Closings And Delays Due To extreme Cold For Thursday, Janaury 18

January 17, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY/NORTH MISSISSIPPI-The snow is over and roads are clear for the most part. There still will be closings and delays for Thursday, January 18 due to the extreme cold. We have them for you here and will update the list as we receive more information.   SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS Albertville City Schools – […]


Inclement Weather Causes University of North Alabama to Extend Registration

January 17, 2018

FLORENCE– Registration for the University of North Alabama will now remain open until Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.    Officials came to the decision after inclement weather caused the University to shut down for three days.   Registration will remain open via UNA Portal, even when the campus is closed.   In addition, […]


Roads Remain Treacherous And Wind Chills Are Dangerous

January 17, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Weather Statement for the Tennessee Valley from the National Weather service for Wednesday, Janaury 17. Dangerously cold wind chills will continue this morning. A Wind Chill Warning continues until 9 AM CST for Lincoln, Moore, and Franklin counties of southern middle Tennessee, and Jackson county of northeast Alabama. Wind chill values ranging from -10 […]


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A Starry Night…Did You Know?

January 17, 2018

Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands. Van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter whose work, notable for its beauty, emotion and color, highly influenced 20th century art. He struggled with mental illness, and remained poor and virtually unknown throughout his life. Van Gogh died in France on July 29, 1890, […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 01/01/18 – 01/15/18

January 17, 2018

MADISON COUNTY-Booking Photos from Madison 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


Pet Of The Week….Know Fact Dogs Will Warm Your Heart

January 17, 2018

THE SHOALS-We have pets from all over the Shoals…Please find just the pet for you and take them home….you both will be happy (Or if you choose more than one…You all will be happy). Check here to see your Pet Of The Week!


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School Closings For Wednesday, January 17

January 16, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY/NORTH MISSISSIPPI-Dure to the hazardous weather and cold temperatures some schools will be closed or delayed on Wednesday, January 17. We have them listed here and will add to the list as the information becomes available:   Aberdeen School District MS Alabama A&M University Albertville City Schools Alcorn County Schools  MS Arab City Schools […]


TVA Request Cutback On Electric Use During Peak Hours Due To Extreme Cold

January 16, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY-The Tennessee Valley Authority has issed the following request from residences of the area: “Due to extremely cold temperatures across the Tennessee Valley, TVA is asking customers to cut back on energy usage starting at 3pm Tuesday and lasting until further notice.  TVA stresses that the voluntary curtailment will be most important during peak […]


Husband And Wife Die After Head-On Collision In Lauerdale County

January 16, 2018

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency released the name of the victim in a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Monday, January, 15: “A two vehicle crash at 3:35 p.m. yesterday, January 15, 2018, has claimed the life of a Florence woman. Joann Skipworth, 81, later died at Huntsville Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in […]


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Natchez Trace Parkway Road Closures and Travel Advisory

January 16, 2018

 TUPELO, MS –  A travel advisory is in effect for the entire Natchez Trace Parkway (Parkway).  Ice and snow are accumulating rapidly. Rangers report hazardous conditions, especially on bridges and overpasses, and are responding to multiple motor vehicle accidents and collisions.  Rangers advise travelers to stay off the Parkway. The Parkway is currently closed from […]


Road Conditions In The Area…One Word Treacherous

January 16, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY/NORTH MISSISSIPPI-Snow has made traveling in the area treacherous today. These reports from as of 10:30 AM on Tuesday, January 16. Please stay homeand if you do drive…drive with care. For up to the minute road condition reports check HERE Reports are comig in from the area: LAUDERDALE COUNTY From the Florence Police Department… […]


In the 1960’s, methamphetamine was available as an over the counter drug called “Obetrol”: Interesting Facts!

