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  1. Finding a solution for late night crowds, noise in downtown SheffieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    City leaders, business owners and police officers are working with residents in downtown Sheffield find a solution to their concerns. City council members held a special meeting Tuesday for those who are impacted by the large crowds that hang out late at night in the area.


  2. Late night crowd control focus of Sheffield meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    City council members met with residents, club owners and police to discuss ways to crack down on loitering and acts of violence that come with the late night hours. The meeting lasted just over an hour, and while no definite solution was reached, people were able to air their concerns and talk about possible solutions to the problems.


  3. 'Muscle Shoals': How a man and the singing waters crossed racial lines for musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 |

    ... Roger Hawkins on drums, Jimmy Johnson on guitar and David Hood on bass--formed the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Sheffield, Alabama in 1969. They were the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, but also know as the Swampers. Beckett (1943-2009) recorded with ...


  4. Police search for men who took cash registers from Sheffield liquor storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Investigators with the Sheffield Police Department are looking for two men they said broke into a brand new liquor store and got away with a lot of property. A surveillance camera from Stonebrook Spirits caught the scene early Tuesday morning.


  5. Scam Alert: Fake callers pretend to be Sheffield Utilities, demand moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Chief Greg Ray with the Sheffield Police Department said he has seen this scam before, and luckily no one has fallen for it yet. "This is not our utility company doing this," Chief Ray warned.


  6. Alan Lightman turns to remembering a life in the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Jewish Journal

    ... installed in the back of the room. When Papa Joe, died, M.A. began building his movie empire; the first theatre in Sheffield, Ala. and the second one in Florence, Ala. The flagship theatre was in downtown Memphis and called the "Malco." It was where ...


  7. Kitchen Cops: Barbeque restaurant receives low scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... We'll let you know how this Rick's Barbeque scores during their reinspection. We move now to Southern Barbeque in Sheffield. They scored a 99, making them one of five Kitchen Cops High Performers this week. One, a mobile food unit, earned a perfect ...


  8. Another 18-foot shiny musician unveiled in Shoals; 9 more sculptures plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Alabama Live

    ... Shoals as part of a project that will result in as many as 13 statues in Florence, Tuscumbia, Muscle Shoals and Sheffield, said Bill Matthews, one of the volunteer organizers of the art project, titled the Singing River Sculptures. David Anderson is ...


  9. Grievance filed against Sheffield PD over promotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WTVM

    An officer has filed a grievance against the city's Civil Service Board on behalf of more than half-dozen other officers he says share concerns over fairness. The whole point of the grievance is fairness, and officers with the City of Sheffield say they weren't given the opportunity to apply or be considered for a promotion.


  10. Scenes from Sheffield: One of 'Quad Cities' but with unique personalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Alabama Live

    S heffield, a city of about 9,000 people in Colbert County, is known as the "Center of the Shoals." Of the four northwest Alabama towns that make up the Quad Cities of The Shoals - along with Muscle Shoals, Florence and Tuscumbia - Sheffield is most centrally located.


  11. Police: Woman allegedly takes baby to hotel to look for drugs during snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Shoals woman is behind bars and her baby is in state custody after police say she went to a local motel looking for drugs in the middle of Thursday night's snowstorm. Sheffield police said they were alerted to this women after residents at a motel called them to complain about the suspect knocking on doors and asking for drugs.


  12. Shoals EMA officials respond to road conditions after snowRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... drivers in Colbert County were able to make their way safely through the cities of Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, and Sheffield. Crews did have a lot of problems reported in higher elevated areas. The Colbert Heights and LaGrange Mountain areas all had ...


  13. Kitchen Cops: 6 high and 4 low performersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    We begin the Kitchen Cops report at Cajun's Seafood Restaurant in Sheffield. The Colbert County Health Department handed them an 80. The inspector reports a food temperature problem, and employee drinks were found close to food.


  14. Home destroyed by fire; Shoals police rally around officers lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... said a small girl woke-up to the smell of smoke and alerted her father's fiance and another sister to get out. Sheffield police recruit Ray Guyton was alerted shortly after the fire was reported and rushed to be with his family. "I can't imagine ...


  15. Sneak peek at proposed theme parkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... Models and renderings of the future park were recently displayed in Texas showing what both parks could look like. Sheffield Mayor Ian Sanford is cautiously optimistic. "It was pretty interesting to see," said Sanford. "I'm still wondering why go to ...


  16. EMA picks up agency for 911 dispatch, no major problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... you start dispatching another agency there's an adjustment period that you have to do." Since taking on the Sheffield Police Department, 911 dispatchers at the Colbert County EMA said they answer 50 to 80 more calls every 24 hours. Those are both ...


  17. Only in the Movies and MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... Hollywood. In 1915, Nashville native and Vanderbilt University graduate M.A. Lightman rented a storefront in Sheffield, Alabama, and opened a movie theater called the Liberty Theater. By then, the modern movie theater business was taking shape. ...


  18. Listerhill Credit Union upgrading computer system, closing temporarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... all services during the upgrade. That includes many in the Shoals: Florence, Killen, Rogersville, Russellville, Sheffield and the main branch in Muscle Shoals. The upgrades start after normal business hours Friday, February 28th. The bank will be ...


  19. Sheffield man indicted in father's murder, robbery of witness' carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A Colbert County grand jury has indicted a Sheffield man with murder and first-degree robbery in connection to his father's stabbing death on Labor Day . George Henry Morris III, 33, is accused of fatally stabbing his father , George Morris Jr. Police say Morris intentionally stabbed his father with a knife, set a fire inside the house then stole a witness's car to get away.


  20. Alabama commits make their best pitch for 5-star Georgia recruit Terry GodwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... visiting - linebacker Keaton Anderson , offensive linemen Richie Petitbon and Lester Cotton , cornerback Kendall Sheffield , receiver Calvin Ridley , defensive end Mekhi Brown and tight end Hale Hentges . "I definitely think he's got to have ...


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