Records Have Been Sealed In Divorce Between Governor Bentley And First Lady Dianne Bentley

August 31, 2015
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TUSCALOOSA-Tuscaloosa County Circuit Judge Elizabeth C. Hamner sealed the records pertaining to the divorce of Governor Robert Bentley and First Lady Dianne Bentley on Monday, August 31 a deposition in the divorce proceedings has been set for November 20. This action was taken after both parties filed a motion to have the records sealed.  The […]


BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s to Air September 1

August 31, 2015
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THE SHOALS-Collegiate bass fishing fanatics will get the chance to experience the excitement of the nation’s largest collegiate bass fishing event on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 when the 10th Anniversary BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s is set to air on the NBC Sports Network at 11 am Central Standard  Time.    The […]


Leave Fawns in the Wild

August 31, 2015
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MONTGOMERY-Late summer is the time fawns are born in Alabama and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources reminds anyone who finds a fawn to leave it in the wild. Attempting to “rescue” these newborn fawns can actually be harmful to them. During the first month or so after birth, does will leave fawns alone […]


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September First Fridays just around the corner

August 31, 2015
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FLORENCE – The September First Fridays is scheduled for Friday, September 4 on Court Street in downtown Florence from 5-8 p.m. “We’ve got some exciting events planned as part of September’s event,” said Andy Frith, the chairman of the First Fridays committee. “With the start of school and football season, First Fridays is another way […]


Come To FLAS …Meet George And All His Rowdy Friends

August 31, 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.


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 08/14/15 – 08/21/15

August 31, 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.


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What Does The Moon Smell Like?

August 31, 2015
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Though it is impossible to smell space directly or through a spacesuit, astronauts report that upon returning from a spacewalk, their gear smells distinctively like seared steak, hot metal, and arc welding fumes. The source of this odor could be byproduct from dying stars, the traces of which can be found throughout the universe. According to […]


Shades Of Bluegrass Festival September 11-12…Rogersville, Alabama

August 31, 2015
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ROGERSVILLE-The Rogersville Bluegrass Festival is now Shades of Bluegrass Festival in Rogersville, Alabama.  The Festival will still be playing some of the best Bluegrass Music around. Bluewater Road has been invited to play two shows at the Shades of Bluegrass Festival.  They will play a show on Friday and Saturday, September 11 and 12. The […]


A Celebration of the Constitution

August 31, 2015
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ATHENS-Celebrating the Constitution was started by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1955. The DAR petitioned Congress to set aside the week of September 17-23 annually to be dedicated to the observance of the Constitution. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution promote and support patriotism, historic preservation, and quality education for children. […]


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Athens…Share Awareness For Ovarian Cancer With Teal Tuesdays

August 30, 2015
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ATHENS-Mildred’s Angels is a group established in memory of Mildred Ann Davis Grisham who died in 2013 from ovarian cancer. Mildred’s last wish was that her family would make others aware of this type of cancer. Her daughters work to raise awareness of this silent killer by sharing postcards every September to various groups, including […]


Last Chance to Visit 3614 Jackson Highway …September 5 Swampette Tour

August 30, 2015
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THE SHOALS-Those who attend the Swampette Tour of area music venues on Saturday, September 5, will be among the last visitors who will get to see the historic 3614 Jackson Highway studio prior to its closing for renovations after Labor Day. The tour starts at the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Office & Visitor Center in McFarland Park […]


Good Luck…Crying Babies…Sumo Wrestlers….Really?

August 30, 2015
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In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.  So much for the argument that leaving a baby to cry can result in brain damage.  Childcare expert Dr Penelope Leach made headlines last week when she claimed that fresh research proves that long periods of crying can damage developing brains, […]


New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 08/06/15 – 08/23/15

August 30, 2015
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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.


Tips on insomnia, snooze buttons, hot baths, putting phones away and more

August 30, 2015
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BIRMINGHAM-Have trouble sleeping or waking up? You are not alone. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine estimates 30-35 percent of adults complain of insomnia. It is common in groups such as older adults, women, people under stress, and people with certain medical and mental health problems. Amy Amara, M.D., Ph.D., a neurologist and sleep medicine […]


A Common Misunderstanding

August 30, 2015
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We only handle accident and injury cases. I’m always pleased when a new client comes in as a result of a recommendation. My goal is for every client to recommend me to their friends and relatives and we do get over half of our cases from such referrals. Because I talk to potentially new clients […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 08/10/15 – 08/23/15

August 29, 2015
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MARSHALL COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marshall 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.


9/11 Heroes Run in Athens

August 29, 2015
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ATHENS-Standing For The Fallen: Athens Fire and Rescue and the Athens Police Department, along with Mayor Ronnie Marks (a Vietnam veteran), are supporting the upcoming 9/11 Heroes Run in Athens. Signs will be made from this photo to honor the memories of the 343 firefighters and 60 police officers who died at the World Trade […]


Stalingrad … A Very Bloody Battle

August 29, 2015
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The Battle of Stalingrad (July 17, 1942-Feb. 2, 1943), was the successful Soviet defense of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in the U.S.S.R. during World War II. Russians consider it to be the greatest battle of their Great Patriotic War, and most historians consider it to be the greatest battle of the entire conflict. […]