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Marijuana Bill Gets Legislative Approval

March 20, 2014

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Legislature has passed a marijuana bill, “Carly’s  Law” which  was named after a 3 year girl from Birmingham-area.  The oil does not produce a “high” and evidence suggests that it is an effective treatment for seizures disorders.  The bill would legalize an oil derived from the cannabis plant to be used for medical purposes. […]

ABI Agent Dies From Injuries He Received In Motorcycle Accident

March 18, 2014

COLBERT COUNTY-Alabama Bureau Investigation Agent, Brian Faulkner has died from injuries he received in a motorcycle accident that occurred on March 9th. The accident happened in Cherokee/North Pike an area locally known as Drizzle Curve.  After investigation it was determined that the motorcycle left the road and struck a utility pole where Faulkner sustained head […]

Kick-Off For The Morgan County Sheriff’s Rodeo

March 17, 2014

MORGAN COUNTY-The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office kicks off our annual rodeo for 2014 on March 29th, with a parade at noon and a cookout after the parade. Line-up is at 11 a.m. at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Posse Grounds /1801 Vest Road in Hartselle, Alabama. All are welcome to ride in the parade so get […]

What You Need To Know About Voter ID and Where To Get Your Identification Card

March 14, 2014

THE SHOALS-Beginning with the June 3, 2014 primary election, Act 2011-673 requires an Alabama voter to have a specific type of photo identification at the polls in order to vote. If a voter does not have one of the approved forms of photo ID as stated in the law, then he or she may receive a […]

Bowl For Kids Sake 2014

March 14, 2014

THE SHOALS-The 29th annual Our Bowl For Kids Sake for Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Shoals will be taking place March 14th, 15th and 16th,Bowl for Kids’ Sake is a fun and easy way for you and your company, friends, or family to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters. One of […]

ABC Agents Destroy Illegal Bullock County Still

March 13, 2014

EUFAULA-Agents of the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board recently located and demolished an illegal moonshine operation near the Midway Community in Bullock County. On March 7, 2014, agents entered a wooded area between Union Springs and Eufaula and found a 15-barrel working still and 25 gallons of moonshine packaged for transport. The agents are part […]

Shooting In North Florence Results In Woman Being Airlifted To Huntsville

March 11, 2014

FLORENCE– Police investigators from the Florence Police Department are currently working a shooting in north Florence on Winona Street this Tuesday, March 11 around 12:00 pm.     One female, 41 has been airlifted from the scene and taken to Huntsville Hospital.   Investigators are questioning the woman’s boyfriend and are in the process of issuing  […]

Celebrate The 7th Annual Betty Martin Earth Month Kick Off

March 11, 2014

THE SHOALS-The 7th Annual Betty Martin Memorial Earth Month Kickoff will be held at Gas Design Center on March 20, 2014 beginning at 5:30 pm through 8:00 pm.  Gas is located in Tuscumbia at 109 West 6th Street.  This event is  just the beginning of the Earth Month Celebration leading up to Earth Day which […]

Affordable Care Act Assistance

March 5, 2014

THE SHOALS-Enroll Alabama is the state organization that provides the certification and training for all Navigators.  They will be providing help in navigating the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday and Thursday in the month of March from 5 pm until 7 pm at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library. For those who cannot make these dates and […]

Pre-Spring Break Talk with Teen Drivers Key to Safe Road Trips

March 4, 2014

MONTGOMERY –  With heavier-than-usual traffic expected during the spring break months of March and April,  the Alabama Department of Public Safety strongly encourages motorists – particularly teen drivers and their parents — to make highway safety a priority. “Parents, will you help us make this season of spring break a safe one?” said Col. Hugh […]

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