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UNA Student Athlete Advisory Committee Raising Money for Make-A-Wish

May 26, 2017

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is raising money with the hope of granting a child’s wish.   Peggy Wingo, senior administrative assistant for Athletics, said the SAAC is a student organization that gives UNA student athletes a voice. She said UNA is part of the Gulf South Conference, which meets […]

Alabama’s First Class Pre-K Named Nation’s Highest Quality Program for 11th Year in a Row

May 26, 2017

MONTGOMERY – For the 11th year in a row, Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program is being hailed as one of the nation’s highest quality state-funded pre-kindergarten programs for four-year-olds. This assertion was made today by the National Institute for Early Education Research in its 2016 State of Preschool Yearbook. Released every year since 2003, NIEER’s […]

New! ECM Hospital Births 05/15/17 – 05/22/17

May 26, 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.

UPDATE: Tommy Arthur … Stay Issued 30 Minutes Before Execution

May 25, 2017

UPDATE:  With 30 minutes to go before his scheduled execution the U.S. Supreme Court has issued a temporary stay of execution for Tommy Arthur.   The death warrant for Arthur is  only valid for May 25. So if the temporary stay last past midnight, the state would have to seek a new execution date once the […]

Suspect Arrested After Assault On Loss Prevention Officer

May 25, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Wednesday, May 24 for assault and theft: “Micah Brown was arrested last night after assaulting a loss prevention officer with Belk department store. Officers responded to a shoplifting call a few minutes after 5pm last night. Upon arrival officers found Micah Brown […]

Bathroom Art….da Vinci Was Famous For It….Really

May 25, 2017

In the last 6 years of his life, Leonardo da Vinci worked for King Francis I of France. The king bought one of Leonardo’s paintings, which he hung in his bathroom. Called La Gioconda, this portrait of Lisa Gherandini was the first painting to feature fading colors to create a sense of aerial perspective. Today it […]

Reclaimed Spirit By Stacey Held Grand Opening On May 24

May 25, 2017

FLORENCE-Reclaimed Spirit located at 416 N. Court Street in Florence held their grand opening and open house on Wednesday, May 24.  Their friends and family were along to help with the celebration and the Shoals Chamber provided the ribbon cutting for the event. Now a little about Reclaimed Spirit by Stacey by Reclaimed Spirit by Stacey: […]

New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 04/27/17 – 05/23/17

May 25, 2017

LEE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lee 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.

“The Miracle Worker” performances begin June 2

May 25, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-Tickets are going fast for this season’s performances of the “The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green, the Home of Helen Keller, in Tuscumbia. “We’ve had people from California, Michigan, Ohio, Florida and all over calling to order tickets,” said Sue Pilkilton, executive director of Ivy Green. “We have only a limited number of reserved […]

Custer’s last stand

May 25, 2017

Today is June 25th, 2017.  Let’s rewind to June 25th, 1876.  It has been known by several names.    Custer’s Last Stand.  Battle of Little Big Horn.  Battle of the Greasy Grass.  Whatever you call it, 263 Soldiers with the 7th Calvary, including George Armstrong Custer, were killed in this battle in Montana. From the Battle […]

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