Athens firefighters enter burning home through window to save a grandmother

April 24, 2019

ATHENS-Athens firefighters rescued a grandmother from a house fire Tuesday night, April 23, by entering through a bedroom window and pulling her out the same window.   Athens Fire and Rescue Chief Bryan Thornton said firefighters made the rescue while flames engulfed the home.   “Parts of their helmets are melted, but they were able […]


Person with measles likely exposed other people during two stops in Alabama; ADPH urges action from those potentially exposed

April 24, 2019

MONTGOMERY-On April 23, the Tennessee Department of Health reported to the Alabama Department of Public Health that an individual with a confirmed measles case traveled through Alabama on April 11 and made two stops during the infectious period. Persons should check their vaccine history for vaccination with measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine.  Two doses […]


Superhero Strides Race helps the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – EVENT PHOTOS

April 24, 2019

SHEFFIELD-ON Saturday, April 20 Helen Keller Hospital held their annual ‘Superhero Stride’.  the weather was a little chilly but superheros of all sizes ran the good race to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fight the good fight. There were vendors, a car show and much more. The event was held on the campus of HKH’s Wellness […]


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Recall LaGrange Festival May 3-5

April 24, 2019

LEIGHTON-Alabama’s bicentennial and the history of the state’s first chartered college and a Civil War-era military academy will be celebrated May 3-5 at the annual Recall LaGrange Festival The festival is held at LaGrange College Site Park, 1491 LaGrange College Road in Leighton. Louise Lenz, an organizer of the festival, said with this year being […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 04/08/19 – 04/23/19

April 24, 2019

MARSHALL COUNTY – Booking Photos from Marshall County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


UNA Marketing Program Recognized at National Conference

April 24, 2019

FLORENCE–  A group of UNA students from the campus chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) attended its national conference in New Orleans. The trip was led by the chapter president, professional marketing with a sales concentration major Madison McNeely, and its executive vice president, management major and sales minor Cameron Johns. Faculty adviser Tim Butler […]


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Florence High School Students achieve winning results at the Skills USA Competition

April 24, 2019

FLORENCE-Florence High School students competed in the Skills USA State competition this week in Birmingham. See details of these students’ winning results below: Class Project Display-1st place  Ian Infanger Digital Cinema Team-1st place   Nick Foster and  Jackson Rowe Job Manual-2nd place   Macaulay Sheppard American Spirit Team-2nd place  Macaulay Sheppard,  Mavery Cox and  Jennifer Vaden Class […]


Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association tournament held in Colbert County

April 23, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-Riley Underwood and Mason Wright, of Briarwood Christian Bass Club in Birmingham won Saturday’s (April 20)  Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association tournament that was held on Pickwick Lake by catching four smallmouth and one largemouth bass weighing a total of 19.62 pounds. Easton Cummings and Seth Hall of Phil Campbell Bass Anglers were […]


UNA’s Kilby School and Collier Library to Host ‘Happy Birthday, Alabama’

April 23, 2019

FLORENCE — Kilby Laboratory School and Collier Library Archives and Special Collections will host a “Happy Birthday, Alabama” event Friday, April 26, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Collier Library. This official Alabama Bicentennial event is free and open to the public.  “We’re so fortunate to have this opportunity to work with the fourth graders from Kilby,” […]


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New! Madison County Arrest Reports 04/11/19 – 04/17/19

April 23, 2019

MADISON COUNTY – Booking Photos from Madison County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


Junior League To Host Ribbon Cutting For Wheel Chair Swing at Deibert Park On April 27

April 23, 2019

 THE SHOALS-The Junior League of the Shoals (JLS) invites you to join us for a ribbon cutting on Saturday, April 27, at 1 pm at Deibert Park in Florence. Junior League of the Shoals recently purchased and installed a handicap-accessible wheelchair swing and ramp for Deibert Park, the first of its kind in the Shoals area.  We […]


1 Dead, 3 Injured in Sunday Night Accident Near Athens

April 22, 2019

ATHENS-On Sunday, April 21 Athens authorities report a three vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 31 at Moyers Road that has taken the life of one person and injured three others. According to the Athens Police one person has been taken to Huntsville Hospital for treatment and two others have been taken to Athens-Limestone Hospital.  No […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 04/10/19 – 04/17/19

April 22, 2019

FLORENCE-Booking Photos from Florence Police (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest’, a Disney Live Concert!

