The Coggin Law Firm

Have a legal question and need the free advice of an experienced lawyer?

Tune in to The Morning  Mix with Shane & Suzanne, every Tuesday at 8:10 a.m. for “Legal Briefs” and have your questions answered by Gina Coggin from The Coggin Law Firm in Gadsden.


The Big Deal Store: Wintzell’s Oyster House

Starting Monday, Nov. 23rd at 10 a.m. save 50% off Wintzell’s Oyster House in Guntersville in our Big Deal Store!

Wintzell’s Oyster House on the lake in Guntersville invites you to drop by and try our low country boil with connecta sausage, corn on the cob, red potatoes, and shrimp spiced just the way you like it.
Check out the online menu! Serving fresh seafood since 1938.

Wintzell’s on Hwy 431 in Guntersville, located directly on the lake. Visit our online menu at


**Certificate not good for purchase of alcohol**

Big Deal Store: Dale’s BBQ

Starting Monday August 17th, at 10 a.m. save 50% off Dale’s BBQ in Boaz!


Starting Monday, August 17th at 10 a.m., save 50% Dale’s BBQ in our Big Deal Store!

It’s almost time for football season and what’s better than a plate full of award winning Bar-B-Q from Dale’s in Boaz after the game?
They cook it S-L-O-W but serve it fast!

Get a $20 certificate for only $10 while supplies last!

Catering available, call 256-593-1168. Dale’s BBQ, on the curve behind McDonald’s, Mill Street in Boaz.


Big Deal: Dales Bar-B-Q

Starting Monday, Nov. 9th at 10 a.m., save 50% Dale’s BBQ in our Big Deal Store!

It’s almost time for the holidays and family reunions, and what’s better than a plate full of award winning Bar-B-Q from Dale’s in Boaz?
They cook it S-L-O-W but serve it fast…BBQ baked potatoes, BBQ nachos, BBQ plates, desserts and more!

Get a $20 certificate for only $10 while supplies last.

Catering available, call 256-593-1168. Dale’s BBQ, on the curve behind McDonald’s, Mill Street in Boaz.



Fantasy Racing Contest 2015

Okay all you Nascar Fans…Our Auto Racing Challenge is back.
$50 up for grabs for the best picks for each race.
Just pick the 10 drivers you think will finish 1st through 10th for each race!  Your top 15 races count as your overall score.
Special thanks to our sponsors: B & C Tire Company and Wilks Tire & Battery.
Thanks, and enjoy the races!
Week #1 Winner: James Upton of Crossville -$50
Week #2 Winner: Donnie Hamilton of Fort Payne- $50
Week #3 Winner: Kelly Sampson of Albertville – $50
Week #4 Winner: Mike Brown of Rainsville- $50
Week #5 Winner: Mike Spurlin – $50
Week #6 Winner: Earl Lybrand of Boaz- $50
Week #7 Winner: Phyllis Austin – $50
Week #8: Winner: Shannon Williams of Boaz – $50
Week #9: Winner: Tommy Guthrey of Gadsden – $50
Week #10 Winner: Christy Adams of Boaz – $50
Week #11 Winner: Leslie Allen of Joppa – $50
Week #12 Winner: Michael Moses of Henager – $50
Week #13 Winner: Chuck Wert of Gadsden- $50
Week #14 Winner: Jerry Davis of Albertville – $50
Week #15 Winner: Marvin McGehee of Woodville- $50
Week #16 Winner: Dave DeGross – $50
Week #17 Winner: Peggy McDaniel of Albertville – $50
Week #18 Winner: Craig Patton of Fyffe – $50
Week #19 Winner: Phillip Guthery of Gadsden – $50
Week #20 Winner: Kim Ray of Steele – $50
Week #21 Winner: DeWayne Rainey of Piedmont – $50
Week #22 Winner: Barry Rease – $50
Week #23 Winner: Elvilee Argo of Gadsden -$50
Week #24  Winner: Betty Stidger of Guntersville – $50
Week #25 Winner: Jim Driver of Albertville – $50
Week #26 Winner: Peggy Blackmon of Collinsville – $50
Week #27 Winner: Jason Cornett of Boaz – $50
Week #28 Winner: Stacey Rogers of Albertville – $50
Week #29 Winner: Nathan Weaver of Centre – $50
Week #30 Winner: David Rodgers of Albertville – $50
Week #31 Winner: Steven Southers of Grant – $50
Week #32 Winner: Tony Gaskin of Albertville – $50
Week #33 Winner: Kevin Green of Attalla – $50


