City of Florence New Business List February 2019

March 21, 2019

FLORENCE-Mayor Holt is pleased to announce that ten new brick and mortar businesses received their business license during February 2019. The business list includes home health offices, an array of professional service providers and establishments, a remarketing facility, a recreation venue, a grocery store, and an auto dealership. Florence’s commitment to business is a foundational […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 03/09/19 – 03/15/19

March 21, 2019

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.


Northeast Alabama hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow, and people should get vaccinated

March 20, 2019

 MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) continues investigating a hepatitis A outbreak in DeKalb and Jackson counties. Additional cases that may be related have also been identified in Cherokee and Marshall counties, with March 3 as the latest known symptom onset. Currently, there are 22 cases in Jackson County, 12 cases in DeKalb County and […]


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Florence High School Student Inducted into the Inaugural Class of “100 High School Students America Needs to Know About™”

March 20, 2019

FLORENCE-Florence High School Student Inducted into the Inaugural Class of “100 High School Students America Needs to Know About™” Ciera Thompson, a senior at Florence High School was inducted into the inaugural class of 100 High School Students America Needs to Know About. ™ She was chosen out of thousands of students. Ciera is the […]


Upcoming Events At Shoals Theatre

March 20, 2019

FLORENCE-The Shoals Theatre has severl upcoming events for your enjoyment  for the Spring Season. Killer Beaz Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:00 PM Shoals Theatre, Florence, AL Killer Beaz is currently touring the country, performing on the high seas, starring in his third season of “Moonshiners” on Discovery Channel, and about to release an upcoming video, […]


Sheffield Mayor proclaims April 21-27 as Parental Alienation Prevention Week

March 20, 2019

SHEFFIELD-Sheffield Mayor Sanford proclaims April 21 – 27, 2019 as Parental Alienation Prevention Week and April 25, 2019 as Parental Alienation Awareness “Bubbles For Love” Day. “Just as bubbles flow freely, so should the love a child has for both parents!” “Bubbles For Love” on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at noon which is Parental Alienation Awareness […]


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New! Madison County Arrest Reports 03/01/19 – 01/10/19

March 20, 2019

MADISON COUNTY-Booking Photos from Madison County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


Lauderdale County Sheriff Asking For Public Help Locating Missing Teen

March 19, 2019

COUNTY-The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office issued a Missing Persons bulletin on Tuesday, March 19.  The missing person is a 17-year-old girl: “The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Marissa Dawn Davis was last seen on about 03-15-19 around the County Road 135 area. Marissa Dawn Davis […]


Single-Vehicle Accident Takes Life Of Haleyville Woman

March 19, 2019

FRANKLIN COUNTY-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency on Tuesday, March 19 issued a release concerning a traffic accident that took the life of a Haleyville woman: “A single vehicle crash at 3:05 p.m., March 18, 2019 has claimed the life of a Haleyville woman. Carolyn P. Nicholson, 71, was killed when the F-250 pickup truck she […]


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New! Winston County Arrest Reports 03/04/19 – 03/10/19

March 19, 2019

WINSTON COUNTY-Booking Photos from Winston County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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. Related


Morgan County Sheriff’s Arrest Suspect With Just A Little Help

March 19, 2019

  MORGAN COUNTY-On Monday, March 18 the Morgan County Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Sunday, March 17 with the help of TV Reality Series star Leland Chapman from “Dog the Bounty Hunter”: “On Sunday, March 17, 2019 Morgan County Deputy Sheriffs executed a felony warrant for the arrest […]


Florence Citywide Cleanup….Volunteers 1…Trash 0 – EVENT PHOTOS

March 19, 2019

FLORENCE-On Saturday, March 16 volunteers and partners came out for The Shoals, AL Cleanup in Florence. The morning was a little chilly.. the day warmed up just as volunteers got to work. Living Lands and Waters took some volunteersto some coves on Wilson Lake that were in serious need of clean up while other volunteers cleaned up […]


