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Steve Wiggins

National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week – EVENT PHOTOS

September 17, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS – The saying goes, “If it is brought in America, it was delivered in a truck.” So much of our economy relies on the timely, professional and courteous drivers. Kelly Robinson and Robert Walker of Service One Transport truly recognize the importance of their drivers who move cargo all over the United States. […]

A single vote made the difference – Sheffield Council Member Stanley faces Johnson

September 2, 2020

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield City Council Member Steve Stanley, by a single vote margin, will face David Johnson in the Mayoral General Election on October 6th. Oddly enough, Stanley won his runoff last Tuesday against fellow-Council Member, Penny Freeman, by the same difference in votes tallied last week.                 […]

After 5 years of work – Indictment issued in Connie Ridgeway Murder

September 2, 2020

FLORENCE – Lauderdale County District Attorney, Chris Connolly announced this afternoon that an arrest has been made in a 5-year old murder investigation. The victim, Connie Ridgeway of Rogersville, was taken from her family almost 5 years ago on October 23, 2015. A large, Rogersville-area community effort to support the investigation ensued with rallies and […]

Sheffield Housing Authority Announces Final Phase of Renovations

August 13, 2020

SHEFFIELD – The Sheffield Housing Authority, which operates the City’s public housing facilities, delivered an announcement Tuesday, that the final phases in a complete overhaul of the properties was soon to begin breaking ground. Shirley Whitten announced, “Today, we are here to talk about the final step in our renovation program to improve Sheffield’s Public […]

North Alabama Christian Children’s Home and Service 1 Transportation bring in more food

August 11, 2020

FLORENCE – It is becoming a regular happening these days. the North Alabama Christian Children’s Home here in the Shoals is becoming a major hub delivering food to people in need. Brent Walker, with the logistics assistance from Service 1 Transportation, delivered another load of frozen foodstuffs to be distributed throughout Northwest Alabama. The Quad […]

Mothers hold prayer service for exploited children

August 2, 2020

FLORENCE – With so much going on in the news these days, it is no wonder that many important issues seemingly get swept “under the rug”. The Quad Cities Daily had an opportunity this past week to observe the ramifications of one such example. A group of mothers decided to gather at the Lauderdale County […]

Florence residents killed in airplane crash on Monday evening

July 29, 2020

BALDWIN COUNTY – Fifteen minutes after the Beechcraft Bonanza departed Jack Edwards National airport in Gulf Shores it crashed in a heavily wooded area near Stapleton, Alabama. According to media reports from South Alabama outlets and local Shoals sources, there were two fatalities. Our local source reports that the aircraft is owned by a Limited […]

Forest Hills Baptists hand out remedies for a hot summer day

July 27, 2020

FLORENCE – The good folks at Forest Hills Baptist Church are always looking for ways to make life a little bit more fulfilling for their community. And so Pastor Rich Hardeman and a small cohort of members came up with a cool idea… i.e. Renting-out an ice cream truck and giving away some cool treats […]

Kevin Robinson says, “I’m going to clean up this town”…

July 27, 2020

SHEFFIELD – This past Saturday morning, Sheffield Mayoral candidate, Kevin Lee Robinson and some of his supporters worked throughout Downtown in an effort to put a shine on the place. Sure it was hot. But Kevin and his wife, Sarah and Friends took to the street in the blistering heat, bags and graspers ion hand […]

Freeman casts her hat into the Mayoral ring in Sheffield

July 26, 2020

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield City counsel Member, Penny Freeman recently announced that she is running for the Mayor’s seat for the City. Here is her Position Statement: Penny Freeman is a former public school math and science instructor who went on to start a small private school to allow students of all ages to learn math and science […]

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