University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences Announces Winner for Career Week Poster Contest

March 19, 2017

FLORENCE – “Full Steam Ahead” is the name of the winning poster submission for UNA’s College of Arts and Sciences Career Week poster competition. Career week will take place April 7 and April 10-13, with the theme “Moving Full STEAM Ahead.” Senior Audrey Burton from Montgomery, Alabama, was the winner of the poster competition, which was […]


Alabama Music Hall of Fame Hosting Special Exhibit Featuring Work by Students from Colbert County Schools

March 19, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-This March, inspired by Music In Our Schools Month®, the Alabama Music Hall of Fame will be featuring the artwork of five elementary schools from around Colbert County, expressing the impact that music has on the students. The program is intended to celebrate music in Alabama’s classrooms and in students’ lives. The artwork will be […]


New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 03/03/17 – 03/16/17

March 19, 2017

LEE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lee 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


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Alabama Law Enforcement Agency issues emergency missing child alert For Guntersville Teen

March 18, 2017

GUNTERSVILLE-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has issued an emergency missing child alert. The Guntersville Police Department is asking for your help in locating Ruby Ann Webb. Webb is a 14-year-old white female who was last seen in Guntersville on Friday, March 17. Webb is described by ALEA as a white female with brown hair and green eyes. […]


Tad Cummins Added to TBI “10 Most Wanted’ List

March 18, 2017

COLUMBIA, TN-The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released a statement concerning the Abduction of  15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas on March 13: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Tad Cummins, of Columbia. Cummins (DOB 7-1-66) is wanted by the Maury County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau […]


Potential Agreement Reached Between UNA and FCS

March 18, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence City School Board of Education and the University of North Alabama have mediated a potential agreement concerning the Florence Middle School campus.  Each of the respective boards plan to meet as soon as practicable to vote on the proposed agreement.  However, the details of such agreement shall remain confidential until approved by both […]


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Saturday 03/25 80%
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Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then mainly cloudy during the afternoon with thunderstorms likely. A few storms may be severe. High 71F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
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Sunday 03/26 20%
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Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 75F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Monday 03/27 60%
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Cloudy in the morning with scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 76F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
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Tuesday 03/28 60%
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Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High near 75F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
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Wednesday 03/29 10%
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The Head of King Henry IV of France was found preserved in an attic in 2010

March 18, 2017

It might seem a little strange that the head of a king was in the attic of a tax collector, instead of located on his buried body. The explanation is no less strange. King Henry IV ruled France from 1589 to his death in 1610. Many attempts had been made on his life as king. […]


Running Buck Wild Extreme 10K-5K Camo Fu Run

March 18, 2017

ROGERSVILLE-The 2017 Extreme 10k, 5k and CAMO Fun Run will be held at Joe Wheeler State Park on March 25, 2017. Part of Alabama State Park’s Mission is to operate and maintain recreational facilities; and to extend the public’s knowledge of the state’s natural environment. We strive to continue this mission and provide the public […]


Listening Lounge to feature Matthew Hoyle and the Tall Order

March 18, 2017

ATHENS-High Cotton Arts will host a free concert for the community during the monthly Listening Lounge. Birmingham-based Matthew Hoyle and The Tall Order will perform on Tuesday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m. The band touts itself as Appalachian roots music and outlaw country. The band’s influences include Willie Nelson, Doc Watson, John Prine and Johnny […]


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UNA Mass Communication Students Participate in Global News Relay

March 18, 2017

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Department of Communications is participating in this year’s Global News Relay, a student-produced news event that will stream live globally March 29.   First launched in 2014, the Global News Relay showcases academic mass communication programs from across the world. Seventeen schools, representing 11 countries and four continents, are […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 03/03/17- 03/15/17

March 18, 2017

MARSHALL COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marshall 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Aderholt Statement on American Healthcare Act

March 17, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today released the following statement after meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office.   “President Trump called me to the Oval Office this morning (Friday) to discuss the American Healthcare Act, because of his understanding that I could not support the current language of the bill.   […]


