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April 24, 2014
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MONTGOMERY— With the passage of new legislation, the State of Alabama has taken a step forward in recognizing drought as a long-term issue that requires constant vigilance because of the adverse impact it can have on residents, industries, agriculture and recreation. Governor Robert Bentley signed into law the Alabama Drought Planning and Response Act on […]


Sentell awards trophy for “Best Ribs”

April 24, 2014
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  FLORENCE - To celebrate Florence’s Smokin’ On The Boulevard winning the 2014 Alabama Barbecue Bracket, Alabama Tourism Director Lee Sentell, along with Florencel/Lauderdale Tourism Director Debbie Wilson and Florence Mayor  Mickey Haddock, presented Smokin’ On The Boulevard with their championship trophy for winning in the “Ribs” category. Beating out more than 200 competitors large and small from […]


Traffic Stop For Reckless Driving Leads Officers On A Dangerous Pursuit

April 24, 2014
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DECATUR-Two Decatur Police Officers initiated a traffic stop for reckless driving and it did not end as you would suppose.  Here is how the Decatur Police Department describe ensuing events leading up to arrest: “On April 23, 2014 Officer Macklin and Officer Williams with the Decatur Police Department’s Patrol Division initiated a traffic stop on […]


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Take A Mini-Vacation To Athens

April 24, 2014
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ATHENS-If you are ready for a mini-vacation, we invite you to spend it in Athens for the next few days. We have great food, law enforcement going into the air, an event for car and bike lovers, free Earth Day activities, a way to recycle your prescription drugs safely, a trail ride and a free […]


Black Bears, Our New Neighbors

April 24, 2014
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MONTGOMERY-When the good neighbors at the end of the street sell their home and move on, it leaves an uncertainty about what is to come. Will the new neighbors be as good as the old ones? Will they keep a clean yard and be thoughtful of their neighbors, or will they cause problems for the […]


Athens State Hosting Panel Discussion on Leadership Skills in Changing Times

April 24, 2014
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ATHENS – Athens State University’s Center for Lifelong Learning and Coleman Center for Religious Studies and Ethics will present a forum entitled Shooting the Rapids:  Leading in a time of change.  The forum will be held on Tuesday, April 29 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Center for Lifelong Learning located at 122 […]


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New! Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 04/01/14 – 04/12 14

April 24, 2014
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TUSCUMBIA-New Booking Photos from Tuscumbia 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.


New! ECM Hospital Births 04/11/14 – 04/18/14

April 24, 2014
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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.


Florence man in jail after allegedly attacking officer

April 23, 2014
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FLORENCE - He’s cooling his jets in the Florence/Lauderdale Detention Center. Oscar Woods, 30, of Kinnard St. is being held on a $5-thousand bail for his alleged assault  yesterday of a Florence Police officer. According to records, the assault took place late Tuesday afternoon on Washington Street. Police say that there were several small-offense warrants out […]


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Silver Airways is told they must stay… At least for a while

April 23, 2014
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MUSCLE SHOALS – The U.S. Department of Transportation has ordered Silver Airways to remain as the air carrier for Muscle Shoals Regional Airport until a replacement airline is found. Transportation officials have made a similar announcements for Greenville, Tupelo, Meridian and Hattiesburg. Silver had announced that it was bailing from these airports as well. Silver […]


Lots of good things cooking at Culinary Center… Young people get into the act

April 23, 2014
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FLORENCE – Whenever you see Chef Kevin Kilburn, you can probably expect to find something tasty for dinner. Kilburn, who works his magic through the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center, is contributing to a program that’s being instituted by SPAN of Lauderdale County. It’s an introduction to the culinary arts for some selected young people from the […]


Swing your support for Historic Downtown Florence….2nd Annual FMS Golf Tournament

April 23, 2014
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FLORENCE-Unpack your golf clubs and get ready to place your golf ball on the tee at Blackberry Trail.  Join Florence Main Street on Friday, May 2nd for our 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at Blackberry Trail for a day of fun and support.  The tournament will be Friday, May 2, 2014 with lunch at 11 am and shotgun […]


New! Helken Keller Hospital Births 04/11/14 – 04/18/14

April 23, 2014
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THE SHOALS – The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


3614 Jackson Highway Studio Tours Draw Hundreds Of Visitors

April 23, 2014
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SHEFFIELD- The Muscle Shoals Music Foundation has opened 3614 Jackson Highway to the public the last four weekends and more than 1400 people have visited the iconic studio during that time. MSMF Chairman Rodney Hall said the turnout has been “amazing” and he is grateful to the Muscle Shoals music fans who have participated. “We […]


New! Dekalb County Arrest Reports 04/03/14 – 04/20/14

April 23, 2014
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DEKALB COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Dekalb 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.


Child Support And Social Security

April 23, 2014
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I wrote an article two weeks ago and child support and social security. At the time that I submitted the article, I liked it. When I read it, I realized that I had included too much information and it didn’t make the points that I thought important. Here’s my second try.   First, if you […]


Wolf Creek WMA Lease to Be Terminated

April 23, 2014
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MONTGOMERY-After more than 50 years, the lease agreement between the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) and the landowners of the Wolf Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) will be terminated on mutual terms. Beginning in the fall of 2014, there will no longer be a Wolf Creek Wildlife Management Area in Fayette and […]


Sheffield Police Blotter Report 4/16/14 – 4/20/14

April 23, 2014
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4/16/14 Burglary 2nd degree from non-reported street address. Double-pane window in a door, value $200.00. Theft of property 3rd degree from 400 block of S. Montgomery Ave. Taken: Misc. goods, value $500.00 or less. 4/18/14 Theft of property 3rd. degree and Criminal Trespass from the 500 block of N. Columbia. TGI Potato Skins, value $5.00. […]