Colbert County Repulican Executive Committee ReleaseNames of Members of RNC Trump Delegation

July 14, 2020

COLBERT COUNTY-Colbert County Republican Executive Committee well represented at RNC convention in August. Local State Representative elected Trump Delegation Chairman.   Despite its small size, Colbert County boasts 3 delegates to the Republican National Convention this August.  Former committee chairman Fred Joly was elected as an Alternate Delegate for District 4, Place 3.  Representative Andrew […]


OpEd From Craig Ford…Alabama Senate Leader Del Marsh Wants You To Get Coronavirus. State Senators Should Remove Him From Leadership!

July 14, 2020

I couldn’t believe it when I saw State Senator Del Marsh (R-Anniston) – the leader of the Alabama Senate – say he wants to see more people get the coronavirus! During an interview with CBS42 News, Sen. Marsh was asked if he was concerned about the growing number of confirmed cases of people infected with […]


$600 FPUC Benefit Set to Expire July 25

July 14, 2020

  MONTGOMERY – ADOL is reminding all unemployment compensation claimants that Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), the additional $600 federal benefit granted by the CARES Act, will expire on benefit weeks ending July 25, 2020. Across all states, the $600 FPUC payments are set to expire the benefit week ending July 25, 2020. At this time, […]


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New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 07/02/20 – 07/10/20

July 14, 2020

LAUDERDALE COUNTY– Booking Photos from Lauderdale  County Sheriff CHECK 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. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


Alabama State Parks Offer Summer Lodge Special

July 14, 2020

MONTGOMERY-Summer is here and the hotel rooms at the Alabama State Park lodges are ready for a visit.  Stay at on of Alabama State Park lodges during the week (Sunday through Thursday)and enjoy a $25.00 discount off of your hotel bill now through October 1, 2020. Stay at any of Alabama State Park lodges, Lake […]


Helen Keller Hospital Sees 42% Hospitalization in COVID-19 Patients…Revamp Caregiver Guidelines

July 13, 2020

SHEFFIELD-Due to a 42% increase in hospitalized Covid-19 patients in the last week, Helen Keller Hospital will be taking a more aggressive approach to protecting patients, employees and caregivers in their facility. This spike has forced the hospital to limit access to one designated caregiver per patient for the duration of his/her stay. Helen Keller […]


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Serve Day in The Shoals – Church of The Highlands and Sheffield Council Member roll up their sleeves – PHOTOS

July 13, 2020

SHEFFIELD -We got a call from Sheffield City Council Member, Penny Freeman that Birmingham-based Church of The Highlands was coming to town as part of their annual Serve Day. Literally thousands of members of this organization fan out through Alabama every July into State communities, in their words, “To show the love of Christ through […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 06/29/20 – 07/12/20

July 13, 2020

MARSHALL COUNTY– Booking Photos from Marshall County Sheriff CHECK 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. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Final Report and Recommendations

July 13, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced the final report and recommendations of the Alabama Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. The final report provides recommendations to enhance Birth to Age Eight Systems; Family Engagement; Health and Well-Being; Learning Outside the Classroom; and Special Education, English Language Learners and Struggling Readers. Governor Ivey and campaign leaders have developed an […]


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Nuisance Canada Geese

July 13, 2020

  MONTGOMERY-During the spring and summer Canada geese can become a nuisance in neighborhoods, parks, golf courses, and other similar areas. This time of year, geese become concentrated in these areas to nest, raise young, and molt. They tend to concentrate more in these open public areas because of abundant resources such as availability of […]


Motorcycle Accident Claims Life of Harvest Woman

July 12, 2020

LAWRENCE COUNTY-On Sunday, July 12 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reported a single-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle that has taken the life of one person on Saturday, July 11:  “A one-vehicle crash at 2:35 p.m. on Saturday, 7-11-2020, has claimed the life of a Harvest woman. Virginia Epps, 57-year-old female, was killed when the 2018 […]


New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 06/30/20 – 07/10/20

July 12, 2020

WAYNE COUNTY– Booking Photos from Wayne County Sheriff CHECK 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. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service


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Tuscumbia Receives Checks for Pocket Park

July 12, 2020

TUSCUMBIA-The City of Tuscumbia was awarded $10,750 in Colbert County Community Development Commission grant funding to assist in the continued development of its unique Pocket Park. Nestled into a small open space beside FiddleDeeD! on Main Street in the heart of downtown, the innovative venue features a small stage, lighting, seating and tables for special […]


Sweet Girls And Handsome Boys..Cats And Dogs Pet Of the Week

July 12, 2020

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!


