New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 08/06/17 – 08/13/17

August 16, 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.


Governor Ivey Establishes Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council

August 16, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that she has signed Executive Order 708, creating the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council. This executive order changes the previous Alabama Council on Opioid Misuse and Addiction.   The changes include the addition of the Alabama Attorney General as a third co-chair. The executive order also adds to the […]


Pet Of The Week…Meet Bella And Her Friends

August 16, 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!


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Upcoming events at TheZ

August 16, 2017

FLORENCE-The Z (historic Zodia Playhouse) at 416 North Court Street has some really nifty upcoming events.  Just a couple of events coming up that might just be fun! Improv 101 Class — This will be an 8 Week Course starting Tuesday,  August 22, 5:30 – 7:45 pm at TheZ (formerly the Zodiac Theater). Presented by Sustainable Differences […]


Two Teens Charged In Monday Night Homicide

August 15, 2017

MADISON-The two suspects have been charged in the murder that took place on Monday night at Publix located at 12070 County Line Road. After going through surveillance video, police determined identified the suspects as  Jakobe Carter, 18, of Phenix City, and Arron Jones, 17, of Birmingham. Their murder charges are connected to a homicide during first-degree […]


UPDATE: Suspects In Custody In Relation To County Line Road Murder

August 15, 2017

UPDATE-Madison Police Advisory: HOMICIDE SUSPECTS ARE IN CUSTODY FROM PUBLIX.  MADISON-The Madison Police are investigating a homicide that took place at the Publix Shopping Center.  Workers doing renovations on the Publix Shopping Center at 12070 County Line Road found a coworker’s body around 11:30 on Monday night, August 14. When police first arrived on scene  they believed […]


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Watch The Eclipse With Your Own Homemade Camera

August 15, 2017

You don’t need fancy glasses or equipment to watch one of the sky’s most awesome shows: a solar eclipse. With just a few simple supplies, you can make a pinhole camera that lets you watch a solar eclipse safely and easily from anywhere. REMEMBER!!! You should never look at the sun directly without equipment that’s specifically […]


East Limestone Band – GET IN STEP CHALLENGE

August 15, 2017

ATHENS-The East Limestone High School Band has a goal of 51,000,000 steps in this year’s, Get in Step with the Marching Indians digital step challenge, and they are not doing it alone! The band challenges the community to help them reach their goal and raise money for the band. The challenge begins at 12:01 a.m., […]


Public Health warns of increased pertussis cases in Alabama

August 15, 2017

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health’s Immunization Division is warning citizens that pertussis cases are significantly higher in Alabama and continue to be on the rise. Immunization data reveals an increase from 113 reported cases in 2016, to 151 reported cases thus far in 2017. Pertussis cases have occurred statewide in 2017, including multiple outbreaks […]


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New! Madison County Arrest Reports 07/28/17 – 08/13/17

August 15, 2017

MADISON COUNTY-New 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.


Bake Sales for Chloe’s Fund – Helping Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter Animals in Need!

August 15, 2017

FLORENCE-Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 2 Bake Sales will be held to benefit Chloe’s Fund; the Fund was established to help sick and injured animals at the Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter. The tasty treats will be available 8am-3pm on Friday, September 1 at the Florence-Lauderdale Government Building, located at 102 S. Court Street (building with time and temperature on top) […]


Killen Founder’s Day 2017 – EVENT PHOTOS

August 14, 2017

KILLEN – Yep… There was some rain on the parade Friday evening. But that didn’t stop the big town-wide party that’s known as Founder’s Day. You just dry out and wait until Saturday morning to go to the park for all the festivities. And Saturday, the weather was fine! The city park was filled with […]


Official Statement from UNA Regarding “Jane Doe” Lawsuit

August 14, 2017

FLORENCE-UNA has removed the original statement concerning the lawsuit, Jane Doe vs University of North Alabama from their website and have issued a new official statement concerning the case : “The University of North Alabama is committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for all students. The University has a professional and well-trained […]


“Nunna daul Tsuny” “on the trail where they cried”

August 14, 2017

Feathers mean a lot to Native American Tribes.  A feather isn’t just something that falls out of a bird, it means much more.  The feather symbolizes trust, honor, strength, wisdom, power, freedom and many more things. To be given one of these is to be hand picked out of the rest of the men in the […]


The August 21st Solar Eclipse

August 14, 2017

FLORENCE-On Monday, August 21st, there will be a total eclipse of the Sun that will be visible along a path that runs from the northeastern United States to the southeast.   Most of the rest of the country will see a partial solar eclipse of varying amounts depending how far from the total eclipse path that […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 08/01/17 – 08/08/01

August 14, 2017

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence Police (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.


Center Stage Theatre Presents “Comedy of Tenors” August 24 Through September 1

August 14, 2017

SHEFFIELD-A Comedy of Tenors by Ken Ludwig will be presented by  the Ritz’s Center Stage Theatre in Sheffield at 111 West Third Street. The play will be directed by  Michael Green. Show Dates:  August 24, 25, 26, 31 and September 1 at 7:30 PM each night.  Tickets are $15 Adults  $10 Students. A little about A Comedy of Tenors: One hotel suite, four […]


FLAS Has A Cat For You…Check Out Special Adoption Fees

August 14, 2017

FLORENCE–The Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter has pets who need you. This week The Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter features these lovely furbabies. Take your pick they all will give you unconditional love! Call (256) 760-6676 to adopt or foster any of these pets.


One Dead After Single-Vehicle Crash Near Elgin

August 13, 2017

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-ALEA reports a traffic death from a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Sunday, August 13: “A single-vehicle crash at 10:40 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, has claimed the life of a Leoma, Tn., man. Jonathan Wade Gooch, 28, was killed when the 1977 GMC pickup he was driving struck several concrete barriers and then a […]


Are You Cooperative?

August 13, 2017

Left-handers aren’t very common. In fact , they only represent about 10 percent of the human population. But a new study suggests that the reason lefties are in the minority isn’t anything suspect—rather, it boils down to the fact that the human race cooperate more than they compete. A pair of researchers from Northwestern University […]


Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

August 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 August 26, 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.   […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 08/04/17 – 08/11/17

August 13, 2017

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lauderdale  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.


Colbert County Historical Landmarks Foundation To Host Program “The Tuscumbia, Courtland & Decatur Railway”August 20

August 13, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-The Colbert County Historical Landmarks Foundation, Inc., will hold its quarterly membership meeting on Sunday, August 20th, at 2:00 pm, at the * Roundhouse of the Tuscumbia Railway Depot on West 5th St, in Tuscumbia. Program speaker is Robert Presley Rebman, of Decatur, AL and a native of Courtland, AL. His program topic is “The […]


What mental hospital was used as a tourist attraction?

August 12, 2017

The Bethlem Royal Hospital is a hospital for the treatment of mental illness. Founded in 1247, it’s still running today, so you can imagine it has a long and illustrious history. It’s Europe’s first and oldest institution to specialize in mental illness. A curious part of this history is that in the 1700s, the hospital […]