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Tarkett Relocating production line to Florence – Company is growing

June 12, 2013

FLORENCE –  Tarkett is ready to expand their already existing production line on Church Road in the Florence Industrial Park. In an announcement at this week’s meeting of the Shoals Economic Development Agency, a spokesperson for Tarkett said the company decided they will be relocating the VCT line from Houston Texas, to Florence. Tarkett produces […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 05/31/13 – 06/08/13

June 12, 2013

THE SHOALS – The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hosptial is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


Jetset Getset Gives an Interview

June 12, 2013

Jetset Getset, with vocalists Tori Little, Avery Eliason, Sadie Loveland, and their musicians, are a group of mostly teenage performers. The vocalists took time out of their busy schedule Tuesday for the QuadCities Daily, and came into our office to give a short interview. The beginnings of Jetset Getset appeared in 2011 in Indiana, when […]


“White, Black and Red in Civil War”

June 12, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-As the nation honors the 150th anniversary of fallen Civil War soldiers little is generally known of the White, Black and Red soldiers who fought on both Confederate and Union sides and the impact that the war had on their families and society. In celebration of Helen Keller Festival Week, the Tennessee Valley Historical Society […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 05/14/13 – 06/09/13

June 12, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE-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.


Beaten by a Broomstick

June 11, 2013

HUNTSVILLE – In the 3800  block of McVay Street, a Huntsville man obtained minor injuries after six men broke into his home and repeatedly beat him with a broomstick. According to Dr. Harry Hobbes , the Huntsville Police Department’s Communications Relations Officer, the police do have some suspects in this case and the investigation is […]


UNA Music Program Partners With Music Preservation Society for Annual W.C. Handy Jazz Camp

June 11, 2013

FLORENCE – The annual W.C. Handy Jazz Camp for middle school, high school and college-age musicians will take place at the UNA Department of Music and Theatre from Monday, June 10, through Thursday, June 13. “Students will perform in jazz combos and big band,” said camp director Ken Watters, a nationally renowned jazz trumpeter who […]


Keller Director Re-Elected as State Representative to AARC

June 11, 2013

SHEFFIELD – Ronda Hood, Cardiopulmonary Services Director, was re-elected to represent the Alabama Society for Respiratory Care to the House of Delegates for the American Association for Respiratory Care for a four-year term. The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) is the leading national and international professional association for respiratory care.  The AARC encourages and promotes professional […]


Benefit for local musician Terry Weems

June 11, 2013

KILLEN-The Cross Brand Cowboy Church will be  hosting a benefit for Terry Weems on Saturday, June 15, 2013 starting at 3 pm.   Terry  had a brain tumor removed at Johns Hopkins Hospital and is unable to work due to recovery. The  Cross Brand Cowboy Church is located in Killen, Alabama at 5255 County Road […]


Florence Police Blotter

June 11, 2013

FLORENCE-06/01/13 – At the Regency Theater on Cox Creek Parkway Theft of Lost Property occurred. An iPhone 4S with a black LifeProof Case, in total worth $300. – At the same location, approximately an hour and a half later, Theft of Lost Property occurred. An iPhone 5 worth $400. 06/02/13 – Unlawful Breaking and Entering […]


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