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Do Pajamas and Christmas Go Together?

December 22, 2011

FLORENCE – Do pajamas and Christmas go together? Well, if you were to visit the offices of Florence/Lauderdale Tourism, you just might think so. Assistant Tourism Office Director, Allison Stanfield, told the Quad-Cities Daily that the tradition started a few years ago, when she was taking some cookies and treats to her daughter’s elementary school […]


Mr. Neal Lee Hubbard – Obituary

December 21, 2011

Mr. Neal Lee Hubbard, 71, of Rogersville, passed away December 20, 2011, at ECM Hospital.  Visitation will be 6pm until 9pm tonight at Greenview Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be at 2pm Friday in Greenview Memorial Chapel with Rev. David Cofield officiating.  Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Park. Mr. Hubbard was born in Lauderdale Co. on […]


Mahindra Denies Reports

December 19, 2011

Reports of Indian Truck Manufacturer to build at Navistar are being denied on the company website. Mahindra, reported by Fox News as being poised to assemble its new diesel small truck in Alabama, flatly denied the report today. The company issued this “urgent statement:” “There have been reports in certain quarters of media and online […]


Home From Iraq?

December 19, 2011

We would like to do a story about a Shoals member of the US military who is coming home from Iraq. Know someone? Contact us! The phone number and e-mail address are on this page. Or just leave a comment.


Muscle Shoals – Arrest Reports – 12/01/11 – 12/14/11

December 18, 2011

NAME AGE CITY CHARGE Stutts, Skyler Aaron 20 Killen Driving Under the Influence – Any Substance. NAME AGE CITY CHARGE Davis, Larry Patrick 45 Huntsville Driving Under the Influence – Alcohol. NAME AGE CITY CHARGE Carlisle, Amberly Brooke 22 Florence Theft of property third degree. NAME AGE CITY CHARGE Sellers, Marcia Lynn 24 Florence Theft […]


Terry Wayne Elliott – Obituary

December 18, 2011

Terry Wayne Elliott, 48, of Iuka, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noom, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia. The funeral will follow at noon in the funeral home chapel with burial at New Bethel cemetery. Rev. Kenneth White will officiate. Mr. Elliott was a native of […]


Indian Truck Maker to Assemble in Barton

December 16, 2011

Fox News has reported that Indian automaker Mahindra may be outsourcing the assembly of its next truck to Alabama, more specifically, the Barton Industrial Park. A website for fans of Mahindra says that the company will build its long-delayed U.S. market pickup at a facility in the Shoals, recently leased by Illinois-based truck manufacturer Navistar. […]


Smith to Run for Lauderdale Probate Judge

December 16, 2011

Former Lauderdale County Commissioner William Smith says that he is a candidate for Lauderdale County Probate Judge. In his announcement Thursday, Smith said he chose Dec. 15 because it is the 220th anniversary of the Bill Of Rights. Mr. Smith  said, “I believe the liberties and freedoms protected by the Bill of Rights are an […]


Dorson Vickery – Obituary

December 16, 2011

Dorson Vickery, 96, of Muscle Shoals, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011.  Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 at Colbert Memorial Chapel from 11 am to 1pm.  Mike Brooks will officiate the funeral service beginning at 1 pm.  Burial will be in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Mr. Vickery retired from Union Carbide after 37 years […]


Frances Gamble Phillips – Obituary

December 15, 2011

Frances Gamble Phillips, 75, of Florence, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 at the Hardin Medical Center. She was a member of the Local #115 UAW and a Baptist. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at 11 a.m.  in the Jefferson Memorial Gardens, 1591 Gadsden Highway Birmingham, Alabama 35235. Mark Mabry will […]


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