New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 09/21/17 – 10/12/17

October 14, 2017

LEE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lee 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.


New! ECM Hospital Births 10/02/17 – 10/06/17

October 14, 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.


Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

October 13, 2017

TUPELO, MS – The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm on October 28, 2017. The demonstrations will show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to around 1840.   […]


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University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences Host Women in STEM Panel for Sunseri Speaker Series

October 13, 2017

FLORENCE– The University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences Sunseri Speaker Series will host a Woman in STEM Panel, Oct. 26 at 2p.m., in the Science and Technology Building, room 136. The panel will feature five graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences at various stages in their careers.  Included in the panel […]


New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 09/26/17 – 10/11/17

October 13, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Colbert 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.


Bring In The Clowns….Maybe Not

October 13, 2017

With all the talk of clowns …the debut of Stephen King’s It as a movie…and those dang red balloons tied to the sewer drains all scaring the willies out of kids and adults alike…. Well a few clown facts we found rather interesting…. 1. Today’s clowns have white faces because the first clowns centuries ago would […]


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MSNHA approves grant awards

October 13, 2017

THE SHOALS-The Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area recently approved seven grant awards totaling almost $60,000 to help fund projects such as creek access for kayakers, an updated sound system for a theatre’s musical performances and landscape restoration at Native American sites. “The MSNHA continues to work with local groups and organizations on projects that help […]


Rodney…Almost The Capitol Of Mississippi….Now….Just Another Ghost Town

October 12, 2017

Located in Jefferson County, about 32 miles northeast of Natchez, Mississippi, Rodney was once such an important city that it very nearly became the capitol of Mississippi. Today, it is a ghost town with only a handful of area residents.   Long before a settlement was ever formed here, the location was a popular Mississippi River crossing […]


2017 Crossfire – Fire & Rescue Game Day Winners!

October 12, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS-The 2017 NW Alabama BEST Robotics Competition was held Saturday, October 7.  The event, hosted by the Shoals Chamber of Commerce and Northwest-Shoals Community College, is the culmination of over 650 students on 26 teams from northwest Alabama and south-central Tennessee, spending six hectic weeks designing and building a robot to accomplish the game […]


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ARToberfest: An Oktoberfest event with an artistic twist

October 12, 2017

ATHENS-An Athens art organization is giving the German festival known as Oktoberfest an artistic twist for its inaugural event called ARToberest.   The celebration of beverages, brats and brushes will be Oct. 20 from 6-9 p.m. at High Cotton Arts in Downtown Athens. Proceeds will benefit Athens Arts League’s mission to support artists, provide art […]


New! Giles County, TN Arrest Reports 09/20/17 – 10/10/17

October 12, 2017

GILES COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Giles 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.


University of North Alabama Choirs to Present Fall Choral Showcase

October 12, 2017

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Choirs will present the annual Fall Choral Showcase and Honor Choir, Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m., at Highland Baptist Church, 219 Simpson St., Florence.   Dr. Ian Loeppky, director of UNA choral activities, promises the concert, which showcases UNA Collegiate Singers, Chamber Choir and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, will have something […]


Decatur Police Asking Public’s Help In Locating Missing Teen

October 11, 2017

DECATUR-The Decatur Police released a statement concerning a missing 14-year-old girl on Wednesday, October 11.  They are asking for the public’s help in locating this girl. “On 10/11/2017, 14-year-old Irma Maria Diego-Gomez was reported missing to the Decatur Police Department. Diego-Gomez was last seen at approximately 7:45 AM when she left for school in Decatur. When Diego-Gomez did not arrive […]


Inventor of Social Media App Wins Idea Audition

October 11, 2017

FLORENCE – Vicinidi, a social media notification app that sends messages within a specified predetermined zone, took home first prize in Tuesday night’s Shoals Idea Audition.  App developer Carl Holden received $5,000 for this winning entry in the entrepreneurship competition.   Holden says he invented Vicinidi as a location-based app so that specific targeted messages could […]


D-I-V-O-R-C-E……Barn Owls Do It….Really?

October 11, 2017

Love is a fickle thing—even in barn owls. These normally monogamous birds sometimes call it quits and move on to new partners—nearly a quarter of the time, in fact, says a new study published April 28 in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Among people in the U.S., the divorce rate is about 40 percent. And […]


A Pup For All Seasons…Pet Of The Week

October 11, 2017

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!


October…Homecoming…Art…Pink..Storytelling Come To Athens We Have It All

October 11, 2017

ATHENS-It’s a great time to fall in love with Athens. Here is a list of some of our October events: Pink Lady Walk Oct. 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Jimmy Gill Park and nearby neighborhoods A walk for breast cancer awareness that starts at Jimmy Gill Park, goes through neighborhoods on Hine Street […]


Governor Ivey Announces Alabama to Join FirstNet First Responder Network

October 11, 2017

First-of-its-Kind Solution Will Create Jobs, Spur Investment and Modernize Public Safety Communications across Alabama  MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced her decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community that will bring advanced tools to help Alabama’s first responders save lives and protect communities. “Keeping Alabama’s residents, visitors and […]


“Duty, Honor, Country”: Preserving Tradition and Legacy

October 11, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-In the words of General Douglas McArthur upon receiving the Sylvanus Thayler Award in 1962, “These three hallowed words dictate what you ought to be, what you can be and what you will be. They are one’s rallying point to build courage when courage seems to fail, to regain faith when there seems to be […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 10/03/17 – 10/09/17

October 11, 2017

MORGAN COUNTY-New 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.


Arrest Made In Deadly Hit And Run Accident

October 10, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department held a press conference on Tuesday, October 10 in the hit and run death of  Kevin Doherty, 57.  Doherty was hit and killed on Friday, October 6 as he was traveling in the 2300 block of Cloyd Blvd in his wheelchair.   According to investigators it is believed the driver left […]


North Alabama Regional Airport has several airlines competing for flights…

October 10, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – Airport Director, Barry Griffith reported to the Chamber of Commerce’s Air Services Committee this morning that things are looking up. Way up… In their Quarterly gathering at the airport, Chamber Committee members were given the good news that boardings are within the criteria set by the Federal Government, and this will most […]


Judge Horton returns to Courthouse where he made landmark decision in Scottsboro Boys Case

October 10, 2017

ATHENS-Judge James E. Horton Jr. is returning to the Limestone County Courthouse where he upheld justice despite the social pressures of the 1930s to send a black defendant to his death.   Described as unassuming, soft spoken, and grounded, Horton’s family said if he were alive, the judge likely would feel humbled at the community […]


Florence Police Ask For Help From Public In Deadly Hit-And-Run Accident

October 10, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the hit-and-run accident that took the life of Kevin Allan Doherty on Friday, October 6:     OCTOBER 10 “On October 6, 2017, at approximately 8:20 pm, Florence Police Officers responded to the area of Cloyd Blvd and Mall Rd to a report of a pedestrian that […]