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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 […]


Sheffield Police Blotter 02/28/14 – 03/02/14

March 3, 2014

02/28/14: Burglary Third Degree in Sheffield a 39″ flat screen Toshiba television value amount $400.00, PS3 console (2 controllers and 2 games ) value $300.00 and $200.00 in damage to the rear door of the residence. Burglary in the third degree in the 1200 block of 13 Ave. SW in Sheffield.  Taken $200.00 cash and […]


Bentley to Attend 2014 Alabama Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony In Florence

February 27, 2014

FLORENCE – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday will speak at the 2014 Alabama Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Six Alabama musicians will be inducted Friday night. The group includes country artist Hank Locklin, jazz musician Sun Ra, industry producer Charlie Monk, singer Candi Staton and songwriters and musicians Spooner Oldham and Dan Penn. Florence resident […]


Dodd Wins REAL Award

February 27, 2014

HUNTSVILLE-Huntsville Hospital’s Judy Dodd, Neonatal Nurse for Huntsville Hospital Women & Children  is one of only two nurses worldwide to be recognized by “The REAL Awards”, which honors health care workers in the US, and around the world, and recognizes the life saving work that they perform every day, she was honored with this award for […]


Three Arrested on Felony Drug Charges in Morgan City

February 25, 2014

DECATUR– The Morgan County Drug Task Force and the Deputies from Morgan County Sheriff’s Department served an arrest warrant in Morgan City for the arrest of three people on felony drug charges.  Here is what Sheriff Ana Franklin has to say: “On Monday, February 24, 2014, that the Morgan County Drug Task Force, along with […]


Severe Weather Sales Tax Holiday Set For This Weekend

February 20, 2014

MONTGOMERY-The annual Alabama severe weather sales tax holiday for 2014 starts Friday, February 21st and will continue through Sunday, February 23rd. Under the sales tax holiday, items related to severe weather preparedness will be exempted from state sales taxes over the weekend. Many cities and towns across the state also participate in the event. Folks […]


Grant awarded to extend trail in Sheffield

February 19, 2014

SHEFFIELD – Governor  Robert Bentley has awarded $100,000 for the second phase of a recreational trail project in Sheffield. The grant will enable the city to extend the River Heritage Trail from the eastern edge of Whippoorwill Park to an existing stone bridge that was constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. “The River […]


Woman Was Arrested After Allegedly Stealing Check

February 6, 2014

FLORENCE-Florence Police have arrested a woman after she was caught stealing a Check to Pay Child Support.   here is what the Florence Police have to say about the incident: “Female Arrested After Stealing Check to Pay Child Support; Kimberly Ann Sibert, 33, Florence, was arrested by FPD Detectives and charged with Felony Forgery and […]


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