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Osa’s Garden – Healthy Living

April 25, 2012

FLORENCE –  The Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcomed another business to The Shoals, Osa’s Garden, Inc. Last Friday, Osa’s held an open house for Chamber Members and cut the ribbon for its new retail store at 3511 Florence Boulevard, just across from Ingram’s. Here is what Rita Rawdon, Owner of Osa’s Garden had to say […]


Governor Bentley To Visit Northwest Alabama As Part Of Long-Term Recovery Tour

April 25, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley will be in the towns of Phil Campbell and Hackleburg on Thursday as part of his week-long tour revisiting areas that were impacted by the April 27, 2011, tornado outbreak.   At 9:00 a.m., Governor Bentley will visit Phil Campbell Church of God.  The church building was destroyed by last year’s […]


Voter Turnout at All Time Low

April 24, 2012

THE SHOALS – It was a slow day for precinct workers today. As of 5 o’clock only 15 voters had turned out at one Sheffield polling place, and only 12 at a precinct in Tuscumbia. There was only one runoff in Colbert County, 2 in Franklin and only 3 in Lauderdale County. Results will be known […]


It’s Bread Sopping Food At It’s Best…….

April 24, 2012

In our last episode of the perils of Chien Chien, we left Sherri lashed to a barbecue grill behind Neyland Stadium while the dastardly Steve demanded the deed to the ranch, her virtues and after he gobbled down a sandwich, the directions to Frazier’s Barbecue. The deed and her virtues were easy compared to trying […]


New Tuscumbia Booking Photos

April 23, 2012

Check out Law & Order for Tuscumbia P.D. booking photos. Remember that all these persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge.


Over 200 Compete in Special Olympics – Many Photos

April 23, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – The weather was cool and cloudy at Trojan Stadium Friday morning, but the heat was on as area athletes competed in the 2012 Special Olympics. Families, friends and schoolmates from Colbert and Lauderdale County and City Schools were on hand to watch the Olympians give excellent performances in various categories from long-jumps to […]


Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos 4/10 – 4/16, Part II

April 21, 2012

Check Law & Order for the new Florence/Lauderdale 4/10 – 4/16 booking photos, Part II. Florence/Lauderdale is usually so big that we break the weekly report into two, more easily digested listings. Some interesting items today can be found. Remember, these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court, so don’t judge. The Quad-Cities […]


Raccoon Wreaks Havoc in Sheffield

April 21, 2012

SHEFFIELD – For residents who are wondering what happened to their electricity Saturday morning, The Quad-Cities Daily has an answer. About 5:15, just at dawn, a raccoon gave its all at the main Sheffield Utilities sub-station on 2nd Street near Hatch Blvd., and knocked out power city-wide for about an hour and a half. Utility […]


TVA Supports Earth Day Observances

April 20, 2012

   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ― Community cleanups at reservoirs and recreation areas, a student-led solar project in Chattanooga and a new initiative to help people protect their waterfront property are among the Tennessee Valley Authority activities and observances for Earth Day 2012. “Tying together everything TVA is doing to celebrate Earth Day this year is the […]


New Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos

April 19, 2012

Check out the new Florence/Lauderdale booking photos and arrest information in Law & Order. While you are there, browse our library of arrests going back to January. Also see all the other official stuff, such as Chris Connolly’s Most Wanted listings and the library of area Registered Sex Offenders. As for the arrestees, remember that they […]


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