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North Court Street Tree Lighting Ceremony Set For December 11

December 10, 2018

 FLORENCE-Mayor Holt announcedon Monday, December 10 that the tree lighting ceremony at the North Court median has been rescheduled and will take place Tuesday, December 11, at 5:30 p.m. The tree on North Court had been a fixture of Christmas seasons during the 1950s and 1960s.  The Florence Beautification Board is bringing back the tradition this […]


Possum Or Opossum…A Really Cool Animal

December 10, 2018

 With 50 sharp teeth…more than any mammal in North America and naked tails, possums certainly do look strange, but did you know… The possum’s diet allows them to indulge on snails, slugs and beetles, they are a welcome addition to the garden. Opossums also keep rats and cockroaches at bay by competing with them for […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 11/30/18 – 12/07/18

December 10, 2018

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Lauderdale 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 as a public service.


ALDOT update on U.S. 31 work related to new Athens High School

December 10, 2018

ATHENS-On Friday, December 7, the Alabama Department of Transportation provided the City of Athens with an update on the traffic improvement project for U.S. 31 around the new Athens High School.   ALDOT will put the signal for the new Athens High School and Athens Bible School back in flash operation on Friday, Dec. 14.  […]


Magic Mushrooms MAY Be More Than Magic ….

December 9, 2018

Overcoming years of stigma and governmental restrictions, British scientists showed that the use of psychedelics can create a new field of psychiatric treatments. Scientists from Imperial College London concluded that giving managed doses of psilocybin to subjects who were previously resistant to treatment by common anti-depressants led to “enduring reductions in symptom severity”. Researchers found […]


Governor Ivey Awards $6.3 Million to Help Crime Victims Statewide

December 9, 2018

 MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced the award of a $6.3 million grant to support crime victims, as they navigate the criminal justice system. The grant was awarded to the Alabama Office of Prosecution Services to provide 88 certified victim service officers throughout the state. The officers will be stationed at local district attorneys’ offices […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 11/27/18 – 12/04/18

December 9, 2018

FLORENCE-Booking Photos from Florence Police (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 as a public service.


Holiday Events in Athens

December 9, 2018

ATHENS-Athens is ready to share the Holiday Season with you here are just some of the  upcoming events in Athens in December:  Sippin’ Cider Saturday, Dec. 8, from 5-8 p.m. in Downtown Athens Merchants will have cider concoctions for you to try as they compete for who has the best recipe. There will be live […]


Santa Event in the Big Springs Memorial Park Saturday, December 15, 2018

December 9, 2018

ATHENS-Clear your calendars for a FREE Fun-Filled Day in the park.  Athens Limestone County Tourism will be hosting this all day event filled with Christmas, Christmas and more Christmas activities. Starting from 2p.m. – 5p.m. Sun Loans & Tax Services, along with Athens-Limestone Tourism are sponsoring a free ornament decorating activity for kids of all […]


Coyote….Did You Know?

December 8, 2018

 Did you know coyotes and grey wolves share the same ancestors more than 1 million years ago. Coyotes have been living in North America for about 1 million years from the moment they got their different identity from grey wolves. Coyotes can adjust in all kinds of living conditions as they live in mountains, plains, wilderness, […]


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