U.S. Representative Carl Elliott Honored At UNA

August 21, 2018

FLORENCE-On Monday, August 20 UNA honored U.S. Representative Carl Elliott (1913-1999) will be honored at a special event Aug. 20 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., in the Guillot University Center on the University of North Alabama campus.  Alabama State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow hosted the event. Elliott served as a U.S. Representative from 1949 until 1963 […]


Chickens….Not Just Breasts And Legs

August 21, 2018

Little know facts about chickens…they have more going for them than breasts and legs.  Chickens feel empathy for each other. Researchers proved that domesticated hens show a clear physiological and behavioural response when their chicks are mildly distressed. Chickens are able to remember and recognise over 100 individuals; they can also recognise humans.  Chickens are […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 08/10/18 – 08/16/18

August 21, 2018

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 public service.


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Grit & Lace Boutique Holds Grand Opening On Friday, August 17

August 21, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-There is a great new place to shop in Muscle Shoals! Congratulations to Ariel Lefort for opening Grit & Lace Boutique, located at 2016 Woodward Avenue next to Alabama Bliss Bistro! Grit & Lace celebrated their grand opening on Friday, August 17 with friends and family.  The Shoals Chamber was on hand to help with the celebration […]


September is a busy month in Colbert County…Something To Do For Everyone

August 21, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY-With the longest-running Labor Day celebration in Alabama, a tribute to raccoon-hunting hounds, a state fair, motorcycle rides and festivals, September is a busy month in Colbert County. The events kick off Monday, Sept. 3 with Labor Day celebrations at Spring Park in Tuscumbia and at Key Underwood Memorial Coon Dog Cemetery near Cherokee. […]


Representative Johnny Mack Morrow Kicks Off Campaign For State Senate District 6

August 20, 2018

RED BAY, AL – State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow of Red Bay has officially kicked off his campaign for State Senate District 6. Morrow will be on the ballot for Alabama State Senate in the General Election on November 6th. Morrow is a State Representative, retired educator, devoted husband, a parent and a grandparent.   […]


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Suspicious Activity Call Leads To Early Morning Burglary Arrest

August 20, 2018

FLORENCE-Captain Brad Holmes, Criminal Investigations/ Internal Affairs of the Florence Police Department issued a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect after receiving a suspicious persons call in the Forest Hills Subdivision on Monday, August 20: “Ryan J. Hall, 33, of Florence, was released from custody after posting bond this morning. Shortly after midnight officers […]


Arrest Made in Edgemont Burglaries

August 20, 2018

FLORENCE-Captain Brad Holmes, Criminal Investigations/ Internal Affairs with the Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect wanted in burglaries in the Edgemont Subdivision on August 14: “Florence Police have charged a Florence man with multiple felonies following reported vehicle burglaries in the Edgemont subdivision on August 14. Adam Alexander Miller, 26, […]


Munich Rathaus-Glockenspiel

August 20, 2018

Millions of tourists stand in the Marienplatz in the Bavarian capital to watch 32 splendid life-sized figures telling tales of German myth and history every year to the chime of 43 bells.  This chiming clock was added to the tower of the Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall) the year the building was completed in 1907. […]


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37th Annual Franklin County Watermelon Festival – EVENT PHOTOS

August 20, 2018

RUSSELLVILLE-The Franklin County Watermelon Festival began in 1981 and is the largest festival in Franklin County and in year 37 the crowds were bigger and better than ever. A chance of rain faded quickly and the crowds had a most wonderful time.  There was fun, food, rides for the kids some really awesome music and […]


Florence High School Receives 100+ New Recycle Bins

August 20, 2018

FLORENCE-The City of Florence Recycle Center is excited to announce that 100+ Recycle Bins were delivered to the Florence High School Friday, August 17, 2018.  The students in Florence High School’s new Service Learning class will be launching a new program with bins throughout the school.  These bins will dramatically increase their efforts.  They will collect […]


The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

August 20, 2018

TUPELO, MS – A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by sharing […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 08/10/18 – 08/17/18

August 20, 2018

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 public service.


Florence Police Fishing Expo At Deibert Park – September 3

August 20, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Fishing Expo will be Monday, September 3 at Deibert Park from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Come join Florence Police Officers for a day of fun at Deibert Park.  Activities will include yard games and fishing in the ponds! Bring your own poles and baits, and enjoy a day of fishing with your […]


A Strawberry…Not A Berry….Really?

August 19, 2018

Pumpkins, watermelons, avocados and bananas are all berries.   Strawberries, raspberries and blackberries are not berries at all. The botanical definition of a berry is a fleshy fruit produced from a single flower and containing one ovary. Grapes and eggplants are two common examples. The seeds are usually embedded in the fleshy interior of the […]


Alabama Breaks Employment Record

August 19, 2018

Alabama Breaks Employment Record Again; 2.1+ Million People Working Average Weekly Wages Highest in 11 Years MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama has broken its employment record for the third month in a row. In July, 2,105,513 people were counted as employed, up from June’s count of 2,098,121, […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 08/07/18 – 08/14/18

August 19, 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


Florence, Italy Bicentennial Trip August 5 -12

August 19, 2018

FLORENCE-Thursday, August 9, 2018, was a memorable day for representatives of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce, the University of North Alabama, and the City of Florence, Alabama. The delegation was warmly welcomed by Florence, Italy, Deputy Mayor Giovanni Bettarini. Mayor Holt presented him with a key to our City of Florence, Alabama, along with Bicentennial […]


The “Z” Presents ‘Relationships In Time’ August 24 – 25

August 19, 2018

FLORENCE-The Z (416 N. Court St., Florence) will be presenting “Relationships in Time,” a song cycle that is a mix of songs and original written material. They come together to tell a story about love of all kinds throughout time. The cast includes William Page, Haley Faulkner, Shannen McDonald, Valerie Nicole Oliver, and Kansas McWhirter. Direction by Heather Ann Bithell and produced […]


Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident In Lawrence County

August 18, 2018

LAWRENCE COUNTY-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency report a single-vehicle accident that occurred in Lawrence County on Saturday, August 18: “A one vehicle crash at 5:10 p.m. today, August 18, 2018 has claimed the life of a Hartselle man. Charles K. Oden, 44, was killed when the 2007 Sterling Truck he was driving ran off the […]


Constitution Celebration Presented By Athens State University and the John Wade Keyes NSDAR

August 18, 2018

ATHENS-Athens State University and the John Wade Keyes NSDAR will host “A Celebration of the Constitution” at Athes State University on September 17, 2018.  The special guest speaker will be Joseph Gaines, Colonel, US Army (Retired) Deputy Chief of Staff, Missile Defense Agency. Lunch will be served in the ballroom at 11AM and the program will be held […]


New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 07/19/18 – 08/16/18

August 18, 2018

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 public service


That’s All Right Mama….Did You Know?

August 18, 2018

NOTE: Aretha Franklin “Queen of Soul” died on the same day, August 16, 2018 at the age of 76. On  August 16, 1977  “The King” of rock ‘n’ roll died.  Elvis Presley, if he had lived would be he would have been 83 years old. He began his life in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1935….ened his life in […]


Governor Ivey Announces Kelly Butler as Acting Director of Finance

August 18, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday named Kelly Butler as Acting Director of the Alabama Department of Finance. Butler began his career with the Alabama Department of Revenue more than thirty years ago. He later worked for the Legislative Fiscal Office before joining the Alabama Department of Finance as Assistant State Budget Officer in 2012. Since […]