Brown Recluse Spiders…Deadly Or Not

June 16, 2017

The brown recluse is a spider with a necrotic venom   (death of skin) and is one of two spiders (the other being the black widow) with medically significant venom in North America. Brown recluse spiders are usually between 6 and 20 millimetres (0.24 and 0.79 in), but may grow larger. While typically light to […]


Bears are on the move!

June 16, 2017

MONTGOMERY-With the late spring and early summer months comes an increased number of bear sightings. This time of year bears begin to travel in search of mates or to find a new home after leaving their mother. More often these bears are just passing through and are not likely to stick around or be seen […]


Hiking Advisory on the National Scenic Trail

June 16, 2017

TUPELO, MS-Due to recent high winds and rainfall along the Natchez Trace Parkway (Parkway), visitors should expect to see newly fallen trees across many sections of the National Scenic Trail. Caution is advised on all trails. “Visitors should be aware of their surroundings while hiking and be vigilant in looking for overhead limbs that may […]


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New! Madison County Arrest Reports 05/29/17 – 06/13/17

June 16, 2017

MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Madison 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.


Chemical Endangerment And Assault 2nd on a Police Officer Two Cases From Florence Police

June 15, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police –  two cases from Wednesday’s Police Blotter, June 14’s Police Blotter: “Stephanie Kokales, 39, of Florence has been arrested and charged following a March 2017 call involving an intoxicated person. On March 17, 2017, officers responded to the Seven Points area of North Florence to an intoxicated person. Upon arriving in the […]


String of Renovation Projects at the Hall of Fame Now Complete

June 15, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-The fountain in front of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame is once again flowing thanks to a stellar volunteer team led by Bobby Denton, an inductee and former board member. After discussions earlier this year between director Dixie Griffin, employee Bruce Crowden, and members of the board, it was decided the Hall of Fame […]


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New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 05/24/17 – 06/12/17

June 15, 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.


Surgical Associates of The Shoals,PC Celebrated New Location With Open House And Ribbon Cutting

June 15, 2017

SHEFFIELD-Surgical Associates of The Shoals,PC held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Tuesday, June 13.  They are celebrating the opening of their new location at 1120 South Jackson Highway, Suite 105 in Sheffield. The Shoals Chamber was on hand to assist in the celebration by hosting an old-fashioned ribbon cutting. Now a word about […]


Hellbenders…Snot Otter…Allegheny Alligator…Did You Know?

June 15, 2017

Also called such unflattering names as “mud devil,” “devil dog” and “ground puppy,” the hellbender salamander is the largest aquatic salamander in the United States, growing as long as 29 inches, though the average is 12-15 inches. It can be found slowly crawling across the bottoms of clear, silt-free mountain streams from south New York […]


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New! ECM Hospital Births 06/04/17 – 06/09/17

June 15, 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.


Thrive Alabama Expanded Services Open House

June 15, 2017

FLORENCE-Thrive Alabama invites the community to an open house highlighting new medical services now offered at their Florence location. The event is Wednesday, June 21, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 112 South Pine St.   Expanded services include: Sexually transmitted infection treatment PrEP, a once-daily pill that protects HIV-negative people from becoming infected […]


BOLO Issued For Two Escapees From Tishomingo County Jail

June 14, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY-The Colbert County Sheriff issued a BOLO for two escapees from the Tishomingo County Jail.  The Tishomingo County Sheriff issued the BOLO for the two men on Wednesday, June 14: Today June 14, 2017 at 1:00 am this morning, two inmates escaped Tishomingo County Jail. The escapee’s then ran down the railroad tracks and […]


Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Shooting at Congressional Baseball Game Practice

June 14, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding today’s shooting at the Republican practice session for the Congressional Baseball Game. “An attack on members of Congress, their staff, and Capitol Police is an attack on the fabric of our nation. This cowardly, senseless shooting should drive us to our knees in prayer for […]


One Arrested After Indicment Of Robbery 1st In August 2016 Robbery

June 14, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of one suspect in an armed robbery that took place on August 4, 2016.  The suspect was arrested after a Grand Jury indictment of Robbery 1st Degree: “Zamera Cooper, 26, of Florence was arrested yesterday after being indicted by a recent Lauderdale County Grand Jury. […]


Congressman Aderholt Releases Statement on Shooting In Alexandria, VA

June 14, 2017

WASHINGTON,DC-Congressman Robert Aderholt released the following statement after receiving news of a shooting at the GOP ball practice in Alexandria, Va: “My prayers go out to those who have been hurt this morning.  It’s my understanding that several people have been shot, including my colleague and friend Steve Scalise.  I ask for everyone’s prayers for […]


Anne Frank….A Very Remarkable Refugee

June 14, 2017

Anne Frank is one of the most talked about victims of the Holocaust thanks to her diary and her writings. Her work has become the subject of numerous plays as it documents her experiences of hiding during the occupation of the Netherlands during World War II. She was born in Germany, but lost her citizenship […]


Pet Of The Week….A Dog Or Maybe A Cat Take Your Pick

June 14, 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!


New! Etowah County arrest Reports 05/31/17 – 06/12/17

June 14, 2017

ETOWAH COUNTY-New 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


PMA Achieves 20-Year Milestone

June 14, 2017

FLORENCE– October 6 marks the 20-year anniversary for the Presidential Mentors Academy (PMA) at the University of North Alabama and faculty and staff are working diligently to celebrate the milestone.   In honor of the anniversary, the PMA will celebrate with “A Night of Class and Elegance, Celebrating 20 Years of Success,” at the Radisson […]


UPDATE: BOLO Cancelled For Missing Lauderdale County Woman

June 13, 2017

UPDATE:  The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office says  24-year-old Alexandria Smith has been located. Smith is alive and well according to authorities.   LAUDERDALE COUNTY – On Monday, June 12 the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department has issued a BOLO for a missing woman from Lauderdale County. Alexandria aka Allie or Alex Smith, 24 was last seen on May […]


You should visit the Airport… There’s always something going on! – EVENT PHOTOS

June 13, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – Boutique Air is providing reliable and comfortable daily flights to Atlanta and Nashville, a lot more Shoals residents have visited the airport than in recent years. There’s new life around the runways. Evidence of new life presented this past Saturday in the form of a general Aviation fly-in, the first one in […]


Repel Mosquitoes The Natural Way And Beautify Your Garden

June 13, 2017

As the outdoor season approaches, many homeowners and outdoor enthusiasts look for ways to control mosquitoes. With all the publicity about the Zika virus, mosquito repelling products are gaining in popularity. But is there a natural way to repel those pesky mosquitoes? Plants can do the trick…here are 5 easy to grow plants that will help […]


Free Listening Lounge is Tuesday evening…June 20

June 13, 2017

ATHENS-Listening Lounge – a free event for the community – is Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at High Cotton Arts at 103 West Washington Street in Downtown Athens. This month’s guest is Jim Owens Jr., a self-described author-poet-cowboy-philosopher trapped in the body of a banker. Jim is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College and is president of […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 06/03/17 – 06/10/17

June 13, 2017

MORGAN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Morgan 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.