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Moulton Chicken & Egg Festival – Photos!

April 15, 2013

MOULTON – The Lion’s Club Fairgrounds was all set to answer the question of, “Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?”… As it turned out they both showed up at the same time Saturday. A big crowd… lots of food and soft drinks… Games… Exhibits… and chickens and eggs. They were all there. The Quad-Cities […]


Earth Day Celebration – Lots of PHOTOS! Part II

April 15, 2013

THE SHOALS – Saturday’s weather began a bit cool, but as the day progressed, the folks who attended Earth Day in Wilson Park had a splendid time in warmish weather. The usual displays were there… The usual performers were there… Fun activities for the kids were in the park, as usual… And everybody had a great […]


Earth Day Celebration – Lots of PHOTOS! Part I

April 15, 2013

THE SHOALS – Saturday’s weather began a bit cool, but as the day progressed, the folks who attended Earth Day in Wilson Park had a splendid time in warmish weather. The usual displays were there… The usual performers were there… Fun activities for the kids were in the park, as usual… And everybody had a […]


Shoals Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting – Y B Average Hair Salon

April 14, 2013

Florence –  Recently the Shoals Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Y B Average Hair Salon.  The new salon is owned and operated by Chiquitia Jones, who with over 15 years of experience is a Master Cosmetologist.  Being a Master Cosmetologist means that Chiquitia is experienced and licensed to […]


S.A.F.E. organizes “Day of Silence”

April 14, 2013

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA- The U.N.A. Student Alliance For Equality (S.A.F.E.), is an  organization whose mission is to unify the students that identify as L.G.B.T. and Straight allies and also provide resources for all students at the University of North Alabama. In 1996, students at the University of Virginia, in response to a class assignment […]


Aderholt Questions Chairman Gensler and Commissioner O’Malia on FY14 Commodity Futures Trading Commission Budget Priorities

April 14, 2013

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04), Chairman of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Subcommittee on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler and Commissioner Scott O’Malia (who provided a dissenting opinion to the CFTC’s FY14 budget request) testified […]


Contempt of court!?! What happened? Awww, man. I shoulda’ stayed home…

April 14, 2013

Let’s begin with a fundamental truth. The judge is always right. I just don’t know any other way to say it. The judge is the judge and the judge is the boss. A judge has power. She has the power to find a person in contempt. Contempt means that a person has been disobedient or […]


Avoiding scams: Less is not more when looking for summer rental

April 14, 2013

BIRMINGHAM-The number one rule of summer is protect yourself. You know water for hydration and sunscreen for UV rays, but what you don’t know could burn you before you even leave the house. Raghib Hasan, Ph.D., director of the SECuRE and Trustworthy computing Lab (SECRETLab) at theUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), says that while online vacation rental […]


Governor Bentley to Sign Scottsboro Boys Legislation

April 14, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley will visit Scottsboro, Alabama, next week for a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 97, a measure that establishes a framework for posthumous pardons of the Scottsboro Boys.  “This is historic legislation, and it’s time to right this wrong,” Governor Bentley said.  “I want to visit Scottsboro in-person and stand together with the men […]


South not the fattest part of U.S. after all, study says

April 13, 2013

BIRMINGHAM-It goes against popular belief, but a recent study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham(UAB) shows that the southern region of the United States is not the fattest part of the country. “The obesity epidemic is overwhelming the U.S., and there’s this strong perception that Mississippi and Alabama are number one and number two in […]


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