April 22, 2019

THE SHOALS-The pirates are back!  Disney’s ‘Pirates of the Caribbean:  Dead Man’s Chest’ is the sequel to the original blockbuster.  When ghostly pirate Davy Jones (Bill Nighly) comes to collect a debt, Captain Jack Sparrow(Johnny Depp) must find a way to avoid his fate lest his soul be cursed for all time. On Saturday, May […]


“Girls in STEM” (Florence High School) join forces with the “Geek Glam Squad” (Weeden Elementary School)

April 22, 2019

FLORENCE-Weeden Elementary teacher, Mrs. Julianna Mann partnered her “Geek Glam” students with Florence High School science teacher, Ms. Whitney Evans and her “Girls in STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics). Julianna Mann created stations for the students to work in collaboratively. There was also a third partnership, as at least one of the stations was […]


Alabama Maintains Record Low Unemployment Rate; Employment at Record High

April 21, 2019

MONTGOMERY – The number of people counted as employed in Alabama is at a record high, announced Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington. “Once again, we’ve shattered employment records in Alabama,” said Washington.  “More people are working now than ever before in Alabama’s history.  Employers are continuing to post jobs, companies are moving operations, […]


Governor Ivey Provides Update on Next Steps to Facilitate Statewide Prison Reform

April 21, 2019

 MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) are pleased that several developers have demonstrated interest in response to ADOC’s request for Expression of Interest (EOIs) to improve the state’s prison infrastructure. “Gaining momentum toward revitalizing Alabama’s prisons is imperative, and generating interest is a crucial first step in this process. I’m […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 04/012/19 – 04/19/19

April 21, 2019

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Lauderdale County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


Some happy pups and sweet Caroline…Good times never seemed so good…Pet of the week!

April 21, 2019

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!


FHS Spanish students achieve outstanding results at the 2019 Alabama Spanish Convention in Tuscaloosa, AL

April 21, 2019

FLORENCE-Senora Brake (Mrs. Hanna Brake, FHS Spanish teacher) expressed a very proud “Felicidades a todos!” (Congratulations to all!) on behalf of her Florence High School Spanish Club students, as they successfully competed with students from across the State in multiple competition categories which consisted of language studies and cultural intelligence. The 2019 Alabama Spanish Convention […]


Morgan County Sheriff’s Office arrest two and seize large quantity of Methamphetamine and Heroin

April 21, 2019

  MORGAN COUNTY-On Saturday, April 20 the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement regarding the arrest of two suspects who have been charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine along with several other drug charges: “On the morning of April 19, 2019, Deputies with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Patrol Division responded to a call for service […]


Forest Hills Elementary School Receives Alabama Outdoor Classroom Certification AND National Wildlife Federation Schoolyard Habitat Certification April 29, 2019 1:00 PM

April 20, 2019

FLORENCE-Forest Hills Elementary School in the Florence City School System will celebrate their certification as an official Outdoor Classroom School through the Alabama Wildlife Federation’s Alabama Outdoor Classroom Program and as an official Schoolyard Wildlife Habitat through the National Wildlife Federation with a ceremony on April 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the gym.  Forest […]


Sheffield Public Library Hosts Book Talk By Author Robert Bailey May 2

April 20, 2019

  SHEFFIELD-On Thursday, May 2 the Sheffield Public Library will host a book talk and signing with authorRobert Bailey who is the author of the McMurtrie and Drake Legal Thrillers.  The doors will openat 6:30Pm and the book talk will begin at 7:00Pm.  Copies of Bailey’s lates book in McMurtie and Drake series will be […]


TVA…Bring Your Daughter to Work Day

April 20, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-TVA hosted the first ever Valley-wide Bring Your Daughter to Work Day in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Muscle Shoals, Nashville, Memphis and Tupelo on Friday, April 19.  The girls, ranging from ages 8 to 18 were introduced to jobs at TVA through career fairs, heard from women in leadership and had the opportunity to participate in […]