Senator Larry Stutts Recognizes Constitution Day

September 19, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-On Sept. 14, 2018, the Alabama Senate recognized Sept. 17, 2018, as Constitution Day.   The resolution encourages Alabamians across the state to remember the importance of the Constitution through activities, learning opportunities, parades, and other demonstrations that commemorate the formation and signing of the United States Constitution. Many federal agencies offer a variety of […]


Colbert County sends emergency “SEEK SHELTER NOW” message in error…

September 19, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY – According to Colbert County EMS in Tuscumbia, the emergency notification system malfunctioned this morning at approximately 7:50am. The sirens and the message, according to the 911 operator in the Colbert County EMS Center, it was operator error that caused the sirens and public address system to warn residents to “Seek Shelter”. The […]


Backyard Fish Pond…A Few Things You Need To Know

September 19, 2018

A garden pond can be left to its own devices as a miniature nature reserve, but will be a much more attractive feature if it is stocked with aquatic plants and ornamental fish.  Get the natural balance right and the pond will be virtually self-sustaining, needing only occasional attention to keep it is good condition. […]


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Above Average Temperatures Heading into Fall

September 19, 2018

  KNOXVILLE, TN ― The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeing higher than normal power demand heading into the start of fall with temperatures climbing into the 90s again this week with much higher humidity than normal across the Valley. “Temperatures across the southeast are 8-10 degrees above normal, so we encourage you to continue using […]


Pet Of The Week….Great Dogs And A Very Awesome Cat!

September 19, 2018

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!


Lincoln Health System and Huntsville Hospital Health System Enter Strategic Affiliation

September 19, 2018

 HUNTSVILLE-Lincoln Health System (LHS), a county-owned, non-profit corporation, entered into a strategic affiliation agreement effective Sept. 10, 2018, with Huntsville Hospital Health System (HHHS) to become part of a larger affiliated health care system that will allow for more efficient delivery of services to residents of southern Tennessee and northern Alabama. The new entity will […]


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University of North Alabama to Team Up with Haunted History of the Shoals for Ghost Walk

September 19, 2018

 FLORENCE– Brave souls will have the opportunity to tour the haunted University of North Alabama campus at night, while also supporting UNA’s live mascots.   The University is teaming up with Debra Glass and Haunted History of the Shoals to offer “A Haunted History of UNA Ghost Walk.”  There will be two walks taking place […]


Franklin County Arrest Reports 08/20/18 – 09/16/18

September 19, 2018

FRANKLIN COUNTY-Booking Photos from Franklin 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 as a public service.


Campers from three states will experience the life of Helen Keller at Ivy Green

September 18, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-A group of happy campers from around the South are headed to Colbert County to experience the life of Helen Keller. Since 2013, students from as far away as Wisconsin, have attended Camp Courage, A Helen Keller Experience. The camp is based in Tuscumbia at Ivy Green, the home of Helen Keller. This year’s camp, […]


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Galeophobia…..this Word Describes MOST Of Us

September 18, 2018

 Sharks are the only animals that almost never get sick: they are immune to almost every known disease. Their body frames are not made up of bones – they are made of cartilage, the tough, fibrous tissue that shapes our noses and ears. Instead of scales shark skins have small tooth-like spikes that are so […]


Stell’s Sports Grille: A Restaurant Review

September 18, 2018

   First, this is a little new to me, doing a restaurant review.  However, I am going to give it my best.  I have been going to Stell’s Sports Grille for about a year.  I have really begun to patronize the establishment more lately.  Recently, Tracey and I went there twice in the last 2 […]


Rogersville Indian Artifact Show – September 30, 2018

September 18, 2018

ROGERSVILLE-Have you ever found an interesting looking rock and thought that it was just more than a natural formation, that it looks like it might be an arrowhead or some type of ancient stone tool? Do you have a box of “Old Indian Rocks” that you picked up as a child or were given to […]


Overton Farm Trust Receives $26,000 To Help With Restoration

September 18, 2018

FLORENCE-Local and state officials held a news conference Monday, September 17,  at the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area office, 468 N. Court St., Florence, to announce a state grant award to the Overton Farm Trust, in Hodges. Secured by Alabama Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow, the $26,000.00  grant will help fund restoration at the historic Overton […]


New! Marion County Arrest Reports 08/20/18 – 09/15/18

September 18, 2018

MARION COUNTY-Booking Photos from Marion 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 as a public service.


