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Driest Desert….Prettiest Flowers….Really

July 20, 2017

The Atacama Desert (Spanish: Desierto de Atacama) is a plateau in South America, covering a 1,000-kilometre (600 mi) strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains. It is the driest non-polar desert in the world. The Atacama desert is experiencing a rare springtime bloom of flowers after El Niño brought the […]


UNA’s Anderson College Of Nursing Posts Highest NCLEX Pass Rate Among Public Universities In Alabama

July 20, 2017

FLORENCE- The University of North Alabama’s Anderson College of Nursing posted the highest NCLEX pass rate out of all the public universities in Alabama.   According to the third quarter first time NCLEX pass rate report, the Anderson College of Nursing at UNA boasts an NCLEX pass rate of 97.5 percent; a rate that is higher […]


New! Etowah County Arrest Reports 06/28/17 – 07/17/17

July 20, 2017

ETOWAH COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Etowah 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.


Get a Handle on the Heat

July 20, 2017

Summer temperatures in the Tennessee Valley are sweltering. Will we have enough electricity to beat the heat? The TVA manager in charge of forecasting electricity load says: “Absolutely.”   TENNESSEE VALLEY—With an average temperature of about 95 degrees across the Tennessee Valley for the next few days, folks are running the A/C at full blast […]


NW-SCC to host W.C. Handy Music Festival event

July 20, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host a W.C. Handy Music Festival event featuring Doctors, Lawyers & Such on Tuesday, July 25th, at 11:30 a.m. in the Hospitality Center on the Shoals campus. The Doctors, Lawyers & Such band performs an eclectic mix of music. Band members include Steve Baccus, Joe Cooney, Keith […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 07/10/17 – 07/16/17

July 20, 2017

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.


Second Suspect In Parking Lot Robbery Identified

July 19, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued an update on the robbery of two people in a parking lot in Florence on Tuesday, July 18: “Here is an update on the Robbery that occurred on July 18th at 3:20pm in the parking lot of 2424 Roberts Lane. The Victims agreed to meet the suspects, Dezmond Robertson, B/M […]


Handy Fest, WWI, & Genealogy All At FLPL

July 19, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will finish off July with  the Music of Handy Fest, WWI, & Genealogy.  There will be a little of something for everyone. Join us this month for history and genealogy,  and for free music events during  the W.C. Handy Music Festival!   Florence, Muscle Shoals, and the Impact of World War I: […]


Telephone Scam Reported In Morgan County

July 19, 2017

MORGAN COUNTY–The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office issued a media release on Wednesday, July 19 regarding an ongoing phone scam in Morgan County: “TELEPHONE SCAM I want to warn all Morgan County residents of an ongoing telephone scam where persons are pretending to represent the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. Three reports have been made in the […]


Robbery In Florence A Parking Lot…One Suspect Arrested The Other At Large

July 19, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the robbery of two individuals on Tuesday, July 18: “Robbery on July 18, 2017 in Florence Alabama We are working a robbery that occurred yesterday afternoon. The robbery took place in the parking lot of 2424 Roberts Lane. The victims were attempting to sell some items to the […]


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