PRIZE: $50

START DATE: 2-22-2015

END DATE: 11-22-2015

HOW TO PLAY: Go to and click on WQSB Contests and go to The Fantasy Racing link. Select your 10 Driver’s from the weekly Nascar Race. The person who picks the 10 drivers with the highest finish for that week’s race will win $50 from WQSB.

INELIGIBLE: Employees and immediate family members of WQSB, Wilks Tire & Battery, B & C Tire and are not eligible to play. 1 winner per family per 14 day period.

Big Deal Store


-Boaz Cafe
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-Downtown Deli
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-Snead Cafeteria
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-Dale’s BBQ in Boaz
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-Wintzell’s Oyster House in Guntesville
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-Momma Goldberg’s Deli in Boaz
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-Lion’s Den
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-Papa John’s
Deal: $20 certificate for $10 (select locations only) ** PELL CITY, OXFORD, ANNISTON, JACKSONVILLE, FT. PAYNE & GADSDEN PAPA JOHN’S LOCATIONS**

-The Factory in Gadsden
Deal: $22 certificate for $10
50% off 2-hour jump *certificate good through 12-31-15, limit 1 per party per visit*






College Pick 10 To Win $100

Win an easy $100 by picking the winners in our “College Pick 10 To Win 2015″ contest sponsored by Cody Coffee Insurance Agency. 


Week #1 Winner: Sharon Allen of Rainsville – $100
Week #2 Winner: 
Paige Dobbs of Sand Rock – $100
Week #3 Winner: David Hunt of Ft Payne – $100
Week #4 Winner: Andrew Richey of  Fyffe - $100
Week #5 Winner: David Harper of Oneonta - $100
Week #6 Winner: Christy Vincent of Albertville - $100
Week #7 Winner: 
Hollis Allred of Guntersville – $100
Week #8 Winner: Mark Wallace of Gadsden - $100
Week #9 Winner:
Christopher Fowler of Horton - $100
Week #10 Winner: Mark Miller of Boaz – $100
Week #11 Winner: 
Seth Stanfield of Attalla – $100


PRIZE: $100

START DATE: 8-11-2015

END DATE: 11-07-2015

HOW TO PLAY: Go to and click on WQSB Contests and go to The Pick 10 to Win Contest. Pick the winners in the 10 selected College Football Games for the selected week. The person with the most correct picks wins $100

INELIGIBLE: Employees and immediate family members of WQSB, Cody Coffee Insurance Agency and are not eligible to play



Area Events

What’s going on around your community? Send your community events to

  • Toy, Canned Food & Coat Drive

Where: Drop-offs can be made at any 1st Cash Express location, Life South, Boaz Fire or Albertville Rec Center
For more information- 888-899-0399. If you are in need of help, contact- Pat Potts 256-582-4700

  • Let It Snow Exhibit

When: Opens Saturday, Nov. 21st – January 31st
Where: Mary G Hardin Center for Cultural Arts in Gadsden
Ticket info: 256-543-2787 Indoor winter wonderland with snow activities

  • Festival of Trees

When:  Starts Saturday, Nov. 21st
Where: Downtown Gadsden
See 34 Christmas Trees decorated by local school children. For more information: 256-543-2787

  • $5 Jewelry Sale

When: Monday, Nov. 23rd; 7 am – 6 pm & Tuesday, Nov 24th; 7 am – 4 pm
Where: Marshall Medical Center North Arab Auxiliary
All proceeds will go to Marshall Medical Center North Auxiliary

  • Turkey Shoot

When: Tuesday, Nov. 24th; 5:30 pm
Where: Baseball Fields at Sardis City Park
Registration at 5 pm, shot starts at 5:30 pm. Meat shots, money shots and more. Hosted by the Sardis Band Boosters.

