Florence-New Business List June 2019

July 17, 2019

FLORENCE-Mayor Holt is pleased to announce that seven new brick and mortar businesses received their business license during June, 2019.  The business list includes a manufacturer, retail store, transportation provider, and an array of professional service providers.  Florence’s commitment to business is a foundational value, and we are thrilled that the below listed businesses chose […]


Positive Vibes Sunday Outdoor Show With Travis Wammack and The Snakeman Band July 21

July 17, 2019

SHEFFIELD-This Sunday, July 21 Positive Vibes Jam 6-9 at Stephanos Outdoors presents Mitzi-Travis Wammack and the Snakeman Band original Sun records drummer J.M. Van Eaton, Jerry Phillips along with Wayne Chaney  and part of The Combo Kings.  There will be lots of special guests all free.. Come hear some Rockabilly ! Media Release/Johnny Belew


Leading Automotive Supplier Motus Integrated Technologies Chooses Alabama for New Plant

July 17, 2019

 MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey today announced that Motus Integrated Technologies, a Tier 1 supplier of automotive interior products to the world’s automakers, has selected the City of Gadsden, in Etowah County, as the location for its new manufacturing facility. Motus will invest over $15 million and create 90 new jobs at the facility, which will manufacture […]


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New! Madison County Arrest Reports 06/29/19 – 07/06/19

July 17, 2019

MADISON COUNTY– 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 as a public service.


VIDEO: Senator Doug Jones Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and Alabama’s Role in the Historic Mission

July 17, 2019

WASHINGTON – Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) today spoke on the Senate floor to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and Alabama’s vital role in making the mission a success. “It was a remarkable feat made possible by the sheer determination and grit of the American space program and all of those who participated in […]


New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 07/01/19 – 07/14/19

July 16, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY– 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 as a public service.


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Bicentennial Day at Alabama State Parks

July 16, 2019

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama State Parks will celebrate 200 years of Alabama statehood on the 200th day of 2019 – Friday, July 19 – by declaring it Bicentennial Day at Alabama State Parks. This Friday, Alabama’s state parks will offer free admission, free parking and a 20 percent discount on overnight accommodations. In addition to Alabama’s bicentennial, the […]


Join in on the Fun at Fridays After Five!

July 16, 2019

ATHENS-Don’t miss out on all the fun at this upcoming Fridays After Five!   Fridays After Five are on selected Fridays of each month in May- August; join us this Friday, July 19th, from 5- 8 pm in Downtown Athens.   Fridays After Five is fun family event created for residents to shop and eat […]


TVA Seeks Public Input on Muscle Shoals Solar Project

July 16, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS– The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking the public to provide input on a draft Environmental Assessment for the Muscle Shoals Solar Project in Colbert County. The draft EA evaluates the anticipated environmental impacts of the construction and operation of the solar generating facility and associated electrical connection. The draft EA is available at […]


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WC Handy Music Festival Set For July 18 – 28

July 16, 2019

THE SHOALS-The first music festival dedicated to W. C. Handy was held in 1982 in the Florence, Ala. (Shoals area). Since then, each year the Festival has attracted a growing number of talented musicians from around the world, who draw increasing numbers of visitors from many states and countries to the Shoals area, providing an […]


TVA Lakes Dominate Bassmaster’s Top 25 Bass Fisheries in Southeast

July 15, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Clean water, careful management, aquatic plants and southern hospitality create the perfect recipe that make Tennessee Valley lakes some of the best bass fisheries in the nation and across the entire Southeast. This year fishing industry insiders at Bassmaster ranked Lake Guntersville, Ala., as second and Chickamauga, Tenn., sixth on their top 100 bass […]


Become a Hunter Education Instructor

July 15, 2019

 MONTGOMERY-Approximately 14,000 students participate in the Alabama Hunter Education Program annually. The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries is always in need of additional volunteer instructors to promote safe, responsible hunting through the Alabama Hunter Education Program. Hunter Ed Instructor Requirements All instructor applicants must meet the following: Must have completed a hunter education […]


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New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 07/01/19 – 07/10/19

July 15, 2019

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 as a public service.


It’s Time for Extra Crispy Special Sauce! Athens Grease Festival Coming Soon…

July 14, 2019

  ATHENS – The countdown is on! 100 days from now, the streets of downtown Athens will be filled with fried food, football, fun and extra crispy special sauce! Put October 19, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on your calendar for the 2019 Athens Grease Festival. Fried foods are Southerners’ Achilles heel. We […]


Sandhill Crane Hunting in Alabama

July 14, 2019

MONTGOMERY-A new and unique hunting opportunity will be available for Alabama residents beginning in the 2019-20 season. Alabama will join Tennessee and Kentucky, to be the third state east of the Mississippi River to reopen a sandhill crane hunting season. Hunting will be by limited quota draw permit only, and 400 individual hunters will be […]


Governor Ivey Appoints Judge Charles Graddick as Director of Board of Pardons and Paroles

July 14, 2019

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that she is appointing Judge Charles Graddick to serve as Director of the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. During the 2019 Regular Session, Governor Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall championed legislation aimed at reforming the Board of Pardons and Paroles. With this new law, the governor […]


New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 06/25/19 – 07/12/19

July 14, 2019

WAYNE COUNTY– Booking Photos from Wayne  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 as a public service.


Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

July 14, 2019

TUPELO, MS – The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The demonstrations will show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to around 1840. […]


​Combo Kings to Perform in the lobby of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame July 24th at 12 p.m.

July 14, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-The Combo Kings is a multigenre veteran band of 5 years originating in South Carolina. Its members come from musical backgrounds, with decades of experience between them, and pedigrees that include The Swinging Medallions, a 60s band with some chart-topping hits, and New York City’s Broadway scene. The group will be entertaining the crowd along […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 06/28/19 – 07/12/19

July 13, 2019

LAUDERDALE COUNTY– 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 as a public service.


Electronic Express Celebrates Grand Opening With Chamber Ribbon Cutting

July 13, 2019

FLORENCE-On Thursday, July 11 Electronic Express located at 231 Cox Creek Parkway…the old Best Buy location celebrated their Grand Opening with food, fun, giveaways and a Shoals Chamber sponsored ribbon cutting. Now a little information about Electronic Exoress: “Since 1983 Electronic Express has been a leader in top quality, name brand electronics at exceptionally low […]


Horse near Boaz confirmed with West Nile virus, first case in Alabama in 2019

July 13, 2019

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is confirming a recent positive West Nile virus (WNV) in a horse near the city of Boaz, in Marshall County. ADPH routinely reports WNV cases and other mosquito-borne diseases statewide. Sporadic cases have occurred throughout the state for years. The transmission occurs when infected mosquitoes feed on animals, […]


Dr. Wendell Gunn, Student Who Integrated UNA in 1963, Appointed to Board of Trustees

July 13, 2019

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama and Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s office announced today that Dr. Wendell Wilkie Gunn, the student who integrated UNA in 1963, has been appointed to the University’s Board of Trustees as the 12th member of the governing body. “I am honored by this appointment and will be seeking ways […]


Take Me Home…Pet Of The Week

July 13, 2019

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!