New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 07/26/17 – 08/10/17

August 12, 2017

WAYNE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Wayne 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.


New! New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 07/28/17 – 08/03/17

August 12, 2017

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.


Follow Guidelines for Successful Wildlife Food Plots

August 12, 2017

MONTGOMERY-Early August means that kids and parents are frenetically preparing for the opening of the new school year, and we hunters are looking for every opportunity to remind us that the hunting seasons are not far away. With attention focused on the future seasons and what will lead to successful outings, hunters could possibly be […]


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Reckless Sport Bike Motorcyclists on the Natchez Trace Parkway Appear in Federal Court

August 12, 2017

TUPELO, MS – On August 3, 2017, two sport bike motorcyclists, who appeared in Federal Court in Columbia, Tennessee, were found guilty of reckless driving and fleeing from a law enforcement officer on the Natchez Trace Parkway (Parkway). After a year-long cooperative investigation with the U.S. Marshals Service, Parkway rangers filed charges against these offenders. Each offender […]


Drug Bust Nets Arrest Of Two Suspects…One Suspect Claiming His Name Is Yahweh

August 11, 2017

HARTSELLE-The Morgan County Drug Task Force Agents released a statement concerning a drug bust that took place in Hartselle on Thursday, August 10: “On Thursday, August 10th, 2017, Morgan County Drug Task Force Agents, along with Hartselle Police Officers, executed a narcotics search warrant at 1642 Sparkman Street, SW in Hartselle. Agents had conducted a […]


Official Statement from UNA Regarding “Jane Doe” Lawsuit

August 11, 2017

FLORENCE-Earlier this week, a former University of North Alabama student, identified as Jane Doe, filed a lawsuit accusing a former professor of sexual assault, and accusing UNA of violations under Title IX. The University vehemently disputes the allegations in Jane Doe’s lawsuit. UNA will vigorously defend against those claims in litigation.   We note the […]


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Traffic Stop In Florence…Suspected Arrested For Trafficking Marijuana

August 11, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Thursday, August 10: “Demarious Leon Bates, B/M 36yoa, Muscle Shoals. Harassment, Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Mischief, Attempting to Elude, and trafficking Marijuana. Officer with the Florence Police Department conducted a traffic stop for Failure to Signal. The vehicle stopped on N. Franklin […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 08/01/17 – 08/05/17

August 11, 2017

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.


New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 07/17/17- 08/08/17

August 11, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Colbert 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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Mountain Of Silver…Where?

August 11, 2017

The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for silver, argentum. The area that would later become Argentina was rumored to be rich in silver. There was a legend among European colonialists that there was a mountain made of silver in Argentina. The world for silver in Spanish is plata. Argentina was referred to as the Viceroyalty of the Rio […]


Farmers Home Furniture Held Grand Opening Friday, August 10

August 11, 2017

FLORENCE-On Friday, August 10 Farmers Home Furniture held a grand opening and ribbon cutting.  Farmers Home Furniture is located in Florence at 214 Seville Street. Friends and family were on hand along with members of the Shoals Chamber to held Farmers Home Furniture celebrate their grand opening.  There was a tour of the store as well […]


FirstBank Names Greg Taylor Commercial Relationship Manager

August 10, 2017

FLORENCE – Greg Taylor has been named Commercial Relationship Manager, SVP of FirstBank’s Florence loan production office. In his new role, Taylor will work with existing business customers and help develop new relationships in the Florence-area business community. “Greg is a great banker who knows the Quad Cities area well and has built relationships across the […]


Man Arrest From Breaking And Entering A Vehicle After Call From Concerned Citizen

August 10, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of  suspect on Wednesday, August 9.   The arrest came after a complaint from a concerned citizen: “David A Baskins, W/M 22 yoa, Florence, Al. arrested on  2 counts of Breaking and Entering a Vehicle, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Theft of Property 3rd, […]


Women Need More Sleep Than Men…Their Brains Work Harder

August 10, 2017

It turns out women need more sleep than men due to the complexities of their brain.Professor Jim Hornie from Loughborough University in England said: “For women, poor sleep is strongly associated with high levels of psychological distress and greater feelings of hostility, depression, and anger. These feelings were not associated with the same degree of […]


Nominations for Athena-Grease Goddess

August 10, 2017

ATHENS-It’s that time of the year again in Athens….Athens Alabama that is.  Nomination for the 2017 Athena-Grease Goddess. Nominations should be for a lady in Limestone County who enhances Athens with her volunteer efforts. Past winners are: Helen Carter, Maria Taylor and Marlene Isom. The lady may be a high school student who has done exceptional […]


New! Dekalb County Arrest Reports 07/18/17 – 08/08/17

August 10, 2017

DEKALB COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Dekalb 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.


Shades Of Bluegrass Festival Set For September 29-30 In Rogersville

August 10, 2017

ROGERSVILLE-The Shades of Bluegrass Festival is coming to Rogersville this fall on September 29  and 30. The festival will take place at Recreation park located on Optimist Drive in Rogersville on Friday the fun starts at 6:00 PM and the music will end at 9:00 PM cost for Friday will be $8.00 for adults and […]


RC&D Gives Grant To Shoals Area COARMM

August 10, 2017

THE SHOALS-The Northwest Alabama Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council gave $5,000 to Shoals Area COARMM to assist in their daily operations of assisting and mentoring at-risk students in the area. According to Ernest L Darby, Executive Director, Project Hope provides an after school program which offers a safe haven for At-Risk and underprivileged youths. […]


Food truck event and Fridays After Five in Athens

August 9, 2017

ATHENS-Athens has a couple of fun events scheduled for Friday, August 11.  Come to Athens on Friday for Fun after five and Food from the truck. Truckin’ Good Times The City of Athens Parks and Recreation Department is excited to host “Truckin’ Good Times” which is a showcase of food trucks selling a variety of […]


Glen Campbell: The Rhinestone Cowboy

August 9, 2017

On August 8, 2017, the music industry lost a legend.  Glen Campbell, the Rhinestone Cowboy, passed away.  He was 81 years old.  From his web site:    “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age […]


Fall gardening series at FLPL…Let’s All Get Dirty At The Library!

August 9, 2017

FLORENCE-Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will present another series in their Get Dirty at the Library gardening program. Their fall series will be on Thursday at 11:30 am, from August 31-September 21. Here is just a peek at what you can expect at Get Dirty at the Library this fall! Get Dirty at the Library: Fall Vegetable Gardening Thursday, August 31, 11:30 am Florence-Lauderdale […]


New! Etowah County Arrest Reports 07/18/17 – 08/07/17

August 9, 2017

ETOWAH COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Etowah 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.


Eli’s Comin’ And He’s Bringing Friends

August 9, 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!


Taziki’s Celebrates Grand Opening With Ribbon Cutting

August 9, 2017

FLORENCE-Taziki’s Mediterranean Café, located at 261 Cox Creek Parkway in Florence held  a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, August 8.  The celebration for the newest addition to the food fare of Florence had Food, Fun Friends and an old-fashioned ribbon cutting sponsored by the Shoals Chamber. Now a little information about Taziki’s:   “Get away from the […]