Alabama Department of Public Health reports its first known employee with COVID-19

March 30, 2020

NOTE:  ADPH report 907 cases of COVID-19 in Alabama as of Monday, March 30 at 4:15PM.  There have been six confirmed deaths  reported in Chambers, Jackson, Lauderdale, Madison, Mobile, and Tallapoosa counties. A totla of 6,531 people have been tested to date. MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) confirmed the first case of 2019 […]


FreightCar America Closes Doors Temporarily – Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

March 30, 2020

CHEROKEE-On Saturday, March 28 FreightCar America released a statement saying that operations at the plant in Cherokee would be shout down until April 7, 2020. One of the employees from the Cherokee plant has tested positive for COVID-19.  According to the news release Anyone who may has been exposed to the employee who tested positive […]


Haleyville Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident Near Phil Campbell

March 30, 2020

PHIL CAMPBELL-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-vehicle accident that occurred on Sunday, March 29 has taken the life of one person: “A one-vehicle crash at 7:49 p.m., March 29, 2020, has claimed the life of a Haleyville young adult.  Andrew Wayne York, 19-year-old male, was killed when he lost control of the 2005 […]


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Some Resources To Help Answer Question During The COVID-19 Pandemic

March 30, 2020

TENNESSEE VALLEY-During this pandemic some of us will need assistance.  With the help of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce we have compiled a list of some of the services availabe in the area to help during this trying time. Small Business Administration The Small Business Administration (SBA) has an information page for Business Guidance and […]


ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division Reminds Everyone about Social Distancing, Water Safety

March 30, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Because schools, businesses and churches have closed indefinitely in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), more people are spending their free time on Alabama waterways. Activity on Alabama’s lakes, rivers and other bodies of water typically increases during spring break season, but ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division Troopers have seen numbers spike during the past few […]


New! Winston County Arrest Reports 03/16/20 – 03/22/20

March 30, 2020

WINSTON COUNTY– Booking Photos from Winston County Sheriff  CHECK 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. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


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COVID-19 Cases In Alabama Continue To Rise Last Count Over 800

March 29, 2020

MONTGOMERY-As of Sunday, March 29 at 6:30 PM the Alabama Department of Health reported 827cases of COVID-19 with four deaths: one each in Lauderdale County, Jackson County, Chambers County and Madison County. As of Sunday morning at 10:00 AM, the ADPH reported 4,755 people were tested and 793 people were confirmed to have COVID-19 this […]


Clarifications to questions about public gatherings regarding the March 27 health orders

March 29, 2020

NOTE:  There are 766 cases of COVID-19 in Alabama with four deaths as of Sunday, March 29, 2020 11:20AM. MONTGOMERY-In response to questions about public gatherings regarding the health orders from March 27, the Alabama Department of Public Health is issuing these clarifications: No non-work gatherings of ten or more people are permitted. No non-work […]


Two-Vehicle Accident Near Huntsville Claim Lives Of Two People

March 29, 2020

HUNTSVILLE-On Sunday, March 29 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency report a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Saturday evening that has taken the lives of two people: “A two-vehicle crash at 11:00 p.m. Saturday, March 28 has claimed two lives. Wesley Hawkins, 37, of Meridianville was killed when the 2006 Buick Lacrosse he was driving struck […]


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Public-Private Partnership Conserves Red Hills Salamander Habitat in South Alabama

March 29, 2020

MONTGOMERY-The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently awarded the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) nearly $9 million in land conservation grants authorized by Section 6 of the Endangered Species Act to apply toward the purchase of two land tracts totaling 4,911 acres of […]


Tips to keep children healthy while school’s out

March 29, 2020

ATLANTA-Based on available evidence, children do not appear to be at higher risk for COVID-19 than adults. While some children and infants have been sick with COVID-19, adults make up most of the known cases to date. You can learn more about who is most at risk for health problems if they have COVID-19 infection […]


