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Back From A Near Death Experience

January 8, 2012

SHEFFIELD – After a disastrous crash this past Thursday, The Quad-Cities Daily now resides on a new web server. Growing pains and a programmer who is not-too-knowledgeable in WordPress, contributed to a total lack of functionality of the site. We could not publish any new stories, nor could we update any existing ones. To sum the […]


Murray: Jail Time Ain’t Good Time New

January 5, 2012

LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson’s doctor may spend as little as a few months behind bars despite being convicted on Monday of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 death of the “Thriller” singer. Legal experts said that Dr. Conrad Murray was ultimately likely to benefit from a new California law that deals with chronic overcrowding in the […]


UNA Makes It Official: Bobby Wallace Head Coach

January 4, 2012

The University of North Alabama announced Tuesday night, to a standing ovation, that Bobby Wallace would return as head football Coach for the Lions.  He will fill the vacancy left by the departure of Terry Bowden. Wallace was the architect of UNA’s football success in the 1990’sthat included three straight NCAA Division II National Championships. […]


UA’s Rural Health Institute Seeks Nominees for Heroes Awards

January 4, 2012

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama Institute for Rural Health Research is seeking nominations for the Rural Health Heroes Awards. The awards will honor health-care providers and others who assisted victims of Alabama’s April 27, 2011, tornadoes. Award winners will be honored at the 13th Annual Rural Health Conference Friday, April 20, at UA’s Ferguson Center. UA’s Institute […]


Bentley Announces Funding for Alabama Trail Projects

January 4, 2012

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Robert Bentley has announced the award of $729,507 in grants for the construction or improvement of 14 trail projects in Alabama. “Recreational trails offer many benefits to Alabama communities,” Bentley said. “They promote physical fitness, encourage family outings, increase tourism and are a source of pride for communities and those who use and […]


New Booking Photos and Arrest Reports – Florence/Lauderdale

January 4, 2012

Click on Law & Order for the latest booking photos and arrest reports from Florence/Lauderdale.  All persons who appear here are PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY.  Or CLICK HERE to go directly to the most recent.


Bentley Awards $145,870 to Improve Evidence Analysis

January 3, 2012

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences will be able to identify illegal substances quicker thanks to a $145,870 grant from Gov. Robert Bentley. The department will use the grant to purchase an additional piece of equipment that will speed up analysis of drug evidence submitted by Alabama law enforcement agencies. The Direct Analysis in Real […]


“Wars Should Be Fought By Old Men” – Homer Hickam

January 3, 2012

Huntsville-Wars, according to author and Vietnam veteran Homer Hickam, should be fought by old men. As a young man in the ’60s, he was idealistic and eager to experience what he thought would be the adventure of war. But if someone asked him to go secure a hill today, he joked, he would just sit […]


Wallace Named UNA Football Head Coach

January 2, 2012

FLORENCE – It was announced this afternoon by University of North Alabama officials that UNA legendary coach Bobby Wallace will be returning. Wallace was head coach there from ’88-’97, then at Temple for 7 seasons and last served as head coach at West Alabama from 2006-2010. Wallace won three consecutive D-II national championships from ’93-’95. […]


Cold Tonight! Drain Those Garden Hoses…

January 2, 2012

Here’s the forecast: TONIGHT Clear. Lows in the lower 20s…with wind chills around 10. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. TUESDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph after midnight. WEDNESDAY Not as cool. Increasing […]


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