Big Deal: Dales Bar-B-Q

Starting Monday, August 8th at 10 a.m., save 50% Dale’s BBQ in our Big Deal Store!

It’s almost time for football games, family reunions and tail-gating! 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.

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



Big Deal Store: Juju Grill

Monday, March 7th  at 10 a.m. save 50% off Juju Grill in our Big Deal Store.

Buy a $20.00 Juju Grill certificate for only $10.00 while they last!


Juju Grill, an American Asian grill in Boaz, is now open for lunch and dinner. Let Cory, our hibachi chef, serve up some sizzling food on the grill. The Japanese food you love without the expensive price.

Check us out on Facebook at *can not include alcohol and gratuity on certificate*

Fantasy Racing Contest 2016

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!


PRIZE: $50

START DATE: 2-3-2016

END DATE: 11-20-2016

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.

Week #1 Winner: Fred De Jong of Southside – $50
Week #2 Winner: Christy Banks of of Albertville – $50
Week #3 Winner: Andy Austin of Hokes Bluff – $50
Week #4 Winner: Rosemary Sykes – $50
Week #5 Winner: Eddie Franks- $50
Week #6 Winner: Matthew Hunter – $50
Week #7 Winner: Kaitlyn Lowe – $50
Week #8 Winner: Julie Hester – $50
Week #9 Winner: Teresa Epperson – $50
Week #10 Winner: Matthew Reeves of Jacksonville – $50
Week #11 Winner: Matthew Reeves of Jacksonville – $50
Week #12 Winner: Tyler Hammond of Joppa – $50
Week #13 Winner: David Tarvin of Boaz – $50
Week #14 Winner: Jason Self of Gadsden – $50
Week #15 Winner: Terry Cooper of Crossville – $50
Week #16 Winner: Roy Krieg – $50
Week #17 Winner: Gina Smith of Arab – $50
Week #18 Winner: Tommy Guthery of Gadsden – $50
Week #19 Winner: Drew Hall of Collinsville – $50
Week #20 Winner: Daniel Paschal of Albertville – $50
Week #21 Winner: Vida Hyatt of Guntersville – $50
Week #22 Winner: Michelle Thomason of Southside – $50
Week #23 Winner: Andy Austin of Hokes Bluff – $50

Big Deal Store: Bubba Rito’s

How about saving 50% off authentic “Southwestern Grub?”

Buy a $20 Bubba Ritos certificate for only $10 in our Big Deal Store starting Monday, August, 15th at 10 a.m.!

Bubba Ritos now has 5 locations serving Etowah and Marshall County: Attalla, Boaz, Guntersville, Noccalula Falls and the NEWEST in Rainbow City!
Our guests get to choose from Burritos, Quesadillas, Nachos, Tacos and bowls, where they get to enjoy creating their own entrees during this unique experience. Come by and have a delicious grilled chicken burrito with homemade pico degallo, sour cream and our homemade guacamole that’s prepared fresh daily or maybe a steak quesadilla with our own Bubba Zesty Sour Cream. It’s up to you, we have over 30 different ingredients & toppings to choose from and hundreds of different combinations. All meats are cut and marinated onsite, with the freshest ingredients. Bubba Ritos has grilled garlic chicken, marinated steak, Bubba Ritos own taco meat seasonings and of course their Chipotle Pulled Pork.
Don’t forget all entrees come with chips and the Salsa Bar, including mild, spicy, tomatillo, and our yummy Pineapple Salsa. We also have 8 different flavors of ice cream! Gift certificates are available.
Warning: Bubba Ritos may become addictive.


Find us at and Like Us On Facebook for daily specials!

Attalla 256-344-2350
Boaz 256-281-6070 
Guntersville 256-571-2199
Noccalula Falls 256-459-4166
Rainbow City 256-281-6070

Big Deal Store


-Lake Guntersville State Park Golf/Hotel Package
Deal: $190 certificate for only $95

-Little Caesars *Select Locations: Rainbow City, Al City, East Gadsden, Centre, Boaz, Albertville, Guntersville*
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-Boaz Cafe
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-Snead State Cafeteria
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

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

-Legghorn’s of Guntersville
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-The Funky Feather in Arab
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-JuJu Grill in Boaz
Deal: $20 certificate for $10

-Boaz Cafe
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






Big Deal: Legghorn’s of Guntersville

Starting Monday, May 30th, at 10:00 a.m. get 50% off certificates for Legghorn’s of Guntersville!

Family friendly restaurant…delicious chicken tenders, burgers, wings, BBQ and a complete menu of delicious sides! Legghorn’s offers catering, delivers orders to offices for lunch, wide variety of items, specialty sandwiches like the Ranger and Rooster Bullet, and locally owned and operated. Legghorn’s of Guntersville is located at the foot of the mountain Guntersville beside Foodland.


