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Rescue Not Required

July 22, 2017

MONTGOMERY-The more time you spend outdoors, the more likely you are to eventually encounter a wild animal that appears to be in need of rescue. If you discover wildlife that seems to be in need, the first thing to remember is that, despite appearances, this is very rarely the case. Many mammals leave their young […]


Athens Fire receives over $340,000 to hire new firefighters

July 22, 2017

-The Assistance to Firefighters SAFER Grant Program is providing over $340,000 to Athens Fire and Rescue to hire new firefighters to improve response as well as compliance with national safety standards. Athens Fire currently has 39 firefighters, and the grant will add three more. AFG approved Athens Fire and Rescue for $344,847 to cover a […]


New! Dekalb County Arrest Reports 06/28/17 – 07/18-17

July 21, 2017

DEKALB COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Dekalb County Sheriff (CHECK HERE). 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.


TVA Extends Public Comment for Proposed Environmental Procedure Changes

July 21, 2017

KNOXVILLE, TN ― The Tennessee Valley Authority is extending the public comment period on the proposed changes to its procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act by 30 days accepting comments until Sept. 6, 2017, after receiving several requests to do so. NEPA establishes the process for considering and disclosing potential environmental impacts of […]


UNA Student Interns with Prestigious Geography Lab

July 21, 2017

FLORENCE.- Like most students, UNA student Audrieauna Beatty has spent her summer working, but she’s not mowing lawns or lifeguarding.  Instead, she spent her summer completing an internship with the prestigious Oak Ridge National Laboratory, also known as the ORNL.   ORNL is a research institution with a broad scientific and technology portfolio that includes computing and […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 07/09/17 – 07/14/17

July 21, 2017

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


Catnip….Did You Know?

July 21, 2017

Catnip is a member of the mint family, which has about 250 species. The essential oil in catnip, nepetalactone, has a powerful effect on cats who are sensitive to it, turning even the most sedentary couch potato into a flipped-out ball of ecstasy. The most intense catnip experience is an olfactory one—your cat smells the […]


Florence Man Accused Of Kidnapping

July 20, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the kidnapping of a woman on Wednesday, July 19: “Florence Police Department responded to a domestic violence call on N Royal Ave, the victim stated that the offender, Juan O Rojo H/M 24yoa Florence, came to her house early that morning uninvited but she would did not […]


Victim In July 10th Boating Accident Has Been Identified

July 20, 2017

HALEYVILLE-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Marine Patrol released a statement concerning the boating accident that occurred on July 10: “Marine Patrol Headquarters, Northern District – A boating incident on the Bear Creek Reservoir has claimed the life of a Fayette man. Robert Lane Kemp, 63, was recovered from the water and pronounced dead at approximately […]


Sales Tax Holiday For School Items Starts Friday, July 21

July 20, 2017

MONTGOMERY-The sales tax holiday for school-related items begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, and ends at midnight Sunday July 23, 2017, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, books and clothing free of the state’s four percent sales or use tax. Many cities and counties also waive their local taxes […]


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