Updated: September 7, 2017


MORE THAN 1,000 HOPEFULS PREREGISTERED FOR TODAY'S AMERICAN IDOL AUDITIONS IN TUSCUMBIA, AND SEVERAL HUNDRED MORE GATHERED AT THE HALL OF FAME GROUNDS FOR THEIR CHANCE TO BE ON THE POPULAR TV SHOW.  THE EVENT WHICH IS STILL UNDERWAY BEGAN AT 8 AND AUDITIONS BEGAN AT 9.  EXPECT SOME TRAFFIC DELAYS IN THE AREA. ACCORDING TO THE TIMES DAILY, AREA LAW ENFORCEMENT AND ALABAMA STATE TROOPERS AS WELL AS TWO LARGE ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ELECTRONIC MESSAGING SIGNS ARE ON US 72 WARNING MOTORISTS OF ANY DELAYS AND ASSISTING WITH TRAFFIC CONTROL.