Restaurant hours are Monday through Saturday 10:30 am- 9:30 pm and Sunday from 10:30 am- 3:00 pm.
**Limit 1 per party per visit**

High School Pigskin Prophet 2016

Win an easy $100! Play High School Pigskin Prophet sponsored by the Driving Factor in Gunterville.

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PRIZE: $100

START DATE: 8-11-2016

END DATE: 10-27-201566

HOW TO PLAY: Go to, or and click on “Contests” and go to The Pigskin Prophet Contest. Pick the winners in the 10 selected High School Football Games for the selected week. The person with the most correct picks wins $100

INELIGIBLE: Employees and immediate family members of WQSB, Driving Factor in Gunterswville and are not eligible to play

Week #1 Winner: Jason Self of Gadsden – $100
Week #2 Winner: Mike Lee of Decatur – $100



College Pick 10 To Win $100

Win an easy $100 by picking the winners in our “College Pick 10 To Win 2016″ contest sponsored by Howard Bentley Buick GMC in Albertville.



PRIZE: $100

START DATE: 8-3-2016

END DATE: 12-3-2016

HOW TO PLAY: Go to and click on Sports 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, MIX 102.9, POwer 107.5 fm, Howard Bentley Buick GMC in Albertvillre and are not eligible to play



Area Events

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  • Marshall County Christmas Coalition Sign-Ups

When: Tuesday, Sept. 6th – Thursday, Sept. 9th
Where: Online
Full sign up details: or 256-582-9998
You may apply at the following locations:
Albertville First United Methodist Church 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m; Arab Rec Center 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Boaz Rec Center        9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Guntersville Rec Center 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Evening Sign-up on TUESDAY & THURSDAY from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at each location.


  1. Name, photo identification, address, birth date, phone number, alternate phone number, and proof of Marshall County residency (copy of electric bill, water bill, car tag receipt, tax return) IN THE NAME OF THE APPLICANT, who must be a parent or legal guardian.
  2. Name of school, clothing sizes, shoe size, and a few reasonable non-clothing gift requests for each child.
  3. Name and phone number of daycare for children attending daycare.
  4. School name, school phone number, and student ID number for children being home schooled.
  5. A list of EVERY person who lives in your household.
  6. If you are not the parent but are the legal guardian, you must bring proof of guardianship or custody documents
    7.Proof of ONE the following (IN THE NAME OF THE APPLICANT): Copy of 2015 Tax Return, SSI Letter- if another adult living in the household is working, we must also have their proof of income, Current Legal Paycheck Stub- everyone that is working in the household and July and August Bank Statements


  • GED Registration

When: Every Wednesday, 8:15 am
Where: Anniston, at Gadsden State’s Ayers Campus Career Center.
Register for free GED classes in Anniston at Gadsden State’s Ayers Campus Cheaha Career Center every Wednesday at 8:15 a.m. for morning classes and every 1st and 3rd Wednesday at 5 p.m. for evening classes.  For more info call 256-835-5462.

  • Marshall County Chapter 36, AARP Meeting

When: 1st Thursday of each month, 10 am
Where: Catfish Cabin in Albertville
Regular monthly meetings, buffet lunch available.

  • Grief Support Group

When: Mondays, 5:30 pm
Where: Just passed Catfish Cabin in Albertville (8716 US Hwy 431)
256-878-2291 or 256-527-0102 for more information.

  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Meetings

When: Every Tuesday, 5:30 pm- 6:20 pm
Where: Boaz 1st Church of the Nazarene in Boaz, 51 Peppers Road in Boaz
256-561-2303 or 256-891-3496 for more information.

  • GED Registration

When: Every Wednesday, 8 am & 5 pm
Where: Gadsden State
Register for free GED classes in Gadsden at Gadsden State’s East Broad Campus/Brown Hall at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. every Wednesday.  Morning and evening classes available.  For more information call 256-549-8698

  • Divorce Care Group

When: Weekly Meetings, 4:30 pm
Where: The Fellowship, 1645 Ala Hwy 75, in Albertville
Support group for people who are divorced or separated. 256-891-0018

  • Veterans Upward Bound Program

Military veterans residing in Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, St. Clair or Talladega County are invited to take advantage of the free services offered through Veterans Upward Bound—a TRiO program funded 100 percent by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Enrollment at Gadsden State or any other college or university is not mandatory in order to participate. For more information or to see if you are eligible to receive free services to help you continue your education, contact the VUB Office at 256-549-8286/8328 or email

  • Free Childbirth & Breastfeeding Classes

When: 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Marshall Medical Center South
All expectant parents are invited to attend.  For  more details or to register, 256-840-3466