Morgan County Deputies Involved In Standoff, Pursuit…Arrest

March 19, 2019

  MORGAN COUNTY-The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on charges both Misdemeanor and Felony Warrants as well as Attempting to Elude: “On Monday, March 18, 2019 Morgan County Deputy Sheriffs attempted to serve a felony warrant on Arvil DeWayne Charest, 43, of 1215 Charest Rd, Somerville, AL […]


WIC participants issued first eWIC cards

March 19, 2019

 MONTGOMERY-State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris announced the beginning of Alabama’s eWIC pilot project which will be launched in two phases starting today. Participants in the Alabama WIC Program in Autauga, Elmore and Montgomery counties are being issued the state’s first eWIC electronic benefit transfer cards. WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, […]


Upcoming events at The Z

March 19, 2019

FLORENCE-The Z has several events planned for the next few weeks.  Check them out there should be something for everyone. Two more opportunities to see the James Lapine/Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods” at The Z — Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23. Both performances begin at 7pm, with doors opening at 6:30 pm. […]


Florence Police Seek Information On Missing Person

March 18, 2019

  FLORENCE-On Monday, March 18 the Florence Police Department has asked for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person who was last seen in early March: “The Florence Police Department needs your help locating Amadi Osakwe Burgess. He was last seen in Florence in early March. If you know his whereabouts or can assist […]


Robinson awarded for business excellence

March 18, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS – Service One Transport President, Kelly Robinson was recently honored by Governor Kay Ivy. Robinson was awarded the honorary title of Lt. Colonel of the Alabama Militia. Service One Trucking, which has a home-yard in Muscle Shoals and another yard in Memphis, has a large fleet of tractor trailers that operates nationwide. Robinson […]


Birthday party for a “Duchess”

March 18, 2019

ZIP CITY – The parking lot at P&K Western Wear in Zip City was particularly full for a Saturday afternoon. No, it wasn’t for a sale. The folks were there for a birth announcement and a party. A new member of Robert Walker’s family was born just a couple of weeks earlier. And Robert wanted […]


Grand Slam Cleanup On The Tennessee River…Shoals Style – EVENT PHOTOS

March 18, 2019

  THE SHOALS-On Saturday, March 16 volunteers descended on the shores of the Tennessee River to do a little trash pick-up and had a good time while making the Tennessee River Beautiful. Here is what Keep The Tennessee River Beautiful had to say about the day: “Another great day thanks to amazing volunteers and partners […]


New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 03/01/19 – 03/15/19

March 18, 2019

LEE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Lee County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


Boy Scouts of America – Westmoreland District Holds Chamber Ribbon Cutting

March 18, 2019

FLORENCE-On Friday, March 15 the  Boy Scouts of America – Westmoreland District located at 520 Westmoreland Road (Camp Westmorland) in Florence held a ribbon cutting in honor of their new District Executive, Alexandria (Ali) Bratcher. Friends and family of the Boy Scouts were on hand to help with the celebration and the Shoals Chamber helped with dedication by […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 03/05/19 – 03/12/19

March 17, 2019

FLORENCE-Booking Photos from Florence Police (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


Governor Kay Ivey Encourages Alabama High School and College Students to Join Innovative Cybersecurity Competition

March 17, 2019

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey today encouraged young women in Alabama high schools to take advantage of an opportunity to explore their aptitude for cybersecurity and computer science by trying to solve the challenges of the 2019 Girls Go CyberStart program. Participating students, and their teachers, do not need knowledge or experience in information technology or cybersecurity […]


Photography, 3D Printing, & Public Speaking Classes and More in the Collaboratory

March 17, 2019

 FLORENCE-The Collaboratory, the library’s makerspace, has several events coming up soon! Learn or hone a skill (like photography, 3D printing, or public speaking), enjoy some trivia and sci-fi short stories, or attend a live recording of an interview with local music legend Willie Ruff. All events are free and open to the public, but seating […]