Suspect Arrested On 13 Counts Of Possession Of Forged Instruments

June 14, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Wednesday, June 13 on 13counts of Possession of Forged Instruments: “Tammy M Cooper was arrested after detectives conducted an investigation following a report that was received from Florence Frozen Meats on 5/14/18. They reported that Ms Cooper entered the business and […]


Are You Woman Enough To Try It?

June 14, 2018

Tampons….who wants to wear them?  After this interesting fact you might just change your mind…. “In the 19th century, tampons were soaked in opium and belladonna,” says Liz Sherman, executive director of the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, where a box of antique opium-soaked tampons is on display. “The opium was to relieve pain, and the […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 05/21/18 – 06/12/18

June 14, 2018

FRANKLIN COUNTY-Booking Photos from Franklin 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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Tennessee Valley Strummers to Perform at the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Visitor Center

June 14, 2018

FLORENCE-Florence/Lauderdale Tourism and the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area will host the Tennessee Valley Strummers on Friday, June 15 at the Visitor Center in McFarland Park.  The dulcimer group will play folk music in the Gallery from 2 to 4 p.m. The Tennessee Valley Strummers will be performing at the Visitor Center the 3rd Friday of […]


The Miracle Worker play at Ivy Green attracts a global audience

June 14, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Each summer, fans of Helen Keller from around the world make their way to Tuscumbia to see William Gibson’s epic drama about her early life performed on the grounds of the home where she grew up. The 57th season of The Miracle Worker play at Ivy Green kicked off to a packed house June 8. […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 06/04/18 – 06/11/18

June 14, 2018

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 on here.


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Six Deadly Sins…And The Seventh… Not Knowing The First Six

June 13, 2018

In Alabama, you may encounter deer, wild turkeys, rabbits, squirrels, and coyotes. Another species of wildlife that you may encounter in the forest is snakes. The ability to identify snakes while in the forest…venomous, nonvenomous, and endangered snakes…is important.  Snakes are helpful to humans and are a part of our natural environment. It is important […]


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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]