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Blue Origin To Build BE-4 Engine In Huntsville

June 26, 2017

HUNTSVILLE-Blue Origin announced plans to manufacture its BE-4 engine in a state-of-the art production facility to be built in Huntsville, Alabama…the Rocket City. The new facility will be in Cummings Research Park, the nation’s second-largest research park, and construction can begin once an engine production contract with United Launch Alliance is awarded. The BE-4 is […]


Colbert County Coroner Carlton Utley Dead After Pedestrian–Vehicle Accident

June 26, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department along with Fire and Rescue are on the scene of a bizarre accident at Seminary and Irvine Streets in Florence. According to police a driver of a pickup truck pulling a utility trailer was flagged down because of something being dragged under the trailer. The driver checked under the trailer finding […]


URBan Radio Broadcasting Spirit of Freedom…Cancelled

June 26, 2017

THE SHOALS-The annual Spirit of Freedom Celebration in the Shoals has been canceled due to lack of sponsorship support. Shoals Radio Group has sponsored the event for the past 35 years, but economic conditions have forced its parent company, URBan Radio Broadcasting, to drop the sponsorship this year, company officials said. The celebration annually attracts […]


Do Parallel universes exist….Some say yes

June 26, 2017

Imagine a world where dinosaurs hadn’t become extinct, Germany had won World War II and you were born in an entirely different country. These worlds could exist today in parallel universes, which constantly interact with each other, according to a group of US and Australian researchers. It may sound like science fiction, but the new […]


Kittens…Cats Need You…And You Need Them

June 26, 2017

FLORENCE–The Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter has pets who need you. This week The Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter features these lovely furbabies. Take your pick they all will give you unconditional love! Call (256) 760-6676 to adopt or foster any of these pets.


Backyard Playground and Trampoline Safety

June 26, 2017

Kids love to play and explore and one of the best places to do that is their own backyard. So it’s important that you know all you can about playgrounds and trampoline safety. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 51,000 emergency room visits are the result of injuries from home playground equipment each year. […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 06/06/17 – 06/20/17

June 26, 2017

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence Police (CHECK HERE). 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.


The Birds With No Eggs

June 25, 2017

The spoon-billed sandpiper is so endangered, there are only about 200 breeding pairs left. So conservationists are taking their eggs away. Normally it is a terrible idea to steal eggs from the nests of wild birds.  But in the chilly coastal tundra of Chukotka, in the remote north-east of Russia, conservationists are doing exactly that. […]


NWTF Donates Land for Lauderdale WMA

June 25, 2017

FLORENCE-The Lauderdale Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in north Alabama has grown by 24 acres thanks to the Alabama Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF). The group purchased the land for $42,000 and donated it to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) in February 2017 for inclusion in the Lauderdale WMA. […]


Alabama Department of Labor Receives $1 Million Grant for Workforce Database

June 25, 2017

MONTGOMERY – The U.S. Department of Labor announced Friday that the Alabama Department of Labor is one of six states to receive a $1 million Workforce Data Quality Initiative grant. Some objectives of the grant are to develop or improve the state workforce longitudinal data administrative database, connect workforce data with education data, improve the […]


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