Four-Vehicle Accident Leave One Dead Two Injured In Florence

September 17, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement concerning a four-vehicle accident that occurred on Saturday, September 15 resulting in the death of one person: “A four-vehicle accident occurred on September 15, Saturday night that resulted in a fatality. A vehicle was on Florence Blvd and entered the intersection of Cox Creek Parkway striking a vehicle, […]


One Dead In Single-Vehicle Accident Near Decatur

September 17, 2018

DECATUR-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a one-vehicle accident on Monday, September 17 that has taken the life of a man from Trinity:  “A single-vehicle crash at 3:40 a.m. Monday, September 17, has claimed the life of a Trinity man. Lonnie Ray Busbey, 33, was killed when the 1993 Toyota pickup he was driving left […]


The Last Ride Of Jesse James

September 17, 2018

Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847 – April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, guerrilla, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer from the state of Missouri and the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang. Jesse and his brother Frank James were Confederate guerrillas or Bushwhackers during the Civil War. They were accused of […]


UNA School Of Arts Celebrate New Location With Shoals Chamber Ribbon Cutting

September 17, 2018

FLORENCE-UNA School of Arts held a ribbon cutting on Friday, September 14 to celebrate the opening of their new location at 128 W. Tombigbee in Florence. Friends, family, professors and students were on hand along with the Shoals Chamber to celebrate the grand opening with a tour of the new location and a good old-fashioned ribbon […]


Belle Mont Quilt Show…“A Century of Quilts” October 3-27

September 17, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-“A Century of Quilts,” an exhibit selected largely from the extensive personal collection of Glenn Rikard, many made in the Tennessee Valley region and dating from 100 years ago to the present, will be on display, beginning on Wednesday, October 3, and continuing through Saturday, October 27 at Belle Mont Mansion, 1569 Cook Lane (off […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 09/07/18 – 09/14/18

September 17, 2018

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-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 as a public service.


Arx Mortis Brings Terror and Fun to Northwest Alabama

September 17, 2018

Arx Mortis haunted attraction returns to thrill, terrify, and entertain thousands of visitors each weekend from September 22nd through October 31st. KILLEN-Deep in the heart of Dixie and nestled in the northwestern corner of Alabama, there is a small town with an unusual name. Killen is, in many ways, your typical quiet Southern town. Here […]


Shoals Geek Expo Formerly The Geek Gathering – EVENT PHOTOS

September 17, 2018

FLORENCE-Shoals Geek Expo created in honor of the “Geek Gathering”was held this weekend, September 15 and 16 at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum. Shoals Geek Expo is the a multi genre convention focusing on comics, gaming, esports, technology, and film for the area. Shoals Geek Expo iwas a two-day event full of panels, gaming and special guests and QCDNews […]


Governor Ivey Awards $1.89 Million to Help Victims of Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse

September 17, 2018

 MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday awarded $1.89 million in grants to support organizations and programs that help victims of domestic violence and elder abuse throughout the state. “No one should ever have to experience the horrors of domestic violence or elder abuse, but there is hope for those who unfortunately do become victims,” Governor […]


Rocks…They Can Kill Ya…Really

September 16, 2018

Have you ever wondered about rocks.  Just how dangerous are they…besides being beaned in the head by one I mean. For your information and safety 10 of the most dangerous rocks: Number 10 on the list: Coloradoite…Coloradoite is a recently discovered crystalline mineral originating in magma veins. The mineral is a mercury telluride compound formed […]