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Could the Southern diet pattern raise your risk of stroke?

February 9, 2013

BIRMINGHAM–Suzanne Judd, Ph.D., assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)Department of Biostatistics, recently presented her findings on a possible linkage between eating Southern-style foods and a higher risk of stroke at the American Stroke Association 2013 International Stroke Conference. Judd described Southern-style eating as a fairly high fat diet, including a lot of fried foods, […]

New Smart Phone App Lets Public Report Rain, Hail, Sleet and Snow to NOAA

February 9, 2013

Public reports will aid weather research WASHINGTON-It’s now easier than ever to be a part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) weather research. The NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory, in partnership with the University of Oklahoma, has launched a free app for users to anonymously report precipitation from their Apple or Android mobile device. […]

Lauderdale County To Receive Grant For To Assist Drug Task Force

February 8, 2013

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded a $70,000 grant to help the Lauderdale County Drug Task Force continue its fight against illegal drug use and trafficking. Task force agents conduct undercover operations to arrest and prosecute drug offenders, find and dismantle dangerous methamphetamine laboratories and assist with drug-related violent crime investigations. “Illegal drugs are a […]

Not just #1 in football y’all

February 8, 2013

TUSCALOOSA— The University of Alabama ranks first among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars for 2012-2013 with 241 scholars in the fall 2012 freshman class. The ranking also places UA fourth among all universities. Only the University of Chicago, Harvard and the University of Southern California enrolled more National Merit Scholars last […]

Sheffield Mayor had his shot… Now it’s Greg Ray’s turn…

February 7, 2013

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield Mayor Ian Sanford, has had lots of good days during in his career at City Hall. Back in the late ’90’s he was thrust into office when his friend and mentor, Mayor Laughlin Ashe, died too young. Sanford presided over a city that was suffering a fate similar to so many other towns […]

New Franklin County Arrest Reports for 01/28/13 – 02/04/13

February 7, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE-New Booking Photos from Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. 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.

NW-SCC Child Development Center to Hold Registration for Pre-K Program

February 7, 2013

Muscle Shoals-Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) ChildDevelopment Center’s Alabama First Class Pre-Kindergarten Program will hold registration for the 2013-2014 class on Monday, March 4-7, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the ChildDevelopment Center (Building 107) on the Shoals campus.   Parents and/or guardians should bring:   §             Child’s social security card §             Child’s original birth certificate §             Child’s up-to-date certificate of immunization (blue slip) §             Valid driver’s […]

New! Colbert County Most Wanted

February 7, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-New today from the Colbert Count DA’s Office.   More most wanted for Worthless Checks.

Helen Keller Hospital Births 01/28/13 – 02/02/13

February 6, 2013

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

Shoals’ very own State Senator Tammy Irons gives the Democratic Party’s response to Governor Bentley’s address.

February 6, 2013

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Democratic caucus in the State Legislature presented it’s response last night to Governor Robert Bentley’s, “State of the State Address”. The Shoals’ Favorite Daughter, State Senator Tammy Irons was selected by her peers to present the address. It is a well known practice in politics for a political party to give […]

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