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Bluebirds

April 9, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-Eastern Bluebirds are starting to nest.  They are vigorous insect eaters and are good birds to have around. It’s not too late to get up a bluebird box.  A cedar box with a one and a half-inch hole is needed.  Avoid boxes with metal decorations as this will help cook the babies in the hot […]


Oak Savannah at Freedom Hills

April 9, 2013

Freedom Hills Wildlife Management Area (WMA) had its beginning with the purchase of 7,777 acres in southwest Colbert County by the State of Alabama during the early 1940s. During the 1920s and ҆30s, what is now a camping area on the WMA was then called Stewart’s Sawmill. It was from this sawmill that most of […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 03/26/13 – 04/02/13 Part II

April 9, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence 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.


UNA Spring Concert by American Idol Winner Phillip Phillips, Hit Musician Mat Kearney

April 9, 2013

FLORENCE– The University Program Council (UPC) at the University of North Alabama is bringing Season 11 American Idol winner Phillip Phillips and four-time Top 20 hit musician Mat Kearney to campus for its spring concert on Wednesday, May 1. Phillips and Kearney will take the stage in Norton Auditorium for what Tyler Thompson, assistant director for programming […]


TVA Plans Prescribed Burn At Muscle Shoals Reservoir

April 8, 2013

KNOXVILLE – The Tennessee Valley Authority plans a prescribed burn today, April 8, and Tuesday, April 9, if needed, on public lands managed by TVA on the Muscle Shoals Dam Reservation along Pickwick Reservoir in Colbert County, Ala., in coordination with Alabama Forestry Commission and state and local officials and adjacent landowners. Prescribed burning is […]


Brooks’ Statement on the Passing of Former Prime Minister Thatcher

April 8, 2013

HUNTSVILLE – This morning Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) made the following statement on the passing of former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Baroness Margaret Thatcher.  “Margaret Thatcher was a great friend to the United States, and to all free people, everywhere. Throughout the darkest days of the Cold War, she stood alongside President Reagan, fighting […]


“A Celebration Kind of Day” in Sheffield – City Hall turns out to welcome a new business

April 8, 2013

SHEFFIELD – Things are improving in Sheffield. A newly refurbished Downtown area. The Music Heritage statue (that’s really Elvis, isn’t it?). A couple of restaurants, fishing tourneys, renovated Victorians on Montgomery Ave… the list goes on. And Saturday, Mayor Ian Sanford, Council Members Mary Stevens, Steve Stanley, Steve Nix and Ronnie Wicks were cooking hotdogs […]


UPDATE – On Your Mark..Get Ready..Go! Special Olympics set for April 9th

April 8, 2013

                                            “Let me win. But if I can not win, let me be brave in the attempt.” Editor’s Note: The date for The Special Olympics has been adjusted a few times this year because […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 03/26/13 – 04/02/13 Part I

April 8, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. 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! Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 03/04/13 – 04/02/13

April 7, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-New Booking Photos from Tuscumbia 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.


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