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Lone Survivor and Beyond

November 21, 2017

Many of our readers may have seen the movie “Lone Survivor”, starting Mark Walhberg as Marcus Luttrell.  I have seen the movie twice and have cried both times.  The movie depicts Operation Redwing, where four Navy Seals were dropped into a mountainous range to capture a high value target of the Taliban.  The mission was […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 11/13/17 – 11/19/17

November 21, 2017

MORGAN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff (CLICK 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.


Need A Pet For Christmas…..FLAS Pawlidayz Adoption Event November 24 And 25

November 20, 2017

                                                             HOME FOR THE PAWLIDAYZ ADOPTION EVENT FLORENCE-On Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25 from 10am-5pm (both days) the Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter will have free adoptions! All adoptions on these […]


$1.5 million in Local Homeland Security Grants For First Responders Across Alabama

November 20, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced first responders from across the state will receive Homeland Security grants totaling $1.5 million. The grants will provide sheriffs’ offices, police departments, fire departments and other first responders the opportunity to acquire new equipment, as well as to conduct training in three categories: interoperable communications, critical infrastructure/soft target protection and […]


Evil Gone…Manson Dead At 83

November 20, 2017

Charles Manson, 83 the wild-eyed 1960s cult leader whose followers committed the  Tate-LaBianca murders that shocked and  terrorized Los Angeles area died Sunday of natural causes, according to the California Department of Corrections.  Manson, one of the most notorious killers of the 20th century was behind bars serving nine life sentences for the crimes committed […]


Former U.S. Senate candidate Will Boyd to announce a run for Lieutenant Governor of Alabama at Shoals Democratic Club Meeting tonight

November 20, 2017

FLORENCE-Dr. Will Boyd, former Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama’s 2017 special election, is announcing his run for Lieutenant Governor of Alabama in the 2018 primary. “Alabama needs a Lieutenant Governor who will fight for a stronger economy, truly affordable healthcare, and quality public education for all,” said Dr. Boyd. “But before I […]


Man Flu?

November 20, 2017

Wikipedia~Man flu is a pejorative phrase that refers to the idea that men, when they have a cold, exaggerate and claim they have the flu. Whilst a commonly used phrase in the UK and Ireland, it is referred to in other cultures and there is a continuing discussion over the scientific basis for the phrase. Men […]


United Treating and Distribution, LLC Celebrates Expansion With Ribbon Cutting

November 20, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS-United Treating and Distribution, LLC (UTD) announces an expansion of their present facilities in the Avalon Avenue Industrial Area in Muscle Shoals, AL. UTD has purchased the building and property adjacent to their current location. This purchase will add 54,000 covered square feet and 5.5 acres to UTD’s property. Owner and CEO, Chad Epperson […]


New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 10/27/17 – 11/15/17

November 20, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Colbert County Sheriff (CLICK 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.


Strong Winds And Storms Wreak Havoc In The Area

November 19, 2017

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY-On Saturday, November 18 a strong front came through the area of  Northwest Alabama bringing strong storms with high winds leaving power outages, downed trees and damaged buildings across Colbert, Franklin and Lauderdale counties. In Florence by 8:30 PM a reported 7,114 homes and businesses were without power. At 10:30 PM that number […]


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