Suspect Arrested For Theft Of Gift Cards

March 17, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement on the arrest of an employee at a local retail store on Thursday, March 16.  She has been charged with theft: “Marina E. Tutich, 26, of Florence was arrested on Thursday, March 16. She was an employee of a local retailer and was arrested yesterday after an internal […]


Marion County Searching For Two Escaped Inmates

March 17, 2017

MARION COUNTY-The Marion County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release on the escape of two inmates from the Marion County Jail on Thursday, March 17: “Inmates Cory Dean and Zepplin Kennedy escaped from the Marion County Jail at 132 AM on March 17, 2017. Dean is a 22-year-old white male and charged with burglary 3rd […]


What do cats do for about 70% of their lives?

March 17, 2017

We all wish we could sleep our days away sometimes. Who doesn’t love the occasional long, lazy nap or sleeping in on the weekends? Cats, however, take this penchant for sleep to a whole new level. If you have a cat, you know they spend the majority of their time lounging about, basking in the […]


Huge Regional Job Fair to be Held in Huntsville Next Week

March 17, 2017

More than 125 Employers Registered with Over 3,100 Available Jobs  HUNTSVILLE – The Alabama Career Center System, in partnership with WAFF 48 News and the City of Huntsville, will host a regional job fair on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville. The job fair […]


New! Giles County, TN Arrest Reports 03/02/17 – 03/14/17

March 17, 2017

GILES COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Giles 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


26th Annual Athens State University Alumni Golf Classic Set For May 18

March 17, 2017

ATHENS– The 26th Annual Athens State University Alumni Golf Classic, presented by Athens Creekside Drugs, is scheduled for Thursday, May 18 at Canebrake Club in Athens. All proceeds from the tournament fund scholarships for the following academic year. The eight scholarship recipients for 2016-2017 will be volunteering at the tournament. Lunch, provided by Food Fite, […]


Weekend Events: Wildflower Walk and Dulcimer Program

March 17, 2017

TUPELO, MS –  Spring wildflowers always bloom abundantly in the area we now call the Chickasaw Village Site. Join a park ranger to learn about the plants and flowers that were there when the Chickasaw people lived at the site, find out what plant life was brought in by others who migrated to this area, […]


UNA Bands Presents Concert and Honor Band

March 17, 2017

FLORENCE – UNA Bands will present the Wind Ensemble Concert Friday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m., in Norton Auditorium. The concert, titled “Connections,” features UNA’s premier concert ensemble as they connect old and new traditions of wind band literature.   “The UNA Wind Ensemble is an auditioned group of top musicians that performs the best contemporary […]


Governor Bentley Releases Statement on the Senate Passage of Alabama Prison Transformation Initiative Act

March 16, 2017

MONTGOMERY–Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday issued a statement on the passage of the Alabama Prison Transformation Initiative Act by the Alabama Senate. “Today Alabama took a step in the right direction to solve a decades old problem facing the Alabama Department of Corrections. I commend the Alabama Senate for their work on the passage of […]


NW-SCC to host 250 high school students for SkillsUSA Northwest Alabama District competition

March 16, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS, AL – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host the SkillsUSA Northwest Alabama District competition on the Shoals campus for approximately 250 high school students tomorrow, March 17, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m.   Students will compete in 24 Career Technical and Leadership contests. Career technical competitions include: Architectural Drafting, Technical Drafting, Carpentry, Electrical Construction […]


UPDATE: Victim Hit And Killed By Train In Athens Identified

March 16, 2017

UPDATE: the victim in last night’s train crossing accident is Kevin L England; he was 53 and lived in Antioch TN. ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning the death of one person who was killed by a train on Wednesday, March 15: “This evening (Wednesday, March 15)the police department received a call […]


Aderholt Statement on FY 2018 Budget

March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today released the following statement in regard to the proposed 2018 Fiscal Year Budget.   “With a mounting federal debt approaching $20 trillion dollars, cutting government spending should be everyone’s priority.  This is an important first step,” said Congressman Robert Aderholt, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, […]