CDC Considerations for Events and Gatherings

July 12, 2020

ATLANTA, GA-As some communities in the United States begin to plan and hold events and gatherings, the CDC offers the following considerations for enhancing protection of individuals and communities and preventing spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Event planners and officials can determine, in collaboration with state and local health officials, whether and how to […]


Decatur Passes Mandatory Face Mask Ordinance…To Take Effect On Monday At 5PM

July 11, 2020

DECATUR-On Friday, July 10 the Decatur City council along with Mayor Tab Bowling approved the mandatory mask order for Decatur. The ordinance will go into effect at 5:00 Pm on Monday, July 13. The ordinance passed by a 4 to 1 with the only opposing vote coming from Council member Kristi Hill.  The ordinance was […]


ALEA Investigates 8 Deaths on Roadways and Waterways During Fourth of July Weekend

July 11, 2020

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) investigated eight deaths during the Fourth of July holiday period, from 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 3, to midnight Sunday, July 5. ALEA Troopers in the Marine Patrol Division investigated two non-boating fatalities (drownings), and Troopers in the Highway Patrol Division investigated six traffic fatalities. “One death on Alabama […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 06/24/20 – 07/05/20

July 11, 2020

MORGAN COUNTY– Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff CHECK 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. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service


COVID-19 testing only drive-thru events in Athens

July 11, 2020

ATHENS-Athens-Limestone Hospital and local entities will offer a COVID-19 testing only drive-thru event from 8 a.m. to noon on: July 15 July 16 July 22 July 23The event will be at the City’s Sportsplex on U.S. 31. Click the attached flyer for information, and to save time, please print the attached patient form to complete […]


Helen Keller Hospital New Caregiver Guidelines

July 11, 2020

SHEFFIELD-Beginning on Monday, July 13 our Caregiver Guidelines will be changing. One caregiver will be allowed per patient and must remain with patient for the duration of the stay. Please view the guidelines below. Caregiver Guidelines Effective June 15, 2020 Our first priority at Helen Keller Hospital is always the health and safety of our […]


North Zone Dove Season Opens on Labor Day Weekend

July 11, 2020

MONTGOMERY-Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Director Chuck Sykes wants to make sure dove hunters are not caught flat-footed this September when the season opens earlier than usual. The North Zone dove season will open on Labor Day weekend this year, a week earlier than most people are accustomed to. Sykes wants to get the […]


Boeing Workers May Be Eligible for Benefits

July 11, 2020

  HUNTSVILLE – Workers of The Boeing Company, Boeing Commercial Aircraft (BCA), including on-site leased workers from American Cybersystems, Apollo Professional Services Inc., Chipton Ross Inc., Moseley Technical Services Inc., PDS Technical Services, U.S. Tech Solutions Inc., and Triad Systems International, Huntsville, Alabama, who were engaged in activities related to the production of commercial aircraft and the supply of related […]


ADPH provides additional COVID-19 hospitalization data

July 10, 2020

UPDATE: As of 4:30 PM on Friday, July 10 there are 49,892 cases of confirmed COVID-19 with 1,077 deaths and with 6,745 people in hospital and a total of 491,600 tested statewide with 25,783 presumed recoveries. MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) now provides cumulative statewide COVID-19 hospitalization data supplied by hospital representatives. Numbers […]


Will Smith Is the Conservative Choice For the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, Place #2

July 10, 2020

  William “Will” Smith, Florence attorney and former Lauderdale County Commissioner is in the Alabama Republican Primary Run-Off for the Place 2 Judgeship on the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals. Will Smith said, “Conservative grassroots Alabama political organizations have spoken.  I am their conservative choice.  I have been endorsed by the two largest Republican groups […]