  • Red Cross Thanksgiving Blood Drive

When: Wednesday, Nov 25th, Friday, Nov. 27th & Saturday, Nov. 28th from 1 pm – 7 pm
Where: Premiere Cinema’s in the Gadsden Mall
All donors will receive a free movie ticket and gift.

  • Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday, Nov 26th; 11 am – 1 pm
Albertville United Methodist Church
Dinner is open and everyone is welcome. Meals can be pre-ordered or delivered, 256-878-4651

  • Community Thanksgiving Celebration

Thursday, Nov. 26th; 10:30 am – 2 pm
Gadsden Convention Hall, 344 South 1st Street. No cost, transportation provided to convention hall. 256-546-4357

  • Painter Turkey Shoot

When: Thursday, Nov. 26th; 8 am
Where: off Hwy 75 in Painter

  • Cookies With Santa

When: Saturday, Dec. 5th; 9 am – 11 am
Where: Albertville Train Depo
Bring your cameras to capture these special moments as children register for toy giveaways, receive coloring books and cookies, and visit Santa. Free event.

  • Lights of Love

When: Tuesday, Dec 8th; Hospitality Hour 5:30 pm & Tree Lighting Ceremony 6:30 pm
Where: Hospice of Marshall County
For more information: or 256-891-7724

  • Coat, Hat, Scarf Drive

When: Through Dec. 9th
Where: Drop off at various locations, 256-878-3821
Donations of gently used, hats, coats, scarves and gloves for those in need. Sponsored by the Albertville Chamber of Commerce and the Junior Board of the Albertville Chamber of Commerce.

  • State of the City Luncheon

When: Wednesday, Dec 9th; 12 (noon) – 1 pm
Where: Sebastien’s on Main in Albertville
Featuring Albertville Mayor, Tracy Honea. Cost per person is $20. Please RSVP by December 3,2015 by calling the Chamber at (256)878-3821 or emailing

  • 31st Annual Christmas in the Park

When: Friday, Dec 11th; 4 pm – 6 pm
Where: Fort Payne City Park
Christmas Music, free popcorn, roasted peanuts, cocoa, hot apple cider and more. Free and fun for all ages.

  • Brunch with Santa/ Happy Birthday Jesus Party

When: Saturday, Dec 12th; 10:30 am – 12 (noon)
Where: Trading Post Cowboy Church in Woodville
Breakfast, games, winter wagon sleigh rides, cookie decorating, visit from Santa and more! More information: 256-565-9566, 256-574-9672 or 256-783-8576

  •  “Nuncrackers” Performance

When: Dec. 11th – 20th
Where:Bean-Brown Theatre on Shelton State’s Martin Campus
Presented by Theatre Tuscaloosa. 205-391-2277 for more information

  • Free Gift Wrapping

When: Now through Dec. 24th, during normal business hours
Where: Boaz Chamber of Commerce
Please provide a box if needed and present a Boaz receipt for free gift wrapping.

  • Coat-A-Kid

When: Now through Dec. 2015
Where: Drop offs at the Marshall Medical Food Service Dept & the Boaz Chamber of Commerce between 8 am – 5 pm
Drop off new or gently used coats at the following locations. Coats will be given away starting Dec. 10th at the Boaz Chamber of Commerce.

  • Enchanted Garden of Lights

When: Through January 2nd, 6 pm – 9 pm nightly
Where: Rock City
More information can be found at

  • Farm City Week Farm Tours

When: Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 8:30 am – 2 pm
Where: Leaving Belk Parking lot in Guntersville @ 7:30 am
Limited bus seating. Free to attend, must preregister, lunch provided. Participating farms include: Sumners Farm & Maggie Valley Berry Patch & Gardens. 256-582-2009 to register.

  • Hospice of Marshall County- Shepherd’s Cove Early Bird Breakfast

When: Thursday, Nov. 19th; 7:30 am
Where: Community Room of Hospice of Marshall County – Shepherd’s Cove located at 408 Martling Road in Albertville.
The event is an excellent opportunity for chamber members and non-members alike, to enjoy a light breakfast and network with representatives from other businesses.

  • DeKalb County Special Services Center Auction

When: Nov. 20th; 8 am -4 pm
Where: DeKalb County Special Services Center Campus-Fyffe

  • Free Gift Wrapping

When: Starts Nov. 20th Ends: December 23rd
Where: Albertville Chamber of Commerce
For purchases made in city of Albertville. Bring receipts.

