Blog Archives

Staff

Callers in New Scam Claim to be from ALEA, Demand Credit Card Information

March 23, 2019

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has become aware of a scam involving callers claiming to be  ALEA officers with warrants for an individual’s arrest unless the individual provides credit card information.   ALEA does not conduct business in such a manner, email copies of warrants or solicit credit card numbers or other personal […]


Alabama Awarded $5.1 Million in Federal Mine Reclamation Grants

March 23, 2019

 MONTGOMERY –  Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama was awarded $5.1 million in federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation (AML) grants, distributed by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE).   The grants are provided to the 25 coal-producing states and three tribes according to […]


Alabama Department of Labor Obtaining Convictions for Unemployment Compensation Fraud

March 23, 2019

 MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that the Department has successfully prosecuted several Alabamians for unemployment compensation fraud.  The following individuals were charged with a misdemeanor violation of the Alabama Unemployment Compensation Law by making false statements in claims for benefits: Wendell Anglin, Jr., of Eufaula, was tried in Barbour […]


Auditions for William Gibson’s “The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green, the Birthplace of Helen Keller

March 23, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-It’s that time of year again, time for spring, time for the celebration of Tuscumbia’s own Helen Keller. Auditions for William Gibson’s “The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green, the Birthplace of Helen Keller will be April 11 and April 13. Date & TIMES: Thursday, April 11th 5:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Auditioning Helen Keller, Blind Children […]


Denney Is Four-time Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest Winner

March 22, 2019

 MONTGOMERY-Jim Denney of Alexander City, Ala., is the winner of this year’s Alabama Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest with his painting of a pair of Northern Pintails. This artwork will be used as the design for the 2020-21 Alabama Waterfowl Stamp, which is required when hunting waterfowl in Alabama. Funds generated by the sales of waterfowl […]


The Falcon Varsity Track & Field Team kicks off season at the James Clemens Invitational

March 22, 2019

 FLORENCE-The Florence Falcon Varsity Track Team competed in their first meet of the season at the James Clemens Invitational. There were six 7A schools out of the 30 competing track and field teams. See performance results of the Falcon Varsity Track & Field Team, below: • Out of 102 athletes, Varsity Girls placed 1st overall […]


Healthcare Wins Again as University of North Alabama and North Mississippi Health Services Team up

March 22, 2019

FLORENCE – Officials with the University of North Alabama (UNA) and North Mississippi Health Services (NMHS) announced that they will team up to form a partnership to benefit NMHS employees. According to the agreement, UNA will provide scholarships to NMHS employees accepted into the following online programs: RN to BSN/RN to MSN nursing track, Bachelor of […]


City of Florence New Business List February 2019

March 21, 2019

FLORENCE-Mayor Holt is pleased to announce that ten new brick and mortar businesses received their business license during February 2019. The business list includes home health offices, an array of professional service providers and establishments, a remarketing facility, a recreation venue, a grocery store, and an auto dealership. Florence’s commitment to business is a foundational […]


Northeast Alabama hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow, and people should get vaccinated

March 20, 2019

 MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) continues investigating a hepatitis A outbreak in DeKalb and Jackson counties. Additional cases that may be related have also been identified in Cherokee and Marshall counties, with March 3 as the latest known symptom onset. Currently, there are 22 cases in Jackson County, 12 cases in DeKalb County and […]


Florence High School Student Inducted into the Inaugural Class of “100 High School Students America Needs to Know About™”

March 20, 2019

FLORENCE-Florence High School Student Inducted into the Inaugural Class of “100 High School Students America Needs to Know About™” Ciera Thompson, a senior at Florence High School was inducted into the inaugural class of 100 High School Students America Needs to Know About. ™ She was chosen out of thousands of students. Ciera is the […]


Skip The Drive Service One P&K Western Wear Dynamic Staffing
306 Barbecue Champy's OTR Ichiban
Computer Repair

The Quad-Cities Daily