January 16, 2018

Obetrol was the brand of amphetamine mixed salts based drugs indicated for treatment of exogenous obesity by the American pharmaceutical company Obetrol Pharmaceuticals. Obetrol was a popular diet pill in America in the 1950s and 1960s. A formulation of amphetamine mixed salts that included methamphetamine was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on January 19, 1960 under the name Obetrol. Between 1965 and 1973, […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 01/08/18 – 01/14/18

January 16, 2018

MORGAN COUNTY-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


4 Smart Ways to Prevent Smartphone Identity Theft

January 16, 2018

As the use of smartphones continues to increase, con artists are finding ways to access personal information. ‘Smartphone security is going to become even more important,’ says Nikki Fiorentino, Director of Communications at the Identity Theft Resource Center. Protect your smartphone—and the information that’s transmitted over it—with these security pointers: Create a complex password. Your first […]


Governor Ivey Issues State of Emergency in Preparation for Winter Weather

January 15, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency effective at 6:00 p.m. Monday for all Alabama counties in preparation for potential severe winter weather. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a large portion of Alabama in anticipation of snow, sleet and freezing rain in and near the areas under the advisory. […]


ALDOT Issues Warning for Dangerous Road Conditions On Tuesday, January 16

January 15, 2018

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is cautioning motorists of potentially dangerous conditions beginning Tuesday morning as light snow is forecasted for the Tennessee Valley. While snowfall is expected to be light, the below-freezing conditions could cause roadways rapidly deteriorate. ALDOT crews are already pre-treating roads in preparation for the event, but these crews only […]


Closings And Delays Due To Winter Weather Threat On Tuseday, January 16

January 15, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY/NORTH MISSISSIPPI-Due to a Winter Weather Advisory some schools and businesses will be delayed or closed on Tuesday, January 16. We will update this list as we get more delays and closings.       SCHOOL CLOSINGS…ALABAMA: Alabama A & M University Albertville City Schools Apple Tree Academy (3 locations) Arab City Schools Athens […]


Winter Weather Advisory…Snow Accumulations Expected

January 15, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY/NORTH MISSISSIPPI-The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Tennessee Valley and surrounding areas.  Snow accumulation is expected for Tuesday, Janaury 16. A strong Arctic cold front will swing through the region on Tuesday bringing a period of light snow, followed by a prolonged period of bitterly cold air. Snow accumulations […]


I Have a Dream

January 15, 2018

Martin Luther King Day: “I Have a Dream” is a public speech delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States and called for civil and economic rights. Delivered to over 250,000 civil rights supporters […]


Madison County Public Fishing Lake Reopens February 1

January 15, 2018

MADISON COUNTY-Madison County Public Fishing Lake will reopen on February 1, 2018, under the operation of new lake manager Chris Coultas. The lake had been temporarily closed during the transition of operations to the new lake manager. The 105-acre lake is located 11 miles east of Huntsville in Gurley, Ala. Rainbow trout will be stocked and […]


Scale Back Alabama kicks off its 12th year

January 15, 2018

MONTGOMERY-The beginning of a new year is a perfect time to commit or RE-commit to a healthier lifestyle. When you set a goal to lose weight and get healthier, you’re a winner. Teams can channel their inner champion and pre-register now for Scale Back Alabama, the state’s largest weight loss and physical activity competition. This year’s 9-week […]


Franklin County Woman Charged With Murdering Her Husband

January 15, 2018

FRANKLIN COUNTY-A Franklin County woman was charged with murder on Sunday, January 14 in the Saturday night shooting death of her husband. Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver said the call came in at about 11:30 p.m. They responded to a home on Ethan Avenue in the Oak Hill subdivision just south of Russellville. 58-year-old Michael Cody was […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 01/05/18 – 01/11/18

January 15, 2018

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Lauderdale 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


Four People Injured In Sunday Morning Shooting

January 14, 2018

MADISON-On Sunday, January 14 Madison Police responded to a shooting that took place at Country Inn & Suites on Winchester Road in Madison.  The shooting occurred around 1:00 AM. Officers found four individuals had been shot with one person sustaining potential life threatening injures.   The victims were treated at Huntsville Hospital. No suspects have been […]