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Telemedicine: Ready or Not, Here It Comes!

November 28, 2015

MONTGOMERY-The provision of health care is constantly changing to meet the varying needs of those it serves and to take advantage of ever changing technology. Another dramatic change in the provision of and receiving of health care may be on the horizon in Alabama, especially in rural areas. This involves the availability of telemedicine. What […]

Thinkin About A Beach…Here Are Ten If You Dare

November 28, 2015
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If  Europe listed the nude beaches it would  almost be redundant, after all, most beaches in Europe are at least a little nude friendly. But here in the United States, public nudity is still something one has to go looking for, and there’s no better place to look than at one of America’s ten best nude […]

New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 11/06/15 – 11/13/15

November 28, 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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It’s a Dickens Christmas, Y’all Returns to Tuscumbia on December 11-12

November 28, 2015
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TUSCUMBIA– Scrooge, Marley and all the familiar faces from Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, will return to Tuscumbia on December 11-12 to join merchants and townspeople in presenting the signature Christmas festival “It’s a Dickens Christmas, Y’all.” In its fifth year, the event adds a festive touch to the season and brings a […]

Thanksgiving Day Auto Accident Claims Life Of Florence Man

November 27, 2015
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FLORENCE-The Alabama State Troopers Office has released the name of a Florence man who was killed in an early morning auto accident on Thanksgiving Day. Tim Shane Thompson age 58 of Florence was killed in an accident on Meadow Grove Lane in Florence.  Officials state Thompson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Christmas Comes To Athens

November 27, 2015

ATHENS-Santa will be back in Athens for the Reliance Bank Christmas Parade on December 3, the Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 8 and Sippin’ Cider on Dec. 12. It’s possible Santa may make other appearances as well. Here is a list of some of the holiday events in Athens: ● Donnell House Couture […]

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Weird Thanksgiving Traditions….Maybe you will see yours here…Or Find One You Want To Embrace

November 27, 2015
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Thanksgiving….a time for family, football and food.   Most of us give thanks for all the bounty in our lives. But….some of us have some really weird traditions to help celebrate the Indians saving the Pilgrims. Here are just a few really off the wall Thanksgiving Day traditions…..after yesterday do you think maybe your family […]

Give something that means something – Give blood or host a blood drive

November 27, 2015

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY-The American Red Cross encourages individuals and organizations to give something that means something this winter by making a lifesaving blood donation or hosting a blood drive.   Blood donations often decline from now to New Year’s Day when holiday festivities pull people away from their donation appointments. Seasonal illnesses, such as colds […]

Fort Payne Seven Awarded Second Nationally

November 27, 2015

FORT PAYNE – The Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) held their National Championship Finals on Saturday, November 14th. The national competition included 27 teams from 26 states and one territory. The fourth-year reigning Alabama RWDC champions, “The Fort Payne Seven”, from Fort Payne High School, placed second in the national challenge out of 19 teams. The […]

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New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 11/06/15 – 11/17/15

November 27, 2015

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.

Thanksgiving Message From Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver

November 26, 2015
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FRANKLIN COUNTY-A Thanksgiving message from Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver: “As this Thanksgiving season approaches, I am reminded how fortunate I am to serve with such an outstanding group of people. The Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies, administrative support staff, jail staff, communications staff and reserve deputies are dedicated, hardworking, and committed to serving the citizens […]

ALEA Urges Motorist To Take Extra Care During Thanksgiving Travel Period

November 26, 2015

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Law Enforcement’s (ALEA) Thanksgiving plan is to schedule extra-duty patrols to ensure motorists safely make it to and from their holiday destinations. Between 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, and midnight Sunday, Nov. 29, all available Alabama State Troopers will patrol the state’s roadways, enforcing traffic laws and assisting travelers. To further enhance enforcement […]

Take A Pup Home For Thanksgiving….Pet Of The Week

November 26, 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!

Thanksgiving….Jingle Bells….Elephants….How Do You Say Thanks?

November 26, 2015

Thanksgiving is a pretty straightforward Holiday.  Pilgrim meets Indian…Indian invites hungry Pilgrim to dinner and there you have it….Thanksgiving a time for the family to come together in loving memory of the day the Indians saved the Pilgrims… Not so fast weird things associated with Thanksgiving….. The first Swanson frozen TV dinner….because of Thanksgiving….Retired Swanson executive […]

New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 11/10/15 – 11/16/15

November 26, 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.

Small Rural Hospitals…Are They Art Of The Solution For Health Care In Rural Alabama

November 26, 2015

MONTGOMERY-Alabama currently has eight counties (Chilton, Cleburne, Coosa, Henry, Lamar, Lowndes, Macon, and Perry) with no hospital. Over the past six years, Alabama has had five rural hospitals close. This is tied with Georgia for the second highest number of rural hospital closings among all 50 states. Texas, with nine, has had the most rural […]

The Florence Police Searching For Two Suspects In Separate Theft Cases

November 25, 2015

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department is looking for a couple of suspects in theft cases.  Here is what they have: “Do you recognize this man? He is a suspect in a theft case. If you recognize this person please contact Sgt. Scott Perkins at 256-760-6597 or text a tip to 274637 using keyword “FPDTIP” plus your […]

Governor Bentley Requests Information from White House on Refugee Reception Program in Alabama

November 25, 2015
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MONTGOMERY—Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday sent a letter to White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and another federal official with the United States Department of State requesting reports on the refugee reception program in Alabama. The refugee program in Alabama is established between the United States Department of State and the United States Conference […]