Dean’s Speaker Series – October 2014 From Alabama A&M

October 25, 2014
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HUNTSVILLE-The next Keynote Speaker  in the Dean’s Speaker Series for 2014 will be Dr. David Burns on October 30, 2014 at 12:30 pm in Arthur J. Bond Hall Room 233 at Alabama A&M University. With the Student Presentation by Ariel Dowdy. Dr. David Burns is the Program Director of Science and Technology for the Missile […]

New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 09/26/14 – 10/15/14

October 25, 2014

MUSCLE SHOALS-New Booking Photos from Muscle Shoals 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.

Crane or Heron: Which One Is It?

October 25, 2014
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MONTGOMERY-“That blasted crane is fishing in my pond again,” I heard my father say. I have corrected him many times, but he still refers to the great blue heron as some kind of crane. Many wildlife viewers do not realize that herons and cranes are different species of birds. Most pond owners just want the […]

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Have You Seen This Man….He Is A Person Of Interest In Attempted Murder Case

October 24, 2014
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ARAB-The Arab Police are looking for Dennis John Johnson, 39, 6’4″ and weighs 257 lbs. He has hazel eyes and brown hair.  Johnson is a person of interest in the shooting that took place on Wednesday, October 22 at Mat Morrow Drive. If you have any information of the possible whereabouts of Johnson, please contact […]

Traffic Stop Results in Arrest on Trafficking A Controlled Substance Charges

October 24, 2014
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DECATUR-Decatur Police made an arrest of two  on charges of Trafficking A Controlled Substance and Several Traffic Violation.  Here is how the Decatur Police describe events: “On October 22, 2014, members of the Decatur Police Department’s Anti-Crime Unit were patrolling in the area of Glenn St SW. Officer Kitchens conducted a traffic stop on a […]

November….A Hint Of Christmas And Music For Sure

October 24, 2014
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COLBERT COUNTY-A parade, a concert, and a country Christmas are among the many activities in Colbert County in November. Susann Hamlin, executive director of Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau, said November is traditionally one of the busiest months as holiday celebrations begin to ramp up. The events kick off Nov. 8 in downtown Sheffield […]

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Saturday 10/25 0%
Abundant sunshine. High 79F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
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Sunday 10/26 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 82F. Winds light and variable.
Monday 10/27 0%
Sunny. High near 85F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Tuesday 10/28 30%
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Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy late. High 79F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
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Wednesday 10/29 50%
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Showers in the morning, then clearing with ample sunshine in the afternoon. High 71F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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Homeless Care Council of Northwest Alabama requests help from area residents

October 24, 2014
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THE SHOALS-The Homeless Care Council of Northwest Alabama will conduct an annual homeless survey during a 24-hour period on January 30th – 31st, 2015. The survey, which is conducted in Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion, and Winston Counties, is a challenging task that requires volunteers from each of these areas. The HCCNWA has coordinated the […]

Athens State College of Education Meets National Accreditation Standards

October 24, 2014
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ATHENS – Athens State University recently hosted a team of visitors from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) where preliminary findings determined that the institution’s College of Education met all the group’s standards.  The team noted a number of strengths including feedback from teachers, administrators and field partners that indicates Athens State’s […]

New! ECM Hospital Births 10/12/14 – 10/17/14

October 24, 2014

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.

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New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 10/10/14 – 10/17/14

October 24, 2014
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lauderdale 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.

Bicentennial Commission Unveils Logo for “Alabama 200”

October 23, 2014
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HUNTSVILLE – The Alabama Bicentennial Commission today unveiled a red, white and black logo dominated by a bold numeral 200 with an inset of the state outline to promote the upcoming anniversary of statehood. The registered trademark will identify corporate sponsors that provide funding for the three-year celebration, chairman Sen. Arthur Orr of Decatur said. […]

FLPL: Science for Everyone, Children’s Book Signing, and more!

October 23, 2014
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FLORENCE-We have lots of exciting events coming up at Florence-Lauderdale Public Library! We have a science talk, movies, a children’s book signing, and history events, just to name a few programs in the next month. We are now hosting several film series for different ages. The Screening Room, hosted by Terry and Anita Pace, features […]

Million Dollar Hole in One Shootout At Blackberry Trail Golf Club

October 23, 2014
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FLORENCE– The Florence Falcons Baseball Program is offering a chance for one lucky golfer to win $1 million or Ford Truck. The $1 Million Dollar Hole in One Shootout will be held at Blackberry Trail Golf Club with qualifying rounds beginning October 25th and the final swing for the cash November 1. The event is […]

Test your home, test your child, and learn how to prevent lead poisoning

October 23, 2014

MONTGOMERY-Nearly a half of a million children living in the United States have blood lead levels high enough to cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, based on data from national surveys conducted in 2007-2008 and 2009-2010. Despite the continued presence of lead in the environment, lead poisoning […]

Dogs Are The Order For This Week In “Pet Of The Week”

October 23, 2014

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!

New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 09/01/14 – 09/26/14

October 23, 2014

MUSCLE SHOALS-New Booking Photos from Muscle Shoals 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.

Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital Receives Stroke Care Recognition

October 23, 2014

FLORENCE-Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Get With The Guidelines–Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and […]

New Born Tests Positive For Meth…..Mother Charged With Endangerment

October 22, 2014
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DECATUR-A Decatur woman gave birth to a baby boy on October 14th.  The child tested positive for amphetamines and opiates.  Here is how Decatur Police describe the events: “On October 14th, 2014 Breanna Magdaleina Lopez gave birth to a baby boy at Decatur Morgan Hospital. At the time of the infant’s birth he tested positive […]