  • Better Breathers Club Meeting

When:  2nd Monday of each month; 5 pm
Where:  Medical Plaza Building to the right of Marshall Medical Center North in Arab
The Better Breathers Club helps patients with chronic lung disease better manage their condition. Family members and caregivers are encouraged to attend. To register, call 256-571-8145

  • West End Youth Football & Cheerleading  Raffle

When: Now
Where: West End School
Raffling off chances to win a 3-day all expense paid hunting trip to Alden, Kansas. It’s a 3 day, 4 night trip in October. Tickets are $20. 205-359-2126 for more information

  • Taste of Sand Mountain

When: August 30th; 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: VFW Pavillion in Boaz
Tickets are $10. Parking inside the fairgrounds. (Handicap parking available) Food samples and live entertainment. For more information: 256-593-8154

  • “Give What You Want” Art Sale

When: Friday, Sept. 2nd, 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: The Love Center of Gadsden
Art sale will benefit the homeless in the local area. Art will sold on a first come, first serve basis with NO OFFER REFUSED. Cash and Credit cards are accepted. Proceeds benefit The Love Center- serving Etowah County since 1981.

  • Bluegrass Benefit

When: Friday, Sept. 9th; gates open at 5:30, show at 6:30 pm
Where: Camp ToknowHim C.R. Pisgah
Entertainment by: The Clay Band & Stacy Grubb. Tickets are $10, 12 and under are free. Bluegrass benefit to help an Alabama Poice officer raise the funds needed to adopt his special needs girls from Vietnam.

  • Kickin It For Kids Benefit

When: Saturday, Sept. 10th; 9 am – 3 pm
Where: DeKalb County Fairgrounds
Bike Show Entry $10 per bike, door prizes, food and vendors available. Auction and concert 12 pm – 3 pm. Benefitting the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Northeast Alabama. 205-441-2216 for more information.

  • Thin Blue Line Service & Picnic

When: Sunday, Sept. 11th
Where: Young’s Chapel Church in Hokes Bluff
Agencies that will be recognized are : Etowah County Sheriff’s Dept., Gadsden City, Hokes Bluff , Glencoe, Southside, Calhoun County, Piedmont, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Dept. and the two divisions from the State Troopers department that are closest to our area.

  • 59th Annual Marshall County Fair

When: Sept. 13th – 17th
Where: VFW Fairgrounds in Boaz
Gates Open: Tuesday, Sept 13th @ 4 pm; Wed. Sept. 14th – Sat. Sept 17th @ 5 pm. Fair Admission:$4. 5 years or younger, FREE. Armbands: Tuesday & Wednesday- $15, Thursday – Saturday – $20. 256-593-9470 for more details

  • Glow Run 5K

When: Friday, Sept. 16th; registration begins at 7 pm
Where: Jacksonville State University
Registration is $20 for the 5K or $10 for the one mile walk. There will be glow in the dark paint, inflatables, DJ, light shows and a raffle. Proceeds will benefit the Autism Speaks of Alabama. Link to register:  or  email

  • Saturday Serve Day

When: Sept. 17th
Where: TBA
For more information:

  • Three Arts Boom Days 5K Run

When: Saturday, Sept. 17th; 6:45 am – 7:45 am; race starts at 8
Where: Fort Payne
Participants can register at or for more information, 256-996-6441

  • Valley Head Cemetery “In Memory Of” 5K Run/Walk

When: Saturday, Sept. 24th. 7 am: registration & packet pickup, 8 am: 5K race begins, fun run following.
Where: Valley Head Cemetery, along Carmichael Road in Valley Head
All proceeds will go to the cemetery. $25/5K; $20 Fun Run, $15 t-shirt. Participants can register at or for more information call 256-657-1616

  • Luchadore Wrestling

When: Oct. 1st; 4 pm
Where: Graham Park in Albertville
More information:

  • Boaz Harvest Festival

When: Friday, Oct. 7th & Saturday, August 8th
Where: Downtown Boaz
Vendors, arts, crafts, entertainment by Sweet Tea and more. Food court, children’s play area with rides and games, Antique classic car show, Miss Harvest Festival Pageant, The Harvest Moon Midnight Run, Moon Pie and RC Cola Contest. 256-593-8154 for more information

  • Albertville City Schools “Health & Safety Expo”

When: Tuesday, Oct. 11th; 5 pm -7:30 pm
Where: Albertville Primary/Albertville Elementary School Lunchroom
Free admission.

  • 7th Annual Pink Pumpkin Run

When: Saturday, Oct. 29th, 2016
Where: Lake Guntersville
Benefiting the mammography and cancer services at Marshall Medical Centers. For more info:




Week 2: Susan Moore Bulldogs Pep Rally