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Florence Police Receive Grant….Purchase Crime Scene Response Trailer

August 20, 2014

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department received a grant from the Shoals Are Community Development Committee.   Here is how they describe receiving the grant: “Florence PD recently received a grant from the Shoals Area Community Development Committee to purchase a Crime Scene Response Trailer. Pictured below are members of the FPD Criminal Investigations Division along with […]

Seeking our 2014 Athena – Grease Goddess

August 20, 2014
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ATHENS-It is time to start our search for our 2014 Athena – Grease Goddess, to serve during the third annual Athens Grease Festival on Sept. 27. Attached is a nomination form. Please submit one on behalf of a Limestone County woman who gives back to the City of Athens. Last year, our first Athena was […]

Multiple Federal Indictments for Driver of Truck that Struck and Killed Motorcyclist

August 20, 2014
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PRENTISS COUNTY, MS – On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, a truck driven by Donnie Sartain of Tishomingo, MS crossed the center line and struck a motorcycle killing both riders.  Sartain was arrested on scene for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence. On August 19, 2014, a federal grand jury in Oxford, MS handed-down a four count […]

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Outdoor Recreational Opportunities in Alabama for People with Special Needs

August 20, 2014
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MONTGOMERY-People with special needs are finding that some forms of outdoor recreation, such as hunting, fishing, and wildlife viewing can easily be enjoyed with certain accommodations. The Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has made it a goal to expand outdoor recreational opportunities for people with special […]

New! ECM Hospital Births 08/11/14 – 08/15/14

August 20, 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.

Stopped by Imagine That for lunch… Wow!

August 20, 2014
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FLORENCE – We were out on a photo assignment Tuesday that took us up to 7 Points. It was about lunch time and so we stopped in to see our friend Dana Melton at the Imagine That bakery. Fortuitous, to say the least. Dana and her assistant Taylor made us at wonderful meal – Chicken […]

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July Visitation Numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway is Released

August 20, 2014

 TUPELO- “The Natchez Trace Parkway experienced a slight decrease in July recreational visits in 2014 over 2013 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, 550,032 people used the Parkway in July compared to 587,695 who were counted in 2013.” 2014 2013 January 466,706 443,307 February 422,365 422,579 March 491,577 349,273 April 512,813 512,248 May 489,190 535,303 […]

Worker’s Compensation Payments

August 20, 2014
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I have handled on the job injury cases for over 25 years.  I enjoy this aspect of the law and have always represented injured workers.  The experience of handling case after case and seeing the various tricks and traps that defense lawyers play has been wonderfully educational and at this point, entertaining.   I occasionally […]

Navy Petty Officer Dustyn Alsbrooks, of Tuscumbia, Ala., serves aboard USS Georgia (SSGN 729)

August 20, 2014

  KINGS BAY, Ga. – A 2005 Colbert Heights High School graduate and Tuscumbia, Ala. native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the world’s most advanced guided missile submarines, the USS Georgia (SSGN 729).Petty Officer Dustyn Alsbrooks is a yeoman serving aboard the Kings Bay-based boat, […]

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New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 07/07/14 – 07/31/14

August 20, 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.

Florence Police Release Photos Of Knights Inn Robbery Suspect

August 19, 2014
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FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department is investigating a robber that occurred on Sunday, August 17th. Here is what the Florence Police know about the suspect: “Florence Police continue to investigate the Robbery of Knights Inn on Florence Blvd. The robbery occurred on 08/17/14 at or about 9:20 pm. The suspect is described as a black male […]

Fulton’s BBQ On The Square – EVENT PHOTOS

August 19, 2014
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FULTON – Folks in Fulton, MS know how to party! This last weekend’s BBQ On The Square was a big success. And The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to capture the event with Event Photos. Make a print of a photo if you find yourself in the gallery. They’re FREE! Just NO COMMERCIAL USES, please. […]

Two Limestone County Attractions Featured in New National Tourism Campaign

August 19, 2014
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DECATUR-– On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) will hold a press conference and luncheon to help the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) launch a new national tourism campaign. Two culinary destinations in Limestone County have been selected for the ARC’s Bon Appétit Appalachia, a tourism map-guide of unique culinary destinations […]

Grogan Jewelers is Named “America’s Coolest Jewelry Store” by INSTORE Magazine

August 19, 2014
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FLORENCE–Grogan Jewelers has been named “America‟s Coolest Jewelry Store” by INSTORE Magazine, the magazine for the American jewelry store owner based on interior and exterior appearance, store biography, advertising, website and overall individuality. Grogan Jewelers took first place in the Big Cool division, the most prestigious award in the jewelry industry. “Every year we feel privileged […]

Do You Know This Woman?

August 19, 2014
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FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department is asking for the help of the public in identifying this women who is a suspect in a Theft case. “Do you recognize this female? She is a suspect in a theft case. If you know the female in the picture please contact Sgt. Dennis Patterson at 256-760-6577″     ease contact […]

Message from UA President Judy Bonner

August 19, 2014
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TUSCALOOSA-As many of you already know, one of our students posted a photo on Snap Chat on Saturday afternoon that included particularly offensive racial language. I immediately asked the Office of Student Conduct to conduct a full investigation and was assured by the national Chi Omega headquarters that they had already begun an investigation of […]

How To Use A Gun To End It All…Or Not

August 19, 2014
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Lots of you know that some funny and strange things can be seen in an emergency room. If you have worked in such a place, you surely have lots of stories to tell. I know, I know, patient confidentiality and all that, but some of it is so rich, it must not go untold! It […]

The Natchez Trace Parkway to Host an Interpretive Display of Prehistoric American Indian Tools

August 19, 2014
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TUPELO-Mr. Pat Arinder will display replicas of prehistoric American Indian tools at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center on Saturday, August 30,2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The presentation will contain examples of prehistoric American Indian stone tools, including knives, spears, bow and arrows, atlatls, grinding stones, and a bow drill.  Mr. Arinder will […]