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Bentley awards $230,976 to assist family violence victims in northwest Alabama

September 28, 2012

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded three grants to support a Florence-based nonprofit organization that gives a helping hand to victims of family violence in a six county area. Safeplace Inc. will use the grants totaling $230,976 to help victims in Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion and Winston counties.           “The […]


UPDATE – Courtland Air Show this Saturday

September 28, 2012

COURTLAND AIRPORT – Final preparations are underway, tents and barricades are in place, and the pilots are arriving in their unique aircraft today for tomorrow’s big airshow. The gates open at Noon on Saturday, with show aircraft on static display. Show visitors can walk right up to vintage war birds and experimental aircraft of many […]


Coach Gene Stallings – Featured Speaker at NW-SCC Fundraiser

September 28, 2012

Muscle Shoals, AL – Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Foundation will hold the 20th Annual Pathfinder’s Dinner Monday, October 22, 2012 at the Listerhill Banquet Hall, Listerhill Credit Union, 4790 East 2nd Street, Muscle Shoals, AL. The Pathfinder’s Dinner will be preceded with a silent auction at 6:00 p.m. and dinner beginning at 7:00 p.m. The […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 09/18/12 – 09/25/12

September 28, 2012

New Booking Photos from Madison County. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


NASA’s Curiosity Rover finds signs of ancient stream

September 27, 2012

LOS ANGELES — Scientists say NASA’s newest Mars rover has found signs that a stream once flowed across the surface near the site where it landed. Curiosity touched down in a crater near the Martian equator last month. The red planet today is dusty and dry but scientists think it was once warmer and wetter. Evidence […]


Joseph Ray Wigginton – Obituary

September 27, 2012

Joseph Ray Wigginton, 63, of Burnsville, Mississippi, died Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Iuka. Mr. Wigginton was formerly employed at Tyrone Hydraulics in Corinth, and was later employed at Homeland Industries in Booneville. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cutshall Funeral Home of Glen, MS […]


Mrs. Helen Nunley Franck – Obituary

September 27, 2012

Mrs. Helen Nunley Franck, 71, of Florence, passed away Wednesday September 26, 2012, at Mitchell-Hollingsworth.  Visitation will be 2pm until 3pm Friday September 28, at Greenview Funeral Home with the prayer service at 3pm in Greenview Memorial Chapel.  Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Park. Mrs. Franck was a native of Colbert County and a Catholic.  In earlier […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/18/12 – 09/25/12 Part II

September 27, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police/Lauderdale Sheriff. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


“Like” … UNA Facebook #1

September 27, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama Facebook page this week was named No. 1 for audience engagement among university Facebook pages with 20,000-74,999 fans. The ranking is from Varsity Outreach, a leader in social media marketing for university audiences. Varsity Outreach, last year, ranked the UNA Facebook page among the nation’s 100 largest. The […]


Edward Jones Investment Office has Ribbon Cutting

September 27, 2012

Florence, Alabama – J. Nathan Campbell and The Shoals Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the opening of the newest Edward Jones office located  at 454 North Pine Street in downtown Florence with a ribbon cutting ceremony  In attendance were Edward Jones Advisers and staff, invited guests and members of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce.   Edward Jones […]


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