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State Troopers Step Up Patrols For The Holidays

December 22, 2011

MONTGOMERY – Enjoy the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, but know that Alabama State Troopers will be out in force during the season, stepping up enforcement activity in an effort to protect the lives and safety of Alabama motorists. “This is an exciting time of year, and we want you to really enjoy the holidays […]


Do Pajamas and Christmas Go Together?

December 22, 2011

FLORENCE – Do pajamas and Christmas go together? Well, if you were to visit the offices of Florence/Lauderdale Tourism, you just might think so. Assistant Tourism Office Director, Allison Stanfield, told the Quad-Cities Daily that the tradition started a few years ago, when she was taking some cookies and treats to her daughter’s elementary school […]


Mahindra Denies Reports

December 19, 2011

Reports of Indian Truck Manufacturer to build at Navistar are being denied on the company website. Mahindra, reported by Fox News as being poised to assemble its new diesel small truck in Alabama, flatly denied the report today. The company issued this “urgent statement:” “There have been reports in certain quarters of media and online […]


Santa and Marriott Team to Help

December 19, 2011

FLORENCE – Nearly 80 children were treated to a holiday party Monday at the Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa. The event centered around a visit by Santa Claus, who gave the children Christmas presents. Brought together by the Salvation Arm         The holiday party featured a movie of Frosty The Snowman and […]


Tuscumbia Arrests – Bail Sample

December 19, 2011

  Tuscumbia Arrests – 11/30/11 to 12/08/11 By Staff | Dec 9, 2011 | Filed under: Law & Order, Tuscumbia Police Department Name:    Simmons, Pamela Regina   #11682 DOB:    04/18/1961 Arrest date:   11/30/2011    21:07 Charge:  13-A-8-120 DUI  ______________________________________________________________________   ______________________________________________________________________ Name: Irons, Eric S. #11683 DOB: 02/02/1987 Arrest Date: 12/01/2011 10:31 Charge: 13A-11-50 Carrying Concealed Weapons 13A-12-214 Unlawful Possession […]


Home From Iraq?

December 19, 2011

We would like to do a story about a Shoals member of the US military who is coming home from Iraq. Know someone? Contact us! The phone number and e-mail address are on this page. Or just leave a comment.


New Arrests Reports for Tuscumbia. Also Sheffield and Muscle Shoals

December 18, 2011

Check Law&Order for the latest arrest reports and photos from Sheffield. Latest reports from Muscle Shoals, sorry no pics with these.  


Indian Truck Maker to Assemble in Barton

December 16, 2011

Fox News has reported that Indian automaker Mahindra may be outsourcing the assembly of its next truck to Alabama, more specifically, the Barton Industrial Park. A website for fans of Mahindra says that the company will build its long-delayed U.S. market pickup at a facility in the Shoals, recently leased by Illinois-based truck manufacturer Navistar. […]


Smith to Run for Lauderdale Probate Judge

December 16, 2011

Former Lauderdale County Commissioner William Smith says that he is a candidate for Lauderdale County Probate Judge. In his announcement Thursday, Smith said he chose Dec. 15 because it is the 220th anniversary of the Bill Of Rights. Mr. Smith  said, “I believe the liberties and freedoms protected by the Bill of Rights are an […]


Dorson Vickery – Obituary

December 16, 2011

Dorson Vickery, 96, of Muscle Shoals, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011.  Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 at Colbert Memorial Chapel from 11 am to 1pm.  Mike Brooks will officiate the funeral service beginning at 1 pm.  Burial will be in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Mr. Vickery retired from Union Carbide after 37 years […]


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