The Natchez Trace Parkway Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act with a Live Raptor Program

June 13, 2018

TUPELO, MS – To celebrate the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the Natchez Trace Parkway will host the Southeastern Raptor Center’s presentation of “Live Native Raptors” at 1:00 and 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 16 at the Visitor Center in Tupelo. Wildlife rehabilitators will showcase birds of prey including owls, eagles, and hawks and […]


Camp teaches students ways to make their mark on the world

June 13, 2018

TUSCUMBIA – Each June, design and engineering students from colleges and universities around the world travel to western Colbert County to learn ways of solving problems big and small.as they work to make the world a better place. Since 2013, SHiFT Design Camp has been held annually at Seven Springs Lodge, in the Appalachian foothills […]


SummerStock at the Ritz to present “Oklahoma!”…Classic musical set to take the stage following popular demand

June 13, 2018

SHEFFIELD-SummerStock at the Ritz will be presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein’s groundbreaking musical “Oklahoma!” 7:35 p.m., July 19-21, 26 and 27 at the Ritz Theatre, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. “Oklahoma” is directed by SummerStock artistic director David Hope with music direction by Gene Anne Gifford and choreography by Matthew Kiel. Tickets are $20 for adults […]


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Got A Dog? Pet Of The Week…Get You One

June 13, 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!


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 06/03/18 – 06/10/18

June 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.


Suspect Arrested Charged With 50 Counts Of Possession Of A Forged Instrument

June 12, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a follow-up on the arrest of a suspect who has been charged with50 counts of Unlawful Possession of a Forged Instrument and theft 1st for 3 counts: “Carnley Melton was arrested on Monday, June 11. Melton’s arrests comes following an investigation which began in August of 2017. At that time […]


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Marianas Trench Home To Some Very Odd Creatures

June 12, 2018

The Mariana Trench, located in the Pacific Ocean, is the deepest part of the Earth’s oceans, and actually the deepest part of Earth itself. It’s no surprise that there are thousands of interesting species living there, and many of them are unique to the Marianas Trench and you’ll never see anywhere else. Eleven of the […]


Artistic collaboration between photographer and poet celebrating Helen Keller opens June 18 at Helen Keller Public Library

June 12, 2018

MONTGOMERY – Florence photographer Wayne Sides and poet Jeanie Thompson (formerly of Decatur) have teamed up to celebrate the adult life of Helen Keller in photography and poems.  On June 18 at the Helen Keller Public Library (HKPL) in Tuscumbia, Sides will debut I Wake from a Dream, his installation of photography and collage that was inspired by Thompson’s The Myth of Water: Poems from the Life of […]


Florence City Schools to launch the Early College Program with NW-SCC this fall

June 12, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-Florence City Schools and Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) have partnered to offer Florence High School students (beginning in ninth grade) the Early College Program beginning this fall. According to Florence City Schools Superintendent, Dr. Jimmy Shaw, the impact this initiative can have on the lives of the students at Florence High School is amazing. […]


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Dogs have a howling good time visiting Athens City Hall as part of their bucket list

June 12, 2018

-A dog fighting his second battle with cancer pretended to be mayor today at Athens City Hall.   Karen and John Griffith, who live in East Limestone, saw Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks at a recent event and asked if they could bring their two dogs to City Hall to meet him because the trip was […]


Two Fun Shows At The Z….Coming Soon!

June 12, 2018

FLORENCE-Coming up at The Z  Theatre this month a couple real fun events. The Last Five Years, a musical by Jason Robert Brown, will be presented at The Z, 416 N. Court St., Florence, on June 21-23 at 7:30 pm and on June 24 at 2 pm.  Directed by Martin Dean, the show stars Heather Bithell […]


New! Dekalb County Arrest Reports 05/24/18 – 06/10/18

June 12, 2018

DEKALB COUNTY-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.


