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Watts Bar Unit 2 Performance On Track With Estimate to Complete

October 26, 2012

SPRING CITY ― The Tennessee Valley Authority released Friday its quarterly update on construction progress on the Watts Bar Unit 2 nuclear reactor. The report verifies performance is consistent with detailed completion cost and time estimates approved in April by the TVA board of directors. This first quarterly update to the Watts Bar Unit 2 Estimate to […]

Governor Bentley Signs Executive Order Establishing Alabama Medicaid Advisory Commission

October 25, 2012

  MONTGOMERY – With the goal of reforming Medicaid by improving financial stability and patient care, Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday signed an executive order establishing the Alabama Medicaid Advisory Commission.  The Commission will be tasked with evaluating the financial structure of the Alabama Medicaid Agency and identifying ways to increase efficiency while also helping ensure the […]

U.S. Attorney – Watching for election fraud in Alabama

October 25, 2012

BIRMINGHAM — Assistant U.S. Attorneys Pat Meadows and Ramona Albin will lead efforts of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in connection with the Department of Justice’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6 general elections, First Assistant U.S. Attorney John England announced today. Meadows is the district election officer for the Northern District of Alabama. […]

October Hibernation

October 25, 2012

Tuscumbia-It was pouring down rain when I got home so I let the hooligans (my three rescued Border collies) in the garage on the house and closed the door down to a height where they could get out if they wanted too. They have a dog door on the barn and nice beds under the […]

SBTB, 2nd Annual Cleanup and Arbor Day Celebration

October 25, 2012

SHEFFIELD –  The Sheffield Beautification and Tree Board (SBTB), will be holding it’s second annual Fall Cleanup Event on November 3rd, 2012.  SBTB will be partnering with Keep the Shoals Beautiful (KTSB).  The event will begin at 8:00 AM in front of the Sheffield Municipal Building.  Maps of the cleanup areas will be distributed, as well […]

Shoals Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting – Stephenson Tire & Alignment

October 25, 2012

“We want to be your one-stop, on-the-spot service headquarters by offering a complete line of quality tires and automotive services. For years we have provided Northwest Alabama with the latest products and unprecedented service for everything we’ve sold, and for years our customers have kept coming back.”

Update – Veterans Drive still blocked to vehicle traffic – New estimate on finish line

October 24, 2012

FLORENCE – On October 10, The Tennessee Southern Railroad announced that it was about to begin a construction project on heavily traveled Veterans Drive. The intersection needed complete refurbishing, and some heavy equipment was brought in to facilitate the repairs. Work began on October 15. The estimated time for the work was one week, possibly […]

New Today – ECM Hospital Births 10/16/12 – 10/21/12

October 24, 2012

THE SHO­ALS – The latest co­hort of bab­ies born at ECM Hos­pit­al is pub­lished in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your fami­ly and friends’ loved lit­tle ones.

Kiwanis Club – Pancake Day 2012 this Friday & Saturday

October 24, 2012

  THE SHOALS – It’s October and that must mean (in addition to the obvious holiday) Pancake Day at the First Baptist Church. The event is not called “Pancake Days“, because of a reason  for which we’re not aware, but nontheless is a tradition for The Sheffield Kiwanis Club. Tickets are $5.00 at the door. […]

Hark! The 2012 Renaissance Faire Will Be A Litter-Free Event

October 24, 2012

Florence-The 2012 Renaissance Faire is likely to include trolls with trash bags, eco-conscious queens and knights with a penchant for recycling. Fair organizers have joined forces with In Harmony With Nature to ensure a litter-free event in Wilson Park. Per tradition, the park is renamed “Fountain On The Green” for the duration of the fair […]

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