New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 10/01/18- 10/07/18

October 12, 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 as a public service.


What Not to Store in the Garage

October 12, 2018

Skis. Bikes. Sports balls of all sorts. A lawnmower. Old toys. It’s easy for a garage to turn into a catchall storage unit. For most items that’s fine, but some things simply don’t belong in a garage, and they can even become a home hazard without proper storage protection. This list of common red-flag items can help […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 10/02/18 – 10/05/18

October 12, 2018

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.


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In 1492 Columbus Sailed The Ocean Blue….But Did You Know…

October 11, 2018

 On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus set foot on the fine white sands of an island in the Bahamas, unfurled the Spanish royal standard and claimed the territory for King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. You might know he thought he was in India but here are just a few things you may not know about […]


Senator Larry Stutts Presents Funds to Franklin County Schools

October 11, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-During the 2017 legislative session, State Sen. Larry Stutts (R) supported the largest appropriation for education in state history. The state has had eight consecutive budgets without proration.   On Oct. 3, 2018, Stutts presented Superintendent Greg Hamilton of Franklin County Schools with $18,400. These funds come from the state education budget and from competitive […]


New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 09/10/18 – 10/09/18

October 11, 2018

LEE COUNTY-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 as a public service.


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UNA Contribution Highlighted in New Federal Report

October 11, 2018

 THE SHOALS, Alabama – In a recently released case study focusing on entrepreneurial ecosystems in Appalachia, the Shoals Shift movement was recognized as one of the leading projects in the Appalachian region.  The collaborative entrepreneurial project was developed in 2014 as a joint effort between the University of North Alabama, The Shoals Business Incubator, The Shoals […]


Athens Police Arrest Suspect Charger Her With 2nd Degree Burglary And Unlawful Breaking And Entering

October 10, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning the arrest of a female suspect on Wednesday, October 10.  The suspect has been charged with burglary 2nd Degree: “This morning shortly after 5:00 the police department received a call from the 900 block of Coleman Ave about a male subject screaming outside his residence. When […]


Walt Maddox Pop-Up Rally – EVENT PHOTOS

October 10, 2018

THE SHOALS-Walt Maddox has been holding Pop-Up Rallies all over the state. On October 9 McFarland Park in Florence was the scene for Walt Maddox for Governor’s latest pop-up rally. The rally turned into a good old-fashioned  Democratic stump rally with speakers from all over the Shoals area doing a little campaigning and a lot […]


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Bleeding Red Sap

October 10, 2018

 The dragon blood tree is one of the most popular natural wonders growing in and around the Mediterranean region. The tree gives out a deep scarlet colored sap, which is why it is given the peculiar name. The sap is believed to have excellent healing qualities and is used by the locals to cure various […]


Athens City Council sets public hearing on proposed animal ordinance changes

October 10, 2018

ATHENS-There will be a public hearing on Oct. 22, 2018, to hear comments regarding proposed changes to the City of Athens animal ordinance. The hearing will occur during the regular Athens City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.   The proposed changes address clarifying some areas such as ADA requirements, updating sections and […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 09/16/18 – 10/09/18

October 10, 2018

FRANKLIN COUNTY-Booking Photos from Franklin 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 as a public service.


Shoals Community Theatre Announces John Schneider In Concert October 18

October 10, 2018

FLORENCE-The Shoals Theatre is proud to host John Schneider and James Leblanc in concert under the direction of the Adoration Agency from Nashville Tennessee. Many may recognize John Schneider, the actor, from his many film and television roles including The Dukes of Hazzard (Bo Duke), Smallville (Johnathan Kent), Tyler Perry’s The Haves & Have Nots […]


Announcing AUDITIONS for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

October 10, 2018

  SHEFFIELD-The Tennessee Valley Art Association’s Time Out for Theatre program announces auditions for December performances of Barbara Robinson’s The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Auditions will be held on October 13, at 10 a.m. at the Ritz Theatre, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. For information call 256-383-0533. Roles are available for men, women and children […]


Pet Of The Week…Meet Emma And Her Friends…They Just Wanna Have Fun!

October 10, 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!


One Dead After Traffic Accident At Darby Drive And Cox Creek Parkway

October 9, 2018

UPDATE FROM THE FLORENCE POLICE DEPARTMENT ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 8 TRAFFIC ACCIDENT: “The accident involved two vehicles and occurred between Martins and Gresham Rd on Cox Creek Pkwy. The victim, Rebecca Gamble 54yoa Sheffield, Al, was a passenger in a vehicle driven by her husband, Wesley Gamble. The driver of the other vehicle was Maggie […]


What Is Musk Anyway?

October 9, 2018

Prized since ancient times for its alluring fragrance, today musk can mean any of a number of substances used to scent perfumes. However, while in our modern era most musk is synthetically produced, when it first came on the scene, musk was only found in a scrotum-like sac on the bellies of male musk deer. […]


New! Winston County Arrest Reports 09/24/18 – 09/30/18

October 9, 2018

WINSTON COUNTY-Booking Photos from Winston 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 as a public service.


Poetry, Poison, and more in October

October 9, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library adds more events to the already jam-packed schedule for the month of October.   From Poetry to Doctors of Poision from the Vicrotia Era to information to help you stay healthy. Please note that the library will be closed October 15 & 16 for maintenance, so stock up on books and movies […]


Boutique Air Partner United Airlines Goes Green

October 9, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-Following their announcement of a new codeshare partnership with Boutique Air, United Airlines announced that the airline is going to cut greenhouse emissions by 50% and power its jets with biofuels. United Airlines CEO, Oscar Munoz, says this decision was based on an effort to make flight schedules more reliable and skies cleaner. “Reducing […]


Governor Kay Ivey Issues Statewide State of Emergency Due to Expected Impact from Hurricane Michael

October 8, 2018

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey issued a statewide State of Emergency on Monday in anticipation of wide-spread power outages, wind damage and debris produced by high winds and heavy rain associated with Hurricane Michael. Flash flooding and tornadoes are also possible with any hurricane and parts of Alabama have been placed under tropical storm watches or […]


Cullman Man Dies From Injuries He Received In Sunday Traffic Accident

October 8, 2018

CULLMAN-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a death from a traffic accident the occurred on Sunday, October 7: “A single-vehicle crash at 4 a.m. Sunday, October 7, has claimed the life of a Cullman man. Brandon Adam Hamm, 33, was seriously injured when the 2003 Acura MDX he was driving left the roadway on Cullman […]


Stringy Jack…Jack ‘ O Lantern….Turnips = Carved Pumpkins … Really

October 8, 2018

The Irish brought the tradition of carving pumpkins into Jack O’Lantern to America. But, the original Jack O’Lantern was not a pumpkin. Pumpkins did not exist in Ireland. Ancient Celtic cultures in Ireland carved turnips on All Hallow’s Eve, and placed an ember in them, to ward off evil spirits. Stingy Jack, perhaps also known […]


Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Junior Ranger Program “Digging History”

October 8, 2018

TUPELO, MS – Do you like to dig in the dirt, figure out stories from clues, or learn about the past? These are all things archeologists do—maybe you are one too! All park resources are protected by law, and Parkway staff work closely with professional archeologists to monitor and protect cultural sites. The Natchez Trace […]