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Mark Murphy of “Inside the Auburn Tiger” to speak at Shoals Area Auburn Club Meeting

February 8, 2013

Florence, Alabama – Mark Murphy of “Inside the Auburn Tigers” will speak to the Shoals Area Auburn Club on Monday evening Feb 11th, 2013 at the Shoals Marriott “Swampers Grille”. As editor of the highly respected magazine, Inside the Auburn Tigers, which has readers in all 50 states and around the world, Mark Murphy literally […]

L. D. Patterson – Obituary

February 7, 2013

L. D. Patterson, age 83, of Summertown, TN passed away Thursday, February 07, 2013 at Countryside Healthcare in Lawrenceburg, TN.  He was a native of Summertown, TN, a farmer, and a member of Christ Center New Covenant Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, James N. and Bessie Phillips Patterson; one sister, Ruby Patterson; […]

Bobby T. Young – Obituary

February 7, 2013

Mr. Bobby T. Young, 82 of Florence passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Shoals Hospital. He was a native and life-long resident of Lauderdale County and a member of the Elks Lodge. Visitation is today, February 8, 2013 from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 1 p.m. in […]

Shoals Chamber of Commerce Hosts Senator Sessions

February 7, 2013

FLORENCE– A Washington Update Session is being presented by the Shoals Chamber of commerce this February 20. Guest Jeff Sessions will give attendees his perspective on the important legislative issues facing Alabama and the United states as a whole. The main topic of discussion is expected to be the impending sequester of the Unites States […]

NW-SCC Child Development Center to Hold Registration for Pre-K Program

February 7, 2013

Muscle Shoals-Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) ChildDevelopment Center’s Alabama First Class Pre-Kindergarten Program will hold registration for the 2013-2014 class on Monday, March 4-7, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the ChildDevelopment Center (Building 107) on the Shoals campus.   Parents and/or guardians should bring:   §             Child’s social security card §             Child’s original birth certificate §             Child’s up-to-date certificate of immunization (blue slip) §             Valid driver’s […]

A species of octopus loses its penis during sex.

February 7, 2013

The Argonaut octopus has a lot of sex, but it never directly experience sex. This is because it reproduces via tele-sex. The male octopus produces sperm in its penis. The penis is then detached (yes, detached) from the body and swims (yes, swims) by itself to a suitable female. The female is automatically impregnated by […]

Shoals’ very own State Senator Tammy Irons gives the Democratic Party’s response to Governor Bentley’s address.

February 6, 2013

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Democratic caucus in the State Legislature presented it’s response last night to Governor Robert Bentley’s, “State of the State Address”. The Shoals’ Favorite Daughter, State Senator Tammy Irons was selected by her peers to present the address. It is a well known practice in politics for a political party to give […]

Governor Robert Bentley’s 2013 State of the State Address

February 6, 2013

MONTGOMERY – On Tuesday, February 5th, Governor Robert Bentley addressed the Citizens of Alabama with his “State of the State Address”. The speech was, for the first time in Bentley’s term in office, generally optimistic in nature. This was due, in a large measure, to the improving economy of the State and the Nation as a whole […]

Post Office to end Saturday deliveries of mail

February 6, 2013

WASHINGTON – The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it plans to stop delivering mail on Saturdays, but it will continue delivering packages six days a week. In an announcement scheduled for later Wednesday, the government agency is expected to say the cut, beginning in August, would mean a cost saving of about $2 billion […] Links Renters and Landlords

February 6, 2013

MONTGOMERY – A press conference was held Wednesday to announce the launch of, a free housing locator website that gives renters, landlords, housing professionals and social service providers access to real-time rental housing information. The website offers landlords, including those with critically-needed affordable and special-needs housing, a place to advertise properties at no cost, […]

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