its Workforce Development Center.Those were among $298,317,492 awarded to Public School and College Authority (PSCA) projects to 20 entities around the state, according…

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Aderholt quarantining due to COVID exposure

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt, whose district includes Colbert County, is quarantining at home after exposure to someone who has COVID-19. Aderholt issued the announcement, stating, “A few days ago I was in close contact for several hours with someone who has since tested positive for COVID-19.  While I did not have symptoms, upon learning that…

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Shoals COVID case number reaches 6,117

The Shoals has had 6,117 cases of COVID-19, according to the latest figures from the Alabama Department of Public Health.Lauderdale County has had 3,360 cases, including 602 in the last week weeks, and 47 deaths confirmed to have been from COVID, with four cases probably due to it.Colbert County has had 2,757 cases, including 446…

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COVID cases on increase in Shoals, state

COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise locally and statewide, according to the Alabama Department of Health.There have been 3,011 cases and 49 deaths in Lauderdale County. In the last 14 days, the county has had 671 cases.There have been 2,515 cases and 33 deaths in Colbert County. In the last 14 days, the county has…

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More than 3,000 Alabamians have died from COVID

Alabama has gone over the 3,000 death mark and the Shoals surpassed 5,000 cases in the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest update from the Alabama Department of Public Health.The state has had 197,777 cases and 3,006 deaths, according to the health department.The cases include 22,460 in the last 14 days. In all, 1,371,612 diagnostic…

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