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Margaret Ann Edger Addington – Obituary

April 22, 2013

Margaret Ann Edger Addington , 91, of Sheffield died Saturday, April 20, 2013. Mrs. Addington was a native of Huntsville, Alabama, and a member of the Highland Park Church of Christ. She graduated from Florence State Teachers College, received a Master’s Degree from the University of North Alabama, and taught school for 27 years. She […]


Saturdays make a good day to clean up your town! Just ask the folks from Cherokee.

April 22, 2013

CHEROKEE – Lots of folks turned out for Cherokee’s big Spring Cleaning event, associated with “Keep The Shoals Beautiful”. It started rather cool Saturday morning as folks began showing up at the “Lions Den”. They were too busy getting their t-shirts on, collecting the plastic bags and whatnot for the day, that nobody seemed to notice […]


Each morning brings new surprises

April 22, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-As I creak and crackle out of bed each morning, I wonder what new bloom surprises the day will bring.  I make a cup of coffee and take it and my breakfast and sit out on my screen porch reading and watching the hummingbirds attack the feeders and each other.  It’s so good to see […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 04/13/13 – 04/17/13

April 22, 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.


Energy Star helps Mother Earth – Really!

April 21, 2013

Did you know that the average house is responsible for a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions? That’s because every time you flip on a light switch, run the dishwasher or turn on your air conditioner; you use energy, which means more greenhouse gas emissions from power plants whose initial energy source is coal. The […]


Regional Medicaid managed-care bill could save money, provide better care

April 21, 2013

MONTGOMERY- Medicaid reform proposals now in the Alabama Legislature could help save hundreds of millions of taxpayers’ dollars and improve medical care that the agency provides to about 940,000 lower-income and disabled Alabamians.  Medicaid is vital to meet the health-care needs of our citizens.   Roughly one in five Alabamians received services from Medicaid last year.  Alabama […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 04/11/13 – 04/17/13

April 21, 2013

MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Madison 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.


“Effective, Fair, and Efficient” – How prison sentences should work.

April 21, 2013

In Alabama when a person is convicted of a crime the judge pronounces the sentence. A person who is convicted of a class “C” felony can receive a prison term of up to ten years. You may have seen news where someone was sentenced to a number of years. The actual time that is served […]


Risk of tickborne diseases is greatest in late spring and summer

April 20, 2013

MONTGOMERY-If you spend time outdoors or have pets that go outdoors, you need to beware of ticks and the diseases that they can carry. Ticks are small blood-sucking parasites that can transmit diseases to animals and people including Rocky Mountain spotted fever, southern tick-associated rash illness and Lyme disease. In 2012, 213 people in Alabama […]


TVA Board of Directors Establishes Citizens Advisory Group

April 20, 2013

COLUMBIA, TN. ― The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors took action at its meeting Thursday to establish a citizens’ advisory group that will provide additional input and perspective to TVA on energy resources.             “By establishing the Regional Energy Resource Council, TVA will have a formal channel for receiving diverse perspectives on energy issues […]


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