One Dead After Two-Vehicle Accident In Limestone County

June 11, 2018

FLORENCE-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic fatality that occurred on Monday, June 11.  The two-vehicle accident happened on Monday morning in Limestone County: “A two-vehicle crash at 5:15 a.m. today, June 11, has claimed the life of an Athens man. Jonathan Adam Cook, 31, was killed when the 2006 Suzuki motorcycle he was […]


Suspect Arrested In Defamation Of Billboard In Florence

June 11, 2018

FLORENCE – The Florence Police Department issued a release on the defamation of a billboard located at Florence Blvd and Tennessee St on Tuesday, May 29: “On 5/29/18 officers responded to Florence Blvd and Tennessee St concerning Criminal Mischief on a Billboard owned and maintained by Lamar Advertising Co. They found that the billboard was defaced […]


Police Asking Public For Information Pertaining To Sunday Morning Homicide

June 11, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the shooting that took place on Sunday, June 10 names of the deceased and the injured have been released.  The police are asking for any information the public might have pertaining to this case: “At approximately 2:40 am, on 6/10/18, patrol unit heard gunshots coming from the […]


Fighter Pigeons…..Medals Won In WWII…Really

June 11, 2018

Pigeons have long played an important role in war. Due to their homing ability, speed, and altitude, they were often used as military messengers. Carrier pigeons of the Racing Homer breed were used to carry messages in World War I and World War II, and 32 such pigeons were presented with the Dickin Medal*.They ceased […]


Singing River Title & Trust Held Grand Opening And Open House On June 8

June 11, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-Singing River Title & Trust, located at 102 Kimberly Avenue in Muscle Shoals, is a title insurance and real estate closing company with over fifteen years of experience in real estate and the legal profession held their grand opening on Friday, June 8.  The Shoals Chamber as well as friends and family of Singing […]


The Natchez Trace Parkway Commemorated the Battle of Ackia on May 26, 2018

June 11, 2018

TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway welcomed over 200 visitors on Saturday, May 26, 2018, to the Battle of Ackia Commemoration and Pioneer Days events. Joseph Smith, representative of the Chickasaw Nation, presented a special Junior Ranger program entitled “Chickasaw Culture and Life.” The program focused on how the Chickasaw people lived during the […]


New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 05/20/18 – 06/06/18

June 11, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY-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.


BioBlitz A Success…Bugs Found Mission Accomplished – EVENT PHOTOS

June 11, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-A Bioblitz is a short, intense team effort to discover as many different species as possible in one location. These events allow people to work together to find and identify as many types of plants, animals, microbes, fungi, and other organisms as they can. Discover Life in America (DLIA) partners with the Tennessee Valley […]


University of North Alabama Encourages Timely Graduation with “Finish in Four” Initiative

June 11, 2018

FLORENCE– Officials with the University of North Alabama are hoping a new initiative will create additional pathways for student success, ensure timely graduation and reduce student debt.   UNA’s new “Finish in Four” campaign will incentivize students to graduate within four years while also increasing retention and improving graduation rates.  A central component of the […]


Athens Man Dead After Single-Vehicle Accident On Sunday

June 10, 2018

ATHENS-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency issued a statement regarding a traffic fatality that took place on Sunday, June 10 in Athens.  One was person was killed and another injured in the one-vehicle accident: “A single-vehicle crash at 1:50 a.m. today, June 10, has claimed the life of an Athens man. Jason Michael Conley, 35, of […]


One Dead After Two-Vehicle Accident Near Scottsboro

June 10, 2018

SCOTTSBORO –  The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic fatality that occurred on Friday, June 8 involving two motorcycles: “A two-vehicle crash at 8:50 p.m. Friday, June 8, has claimed the life of a Scottsboro man. Jimmy Wayne Martin, 59, was killed when the 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was operating was struck from […]


Shooting Near UNA…One Dead

June 10, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a release on a shooting tat took place in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 10.  A man was shot and killed near Westmorland and Long: “At approximately 2:40 am, on 6/10/18, a UNA Police patrol unit heard gunshots coming from the Westmorland and Long Ln area. When officers arrived they […]