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Florence Schools unveils new Freshman Center

August 30, 2012

 FLORENCE – In an effort to consolidate high school students onto one large campus, Florence City Schools recently announced the construction of a new facility. The new Freshman Center will be built near the existing Florence High School on Bradshaw Drive. It will be a state-of-the-art facility, designed to give incoming freshmen the best introduction to […]


U.S.A. Work Ethic Alive and Well

August 29, 2012

The American work ethic has been a source of national pride for more than 200 years. In 2011, America’s workforce worked harder than ever, according to the American Time Use Survey (ATUS). Produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the ATUS Report measures the amount of time people spend doing various activities, such as […]


Election Results

August 28, 2012

Haddock wins Florence Mayor Shoemaker and Cole runoff Tuscumbia Mayor Betterton wins over Oliver – Florence Stanley beats Johnson – Sheffield Nix beats McCreary – Sheffield  


Rocks for Tots

August 28, 2012

Join UNA’s chapter of Phi Mu Alpha and our host ‘Somewhere Else’ (formerly Sidepockets Lounge) on August 29th for “Rock for Tots: A Toys for Tots Charity Event”. Opening band Bottletree and the Decoy’s will deliver an evening of top notch Shoals area music. The Event starts at 8:00 pm and a donation of $15 will be asked for […]


Governor Bentley Lifts Mandatory Evacuation Orders, Issues Voluntary Evacuation Orders for Baldwin and Mobile Counties

August 28, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday lifted mandatory evacuation orders covering portions of Baldwin and Mobile Counties and issued voluntary evacuation orders for areas vulnerable to Isaac’s expected impact.  The decision was based on updated forecast models and the National Hurricane Center lifting the hurricane warning that was in effect for the Alabama coast.  Under the amended orders issued Tuesday, the mandatory evacuation orders that […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 08/20/12 – 08/26/12

August 28, 2012

New Booking Photos from Franklin County. 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.


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 08/17/12 – 08/22/12

August 28, 2012

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.


Billy Reid Shindig – Photos Part II

August 28, 2012

FLORENCE – Clothing designer and Florence resident, Billy Reid thought it would be a good idea to host a free music event last Saturday at Wilson Park. And so he did. Doc Daily’s band porovided to tunes, some food trucks from Nashville provided the eats, and a few hundred music and food lovers showed up […]


Auburn researchers to study links between urbanization and West Nile Virus

August 28, 2012

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Two professors in Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences have been awarded a $240,000 research grant from the U.S. Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Program to study the links between urbanization and West Nile Virus. Clinton-McClure Professor Graeme Lockaby, and Associate Professor Latif Kalin will conduct the project, “Impact of […]


Billy Reid Shindig – Photos Part I

August 28, 2012

FLORENCE – Clothing designer and Florence resident, Billy Reid thought it would be a good idea to host a free music event last Saturday at Wilson Park. And so he did. Doc Daily’s band porovided to tunes, some food trucks from Nashville provided the eats, and a few hundred music and food lovers showed up […]


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