Volunteers Needed to Participate in Avid Bowhunter Survey

October 8, 2015
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MONTGOMERY-Do you spend 10 or more days each year bowhunting in Alabama? If so, you can help contribute to the conservation and management of white-tailed deer in the state. The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) is encouraging bowhunters who hunt for at least 10 days during the 2015-2016 deer season to participate in […]

New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 09/23/15 – 09/29/15

October 8, 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.

New! ECM Hospital Births 09/28/15 – 10/05/15

October 8, 2015

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.

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Tragic tales of ghostly lore…Haunts Walk in Athens

October 8, 2015

ATHENS-Tragic tales of ghostly lore were told Tuesday night during the weekly Haunts Walk. Walking groups looked for spirits and specters as storytellers regaled them with spooky speculations about odd occurrences in historic downtown Athens at the Lovvorn home, City Cemetery, Gov. Houston’s home, The Square and Founders Hall. At Gov. Houston’s home, for example, […]

Mars…Could This Be Our New Home?

October 8, 2015
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Just a few facts about Mars now that we know there is running water on the Red Planet. Did you know Mars and Earth have about the same landmass.  Even though Mars has only 15% of the Earth’s volume and just over 10% of the Earth’s mass, around two thirds of the Earth’s surface is […]

Governor awards $1.2 million for highway safety

October 8, 2015
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MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley has awarded two grants totaling $1.2 million to help state troopers maintain safety on Alabama’s highways. The grants to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will provide overtime funds for increased patrols to enforce drunken driving, seat belt and speeding laws. “Drivers violating traffic safety laws put everyone traveling on Alabama’s roads […]

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Pet Of The Week Doggie Smiles Have It….Get You One!

October 8, 2015

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!

Armed Suspect Arrested By Colbert County Deputies

October 7, 2015

LEIGHTON– UPDATE:  The Colbert County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest of the suspect who lead them on a chase earlier this evening.  The arrest was made around 8:30 pm on Wednesday evening, October 7. According to investigators a shots were fired during the chase after the suspect crashed his truck on Spangler road in Leighton. […]

Colbert County Deputies Searching For Suspect Considered Armed And Dangerous

October 7, 2015

LEIGHTON-According to information from the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday evening, October  7 deputies are looking for a suspect who they consider armed and dangerous. Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williamson said deputies were involved in a chase with a driver of a car on Wednesday in the area of Leighton on Spangler Road.  The […]

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Upcoming Athens Events …Spooky Fun And Tall Tales

October 7, 2015
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ATHENS-A fun fall weekend is in store for Athens. Fridays After Five will have activities downtown, hundreds of cars, trucks and bikes are coming for a show at the Sportsplex and Trinity SDA Church is sponsoring a free concert by the renowned Oakwood University Aeolians in honor of the Spirit of Athens. Check out these […]

Athens Utilities Customer Appreciation Day

October 7, 2015

ATHENS-In honor of the week of October 5 being Public Power Week, Athens Utilities is holding its annual Customer Appreciation Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 8, for the public. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Customer Accounts Office at 508 S. Jefferson St. There will be free hot dogs and […]

Two Suspects Arrested On Burglary Charges

October 7, 2015

MORGAN COUNTY-The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office has issued a statement regarding the arrest of two suspects On Burglary charges on Wednesday, October 7: “On October 7, 2015, night shift patrol Sergeants were led to the recovery of two stolen flat screen televisions and the arrest of two men on charges of burglary in the second […]

University of North Alabama to Release 3rd Brief from Student Campus Climate Survey

October 7, 2015
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FLORENCE–The University of North Alabama is continuing to release in-depth information related to a Student Campus Climate Survey.  The 3rd brief was released today and deals with Intimate Partner Violence.  So far, the university has released three of four briefs related to the survey, which was conducted in the fall of 2014.  The information gathered […]

From Hooker’s Lips To Monkey Orchids…Flowers Are Just Plain Strange!

October 7, 2015
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Flowers make people smile…they are beautiful and strange.  Some are scary and some are sweet and they come in many many shapes and sizes.  Here are ten of the most odd and beautiful flowers:   Bleeding Heart…The flower, especially in the bud form, of the Lamprocapnos, a flowering plant of the poppy family, oddly resembles the conventional shape […]

2015 BEST Robotics Game Day Competition Saturday, October 10th

October 7, 2015

MUSCLE SHOALS– Saturday, October 10, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) and the Shoals Chamber of Commerce will host 24 schools at the 2015 Northwest Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Competition. The event will be held at the NW-SCC Shoals campus gymnasium and is free to the public. […]

New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 09/25/15 – 10/02/15

October 7, 2015
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY-New 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.

Why do workers compensation benefits reduce the amount of social security

October 7, 2015

Q: Why do workers compensation benefits reduce the amount of social security I receive? Charles Florence, AL A: The law of workers compensation is complicated and ever changing. Social Security law is complicated and ever changing. Both have some component of mathematical determination and both have objective and subjective determinations that must be made. In […]

Emergency Preparedness Drill Set For Browns Ferry

October 6, 2015
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ATHENS-Emergency responders from federal, state and local agencies will join Tennessee Valley Authority personnel in an emergency preparedness training drill involving the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant on Wednesday, October 7. The drill is part of an ongoing series of exercises required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to ensure an effective and coordinated response to protect […]