Athens Mayor’s Youth Commission offers message of hope to community

March 29, 2020

ATHENS-Our community is juggling a range of emotions during this COVID-19 pandemic from fear to frustration to uncertainty. Despite those fears, during this time of social distancing, we have seen people shine as they find ways to help neighbors. When you support businesses trying to offer services in a different way and send kind messages […]


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New! Etowah County Arrest Reports 03/10/20 – 03/24/20

March 29, 2020

ETOWAH COUNTY– Booking Photos from Etowah County Sheriff  CHECK 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. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


TVA Finalizes Updates to Procedures for Environmental Reviews

March 29, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN­­ – The Tennessee Valley Authority has finalized and published updates to its procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act. NEPA establishes the process for considering and disclosing potential environmental impacts of major federal actions. TVA first established its NEPA procedures in 1980 and made minor revisions in 1983. The updates are available […]


It’s safer at home; protect yourself and your community from COVID-19

March 28, 2020

Number COVID-19 cases in Alabama:  639 with 3 deaths MONTGOMERY-A new health order requires the closure of  certain “non-essential” businesses in Alabama. This order is effective March 28 at 5 p.m. The order defines affected businesses and activities that include entertainment venues, athletic facilities, close-contact service providers, and retail stores. The order is in effect […]


Alabama’s February Unemployment Rate Remains at Record Low 2.7%

March 28, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted February unemployment rate is unchanged at 2.7%, a record low, and well below February 2019’s rate of 3.5%.  February’s rate represents 2,184,248 employed persons, up 23,325 over the year. Wage and salary employment increased in February by 13,000.  Monthly […]


Pet Of The Week…Spend Your Downtime With A Pooch

March 28, 2020

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!


Alabama Community College System to Extend Online Instruction through Spring Semester, Postpones All Spring Graduation Activities

March 28, 2020

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Community College System (ACCS) announced today that online instruction will continue at all of its campuses through the remainder of the spring semester. In addition, due to restrictions on event sizes by state and federal officials, all traditional commencement activities will be postponed.   “Every decision concerning the operations of Alabama’s community […]


New! Winston County Arrest Reports 03/09/20 – 03/15/20

March 28, 2020

WINSTON COUNTY– Booking Photos from Winston County Sheriff  CHECK 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. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


Coronavirus Update From Congressman Robert Aderholt

March 28, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC-A message from Congressman Robert Aderholt on the economic relief package and COVID-19: “It has been another week dominated by the Coronavirus.  And we have started to feel it more and more right here in Alabama.  On Wednesday, we had the state’s first death related to the virus.  As more testing is done, the […]


Aderholt Statement on Passage of CARES Act

March 27, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the CARES Act, a stimulus package that will provide financial relief during the COVID-19 epidemic. “Our country is going through the worst public health crisis since the flu pandemic of 1918. The Coronavirus impact is unprecedented, and as […]


Senator Doug Jones Statement on House Passage of COVID-19 Relief Bill

March 27, 2020

BIRMINGHAM – U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) has released the following statement on the news that the House of Representatives has passed the COVID-19 economic relief bill that the Senate passed earlier this week: “I’m glad the House moved quickly to pass this economic relief bill and that President Trump will sign it in to law today. […]


Governor Ivey Annouces Shut Down Of All Nonessential Businesses In Alabama…COVID-19 Cases rise to 567

March 27, 2020

MONTGOMERY-On Friday, March 27 Alabama Governor Kay Ivey held a press conference where she announced all nonessential business statewide are to close starting on Saturday, March 28 at 5 PM. As of the start of this press conference there were 567 COVID-19 cases statewide with three deaths being reported. This closure is set for March […]


Service One Transport delivers 5-million pounds – and counting – of essential goods to combat pandemic

March 27, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS – National emergency… This is a term that’s being kicked about a lot right now… In recent history “national emergency” has to do with threats from outside our borders. However today, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is spreading like wildfire through America (and well over a hundred other countries), the term […]