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New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 10/30/12 – 11/06/12 Part I

November 8, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police / Lauderdale 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.


Update – Emerald River Hotel Purchased

November 7, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Alkesh (“Al”) R. Patel, whose home is in Battleground, WA, now has an official affiliation with the Shoals area.  He is the new owner of the Emerald River Hotel in Sheffield. On a recent visit to the hotel and to the cities in which he will be doing business, Patel had nothing but glowing […]


New Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births 10/28/12 – 11/02/12

November 7, 2012

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.


New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 10/31/12 – 11/04/12

November 7, 2012

New Booking Information from Muscle Shoals 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.


Local Election Results

November 7, 2012

Lauderdale County  Precincts %  Totals School Superintendent  39/40 Jennifer Gray (D)  17,548 Scott Jones (R)  14,306 Marty Mosley (I)  4,077 Probate Judge    39/40 James Hall (D  18,675 William Smith (R)  17,247 Commission Chairman    39/40 Dewey Mitchell (D)  18,578 Quinton Hanson (R)  17,247 Commission, District 1  39/40 Rhea Fulmer (D)  8,699 Roger Garner (R) […]


Voting turnout reported heavy in The Shoals

November 6, 2012

THE SHOALS – Voting officials in Lauderdale, Franklin and Colbert Counties report that voting turnout is strong. The cite the intensity of the national election as driving voters to the polls, and also give credit to several important local races. Probate Judge races in Colbert and Lauderdale are especially of interest to the electorate, as […]


Sheffield hotel property sold – again

November 6, 2012

SHEFFIELD – The Emerald River Hotel on Hatch Boulevard has been sold yet another time. A source at City Hall has informed The Quad-Cities Daily that the 200+ room facility has been purchased by DAS RED, L.L.C. The source indicates that the new owner, Alkesh R. Patel is Chairman of The Asian American Hotel Owners Association. The […]


Navistar won’t talk, Bentley won’t talk – This can’t be good

November 6, 2012

THE SHOALS – When it was announced in September, 2011 that Navistar International Corp. would take over the National Railcar Assembly Plant, Shoals business leaders breathed a huge sigh of relief. That warm feeling that everyone was feeling 14 months ago has apparently dissipated. Navistar is in trouble. In the ensuing months, the expansion of the […]


Special Agent Schwein in charge for Birmingham District of the FBI

November 6, 2012

Birmingham-Director Robert S. Mueller, III has named Richard D. Schwein, Jr. special agent in charge of the Birmingham Division. He will oversee all FBI investigative programs and personnel in the northern judicial district of Alabama. He most recently served as a member of the FBI Counterterrorism Division and the FBI Senior Executive Service, where he […]


Sheffield City Council swears in 2 new members

November 6, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Ronnie Wicks and Steve Nix were sworn into office last night, along with the existing members of the City Council. Leaving office was Janet McCleary, District 3, who was defeated in the Municipal Election by Nix. Also leaving office after 12 years was Waylon Huguley, District 1,  who decided not to run for another […]


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