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Ask The Lawyer – “Capital Murder Cases” and Tommy Arthur redux.

June 23, 2013

The types of murders are different and cases where punishment can be death are also different. Not every case involves the death penalty. The ones that do are very expensive. That is in part because there are two jury trials. The first is to determine innocence or guilt. If the defendant is found to be […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 06/10/13 – 06/16/13

June 22, 2013

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


Keep a sharp eye on seniors when the temperature rises

June 22, 2013

BIRMINGHAM-One of the best definitions that Andy Duxbury has ever heard about what it means to age is this: Aging is a loss in ability to adapt to change. Duxbury, a physician in the Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), says it’s more than an inability to understand Twitter, distaste […]


This is for Muscle Shoals – This is for us.

June 21, 2013

SHEFFIELD- When David Hood used the phrase,”This is for us,” today, he meant FOR ALL OF US… the people of The Shoals. He was talking about the re-acquisition of  the historic “3614 Jackson Highway”… the studio that made him and his fellow “Swampers” famous. Yesterday in Huntsville, title to the property transferred to the Muscle Shoals […]


Shoals Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting – Total Health walk-in clinic

June 21, 2013

FLORENCE – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Total Health walk-in clinic Wednesday. They are located at 7377 Hwy. 43. They are open 7 days a week, Monday – Friday 8am – 6am, Saturday 8 am – 4 pm, and Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm. Here is a list […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 06/15/13 – 06/20/13

June 21, 2013

SHEFFIELD-New Booking Photos from Sheffield Police. 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.


Low-Head Dam gets Funding

June 21, 2013

FLORENCE –  On Tuesday, the city council approved a $1 million expense from a 2011 water and sewer bond fund to replace a dangerous low-head dam on Cypress Creek… blamed for a number of fatal canoeing accidents. The lowest bid for the project came in at $1.2 million. That bid is currently under review by […]


Parents encouraged to pair HPV vaccine with child’s required Tdap

June 21, 2013

MONTGOMERY-Summer is here again and, for many Alabama families, this will be an important time for vaccinations. College students move back home and see their family physician while young boys and girls receive physicals for the upcoming athletic seasons. Also, rising sixth-graders are due for their state-required Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis) booster shot. […]


Toyota investing $150 million on Alabama engine plant upgrades

June 21, 2013

HUNTSVILLE — Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. said today it is investing $150 million to boost machining capacity and the production of V-6 engine parts at its Alabama engine plant. “Toyota Alabama continues to play a key role in our efforts to build engines in the region for our loyal customers,” said Jim […]


Alabama’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.8%

June 21, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that Alabama’s preliminary May unemployment rate is 6.8%, down from April’s rate of 6.9% and well below last year’s rate of 7.5%.  May’s rate represents 147,788 unemployed persons, compared to 150,401 last month and 161,848 in May of 2012.   The seasonally-adjusted employment numbers continue to show growth in Alabama’s […]


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