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!
WASHINGTON,D.C.-James B. Comey Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation his statement before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) on Monday, March 20, 2017: “Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Schiff, members of the committee, thank you for including me in today’s hearing. I’m honored to be here representing the people of the FBI. I hope we […]
MADISON COUNTY-Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning a message to the residents of Madison County: As winter comes to a close and spring approaches, we at the Madison County Sheriff’s Office remember spring is a great time in our community – a new baseball season begins, Easter is around the corner, and graduation draws near for […]
MOULTON-The ALEA reports a traffic accident near Moulton on Saturday, March 18 that too the lives of two imen: “A single-vehicle crash at 8:50 p.m. Saturday, March 18, has claimed two lives. Robert Kyle Brown, 24, of Hillsboro, was killed when the 2013 Toyota Corolla he was driving left the roadway, struck a tree, and […]
Europeans have long regarded kangaroos as strange animals. Early explorers described them as creatures that had heads like deer (without antlers), stood upright like men, and hopped like frogs. Combined with the two-headed appearance of a mother kangaroo, this led many back home to dismiss them as travellers’ tales for quite some time. The first kangaroo […]
FLORENCE– UNA’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble will present Voices Unplugged, a celebration of music tailor-made for the unamplified—and often unaccompanied—voice, Thursday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature selections from pop to rock, from jazz to the classics, with many of the selections arranged by members of the ensemble. Presented “in the round” […]
Saturday 03/25 80%
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then mainly cloudy during the afternoon with thunderstorms likely. A few storms may be severe. High 71F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Sunday 03/26 20%
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 75F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 03/27 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Cloudy in the morning with scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 76F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Tuesday 03/28 60%
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High near 75F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Wednesday 03/29 10%
A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny. High 79F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
DEKALB COUNTY-Dekalb County Sheriff Sheriff Jimmy Harris issued a statement regarding several arrests that occurred the weekend of March 17 through 19: ” On March 19th the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office was called out to a residence in Valley Head, stating a woman had been shot. Witnesses said that Roy Miller Barkley III, 50 of Valley […]
MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday released a statement regarding his meeting with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. The full statement is below. “I appreciate the time and attention HHS Secretary Price has afforded me, and the state of Alabama related to our potential concerns with the America Health Care Act. After […]
TUPELO, MS – As the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates 101 years of protecting and preserving the nation’s parks and monuments, all Americans are encouraged to get out and #FindYourPark. Each one of the 417 national parks is a thread in the tapestry that tells the story of our country – its beautiful landscapes, diverse […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today called for entries in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. “I am pleased once again to be a sponsor of the United States Congressional Art Competition for high school students within the 4th District. This is an annual nationwide event that recognizes and encourages the artistic talent […]
MARION COUNTY-Inmates Cory Dean and Zepplin Kennedy escaped from the Marion County Jail on March 17, 2017. Marion County Sheriff Williams asked for the public’s help in.locating these men. Dean is a 22-year-old white male and charged with burglary 3rd (7 counts), criminal mischief 3rd, criminal mischief 2nd, arson 2nd, and discharging firearm into […]
ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning a robbery early this morning, Monday, March 20: “This morning shortly before 02:00 Officer Megan Meredith found one of the front windows had been broken out of Bradford’s Jewelry and Pawn on South Marion Street. At the present time we believe the burglary occurred between 12:00 […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday is in Washington, D.C. along with Cabinet leaders and Alabama Legislative Leadership days before the U.S. House is expected to take up a vote on the American Health Care Act. The team will have several meetings Monday with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and key […]
HAMILTON-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic fatality near Goodsprings on Sunday, March 19: “A single-vehicle crash at 7:35 p.m. Sunday, March 19, has claimed the life of an Oakman man. George Jonathan Ambrose, 30, was seriously injured when the 2002 Kia he occupied left the roadway, struck a tree, and overturned. Ambrose and […]
FLORENCE – Every March, the City organizes a big-time Spring Cleaning. Mayor Steve Holt and Friends took to the highways and byways and bagged up lots of stuff! Coordinator Rachel Mansell organized the event and lots of members of the City’s offices and departments pitched in. Photos by Kristy Lovelace
CYPRESS COVE FARM – State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow opened his farm this month to hundreds of students and adults to explore the history of North Alabama in a quite unusual way. The farm, situated just a couple of miles east of Red Bay, was discovered several years ago to be the site of an […]
A police chief in Bangkok, Thailand instituted a new policy for Bangkok cops in 2007. They have to wear pink Hello Kitty armbands with hearts on them as punishment for misbehaving. This punishment could be for just about anything: breaking the law, littering, showing up late to work, parking in the wrong place. “This new […]
FLORENCE-In honor of Women’s History Month, Florence/Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area will host Songwriting Women of the Shoals. This free event will take place at 2 p.m. on March 25, 2017, in the Visitors Center Gallery. “We are excited about the new partnership, which helps tourism to bring in […]
JASPER-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic fatality from a single vehicle crash that occurred in the early morning hours on Sunday, March 19: “A single-vehicle crash at 3:30 a.m. today, March 19, has claimed the life of a Jasper man. Bobby John Hamby, 42, was killed when the 1997 GMC 1500 pickup he […]
The coffee you drink as a pick-me-up in the morning could also make you more open to persuasion, researchers say. Evidence from a new study suggests that this happens because caffeine revs up the brain, not because it generally boosts mood. Previous studies have show that consuming caffeine can improve one’s attention and enhance cognitive […]