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Athens Man Arrested Charged With Theft Of Property 1st Degree

April 19, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement on Wednesday, April 18 regarding the arrest of a suspect who faces charges of Theft of Property 1st degree: “Michael Lee Alan Thompson was arrested yesterday for one count of theft of property first degree and one count theft of property second degree. Investigator Kelly Fussell arrested […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 04/09/18 – 04/15/18

April 19, 2018

THE SHOALS-The latest cohort of babies born at ECM Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


Student anglers will pack downtown Sheffield Saturday

April 19, 2018

SHEFFIELD-A flotilla of bass boats is headed for downtown Sheffield. More than 500 anglers from 50 schools throughout the state are expected  in the Shoals Saturday for an Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association fishing tournament on Pickwick Lake. The tournament will launch from Riverfront Park. The weigh-in, which begins at 2 p.m., will be […]


Artist says Patti Malone portrait will allow the slave-turned-singer to inspire generations

April 19, 2018

ATHENS-An oil portrait of Patti Malone will grace the original stone fireplace of Scout Music House as a tribute to the woman who went from a young slave to international singer.   Athens Art League announced Monday, April 16, that artist Ann Moeller Steverson of Madison received the commission to paint Malone’s portrait. Athens Arts […]


US Attorney Resolves Unauthorized Archaeological Work on the Natchez Trace Parkway

April 19, 2018

NASHVILLE, TN-Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. (CRA) headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, has entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the United States to resolve violations of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. On December 22, 2017, National Park Service Rangers with the Natchez Trace Parkway issued a notice of violation to CRA for conducting an unauthorized archaeological […]


LSD Has A Holiday…Did You Know?

April 19, 2018

The psychedelic drug lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) was first synthesized on November 16, 1938 by the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann in the Sandoz laboratories in Basel, Switzerland. It was not until five years later on April 19, 1943, that the psychedelic properties were found. While re-synthesizing LSD, he accidentally absorbed a small amount of the drug […]


New! Wayne County,TN Arrest Reports 03/29/18 – 04/16/18

April 19, 2018

WAYNE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Wayne 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.


Celebrity Waiters entertain patrons and raise over $5,000 for Relay for Life

April 18, 2018

ATHENS-As children walked into Applebee’s in Athens on Tuesday night (April 17, 2018), the excited exclamations and finger pointing began.   “It’s Captain America!” many said.   Athens Officer Michael Stainbrook exchanged his police uniform for the Captain America costume to wait tables and earn tip money for the American Cancer Society for the City […]


BOLO Cancelled For Missing Florence Man

April 18, 2018

UPDATE:  Christopher Torres who has been has been missing since April 14 has been located and is ok. Thank you all that helped in putting the message out. ~ Florence Police Department FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a BOLO for a missing Florence man on Tuesday, April 17: “FPD is currently looking for Christopher Torres, he […]


Scale Back Alabama announces 2018 prize winners

April 18, 2018

MONTGOMERY-Eighteen men and women from across the state won cash prizes in the team grand prize drawing for Scale Back Alabama participants. In addition, the names of 40 individuals were randomly selected to win cash prizes for their weight loss of 10 pounds or more. Approximately 18,380 Alabamians participated in the 9-week competition that resulted […]


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