  • 5th Annual Merry Market

When: November 21st; 9 am – 3 pm
Where: Tom Bevill Center in Rainsville
Over 30 vendors for holiday shopping, promoting local business owners.

  • Native American Heritage Weekend

When: Saturday, Nov. 21st; 1 pm – 3 pm
Where: Little River Canyon Center in Fort Payne, AL (15 minutes from DeSoto State Park)
Native American Pottery Workshop Join expert potter, Tammy Beane, to learn how pottery was made on Lookout Mountain thousands of years ago. We’ll provide the clay as well as bone needles and paddles to make designs on your pots.  Fee: $5 pp. Call 256-782-5697 or email for more details

  • Women’s Ministry of Robertson Chapel United Methodist Church Bazaar

When: Saturday, Nov. 21st; 9 am – 3 pm
Where: Robertson Chapel, 812 George Wallace Street, Rainsville
Ministry will  be selling crafts, homemade goods and more. 256-899-7931

  • Turkey Shoot -Sardis Band Boosters

When: Tuesday, Nov 24th; 5 pm
Where: The Baseball Fields at Sardis Park
Registration at 5 pm, shooting starts at 5:30 pm. $5 per shot donation. Supports the Sardis High School Band. 256-504-1729 or 256-506-4867 for more info

  • Blow Your Own Ornament

When: Saturday, Nov. 28th; 9 am – 4 pm
Where: Orbix Hot Glass in Fort Payne, Alabama (within 30 minutes of DeSoto State Park)
Orbix Hot Glass is a glass blowing studio and gallery on Lookout Mountain that offers fine decorative and functional glass, as well as very popular glass blowing classes. Design and literally “blow” your own ornament with the help of a glass artist.   Fee: $38.00 per ornament.  5 years and up. Custom reservations can be made for groups anytime. Call 256.523.3188 or email for details

  • Holiday Shopping Fair

When: Thursday, Dec. 3rd; 10 am – 12 (noon)
Where: Student Center @ Northeast Alabama Community College
256-638-4418 or 256-228-6001 ext 2248 for more information

  • Lighting of Albertville Christmas Tree

When: Thursday, Dec 3rd; 5 pm
Where: Rotary Centennial Park Gazebo in downtown Albertville

  • “Every Christmas Play Ever Told” (And Then Some) – Whole Backstage 

When: Dec. 4th – 7th & 10th – 13th
Where: Whole Backstage in Guntersville
Tickets go on sale Nov. 16th @  am 256-582-7469

  • A Cheery Canyon Christmas

When: Saturday, Dec. 5th
Where: Little River Canyon Center in Fort Payne, AL (15 minutes from DeSoto State Park)
An enchanting day full of holiday programs such as winter wildlife feeding, sustainable giving, Christmas arts & crafts, secret Santa gift shop, photos made with SANTA, storytelling and more.  Most programs are free. Call 256-782-5697 or email for more details.

  • Mt.Zion Ministries 1st Annual Craft Festival

When: December 4th-5th, 9 am-7 pm
Where: 40999 State HWY 75 South, Altoona, AL 35952
As of now 15 Vendors will be there and still accepting Vendor applications. Admission for adults $2, kids free.

  • Cookies with Santa

When: Saturday, Dec. 5th, 9 am – 11 am
Where: At the historic Depot in downtown Albertville.
Sponsored by the Albertville Chamber of Commerce

  • Open House in Historic Downtown Boaz

When: Saturday, December 5th,  9 am – 5 pm.
Where: Downtown Boaz
Merchants will offer special sales and register for give a-ways.

  • Albertville Chamber of Commerce Holiday Open House

When: Tuesday, Dec. 8th; 3 pm – 6 pm
Where: Albertville Chamber, 316 East Sand Mountain Drive
Enjoy refreshments and spread holiday cheer.

  • Dinner With Santa

When: Thursday, Dec. 15th; 5 pm
Where:Big Rock Grill at Rock City in Lookout Mountain, GA for more information



Week 2: Susan Moore Bulldogs Pep Rally