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YOUNG LEARNER’S SERIES: Te Ata

February 7, 2023

FLORENCE-The Florence Indian Mound Museum is hosting a series of children’s programs where students can explore the early history of the Shoals through short lessons and hands-on learning exercises. The programs will explore 12 Native American figures through their biographies, contributions, hopes, and accomplishments. Students will be given a passport with the 12 figures; they […]


Falkville Man Charged With Murder In Sunday Night Shooting

February 7, 2023

FALKVILLE-The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department issued a press release regarding a Sunday night shooting.  The suspect, Joshua Lamar Knighten, 35 has been charged with murder in the shooting of one person another person was shot and flown to Huntsville Hospital with injuries. Knighten remains in the Morgan County Jail with no bond. According to an […]


Spring enrollment at Northwest-Shoals sees growth of over 30%

February 7, 2023

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL-The spring semester marks a milestone for Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) as it has seen the largest percentage growth, 32 percent, of any Alabama community college according to preliminary numbers. The increase brings the college’s credit student headcount to 3,950. This is an enrollment increase of over 900 students over the […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 01/27/23 – 02/03/23

February 7, 2023

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.


Florence Police Charge Suspect With Two Counts Of Identity Theft

February 7, 2023

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a press release concerning the arrest of a suspect who has been charged with 2 counts of Identity Theft as well as other charges relating to the taking monies from the victims acct via ATM machines: “On or about 02/23/2022, Nicolas Wayne Smith obtained the identifying information of another person […]


Governor Ivey Announces Start of Sheriffs’ Grants for All 67 Counties

February 7, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced the start of the Sheriffs’ Grants for all of Alabama’s 67 counties. The sheriffs’ departments in each of the state’s 67 counties will be receiving funds quarterly beginning in the first quarter of 2023. The amount of funds each county receives is based on monies that county’s […]


WLAY… A modern day renaissance radio station

February 6, 2023

MUSCLE SHOALS – In the previous article about Singing River Media Group, L.L.C., operators of several radio stations here in Northwest Alabama, we talked to Operations Manager, Kevin Self. He gave a thorough history of the flagship radio station, WLAY 100.1 FM. As we continue the history, which will include the other radio stations in […]


New! Lawrence County Arrest Reports 01/19/23 – 02/04/23

February 6, 2023

LAWRENCE COUNTY-Booking Photos fromLawrence 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.


Athens Main Street Chocolate Walk…A Sweet Success! – EVENT PHOTOS

February 6, 2023

ATHENS-Athens Main Street held its annual Chocolate Walk event Saturday in Downtown Athens. Ticket holders received chocolate from more than 30 merchants, restaurants, and professional services located within the district. Everyone got to partake in the sweet deals from participating merchants making it a great day to support local small businesses. According to Athens Main […]


Need A Lap Warmer On A Cold Night? Pet Of The Week

February 6, 2023

THE SHOALS-We have pets from all over the Shoals…Please find just the pet for you and take them home….you both will be happy (Or if you choose more than one…You all will be happy). Check here to see your Pet Of The Week!


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