One Dead After Car Strikes Tree Near Athens

January 23, 2018

ATHENS-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic fatality near Athens in the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 23: “A single-vehicle crash at 12:45 p.m. Monday, January 22, has claimed the life of a Meridianville woman. Britney Tenecha Scott, 29, was killed when the Suzuki Forenza she was driving left the roadway on Holt […]


Anticholineric Drugs and Dementia…Really

January 23, 2018

There is a strong and possibly irreversible link between Alzheimer’s disease and many commonly used medications for insomnia, allergies, and depression, according to a large recent JAMA Internal Medicine study. Three years of taking either daily Benadryl, Advil PM, Tylenol PM, or Motrin PM, for example, is associated with about a ten percentage point increase in the […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 01/15/18 – 01/21/18

January 23, 2018

MORGAN COUNTY-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


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Special Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day on February 3

January 23, 2018

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has designated February 3, 2018, as one of the 2017-18 hunting season’s Special Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days. On that day, youth under age 16 may hunt when accompanied by a licensed adult hunter. Regular waterfowl season shooting hours, bag limits, legal arms and ammunitions apply to the special days. […]


Athens Police Arrest Trio Charge Them With Theft Of Property

January 23, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement concerning the arrest of three suspects in the attempted robbery on Monday, Janaury 22: “This morning shortly before 2:30 the police department received a call of someone trying to steal an enclosed trailer on Adell Place. The caller described the vehicle involved as a white van with a […]


Governor Ivey Comments on Reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program

January 22, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Today, both houses of the United States Congress passed a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding Congress’ reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. “I am thankful that Congress has finally passed a continuing resolution to fund the Federal Government, including a six-year reauthorization […]


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Natchez Trace Parkway Accessible to Public during Government Shutdown

January 22, 2018

Tupelo, MS – During the shutdown of the federal government due to the lapse of appropriations, Natchez Trace Parkway will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures. Park roads, lookouts, trails and open-air interpretive exhibits at Natchez Trace Parkway will remain accessible to visitors, but emergency and rescue services […]


Florence Police Report Robbery And Custodial Interference In Two Separate Cases Over Weekend

January 22, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement concerning two cases with the department from the weekend. “Officers responded to ECM ER, 1/20/2018 at approximant 10am, on a call of an assault that happened during the course of a robbery. The Robbery occurred around 12:30am on 1/20/18. The victim stated that while at 108 S Richards Colos Vaughn and […]


Brown Recluse Spiders…Deadly Or Not

January 22, 2018

The brown recluse is a spider with a necrotic venom   (death of skin) and is one of two spiders (the other being the black widow) with medically significant venom in North America. Brown recluse spiders are usually between 6 and 20 millimetres (0.24 and 0.79 in), but may grow larger. While typically light to […]


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New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 01/11/18 – 01/19/18

January 22, 2018

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Lauderdale Conty 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


Winter Specials at Alabama State Parks

January 22, 2018

MONTGOMERY-After the stress of the holidays, you deserve a few days away from work and home. An Alabama state park is the perfect place to help you recharge and get ready for the new year without draining your bank account. Select parks are currently offering winter specials on overnight accommodations now through February 2018. Check […]


Leighton Teen Dead After One-Vehicle Accident Near Tuscumbia

January 21, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-The Alabama Law Enforcemet Agency reports a one vehicle on Sunday, January 21.  The accident took the life of a Leighton teen: “A one vehicle crash at 6:15 a.m. this morning, January 21, 2018, has claimed the life of a Leighton teenager. Travon McCord, 18, was killed when the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer he was passenger […]


Snails….Some Have Talent

January 21, 2018

When you think about snails, the terms “dynamic,” “awesome,” or “not boring” probably don’t pop into your head. It’s hard to get excited about a slimy bit of mush that moves really really slowly.  The following facts will shatter your expectations of what the gastropod is capable of. Snails got talent.   This yellow-brown snail […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 01/09/18 – 01/16/18

January 21, 2018

FLORENCE-Booking Photos from Florence Police  (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


Veiled: A Space Between Opens At TVAA January 21

January 21, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-The sculpture of Aaron Tennessee Benson opens 1 -3 p.m. January 21, 2018 .  There will be a gallery talk by the artist at 1:30 p.m. on the 21st at Tennessee Valley Museum of Art located at 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia. The exhibit will run through March 9. The museum is open 9 a.m. to 5 […]


Riverhill School Ribbon Cutting

January 21, 2018

FLORENCE-On Friday, January 19 Riverhill School located at 2710 Darby Drive in Florence held a ribbon cutting and open house to celebtate their new home.  The celebration and open house was attended by  students, teachers, friends and family where everyone toured the new campus and helped with the ribbon cutting to mark the event. The […]


The University of North Alabama to Host Poetry Reading by Kwoya Fagin Maples

January 21, 2018

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Department of English and the UNA College of Arts and Sciences will host a poetry reading by Kwoya Fagin Maples, Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m., in the Guillott University Center Loft. Maples, originally from Charleston, South Carolina, holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Alabama. She […]


Alabama Has Record Number of People Working in December

January 21, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Friday that 2,093,063 people were counted as employed in December, the most ever recorded.  This number is up from November’s count of 2,087,509, and up from December 2016’s count of 2,047,753. Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate is 3.5%, maintaining last month’s record rate, and significantly below December 2016’s […]


Aderholt Statement on Senate Failure to Keep Government Funded

January 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) this evening released the following statement after the Senate failed to pass a measure to keep the government funded. “Congress has one job that it must do each and every year and that is to keep the government funded through Appropriations bills. Despite bipartisan support for passage of […]


A Space Spider Watches Over Young Stars

January 20, 2018

A nebula known as “the Spider” glows fluorescent green in an infrared image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS). The Spider, officially named IC 417, lies near a much smaller object called NGC 1931, not pictured in the image. Together, the two are called “The Spider and the […]


Why Fly The Shoals

January 20, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-When it comes to traveling, how passengers reach their destination matters just as much as the destination itself.   When you “Fly the Shoals” with Boutique Air, your travel goals become our travel goals. Finding affordable fares, gaining access to desirable destinations and having a consistently reliable flight schedule makes Boutique Air at the […]


Helen Keller Hospital Foundation Annual Mardi Gras Gala Set For February 28

January 20, 2018

SHEFFIELD – The Helen Keller Hospital Foundation presents their annual Mardi Gras Luncheon and Fashion Show on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center.   This event will begin at 10 a.m. with the Grande Market, a shopping experience with vendors from the Shoals area and beyond. A New Orleans-themed lunch will […]


New! Giles County, TN Arrest Reports 12/29/17 – 01/18/18

January 20, 2018

GILES COUNTY-Booking Photos from Giles 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


New! ECM Hospital Births 12/25/17 – 01/06/18

January 20, 2018

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