Madison County Police Seeking Identity Of Woman Found Dead Near Ditto Landing

August 17, 2017

MADISON COUNTY-The Madison County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement regarding the discovery of a body near Ditto Landing on Wednesday, August 16: “The Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to an area West of Ditto Landing on August 16, 2017 at approximately 1700 hours. The call was in reference to a body being found in the Tennessee […]


Athens Arts League turning empty building into its opus

August 17, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Arts League announced today (Thursday, Aug. 17) that it received a $40,000 pledge to embark on Phase 2 of a renovation project near Downtown Athens.   Athens Arts League will leverage the funds with in-kind work for its opus, re-purposing an empty building on Washington Street into a music venue called Scout Music House. […]


Were the first Klan members Democrats? Read on!

August 17, 2017

The first Klan was founded in 1865 in Pulaski, Tennessee, by six veterans of the Confederate Army. The name is probably derived from the Greek word kuklos (κύκλος) which means circle, suggesting a circle or band of brothers. Although there was little organizational structure above the local level, similar groups rose across the South and […]


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September events at FLPL

August 17, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will be presenting two events to round out their September lineup. An Afternoon with Mystery Author Debra H. Goldstein Sunday, September 17, 2:00 pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library Mystery lovers are invited for a fun afternoon with mystery writer Debra H. Goldstein! Debra draws on her experiences as a judge and litigator—and […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 08/04/17 – 08/11/17

August 17, 2017

THE SHOALS-The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 07/26/17 – 08/14/17

August 17, 2017

FRANKLIN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Franklin County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


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The Healing Place Mini Charity Championship – Putt Putt for a Purpose

August 17, 2017

FLORENCE-In 16 years of service, The Healing Place has served over 4500 children who lost a loved one. FREE counseling and support groups provide help, hope and healing for NorthWest Alabama! Generosity funds this very important service. Here’s How You can Help… The Healing Place is having its 4th Annual Mini Charity Championship! Join us […]


BOLO Issued For Armed And Dangerous Suspect Wanted By Tuscumbia Police

August 16, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-Tuscumbia Police are looking for a suspect who should be considered armed and dangerous. The suspect is wanted for attempted murder in connection with a shooting in the parking lot of a gas station at the intersection of W.F. Garner Drive and U.S Highway 72 on Saturday night, August 12. The suspect in question is William […]


To Shave Or Not To Shave

August 16, 2017

In the early decades of United States history, such public figures as politicians and businessmen often sported beards or mustaches. In an act of rebellion during the 1890s, British artist-illustrator Aubrey Beardsley (1872–1898), Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1865–1939), and Irish poet-playwright Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) shaved their faces. It was not until after World War […]


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New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 08/06/17 – 08/13/17

August 16, 2017

MORGAN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Governor Ivey Establishes Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council

August 16, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that she has signed Executive Order 708, creating the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council. This executive order changes the previous Alabama Council on Opioid Misuse and Addiction.   The changes include the addition of the Alabama Attorney General as a third co-chair. The executive order also adds to the […]


Pet Of The Week…Meet Bella And Her Friends

August 16, 2017

THE SHOALS-We have pets from all over the Shoals…Please find just the pet for you and take them home….you both will be happy (Or if you choose more than one…You all will be happy). Check here to see your Pet Of The Week!


Upcoming events at TheZ

August 16, 2017

FLORENCE-The Z (historic Zodia Playhouse) at 416 North Court Street has some really nifty upcoming events.  Just a couple of events coming up that might just be fun! Improv 101 Class — This will be an 8 Week Course starting Tuesday,  August 22, 5:30 – 7:45 pm at TheZ (formerly the Zodiac Theater). Presented by Sustainable Differences […]


Two Teens Charged In Monday Night Homicide

August 15, 2017

MADISON-The two suspects have been charged in the murder that took place on Monday night at Publix located at 12070 County Line Road. After going through surveillance video, police determined identified the suspects as  Jakobe Carter, 18, of Phenix City, and Arron Jones, 17, of Birmingham. Their murder charges are connected to a homicide during first-degree […]


UPDATE: Suspects In Custody In Relation To County Line Road Murder

August 15, 2017

UPDATE-Madison Police Advisory: HOMICIDE SUSPECTS ARE IN CUSTODY FROM PUBLIX.  MADISON-The Madison Police are investigating a homicide that took place at the Publix Shopping Center.  Workers doing renovations on the Publix Shopping Center at 12070 County Line Road found a coworker’s body around 11:30 on Monday night, August 14. When police first arrived on scene  they believed […]


Watch The Eclipse With Your Own Homemade Camera

August 15, 2017

You don’t need fancy glasses or equipment to watch one of the sky’s most awesome shows: a solar eclipse. With just a few simple supplies, you can make a pinhole camera that lets you watch a solar eclipse safely and easily from anywhere. REMEMBER!!! You should never look at the sun directly without equipment that’s specifically […]


East Limestone Band – GET IN STEP CHALLENGE

August 15, 2017

ATHENS-The East Limestone High School Band has a goal of 51,000,000 steps in this year’s, Get in Step with the Marching Indians digital step challenge, and they are not doing it alone! The band challenges the community to help them reach their goal and raise money for the band. The challenge begins at 12:01 a.m., […]


Public Health warns of increased pertussis cases in Alabama

August 15, 2017

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health’s Immunization Division is warning citizens that pertussis cases are significantly higher in Alabama and continue to be on the rise. Immunization data reveals an increase from 113 reported cases in 2016, to 151 reported cases thus far in 2017. Pertussis cases have occurred statewide in 2017, including multiple outbreaks […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 07/28/17 – 08/13/17

August 15, 2017

MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Madison County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Bake Sales for Chloe’s Fund – Helping Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter Animals in Need!

August 15, 2017

FLORENCE-Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 2 Bake Sales will be held to benefit Chloe’s Fund; the Fund was established to help sick and injured animals at the Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter. The tasty treats will be available 8am-3pm on Friday, September 1 at the Florence-Lauderdale Government Building, located at 102 S. Court Street (building with time and temperature on top) […]


Killen Founder’s Day 2017 – EVENT PHOTOS

August 14, 2017

KILLEN – Yep… There was some rain on the parade Friday evening. But that didn’t stop the big town-wide party that’s known as Founder’s Day. You just dry out and wait until Saturday morning to go to the park for all the festivities. And Saturday, the weather was fine! The city park was filled with […]


Official Statement from UNA Regarding “Jane Doe” Lawsuit

August 14, 2017

FLORENCE-UNA has removed the original statement concerning the lawsuit, Jane Doe vs University of North Alabama from their website and have issued a new official statement concerning the case : “The University of North Alabama is committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for all students. The University has a professional and well-trained […]


“Nunna daul Tsuny” “on the trail where they cried”

August 14, 2017

Feathers mean a lot to Native American Tribes.  A feather isn’t just something that falls out of a bird, it means much more.  The feather symbolizes trust, honor, strength, wisdom, power, freedom and many more things. To be given one of these is to be hand picked out of the rest of the men in the […]


The August 21st Solar Eclipse

August 14, 2017

FLORENCE-On Monday, August 21st, there will be a total eclipse of the Sun that will be visible along a path that runs from the northeastern United States to the southeast.   Most of the rest of the country will see a partial solar eclipse of varying amounts depending how far from the total eclipse path that […]