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ADPH investigates gastrointestinal illness of 36 people who ate at a catered event hosted by North American Lighting

October 17, 2017

THE SHOALS-The Colbert and Lauderdale County Health Departments, in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), are investigating a gastrointestinal illness of 36 people who ate at a catered event hosted by North American Lighting Co. in Muscle Shoals, Ala., on Sunday, October 15. Persons who attended the event have reported vomiting and […]


Suspect Indicted On Sexual Abuse Charges Stemming From April Incident

October 17, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police issued a statement regarding the grand jury’s decision to indict a suspect on charges of Sexual Abuse: “Gerald L Crittenden, B/M 27yoa, Killen, Al Mr Crittenden was arrested on a Grand Jury Indictment for Sexual Abuse, he is in the Lauderdale County Detention Center on a $25,000.00 bond. Mr Crittenden has been […]


Registration Open for Youth and Adult Trapping Workshops

October 17, 2017

MONTGOMERY-Registration is now open for trapping workshops administered by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR). Workshops are scheduled for both youth and adults, and are offered as a cooperative project between ADCNR, the Alabama Trappers and Predator Control Association, USDA Wildlife Services and Safari Club International.  The educational workshops will provide instruction on […]


Governor Ivey Announces Special Election Dates for House District 21

October 17, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday signed a proclamation to set the special election dates for Alabama House District 21.   Governor Ivey set the primary for Tuesday, January 9, 2018, runoff for Tuesday, March 27, 2018 and the general election Tuesday, June 12, 2018. If there is no need based on number of qualifying candidates for a […]


Car Crashes Into Florence Home One Killed

October 17, 2017

FLORENCE-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a one-vehicle crash that took the life of a Florence man on Tuesday,October 17: “A one vehicle crash at 7:30 a.m. today, October 17, 2017 has claimed the life of a Florence man. Jerry Wayne Jones, 62, was killed when the 1978 GMC pickup he was driving ran off […]


A Ghoul….Not A Ghost….But Like A Zombie

October 17, 2017

Just what is a ghoul? A ghoul is not a ghost but like a zombie….or A ghoul is a monster or evil spirit in Arabic mythology, associated with graveyards and consuming human flesh. In ancient Arabian folklore, the ghoul dwells in burial grounds and other uninhabited places. The ghoul is a fiendish type of jinni believed to be […]


What really is a Pawn Shop?

October 17, 2017

I have been in the Pawn Business for 6 years of my life.  I started working for Sonny’s Pawn Shop in Sheffield, Alabama in the early 90s.  The owner, Sonny Murphy had been in business for many years.  I learned a lot from him.  So much that I based our business model around Sonny’s ideas […]


Shoals Alabama Launchpad Event Supports Area Innovation Startups

October 17, 2017

THE SHOALS – The Shoals Alabama Launchpad is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 cycle for the regional startup competition. The application deadline is November 1.  The preliminary pitch event is scheduled for January 11, 2018 and the finals are scheduled for February 20.   The competition is designed for new, independent ventures in the […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 10/09/17 – 10/15/17

October 17, 2017

MORGAN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff (CLICK 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.


Get Out Your Fishnets Ya’ll….39 Years And Hot As Ever

October 16, 2017

The Rocky Horror Picture Show premiered in London, England, on August 14, 1975. Based on the hit London musical The Rocky Horror Show, the film featured many of the production’s original stars Few cult films have been able to define the term as clearly as 1975’s Halloween classic ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show.’ Decades after […]


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