New! ECM Hospital Births 08/07/18 – 08/13/18

August 18, 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.


Lions Lend a Hand Planning on “Going Global” in August at the University of North Alabama

August 18, 2018

FLORENCE – Lions Lend a Hand is one of UNA’s preeminent days dedicated to giving back and this year it’s “Going Global.”   The event will take place Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m., on Coby Hall lawn.    Assistant Director for Student Engagement, Bethany Green, said the Lions Lend a Hand is a day dedicated […]


Upcoming AIDT Leadership Classes In The Shoals

August 18, 2018

THE SHOALS-AIDT will be offeringLeadership Skills I, II and III at the Shoals Center for Business & Economic Development, 20 Hightower Place, Florence, Alabama.  Please see the course descriptions and dates offered below. Leadership Skills I — is the recommended first course for first-line, team leads and/or new supervisors.  The class is offered in a 2-day format.  There […]


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Stutts responds to 4 Way Inn approval from Alabama State Fire Marshall

August 17, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY – The Quad Cities Daily reported on August 15 that the Alabama State Fire Marshall approved architect plans for the renovation of the 4 Way Inn at the intersection of Highways 43 and 72A. The renovation is to bring the property to the appropriate occupancy code so that Alabama State Prison parolees can […]


Hipsters Then And Now … All That Jazz

August 17, 2018

The term “Hipster” originated in the 1940s and was used to describe jazz aficionados. Hipsters or “Hepcats” as they were sometimes called, adopted the lifestyle of jazz musicians, including copying clothing, slang, the use of marijuana and other drugs, a relaxed attitude,sarcastic sense of humor, sometimes self-imposed poverty and relaxed sexual codes. The hipster subculture […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 08/06/18 – 08/12/18

August 17, 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 public service.


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Tuskegee Airman Returns to Tuskegee

August 17, 2018

TUSKEGEE-It took nearly a decade of research to track the remains of Lt. Carroll Napier Langston who lost his life on the fateful day of 7 June 1944 after completing a sweep mission with 31 other P47 aircraft assigned to the 301st Fighter Squadron based at Ramitelli Air Base Italy. Lt. Langston was forced to […]


Two Firms Form Artificial Intelligence Joint Venture in Florence

August 17, 2018

FLORENCE— Nevada-based Sierra Artificial Neural Networks announced plans today to locate its headquarters in Florence and form a joint development partnership with IPWatch Systems Corp. to advance artificial intelligence products. Sierra Artificial Neural Networks said the Florence area represents an ideal location for the firm to pursue application creation and ongoing development. The region is […]


University of North Alabama and City of Florence Team Up with New Learning Agreement

August 17, 2018

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama and the City of Florence have come together to form a “learning agreement.”   Under the new plan, UNA would provide educational opportunities for all full-time Florence city employees through UNA’s online degree programs (graduate and undergraduate), at a reduced cost.   Dr. Ross Alexander, UNA vice president for […]


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New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 08/06/18 – 08/10/18

August 17, 2018

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.


Florence Police Arrest Suspect In String Of Vehicle Burglaries

August 16, 2018

FLORENCE-Captain Brad Holmes of Criminal Investigations/Internal Affairs of the Florence Police Department on Thursday, August 16 issued a press release concerning the arrest of a suspect in several vehicle burglaries in the Forst Hills Subdivision area: “Early yesterday morning the Florence Police Department began responding to multiple vehicle burglary reports in the area of Forest […]


Kit And Caboodle….Really?

August 16, 2018

A Collection or related set….the “whole kit and caboodle” Kit, itself, is an older word, seen in use as far back as the late 1200s, and it originally meant a round wooden tub. It was derived, perhaps, from the Middle Dutch kitte, which meant alternately a jug, tankard or wooden container. Caboodle was a more […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 08/04/18 – 08/09/18

August 16, 2018

MADISON COUNTY-Booking Photos from Madison 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 to Offer Several New Degree Programs for Fall 2018

August 16, 2018

FLORENCE – In the quest to provide students of all types with more educational options, the University of North Alabama is pleased to launch several new degrees in the fall. The programs are a combination of graduate and undergraduate degrees, and traditional and online degrees, which reflect UNA’s expanding and more sophisticated portfolio of academic offerings. […]


TVA Seeking Public Input on Transmission System Vegetation Management Alternatives

August 16, 2018

KNOXVILLE, TN– The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking for public comment on alternatives for how it will manage vegetation along its 16,000 miles of transmission line to continue to ensure public safety and reliable electric power. TVA has prepared a draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement that outlines four alternatives for guiding vegetation management in its […]


4-Way Inn parolee-housing plans clear another hurdle

August 15, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY – Despite efforts by members of the public, some Colbert County Commissioners and the county’s State Senator and State Representative, the plan to convert a vacant motel to house over 30 state prison parolees is moving forward. The renovation plan, according to Alabama State Fire Marshall, Scott Pilgreen, has been reviewed by his […]


Water Water Everywhere….

August 15, 2018

Most of the earth’s surface consists of water; there is much more water than there is land.  Antarctica holds 70% of the world’s fresh water supply and 90% of the ice. Water is the only substance that is found naturally on earth in three forms: liquid, gas, solid. Water moves around the earth in a […]


An App for Anglers’ Advantage

August 15, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Summertime bass fishing is driven by water currents, and the TVA Lake Info mobile app is helping anglers find the big bite. The app currently gives users the ability to monitor real-time generation and water levels on all TVA reservoirs. The app has 172,000 lifetime downloads and has been used more than 1.2 million […]


New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 07/06/18 – 08/12/18

August 15, 2018

LEE COUNTY, MS-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.


Mosquito bite and other protection measures urged as West Nile and Zika virus reported in Alabama residents

August 15, 2018

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health reports investigations of several cases of Zika and West Nile virus in Alabama residents. “Mosquitoes can transmit viruses when they bite, causing illnesses that range from mild to severe or even fatal,” according to Sherri Davidson, interim state epidemiologist. Infection with the Zika virus causes only mild symptoms in […]


Athens Police charge suspect with 37 counts of encoded data fraud and one count of theft of property first degree

August 15, 2018

ATHENS-On Tuesday, August 14 Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a press release concerning the arrest of one suspect in the attempt to use multiple credit/debit credit cards: “On Tuesday, August 14 shortly after 6:00 AM the police department received a call from Trustmark Bank security advising they had two black males at their HWY […]


New! Pet Of The Week…Dog Is The Word

August 15, 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!


Cherokee High School Football Field Free Of Flooding With A Little Help From Friends

August 14, 2018

CHEROKEE-On Saturday, August 11 a group of men met Cherokee High School all determined to solve a drainage problem at the Cherokee High School football field that has existed for more than fifty years. Breaking ground on a solution to the problem and making the football field flood-free. The group included Mayor Cosby, Commissioner Hovater, […]


Gorillas Sing …Well Hum For Their Supper

August 14, 2018

Just like their human relatives, new research shows that gorillas also make melodic “yummy” noises when enjoying a meal, New Scientist reports. The scientists believe the gorillas vocalize in order to express satisfaction with a meal. Their favorite foods, such as flowers, seeds, and aquatic vegetation, were the most likely to elicit a happy call, […]