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Look, but don’t touch!

March 28, 2015
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First you will feel nauseous. Your vision becomes hazy. Within seconds you are blind. You lose your sense of touch. You cannot speak or swallow. Three minutes later you are paralyzed and unable to breath. You knew that the blue-ringed octopus is extremely poisonous but how were you to know that this was one when […]

U.S. Health and Human Services announces uncompensated care costs were reduced by an estimated $7.4 billion in 2014

March 28, 2015
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WASHINGTON, DC-On the five-year anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act, HHS is announcing that as a result of Marketplace coverage and Medicaid expansion, hospital uncompensated care costs were reduced by an estimated $7.4 billion in 2014, compared to what they would have been in the absence of the coverage expansion. Based on […]

Community Family Health Fair and Cystic Fibrosis Wellness Run

March 28, 2015

SHEFFIELD-Come join the fun at the 2015 Community Family Health Fair and Cystic Fibrosis Wellness Run. The fair and run will be on Saturday, April 4 on the campus of HKH. The 4 mile run begins at 8 a.m., with the 1 mile fun run at 9 a.m. The fair will be from 9-12 with […]

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Wildflower Walk at the Natchez Trace Parkway

March 28, 2015

TUPELO-Join a park ranger for a Wildflower Walk on Saturday, April 4, 2015. This event will take place at 10:00 AM at the Chickasaw Village Site (milepost 261.8 on the Natchez Trace Parkway near Tupelo, Mississippi). This one-hour program will take participants on an easy walk through both prairie and forest ecosystems, and will include […]

NW-SCC Student Named 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Gold Scholar

March 28, 2015
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PHIL CAMPBELL-Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) student, Markisha Spearman, a Hamilton native, has been named a 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Each Gold Scholar […]

Local Career Tech Students Participate in NW-SCC Welding Competition

March 28, 2015

MUSCLE SHOALS- Local students demonstrated their skills in the ninth annual welding competition held last Friday, March 20th, at Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC). Secondary technical/vocational schools were invited to compete in a variety of events. There were four contests: 7018, 6010, Flux-Core, and Torch. Each school was divided between Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit, Non Dual Enrollment/Dual […]

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Thunderstorms likely in the morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 73F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 03/07/15 – 03/22/15

March 28, 2015

MUSCLE SHOALS-New Booking Photos from Muscle Shoals 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.

One Suspected Arrested On Controlled Substance Charges

March 27, 2015
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DECATUR-The Decatur Police made a routine traffic stop on Wednesday, March 25th.  This how the Decatur Police describe events leading up to the arrest of one suspect: “SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: On March 25, 2015, members of the Decatur Police Department’s Anti-Crime Unit were patrolling in the area of Danville Rd and Stone River […]

Former Madison Police Officer Indicted on Use of Unreasonable Force Against a Man He was Questioning

March 27, 2015
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BIRMINGHAM—Acting Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta of the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton today announced the indictment of a Madison police officer for using unreasonable force against a man he was attempting to question in February. The one-count felony indictment filed in U.S. […]

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Drug Arrest Made In Florence

March 27, 2015
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FLORENCE-Another drug arrest in Florence on Thursday, March 26th.  One man arrested on 2nd degree charges.  Here is how the Florence Police describe the arrest: “Jason A Davis, 41 of Florence, was arrested yesterday and charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine 2nd Degree, Attempting to Commit a Controlled Substance Crime, and Drug Paraphernalia. Davis is currently confined […]

Alabama’s February Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.8%

March 27, 2015

Lowest Rate in Nearly Seven Years, Initial Claims at Lowest Level in 40 Years MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted February unemployment rate is 5.8%, down from January’s rate of 6.0%, and well below February 2014’s rate of 7.2%. “Alabama’s February unemployment rate is very good news for […]

Why Hiccups Happen?

March 27, 2015
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Hiccups happen when the diaphragm, the muscle that controls our breathing, becomes irritated and start to spasm and contract uncontrollably. With each contraction, air is pulled into the lungs very quickly, passes through the voice box, and then the epiglottis closes behind the rush of air, shaking the vocal chords, causing the “hic” sound. The […]

April Walking Tours in Colbert County

March 27, 2015
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COLBERT COUNTY-As the 150th anniversary of the Civil War winds down, an upcoming series of walking tours provide an opportunity to step back in time and experience what life was like in Tuscumbia during the war. The free tours, which are being organized by Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau and Colbert County Historic Landmarks […]

8th Annual Shoals Earth Day Fest 2015

March 27, 2015
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THE SHOALS-As a response to continued environmental degradation, Senator Gaylord Nelson proclaimed the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. Communities around the nation and world have since used this occasion to promote environmental awareness and advocacy. For over forty years the Shoals has joined forces with others promoting eco-friendly practices. Bring lawn chairs, picnic, […]

New! Lauderdale Arrest Reports 03/06/15 – 03/20/15

March 27, 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.

National Crappie Fishing Tournament Returns To Pickwick And Wilson Lakes

March 27, 2015

THE SHOALS-Crappie USA Inc., “America’s Premier National Crappie Fishing Tournament Organization” will return to Alabama’s Pickwick and Wilson Lakes April 24 – 25, 2015. This is the opportunity for local anglers to compete for cash, prizes and a chance to advance to the 2015 Cabela’s Crappie USA Classic. This year’s Classic event will be October […]

New! ECM Hospital 03/12/15 – 03/18/15

March 27, 2015

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.

Two Arrested In Lauderdale County…Charged With Attempted Murder

March 26, 2015

FLORENCE-Two men have been arrested on Attempted Murder and Shooting into an occupied building Thursday, March 26 in Lauderdale County. The shooting attempt  occurred on December 18, 2014 at the Riverside Community Center on West Mobile Street. According to police the shooting was a result of a dispute between the victim and someone else.   The victim was […]