Raccoon….Coon…..No Matter The Name A Smart Little Critter

February 15, 2018

The raccoon also known as just “coon” is a medium-sized, nocturnal bear like small mammal that lives in North America. It belongs to procyonid family that also includes ringtail, coatis and some other mammals. But did you know…. ARaccoon is known for it’s mask-like black markings around the eyes and ring markings on its tail. Because of […]


Russellville and East Lawrence win Alabama Scholastic Challenge at NW-SCC

February 15, 2018

PHIL CAMPBELL – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) hosted the 2018 Alabama Scholastic Challenge district competition for 10 high schools in Division I and II Friday, February 9, 2018, on the Phil Campbell campus. Russellville High School, Division I winner, and East Lawrence High School, Division II winner, will compete at the Division I and II […]


Florence has been designated a “Tree City USA” for the 31st consecutive year

February 15, 2018

FLORENCE-The City of Florence has been designated a “Tree City USA” for the 31st consecutive year, by the National Arbor Day Foundation.  Earning this distinction was a City wide effort by the Florence Street, Electricity, Parks & Recreation Departments, Florence Housing Authority, the Mayor and City Council, and the Florence Tree Commission and Urban Forestry […]


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New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 02/04/18 – 02/08/18

February 15, 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.


First Lady of the Revolution At The Ritz on February 16

February 15, 2018

SHEFFIELD-The Tennessee Valley Art Association and the Ritz Theatre present First Lady of the Revolution followed by Q&A with director of film Andrea Kalin on Friday, February 16 at the RitzTheatre in Sheffield.  Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and TVAA members. YOu can get tickets online (see link Below) or tby calling 256.383.0533 […]


New! Giles County, TN Arrest Reports 01/19/18- 02/13/18

February 15, 2018

GILES COUNTY-Booking Photos from Giles 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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Madison County Sheriff’sDepartment Looking For Suspect Wanted In Two States

February 14, 2018

MADISON COUNTY-‪ON Wednesday, February 14 the Madison County Sheriff’s Department asks the publics’ help locating  a suspect wanted in at least two states on several charges: “Help to ID this Robbery suspect. The robbery reported to this agency was at the Chevron in Hazel Green. He is a suspect in a Theft of Property (Shop […]


Girl Scouts ‘Heart Bomb’ Historic Site in Athens for Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2018

ATHENS-Heart bombs exploded with sentiments of love for an iconic and historic site in Athens that is under renovation by Athens Arts League.   For Valentine’s Day, Girl Scouts from Troop 1922 created heart bombs for Scout Music House on Washington Street near Downtown Athens. The Girl Scouts read about the National Trust for Historic […]


Governor Ivey Praises House Passage of Education Trust Fund Budget and Teacher Pay Raises

February 14, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday praised the Alabama House of Representatives for its passage of the Alabama Trust Fund Budget and pay raises for education employees. Governor Ivey’s full statement is below.   “Today, the House of Representatives passed an education budget similar to the one I proposed in January that represents the largest investment […]


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Athens Mardi Gras Block Party…Parade With A Purpose…A Can Do Project Success – EVENT PHOTOS

February 14, 2018

ATHENS-Athens held their annual Mardi Gras Block Party. This years parade…Parade With A Purpose and it turned out wonderfully. The event collected over 300 cans of food for the LCCI food bank as spectators deposited canned goods in shopping carts decorated as Mardi Gras floats. The party is hosted by the Athens State Artheads and […]


Have A Heart…..Or Give A Heart

February 14, 2018

On Valentine’s Day, the world celebrates love by being bombarded with red and pink hearts — heart-shaped candies, heart-shaped cards and more. … Since the heart is often thought to be where love comes from, it has become a symbol of love and can be seen everywhere on this day. In addition, long ago Romans […]


New! Marion County Arrest Reports 01/29/18 – 02/12/18

February 14, 2018

MARION COUNTY-Booking Photos from Marion 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.


Call out to portrait artists for Patti Malone project

February 14, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Arts League is honoring Patti Malone, the “First Lady of Music in Limestone County,” by commissioning an oil portrait of her that will be on permanent display at Scout Music House. Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area is funding the project with a $4,500 grant. Athens Arts League is issuing a call out to artists […]


A Valentine Puppy….Pet Of The Week!

February 14, 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!


Hunters’ Help Needed to Keep Chronic Wasting Disease Out of Alabama

February 14, 2018

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources reminds hunters that a regulation prohibiting the importation to Alabama of whole carcasses and certain body parts of any deer from a Chronic Wasting Disease-positive state now includes Mississippi. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks recently announced that a deer in that state has tested […]


Musician / Songwriter Scott Boyer II leaves a great legacy of music

February 13, 2018

 FLORENCE – Scott Boyer II, legendary musician passed away early this morning at his home in Florence, according to his son Scott Boyer III. Originally from Jacksonville, Boyer has performed with many legendary musicians, including Bonnnie Bramlett, Tommy Talton, and Dwayne Allman. For 50 years, Boyer performed his brand of Southern Rock n Roll all […]


Lawrenceburg Fire Claims Life Of One Firefighter…Two Others Injured

February 13, 2018

LAWRENCEBURG, TN– On Monday night, February 12  a Lawrenceburg firefighter was killed and two others injured while they were battling a structure fire Monday evening at Hood Lakes Road off of Andrew Jackson Highway   . The Tennessee Fire and Codes Enforcement Academy has identified the fallen firefighter as Lawrenceburg Fire Department firefighter Jason Dickey. The two […]


Bluegrass Music Weeps…Jake Landers Dead At 80

February 13, 2018

THE SHOALS-Jake Landers, passed away at 4:30 this morning after an extended illness according to long time friend and fellow Bluegrass musician Scooter Muse. His career spanned five decades. This past Saturday the 8th annual Jake Landers Bluegrass Concert was held at the historic Ritz Theatre in Sheffield. Jake was born on August 14, 1938 […]


Steal Her Heart With A Valentine Kitty!

February 13, 2018

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.


That Valentine Gift That Will Be All Over Facebook….Wait And See

February 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day….did you get your sweetie a gift yet?  Was it flowers, chocolates, or maybe a gold heart. If you have waited to the last-minute or you are just looking for something a little avant garde….check these gifts that might or might not have scored with a big PLUS ….   Some guy thought he […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 02/05/18 – 02/11/18

February 13, 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.


Athens Fire Possibly Caused By Explosion

February 12, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning a fire that had been reported on Monday morning, Febrary 12: “This morning shortly after 9:00 the police department received a call to assist the Athens Fire Department at the Bomar Inn on US 31. Before officers could arrive we had mutable reports of smoke coming […]


Madison County Man Charged With Multiple Sex Crimes

February 12, 2018

MADISON COUNTY-Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning released a statement on Monday, Febrary 12 concerning the arrest of a suspect who has been charged with several sexual abuse charges: “Sheriff Blake Dorning announced today February 12, 2018 that the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division and Patrol Division arrested John Curtis Mullins, W/M 53yoa, for […]


Prehistoric Fish Of The World

February 12, 2018

The oceans, rivers and lakes  of the world hold some beautiful, exotic and ancient species of fish. Some fish that were around in remote, prehistoric times and have survived to our time, still keeping their “prehistoric” looks to prove it. Here are 10 of some of those most ancient fish swimming in our oceans today: According to the […]