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Public Health Advisory issued for Big Will’s Creek

March 30, 2015

DEKALB COUNTY-The DeKalb County Health Department advises the public to avoid waters in Big Will’s Creek in the Terrapin Hills Country Club and Subdivision in Fort Payne because raw or partially treated sewage is being discharged there. This advisory is based on information provided by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management concerning a continuing sewage […]

TVA Visitor Centers Opening at Fontana, Wilson, Kentucky and Norris

March 30, 2015
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KNOXVILLE– With the arrival of spring, the Tennessee Valley Authority will be opening visitor centers on Saturday, April 4, on the reservations of its first dam, its tallest dam, its longest dam and a dam it inherited at its inception. This will be a seasonal opening for the centers at TVA’s tallest dam, Fontana, which […]

One Arrested In Madison For Shooting Into An Occupied Vehicle

March 30, 2015
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MADISON-At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Saturday March 28 officers responded to a shooting call at 8500 Old Madison Pike and were informed that the shooting occurred after an alleged argument between several males. Witnesses stated that multiple shots were fired at a vehicle belonging to one of the males. No injuries were reported to the […]

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Cats For Easter…Adopt One Today

March 30, 2015
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FLORENCE-The Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter has pets who need you. This week The Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter features these lovely furbabies. Take your pick they all will give you unconditional love! Call (256) 760-6676 to adopt or foster any of these pets.

Shots Fired …. No Arrests Made To Date

March 30, 2015

FLORENCE-On Sunday, March 29th, around 630 PM, officer’s responded to Cypress Ridge Apartments on Appleby Blvd. in reference to a shots fired call.  Upon arrival, officers determined that two males attempted to rob another male in the complex.  During the robbery, the victim was sprayed with mace.   The victim fired several shots at the offenders. Both offenders fled on […]

Play ball…and shoot arrows…Spring sports attracting youth in Athens

March 30, 2015

 ATHENS-There are 1,000 children ready to spring into action with the Athens Recreation Department.   Opening Day will be Saturday, April 4, for three sports: baseball, softball and soccer. Opening ceremonies will be held for the baseball and softball teams starting at 9 a.m. at the Sportsplex on U.S. 31.   Athens Recreation Director Ben […]

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Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tuesday 03/31 40%
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Scattered thunderstorms, especially in the morning. High near 75F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wednesday 04/01 10%
Mostly sunny skies. High 77F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
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Thursday 04/02 60%
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Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High around 75F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Friday 04/03 90%
Thunderstorms likely. High 74F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
Saturday 04/04 10%
Mainly sunny. High around 65F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

LSD Drug Of Choice In Morgan County Drug Arrest

March 30, 2015
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DECATUR-The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department made a drug arrest on Thursday, March 26th with the help of Home Land Security.  Here is how Sheriff Ana Franklin describes the event: “On Thursday, March 26, 2015, Agents with the Morgan County Drug Task Force with the assistance of (HLS) Home Land Security, executed a search warrant at […]

New! Morgan County Arrest Report 03/19/15 – 03/25/15

March 30, 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.

No Gardening Space – No Problem

March 30, 2015

Brighten up your patio, deck or front entrance with containers. They’re an excellent way to add color, fragrance and beauty where plantable space is limited or non- existent. Set a few containers on the front or back steps, in the corner of your deck or other location where they can be enjoyed. Try stacking and […]

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April First Fridays goes green in honor of Earth Month

March 30, 2015
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FLORENCE– April’s First Fridays is a celebration of all things green as part of Earth Month. First Fridays will take place from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, April 3, in historic downtown Florence. “Celebrating Earth Month at the April First Fridays has become something of a tradition,” said First Fridays chairman Andy Frith. “I believe we […]

D-I-V-O-R-C-E…..What Are The Chances?

March 30, 2015
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The chance of a first marriage ending in divorce is between 50% and 67%. The chance that a second marriage will end in divorce is about 10% higher than for the first marriage. The reasons for divorce are many and varied but the biggest reason still is unbearable moaning (complaining) by one of both partners […]

Take A Walk On the Historic Side Of Florence this Spring

March 29, 2015
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FLORENCE- Local residents and area visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the historic sites of Florence by participating in the Walking Tours of Historic Florence April 4 through May 2, 2015. Florence/Lauderdale Tourism will host the walking tours as a way to promote the historic sites, neighborhoods and unique architecture of Florence. Each tour […]

New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 03/13/15 – 03/17/15

March 29, 2015

SHEFFIELD-New Booking Photos from Sheffield 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.

Who Should Pay In Auto Accident When The Driver Responsible For The Accident Is Driving A Company Vehicle?

March 29, 2015
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Q: My wife was in a car accident and the other driver was working for a business and was working at the time of the accident. The accident report indicates that the driver had insurance but we have since found out it has been canceled. I think that the business should be responsible for my […]

The Mad Bomber Of New York….Really?

March 29, 2015
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The Mad Bomber of New York on 29th of March, 1950 Sent a note  to police  warning of a bomb planted at Grand Central Station in New York City, the bomb squad  manged to diffuse the bomb. The Mad Bomber had been targeting New York since 1940 taking a break during World War II and left […]

50 Ways To Find A Lover..Better Known As Queen Sheila’s Rules

March 29, 2015
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It takes a long time for most of us to learn our lessons…..I am discussing women right now, so, you men, hold your hats while we talk. As a matter of fact, how about making your woman a glass of sweet tea while she read this..you could be on the list and it might hurt […]

April Swampette Tour Set for April 4th… Entertainment …Cheap Thrill Deville

March 29, 2015

FLORENCE-With the success of its past two musical programs before its Swampette tours this year, Florence/Lauderdale Tourism will once again provide free musical entertainment before the April 4 tour. Starting at 11 am, local musical group Cheap Thrill DeVille will present their own style of blues and indie rock in the Visitor Center Gallery in […]

General Andrew Jackson coming to town…Let’s celebrate

March 29, 2015
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THE SHOALS-Three times an important meeting was rescheduled until the Alabama Chapter of the Natchez Trace Parkway Association (NTPA) finally met Monday March 16 at Florence Tourism in McFarland Park. Chairman Annie Perry was able to introduce Dick Jordan, the new President of the Tennessee-Alabama-Mississippi NTPA organization. The background for the meeting is this.  After […]