TVA Seeks Input on Study for Closing Coal Ash Storage Sites

August 27, 2015
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KNOXVILLE, TN– The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input on the scope of its Environmental Impact Statement to address the disposal of ash and other coal combustion residuals at its coal plants. CCRs are byproducts from the burning of coal or its emissions, such as fly ash, bottom ash and other materials. The purpose […]

Herring Bust at Lewis Smith Lake Leads to Invasive Species Charges

August 27, 2015

CULLMAN-Two north Alabama men have been charged with violating Alabama’s invasive species laws. Michael L. Perry, 35, of Jasper, was charged with one count of illegal importation and one count of illegal sale of blueback herring. James M. Blanks, 58, of Crane Hill, was charged with two counts of illegal possession of the same fish. […]

September In Athens..Come..Enjoy..Learn

August 27, 2015

ATHENS-The suymmer is winding down and fall is just around the corner.  Athens is teeming with fun events and things to do.  Here is just a sampling of events for September: ● Cruise-In on The Square Saturday, Sept. 5, 3-6 p.m., downtown Athens Bring your hot rod, motorcycle, truck or unique vehicle and park on […]

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New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 07/08/15 – 07/31/15

August 27, 2015

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.

What Is The Most Popular Sport In The World?

August 27, 2015

FYI….the ten most popular sports in the world ….some you play and some you don’t.  Here you have it…from most popular to the least popular top ten:                            

Oka Kapassa Festival…A Return To Tuscumbia

August 27, 2015
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TUSCUMBIA– On September 11th and 12th Spring Park in Tuscumbia, Alabama, will be filled with the sights and sounds of Native American culture, when representatives of more than a dozen American Indian tribes return to share their heritage with the communities of the Shoals and the surrounding area at the place the Chickasaw called Oka Kapassa, […]

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ADPH issues precautionary notice to those who have visited Birmingham Zoo’s Lorikeet Aviary in past 30 days

August 26, 2015

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health is issuing a precautionary notice to any individuals who have visited the Birmingham Zoo’s Lorikeet Aviary in the past 30 days. The zoo performed recent laboratory tests that confirmed several of the birds in the aviary were positive for a bacterial disease known as psittacosis. The bacterium, Chlamydia psittaci, […]

Governor Bentley Statement on Death of Amelia Boynton Robinson

August 26, 2015
FILE - In this March 7, 1965 file photo, S.W. Boynton is carried and another injured man tended to after they were injured when state police broke up a demonstration march in Selma, Ala. Boynton, wife of a real estate and insurance man, has been a leader in civil rights efforts. The day, which became known as "Bloody Sunday," is widely credited for galvanizing the nation's leaders and ultimately yielded passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. (AP Photo/File)

MONTGOMERY–Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday released the following statement on the death of Civil Rights Activist, Amelia Boynton Robinson. “I am saddened to hear about the death of Amelia Boynton Robinson. She was a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement who began working to secure voting rights for African Americans in Selma in the 1930s. […]

Four Arrested In Counterfeit Money Ring

August 26, 2015
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MADISON COUNTY-Statement from Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning regarding the arrest of four suspects in a Counterfeit Currency Ring: “Sheriff Blake Dorning announces the on August 17, 2015, Deputies with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Highway 53 and Blake Bottom Road. The vehicle was occupied by Cornellius Phillips […]

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Just A Little Southern … Vote Me For President

August 26, 2015

I’m thinking maybe we DO need a woman president. We need me! I am tossing my wig into the ring. It’s getting more and more ridiculous to watch every single one of these people even TRY to tell us about their ideas to “fix America”. I recall my dear departed parents saying America is in […]

New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 08/13/15 – 08/20/15

August 26, 2015

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.

Alabama Launchpad seeks next generation of innovators in competition finale

August 26, 2015

MONTGOMERY-Even Alabama’s largest companies first began with an idea, and the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) is searching for the next great one. Through Alabama Launchpad, a premier entrepreneur competition, the EDPA seeks to fund the next generation of Alabama innovators in hopes of launching the next great homegrown company. Its most recent cycle […]

New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 08/05/15 – 08/18/15

August 26, 2015

COLBERT COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Colbert 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 Bentley awards funding to assist expansion of DeKalb County industry

August 26, 2015

DEKALB COUNTY-A $400,000 grant awarded by Governor Robert Bentley will enable DeKalb County’s largest industrial employer to expand and continue its investment in the community. Funding will supply Koch Foods with required infrastructure needed for a $30 million upgrade of its poultry processing plant in Collinsville. The plant employs 836 people and contracts with local poultry […]

A Common Misunderstanding

August 26, 2015
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We only handle accident and injury cases. I’m always pleased when a new client comes in as a result of a recommendation. My goal is for every client to recommend me to their friends and relatives and we do get over half of our cases from such referrals. Because I talk to potentially new clients […]

Alabama Extension Emergency Handbook…Online

August 26, 2015

COLBERT COUNTY-Alabama weather can be very violent at times and Colbert County sees each and every extreme of this. Weather can range from tornadoes in the spring to violent thunderstorms and flash flooding in the summer and to fall hurricanes and ice storms in the winter. Every Alabama family needs to prepare for severe weather. […]

Shots Fired One Person Arrested In Decatur

August 25, 2015
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DECATUR-The Decatur Police responded to a shots fired call and made the arrest of one suspect.   Here is a statement from the Decatur Police Department: “SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: On 8/25/15 at 2:21pm, Decatur Police Officers at Shelton’s Funeral Home heard multiple gunshots coming from the parking lot of the Burger King on […]

Secretary Spencer Collier held a press conference yesterday in Scottsboro to discuss budget cuts and the effects it will have on citizen services

August 25, 2015
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SCOTTSBORO-Secretary Spencer Collier held a press conference yesterday in Scottsboro to discuss budget cuts and the effects it will have on citizen services, specifically driver license services. He plans to hold two more press conferences this week, Wednesday in Tuscaloosa and Thursday in Dothan, to inform citizens of the cuts to state law enforcement services. […]