Just The Facts Please…. The Bear Facts

July 29, 2015
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For over 30 million years, bears in one form or another have roamed the Earth. The bear facts…there are 8 species of bear that are alive today: The North American black bear has a wide ranging habitat from as far north as Canada and Alaska, to as far south as Florida.   The polar bear is […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 07/14/15 – 07/21/15

July 29, 2015
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FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence (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.


Can The Person Who Caused An Auto Accident Be Sued By The Spouse Of The Person Injured In The Accident?

July 29, 2015
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  Q: My husband was in a automobile accident and I have had to take off work to take care of him. I had to hire someone to help me with the household chores and yard work and I am really stressed out having to take care of him and everything else that I have […]


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Decatur Police Are Looking For Two Suspects Wanted For Robbery

July 28, 2015
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DECATUR-The Decatur Police Department has issued a statement regarding the need to locate suspects wanted in the Robbery of a Dollar General Store.  Here is the statement from the Decatur Police: “PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NEEDED: Please Help us identify and locate the Dollar General Robbery Suspect: On 7/27/15 the Dollar General store at 2006 Danville Rd […]


Limestone County Sheriff Looking For The Public’s Help

July 28, 2015
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ELKMONT-The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public. They need help identifying the vehicle and the persons in the video below.  These suspects are involved in a burglary that occured on Saturday, July 25.  The burglary took place at Elkmont Rural Village Community Center. If you have any information on the […]


Pet Of The Week…Showcasing Dogs…Get You One

July 28, 2015
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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!


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10th Annual Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Set For August 7th

July 28, 2015
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MONTGOMERY—Alabama’s 10th Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 7, and end at midnight on Sunday, August 9. “This is a perfect opportunity for parents to purchase needed school supplies and get a tax break at the same time,” said State Revenue Commissioner Julie Magee. “This is a win-win situation for parents, […]


New! Giles County Arrest Reports 06/23/15 – 07/23/15

July 28, 2015
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GILES COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Giles County (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.


UNA Chemistry Department Receives$82,927 Grant from the National Science Foundation

July 28, 2015
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FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama is the recipient of an $82,927 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).  Dr. Chong Qiu, assistant professor of chemistry, was awarded the grant for his project, Collaborative Research: Kinetics and Mechanism of Restructuring of Atmospheric Soot and Associated Impact on Light Absorption. Qiu said the goal of his […]


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The Mercedes Named After Little Austrian Girl….Really

July 28, 2015
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In 1897, Austrian businessman Emil Jellinek, traveled from his home in Nice, France to purchase a car from the Daimler factory in Cannstatt, Germany. On his return to the French Riviera, his sporting Daimler Phoenix caused such a sensation that he decided to enter it into a local touring competition, under the name of “Mercedes” […]


Two Arrested Charged With Several Drug Charges

July 28, 2015
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MORGAN COUNTY– On July 23 the Morgan County Drug Task Force were attempting to serve a suspect on drug charges.   What they found lead to more charges. Here is the statement from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office regarding the arrest of two suspects on drug charges: “On Thursday, July 23, 2015, that the Morgan […]


Information Needed On Suspect In This Video

July 27, 2015
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FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department is asking anyone who might recognize this man or this truck in the video below to contact Detective Sarah Hudson at 256.760.6604 or you may text information to 274637 using keyword FPDTIP plus your message. This suspect is wanted in a burglary case.  


Athens…Entrepreneurship program offered for students

July 27, 2015
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ATHENS-Main Street Alabama has asked Spirit of Athens to do a pilot program to encourage young entrepreneurs to learn what they need to know to start their own business. Spirit of Athens is calling the program PATH, or Power ATHens. Attached is a flyer with information. If you know of a student who would be […]


Man Arrested Blood And White Powder On His Person….Charged With Burglary and Theft Of Property

July 27, 2015
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ATHENS-On Sunday morning, July 26 Athens Police received a call of a suspicious person at the Wal-Mart in Athens. Here is Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson’s account of the events leading up to the arrest of one suspect: “Sunday morning shortly before 07:00 officers received a call of a suspicious person at Wal-Mart. Officer Neal […]


Moonshine Still And Corn Whiskey Found In Morgan County

July 27, 2015
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MORGAN COUNTY-The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department along with DHR on July 17th made an arrest …charges unlawful possession of a Still among other charges. Here is the statement from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office: “On Friday, July 17, 2015 that Morgan County Deputies along with DHR arrived at residence located at 48 Maples Rd. in […]


Florence Officers Recovering After Assault

July 27, 2015
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FLORENCE-A Florence Police Officer received injuries this past weekend while working undercover as part of the W.C. Handy Festival. Here is a statement from the Florence Police Department describing events leading up to the arrest of three suspects: ” Two Florence Police Officers are recovering today following a fight which left one officer with leg […]


Florence Officer Bitten During Arrest

July 27, 2015
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FLORENCE-A Florence Police Officer was bitten by a suspect on Saturday, July 26th. Here is a statement concerning the Officer being accosted from the Florence Police Department: “A Florence Police Officer is recovering after a Saturday incident on East Mobile Street. The officer, who’s name is not being released, was on patrol when he observed […]


Over 200 dogs and cats adopted in Lawrence County

July 27, 2015
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LAWRENCE COUNTY – This was a great weekend for over 200 dogs and cats in Lawrence County. It was their time to get adopted into great families. These are the animals that were discovered late last month at a County-funded rescue facility, run by 81-year-old, Bobbie Taylor. They were existing in squalid conditions, often having to […]