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Athens Farmers Market to undergo major renovation and be named Athens Farmers Market at Doug Gates Park

February 2, 2023

ATHENS – Athens Main Street announced on Wednesday [Feb. 1, 2023] plans to embark on a project to revitalize Limestone County’s farmers market located at 409 W. Green Street in downtown Athens. The historic site is central to downtown Athens in a diverse socioeconomic area and plays a major role in supporting local producers, ranchers, prepared […]


Sanders Family Generous Gift Names the Sanders College of Business and Technology at the University of North Alabama

February 2, 2023

FLORENCE  – A $3.5 million gift from the Sanders Family has named the Sanders College of Business and Technology at the University of North Alabama. The naming was made official earlier this week after unanimous approval by the UNA Board of Trustees during a special-called meeting. “Generous gifts such as this from the Sanders Family […]


New website helps locate free COVID-19 testing sites

February 2, 2023

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health continues to encourage COVID-19 vaccines and boosters in addition to testing and treatment. A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Testing Locator website allows the public to search and locate free COVID-19 testing sites near them. The site locator is part of the CDC Increasing Community […]


Madison County Arrest Reports 01/16/23 – 01/31/23

February 2, 2023

PAGE, AMBER DANIELLE Booking #: 23JI00162 Booking Date: 01-16-2023 – 3:30 am Birth Date: 05-20-1986 Charges: Statute: 13A-12-212_(1) Charge Description: POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-AMPHETAMINE Arresting Agency: MPD Court Type: DIST Court Dispostion: ACT Bond Type: BAIL Bond Amount: $2,500.00 DUTTON, BRENT JEFFERY Booking #: 18JI06540 Booking Date: 01-16-2023 – 3:45 am Birth Date: 08-27-1973 Charges: Case Number: 527161/11099449 Statute: 13A-8-5_(H14330) Charge Description: ALIAS WARRANT-THEFT OF […]


CALL FOR ENTRIES—Artistic Renderings of Youth

February 2, 2023

FLORENCE-The deadline for entry in Artistic Renderings of Youth is March 10.  This is a juried exhibit of artwork open to 7th through 12th grade students from Colbert, Franklin, and Lauderdale counties.  The exhibit opens March 20 and runs through April 28 at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts in Florence.   The exhibit and competition […]


Some Area Schools Delayed Or Closed For Thursday

February 1, 2023

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Some area schools are announcing delayed starts and closings on Thursday, February 2 due to the threat of winter weather. Lauderdale County Schools – delayed start until 10:30AM  Bus routes remain the same to match the 10:30AM start Lawrence County, Tn. Schools – two-hour delay on Thursday Lincoln County Schools, TN – Delayed 2 […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 01/22/23 – 01/30/23

February 1, 2023

FRANKLIN COUNTY-Booking Photos from Franklin 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 as a public service


Florence Police Arrest Suspect Charged With Robbery And Assault Of Disabled Man

February 1, 2023

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a press release concerning the arrest of a suspect who has been charged with Robbery 1st as well as assault 2nd: “On January 10, 2023, a homeless male in a wheelchair was in the pavilion in front of Rosie’s Restaurant on North Court Street when Maroland Haskins, also homeless, started […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 01/22/23 – 01/29/23

February 1, 2023

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 on here.


A Winter Weather Advisory For Lauderdale and Limestone Counties

January 31, 2023

TENNESSEE VALLEY-A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for southern middle Tennessee, along with Lauderdale & Limestone Counties in north Alabama from 9PM tonight to 9AM Wednesday. A light glazing of ice is possible across parts of the Advisory area that drop below freezing. As of now, minor accumulations less than 0.10 of an inch […]


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