New! Dekalb County Arrest Reports 06/28/17 – 07/18-17

July 21, 2017

DEKALB COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Dekalb 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.


TVA Extends Public Comment for Proposed Environmental Procedure Changes

July 21, 2017

KNOXVILLE, TN ― The Tennessee Valley Authority is extending the public comment period on the proposed changes to its procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act by 30 days accepting comments until Sept. 6, 2017, after receiving several requests to do so. NEPA establishes the process for considering and disclosing potential environmental impacts of […]


UNA Student Interns with Prestigious Geography Lab

July 21, 2017

FLORENCE.- Like most students, UNA student Audrieauna Beatty has spent her summer working, but she’s not mowing lawns or lifeguarding.  Instead, she spent her summer completing an internship with the prestigious Oak Ridge National Laboratory, also known as the ORNL.   ORNL is a research institution with a broad scientific and technology portfolio that includes computing and […]


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New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 07/09/17 – 07/14/17

July 21, 2017

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 ones.


Catnip….Did You Know?

July 21, 2017

Catnip is a member of the mint family, which has about 250 species. The essential oil in catnip, nepetalactone, has a powerful effect on cats who are sensitive to it, turning even the most sedentary couch potato into a flipped-out ball of ecstasy. The most intense catnip experience is an olfactory one—your cat smells the […]


Florence Man Accused Of Kidnapping

July 20, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the kidnapping of a woman on Wednesday, July 19: “Florence Police Department responded to a domestic violence call on N Royal Ave, the victim stated that the offender, Juan O Rojo H/M 24yoa Florence, came to her house early that morning uninvited but she would did not […]


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Sunday 07/23 40%
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Monday 07/24 60%
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Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High 88F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
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Tuesday 07/25 60%
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Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 88F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
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RTJ Golf Trail Celebrates 25th Anniversary – EVENT PHOTOS

July 20, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY – There was a big celebration held at the RTJ Shoals Golf Resort, a part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Alabama’s world famous golfing experience. The world famous series of championship courses across Alabama started construction in 1992, with the first courses opening for play 2 years later. Since the first round […]


Victim In July 10th Boating Accident Has Been Identified

July 20, 2017

HALEYVILLE-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Marine Patrol released a statement concerning the boating accident that occurred on July 10: “Marine Patrol Headquarters, Northern District – A boating incident on the Bear Creek Reservoir has claimed the life of a Fayette man. Robert Lane Kemp, 63, was recovered from the water and pronounced dead at approximately […]


Sales Tax Holiday For School Items Starts Friday, July 21

July 20, 2017

MONTGOMERY-The sales tax holiday for school-related items begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, and ends at midnight Sunday July 23, 2017, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, books and clothing free of the state’s four percent sales or use tax. Many cities and counties also waive their local taxes […]


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Driest Desert….Prettiest Flowers….Really

July 20, 2017

The Atacama Desert (Spanish: Desierto de Atacama) is a plateau in South America, covering a 1,000-kilometre (600 mi) strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains. It is the driest non-polar desert in the world. The Atacama desert is experiencing a rare springtime bloom of flowers after El Niño brought the […]


UNA’s Anderson College Of Nursing Posts Highest NCLEX Pass Rate Among Public Universities In Alabama

July 20, 2017

FLORENCE- The University of North Alabama’s Anderson College of Nursing posted the highest NCLEX pass rate out of all the public universities in Alabama.   According to the third quarter first time NCLEX pass rate report, the Anderson College of Nursing at UNA boasts an NCLEX pass rate of 97.5 percent; a rate that is higher […]


New! Etowah County Arrest Reports 06/28/17 – 07/17/17

July 20, 2017

ETOWAH COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Etowah 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.


Get a Handle on the Heat

July 20, 2017

Summer temperatures in the Tennessee Valley are sweltering. Will we have enough electricity to beat the heat? The TVA manager in charge of forecasting electricity load says: “Absolutely.”   TENNESSEE VALLEY—With an average temperature of about 95 degrees across the Tennessee Valley for the next few days, folks are running the A/C at full blast […]


NW-SCC to host W.C. Handy Music Festival event

July 20, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host a W.C. Handy Music Festival event featuring Doctors, Lawyers & Such on Tuesday, July 25th, at 11:30 a.m. in the Hospitality Center on the Shoals campus. The Doctors, Lawyers & Such band performs an eclectic mix of music. Band members include Steve Baccus, Joe Cooney, Keith […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 07/10/17 – 07/16/17

July 20, 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.


Second Suspect In Parking Lot Robbery Identified

July 19, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued an update on the robbery of two people in a parking lot in Florence on Tuesday, July 18: “Here is an update on the Robbery that occurred on July 18th at 3:20pm in the parking lot of 2424 Roberts Lane. The Victims agreed to meet the suspects, Dezmond Robertson, B/M […]


Handy Fest, WWI, & Genealogy All At FLPL

July 19, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will finish off July with  the Music of Handy Fest, WWI, & Genealogy.  There will be a little of something for everyone. Join us this month for history and genealogy,  and for free music events during  the W.C. Handy Music Festival!   Florence, Muscle Shoals, and the Impact of World War I: […]


Telephone Scam Reported In Morgan County

July 19, 2017

MORGAN COUNTY–The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office issued a media release on Wednesday, July 19 regarding an ongoing phone scam in Morgan County: “TELEPHONE SCAM I want to warn all Morgan County residents of an ongoing telephone scam where persons are pretending to represent the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. Three reports have been made in the […]


Robbery In Florence A Parking Lot…One Suspect Arrested The Other At Large

July 19, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the robbery of two individuals on Tuesday, July 18: “Robbery on July 18, 2017 in Florence Alabama We are working a robbery that occurred yesterday afternoon. The robbery took place in the parking lot of 2424 Roberts Lane. The victims were attempting to sell some items to the […]


Some chimps and monkeys have entered the Stone Age

July 19, 2017

Archeologists in Africa, South America and Southeast Asia, have been digging up crude stone tools that date back thousands of years — tools that were fashioned by non-human primates. The tools are crude. A chimpanzee or monkey stone hammer is hardly a work of art to rival the beauty of an ancient human hand axe. But […]


Eric Essix Helps Shoals Theatre Celebrate WC Handy

July 19, 2017

FLORENCE-The Shoals Theatre presents the incredible Eric Essix and friends on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Eric Essix is a Handy Festival favorite and this will be his ONLY show for the festival this year.  The Shoals Theatre is the premier music venue of Northwest Alabama! Doors open at 6 p.m. and tickets are only $10 […]


Havoline Xpress Lube Celebrates New Location On Florence Boulevard

July 19, 2017

FLORENCE-Havoline Xpress Lube on Florence Boulevard celebrated their grand opening with an open house and good old-fashioned ribbon cutting on Monday, July 17.  Friends and Family were on hand to help with the celebration and the Shoals Chamber congratulated the Havoline Team on the new location. A word about Havoline Xpress Lube by the Shoals […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 06/21/17 – 07/17/17

July 19, 2017

MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Morgan 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.


Shoals Idea Audition Pitch Contest Set for October 10

July 19, 2017

SHOALS — Bank Independent, the Shoals Chamber of Commerce, and the University of North Alabama announce their annual Shoals Idea Audition designed to foster new businesses, help entrepreneurs polish their presentations, and introduce community leaders who might be instrumental in helping make their ideas a reality. For the fourth year in a row, hopeful entrepreneurs will have an opportunity […]