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New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 02/15/13 – 02/21/13

February 23, 2013

MORGAN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff. 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! Sheffield Arrest Reports 02/17/13 – 02/18/13

February 22, 2013

SHEFFIELD-New Booking Photos from  Sheffield 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.


Riverkeeper to Billy Hensley’s progeny: “Your old city dump is polluting and you’re probably getting sued over it.”

February 22, 2013

FLORENCE – Nonprofit organization, Tennessee Riverkeeper of Decatur has announced its intention to file a federal lawsuit to abate pollution from the old Florence Landfill site. The notice of intent to sue, mailed by Riverkeeper to Hensley-Graves Holdings, LLC, (Hensley) is a statutory requirement 60 days prior to the filing of a lawsuit under both the federal Clean Water […]


“Rick was the greatest thing that ever happened to us” – Jimmy Johnson talks about the film, “Muscle Shoals”.

February 22, 2013

Editor’s note: This is the first of FOUR interviews which lead up to the Shoals Premier of “Muscle Shoals” which appears at “The George Lindsey Film Festival. MUSCLE SHOALS – When  the film, “Muscle Shoals” premiers locally at the Marriott Conference Center, Rick Hall, Jimmy Johnson, Rodney Hall and David Hood will be among a panoply […]


Project Munch

February 21, 2013

FLORENCE– Between time spent studying for classes, attending clinical and simulation lab rotations, mentoring fundamental level nursing students and preparing for their state board licensure test, nursing students at the University of North Alabama are devoting efforts to a new service project that is keeping children from two local elementary schools fed through the weekends. In their final […]


Bird Attack!

February 21, 2013

Roger Clay, Wildlife Biologist, Alabama division of wildlife and freshwater fisheries SPANISH FORT-Sitting on a porch watching a mockingbird mercilessly dive-bomb a cat is a great Southern pastime.  A similar scenario may not be as amusing if you are on the receiving end while walking to the mailbox. Almost all birds flee when near a […]


CASA…Annual BBQ Plate Sale…Help a Child

February 21, 2013

SHEFFIELD-Support CASA of Colbert County by attending their Annual BBQ Plate Sale featuring delicious Whole Hog Express BBQ. Plates are $9/Whole Hog Express Plate including 1/2 chicken, BBQ beans, potato salad and a cookie for dessert.  Tickets for the plates can be purchased at Sheffield Housing Authority and Coldwater Books.  To order on line go to casacolbertcounty.org […]


Bentley Signs the People’s Trust Act

February 21, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed the People’s Trust Act, a bill that requires the full repayment of money transferred from the Alabama Trust Fund to the state’s General Fund budget.   On September 18, 2012, Alabama voters approved the transfer of $437 million from the Alabama Trust Fund – a state savings account – to the […]


Wayne Lloyd Owen – Obituary

February 20, 2013

Wayne Lloyd Owen 1960 – 2013   Visitation 12:00PM until 3:00PM Thursday, February 21, 2013 @ Albertville Funeral Home Downtown Funeral 3:00PM Thursday, February 21, 2013 @ Albertville Funeral Home Chapel Interment Memory Hill Cemetery Born October 24, 1960 Died February 19, 2013 ~Survivors~ ~Survivors~ ~Wife~ Sandra Owen ~Daughters~ April Haynes Perkins & Husband Jeremy […]


Open House Held at Congressman Brooks Florence Office

February 20, 2013

Florence – Congressman Mo Brooks and his staff recently held an Open House to acquaint constituents with his newest office located in downtown Florence.  The office is in the new City/County building that used to be home to The First Southern Bank at the corner of Court and Tennessee Streets. Constituent services offered at Congressman […]


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