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Man Dies In Two-Vehicle Accident Near Waterloo

January 20, 2019

WATERLOO-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic fatality on Sunday, January 20  after a two-vehicle accident near Waterloo: “A two vehicle crash at 12:05 p.m. today, January 20, 2019 has claimed the life of a Waterloo man. John G. Parrish, 83, was killed when the 2002 Cadillac he was driving was struck head-on by […]


Blood Moon…Wolf Moon…Look For An Eclipse TONIGHT!

January 20, 2019

Blood Moon is not a scientific term, though in recent times it is being widely used to refer to a total lunar eclipse because a fully eclipsed Moon often takes on a reddish color. So, why does the Moon turn red? A total lunar eclipse happens when the Moon travels through the Earth’s umbra and blocks all direct sunlight […]


Golden Eagles in Alabama?

January 20, 2019

 MONTGOMERY-Alabama WFF began monitoring golden eagles using game cameras during the winter of 2011-2012. Since then, we have acquired over 28,000 eagle photos and have captured and tagged 13 eagles within the state. In early November four of our eagles being tracked with cellular transmitters appeared on our radar after being absent for approximately 6 […]


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New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 01/07/19 – 01/10/19

January 20, 2019

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.


Job Growth, Weekly Earnings at Record Highs…Alabama Outpaces National Job Growth in December

January 20, 2019

MONTGOMERY – Alabama experienced a job growth rate of 2.2% from December 2017 to December 2018, the largest over-the-year percentage growth on record.  This growth represents an increase of 44,300 jobs. “We are ending 2018 with great economic news all around,” said Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington.  “To see this kind of record […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 01/11/19 – 10/18/19

January 20, 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.


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Miss Kitty….She Hangs With The Big Dogs….Pet Of The Week

January 20, 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!


Around The World In 175 Days…Really

January 19, 2019

In 1924, four Douglas World Cruisers and eight American crewmen set out from Seattle to attempt the first around-the-world flight. 175 days later three of the aircraft completed the flight. Nine years later, another American did it in only 7 days! The trip took 175 days, covering over 27,553 miles. On April 6, 1924, the four […]


Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park to open thanks to grant from The Delta Air Lines Foundation

January 19, 2019

 ATLANTA– The National Park Service (NPS) announced today that Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park will open for 16 days beginning Saturday, January 19, in advance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday and days after the 90th anniversary of his birth. This is possible thanks to a grant from The Delta Air Lines […]


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January Is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 19, 2019

 MONTGOMERY – Although January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, this growing problem demands year-round attention. Secretary of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Hal Taylor said, “Yes, we in the law enforcement community, both sworn and civilian personnel, are trained to recognize key indicators of human trafficking, but the public’s assistance is crucial.” The 2018 statistics […]


New! North Alabama Medical Center Births 01/08/19 – 01/12/19

January 19, 2019

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


New! Florence Arrest Reports 01/08/19 – 01/15/19

January 19, 2019

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 as a public service.


Keller Neurology Celebrates The Arrival Of Dr. Eric Jenkie With Chamber Ribbon Cutting

January 19, 2019

On Wednesday, January 16 Helen Keller Hospital welcomed Dr. Eric Jenkie to its Neurology department with a Shoals Chamber ribbon cutting introducing him to the Shoals community. We give you a some background information on Dr. Jenkie: “Dr. Eric J. Jenkie earned his medical degree with honors from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) […]


The New Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services Building Nears Completion

January 18, 2019

FLORENCE-On Thursday, January 17 the new Florence/Lauderdale Animal Services building held a walk-through for Officials.  The tour of the $3 million facility at 3240 Roberson Road in Florence-Lauderdale Industrial Park was conducted by Florence Mayor Steve Holt. Holt who is very proud of the new facility said, “It has been a long time coming, but […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 01/04/19 – 01/10/19

January 18, 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.


Lauderdale County Man Charged With Child Porn And Child Sexual Abuse Charges.

January 18, 2019

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-On Thursday, January 17 a Lauderdale County man was arrested and charged with several sexual charges against a child. According to the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office Michael Tays, 32 is facing two counts of first-degree sodomy, one count of sexual abuse of a child under 12, one count of child pornography and one count of […]


Drinking coffee makes you more open-minded

January 18, 2019

The coffee you drink as a pick-me-up in the morning could also make you more open to persuasion, researchers say. Evidence from a new study suggests that this happens because caffeine revs up the brain, not because it generally boosts mood. Previous studies have show that consuming caffeine can improve one’s attention and enhance cognitive […]


LUNAFEST women’s film festival coming to FLPL January 31

January 18, 2019

 FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will be hosting a women’s short film festival  at the end of the month. LUNAFEST® Florence 2019 Thursday, January 31, 6:00 pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library Florence-Lauderdale Public Library and the UNA Center for Women’s Studies present the 2019 LUNAFEST®, a free screening of 8 short films by, for, and about women. […]


UNA’s Collier Library Selected as Site for National Library Workshop

January 18, 2019

 FLORENCE – Librarians from all across the Southeast will soon be headed to the University of North Alabama to attend the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) workshop May 16, 2019. UNA’s Collier Library has been selected by ACRL to host the “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement” Roadshow workshop this spring. ACRL is the largest […]


Alabama Department of Labor Obtaining Convictions for Unemployment Compensation Fraud

January 18, 2019

 MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that the Department has successfully prosecuted several Alabamians for unemployment compensation fraud.  The following individuals were charged with a misdemeanor violation of the Alabama Unemployment Compensation Law by making false statements in claims for benefits: Jarion Baker, of Evergreen, was tried in Conecuh County […]


New Bethel Elementary School Students Take Top Honors At First Ever N Alabama S.C.O.R.E. VEX IQ Challlenge

January 18, 2019

 MUSCLE  SHOALS– New Bethel Elementary School’s robot-bearing students from EagleBots VEX IQ Challenge team #1915A, secured the Excellence Award at the NW Alabama SCORE VEX IQ Challenge at Northwest-Shoals Community College in Muscle Shoals, AL this past weekend. The Shoals Chamber of Commerce partnered with the college and Auburn University’s Southeastern Center of Robotics Education […]


2019 Eagle Awareness Weekends at Lake Guntersville State Park

January 18, 2019

 GUNTERSVILLE-Lake Guntersville State Park will host its popular Eagle Awareness Weekends from January 25 through February 17, 2019. The event features live bird demonstrations, programs delivered by notable speakers, and guided field trips to view eagles in their natural habitat. The park is located at 1155 Lodge Dr., Guntersville, Ala., 35976. To help you celebrate […]


Colbert County Sheriff’s Office Issues Be On Alert Notice For Muscle Shoals

January 17, 2019

 COLBERT COUNTY-On Thursday, January 17 the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning regarding a vehicle in the Muscle Shoals area stopping and the driver and passenger asking suspicious questions: “BE AWARE – CAUTION …. There are reports in the Eastern side of Muscle Shoals, between River Rd and 6th Street and area of […]


Messy And Smart Or Neat And Conventional

January 17, 2019

No more excuses for a messy workspace….rise up and conquer….or stay neat…live long and prosper….. So what if you’re work space is crowded, stacked with towers of paper teetering on collapse, sitting atop a kaleidoscope of scribbles and random numbers written down on the twenty plus notepads that are always within reach, then it may encourage […]