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New Today – ECM Hospital Births 10/07/12 – 10/16/12

October 18, 2012

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


“A Brush with the Bridge” Art Festival

October 17, 2012

 Sheffield, AL   The Old Railroad Bridge, located on the south side of the Tennessee River, accessible from Ashe Blvd., Sheffield, will be the festive scene of “A Brush with the Bridge” Art Festival on October 20, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Artists from across the Shoals area and from the surrounding areas will gather on […]


Remains of Historic Church – removed of its famous stained glass – conveyed

October 16, 2012

  SHEFFIELD – Windows and other historic artifacts removed for their salvage value, responsibility for the future of the Grace Episcopal Church building at 700 N. Montgomery Avenue  has been conveyed to The Colbert Historical Landmarks Foundation. The building, which last operated as a wedding chapel until it deteriorated beyond reasonable repair, was purchased from the owners […]


NEWS UPDATE-Alabama residents received contaminated NECC products -1 Death

October 16, 2012

Montgomery- The Alabama Department of Public Health has been made aware of 19 residents who have received New England Compounding Center (NECC) contaminated steroid products from procedures in Tennessee and Florida. At this time, 12 residents have been contacted and do not have symptoms of meningitis or fungal infection. One resident has died and an autopsy […]


Meningitis Outbreak threatens 13 Alabama residents – News conference scheduled

October 16, 2012

MONTGOMERY – News reports are surfacing around the state that 13 Alabama residents have been injected with tainted steroid injections inplicated in the nationwide meningitis outbreak. WSFA in Montgomery and WBRC, Birmingham are reporting that “Alabama Department of Public Health Officer Dr. Donald Williamson says Alabama has two potential links to the nationwide meningitis outbreak. He says 13 Alabama […]


Cognitive training helps adults with HIV

October 16, 2012

Birmingham-As more effective antiretroviral therapy has evolved over the past 30 years, HIV/AIDS has shifted from an acute to a chronic condition. But as patients live longer, research indicates that they are experiencing cognitive impairments at a higher rate than people without the disease. A new study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham,  […]


New Today – Marshall County Arrest Reports 10/08/12 – 10/15/12

October 16, 2012

New Booking Photos from Marshall 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.


UA Car Tags Raise $4 Million to Support Scholarships

October 16, 2012

Tuscaloosa— The University of Alabama collegiate license tag program raised some $4.1 million during the 2012 fiscal year. Funds raised through the statewide program are used for scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. The UA National Alumni Association raised a total of $4,140,319 through the car tag program in the 2012 fiscal year, the most of […]


Ritz Hosting benefit for Bluegrass player

October 15, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Jake Landers, storied Bluegrass writer and performer is the focus of a benefit concert at Sheffield’s Ritz Theater Tuesday night. The concert begins at 6 o’clock with Mike McGuire of Shenandoah, Rusty Moody, Peanutt Montgomery and Doctors, Lawyers & Such. Then at 7, Iron Horse performs. At 7:30 pm, it will be Walt Aldridge […]


MEISA Hosts Auditions For UNA Music Showcase

October 15, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Music and Entertainment Industry Students Association (MEISA) at the University of North Alabama is hosting its third annual UNA Music Showcase in hopes of prompting some healthy musical competition in Florence and the surrounding area and potentially uncovering the next big name in music. According to MEISA President Katie Swann, the auditions […]


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